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Nov
01

Eucalyptus Benefits


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Eucalyptus Benefits

If you want an answer to the question, “What can you use eucalyptus oil for?”, then look no further! We are going to be talking about some of the amazing eucalyptus benefits for your whole body. There are many different things that this natural herb can be used for, which include bath and body products as well as natural medicine. So, read below to learn a bit more about what you could do with the eucalyptus herb, the eucalyptus Essential Oil, or a food grade eucalyptus. Whether you create body products or create your own natural cold remedies, you are sure to see some benefits from the eucalyptus herb.

Eucalyptus Benefits: Growing ConditionsEucalyptus Benefits: Growing Conditions

The Eucalyptus plant species originate in Australia and some of the islands to its north, like the islands of New Guinea and Hawaii. Throughout all these places there a few hundred different species of eucalyptus.  These vary from the kinds we typically see koalas munching on to the beautiful rainbow eucalyptus trees of the Hawaiian Islands. However, both our eucalyptus Essential Oil and eucalyptus Leaf herb is from the eucalyptus globulus species of the eucalyptus family.

While these Eucalyptus plants may be accustomed to conditions in Australia and the northern islands, there are other areas of the world that have similar enough conditions. So, these trees can thrive in these areas as well. While some of the eucalyptus trees can make do with partial shade, most of these trees require full sunlight. Also, they require well draining or dry soils.

Another important aspect of these trees is that they cannot take cold temperatures below 50 degrees Fahrenheit for extended periods of time. So, most gardeners in colder climates will keep their eucalyptus tree in containers to protect them from winter conditions. While these indoor trees won’t grow to be the typical 30 to 180 feet (which will need to be controlled with pruning), they will be a unique house plant that can provide fresh eucalyptus. Just make sure that your plant has the right conditions and you’re good!

Eucalyptus Benefits: Eucalyptus Uses in Industries

So, you know that the eucalyptus herb is from the leaves of a certain tree, but you might not be sure what eucalyptus oil is good for. Well, actually there are quite a few benefits that can be had from herbal eucalyptus. You can use this herb to help your body fight off a cold and alleviate you of certain symptoms. Plus, you can use it to benefit your hair and skin. Also, you can use eucalyptus to help you around your home and in the garden. So, you can see that there are many beneficial properties to utilize!

Eucalyptus Benefits: Bath and Body ProductsEucalyptus Benefits: Bath and Body Products

First of all, you can effectively use eucalyptus essential oil or herb in your natural bath and body recipes. This ingredient would make a great addition to your cosmetic making supplies due to its abundance of beneficial properties. These properties are perfect for promoting health and well being for both the inside and outside of your body. So, let’s look at some of the ways that you can use this ingredient in your handcrafted bath and body creations.

Many people have found that the anti-inflammatory properties of eucalyptus are useful for reducing muscle pain and arthritis. Further, the antibacterial properties make it an effective cleansing and helping to prevent infection.

Plus, you can use eucalyptus to create effective hair care products. This is because this herbal ingredient is known to reduce dandruff and promote healthy hair growth. Also, the eucalyptus scent is refreshing and clean. So, hair care products are sure to be fantastic! Not only does eucalyptus care for your hair, but it can be used to repel lice! While it won’t necessarily kill them, it is a pretty good natural lice treatment recipe to displace them from their home on your head.

Eucalyptus Benefits: Natures Garden RecipesEucalyptus Benefits: Natures Garden Recipes

Due to the great properties of this cosmetic herb, we created some of our own recipes. First, we created the Rejuvenating Foot Balm Recipe using eucalyptus essential oil. So, the essential oil is useful to soothe muscles as the oils and butters nourish your skin. Also, we have our Beard Oil Recipe that includes the cut and sifted eucalyptus.  This beard oil was formulated with conditioning properties that will help care for your beard and skin. This great blend of oils is perfect for growing a glorious beard with less hair loss and less breakage. So, your beard is sure to be its best and leave you looking sharp.

Eucalyptus Benefits: MedicinalEucalyptus Benefits: Medicinal

Although there are some risks of ingesting eucalyptus, the active ingredient, which is often called cineole, has been tested and used in some medicines. Some people like to use it for natural cold remedies due to its beneficial properties. These wonderful properties include improving many respiratory conditions, as eucalyptus is effective for simulating both your immune system and respiratory circulation. This can even lead to helping a sore throat feel better and release the pressure in your sinuses as all the congestion caused by mucus begins to be broken up. Further, it has antibacterial properties that are useful for detoxifying your body of microbes and toxins. If you have a cold, then you may notice that this helps to improve your cough.

Also, components of the eucalyptus herb have been found to be useful for reducing seasonal allergies due to its anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, and antimicrobial properties. A study on this subject has found that eucalyptus is useful for altering the body’s immune response to be less severe when in contact with the allergen. Further, eucalyptus has been known to boost the immune system to help you feel better faster. In fact, some will take advantage of these properties by using the herb or essential oil topically.

Eucalyptus Benefits: Utilizing these Medicinal Properties

First, you can use a combination of eucalyptus and peppermint oils to create an herbal chest rub that is perfect for clearing your nasal passages. Another great option is incorporating the eucalyptus essential oil in an aromatherapy diffuser to help relieve nasal congestion.

Eucalyptus Benefits: Other UsesEucalyptus Benefits: Other Uses

There are many benefits that you can find in this herbal cosmetic ingredient. Another great eucalyptus benefit is that eucalyptus oil is an effective ingredient for creating bug repellent. Not only do mosquitoes dislike the strong scent of eucalyptus, but many other insects dislike the scent, too. This includes pests like gnats, ants, and quite a few others. So, you can smell fresh while repelling pesky bugs. Also, there are some more outdoors uses for eucalyptus. Some people have found that using a eucalyptus mulch or saturating their garden with herbal eucalyptus can help to reduce pests. The pests that eucalyptus repels includes both insects that can destroy plants and weeds that try take over your garden plants. So, some find this to be a very useful tool for gardening!

Further, some people have found that they can use this herb in their home! There is evidence that eucalyptus is useful for preventing mold growth. Plus, some people have found that it is useful for killing microbes on the surfaces of your home. So, this cosmetic herb may be effective for creating natural cleaning supplies. Also, eucalyptus is known for repelling rats and other pesky rodents. Just be careful about where you put it if you have cats as it can be irritating to them, too.

Eucalyptus Benefits: Food and BeveragesEucalyptus Benefits: Food and Beverages

Although there are some medicinal uses for eucalyptus, like some cold medicines, ingesting large quantities of this herb is not a good idea. In fact, it is not a great idea to eat eucalyptus just for fun. Many people enjoy the antibacterial properties and the boost it can provide your immune system. But, we can’t eat too much eucalyptus. Eucalyptus leaves are covered in an oil that humans can’t digest well. So, humans cannot use it at too high of a dose internally.

However, Koala bears are perfectly adapted to consume these leaves. They are able to survive on only the leaves of eucalyptus and other gum trees. However, even the baby koalas need some help learning to digest these tough leaves. Until they grow up, they can’t digest the leaves well enough. So, the babies need their koala moms to help them digest. So, these leaves can even be challenging for the professional eucalyptus eaters! If you want to learn more about baby koalas, then take a look at Baby Koala: Facts about a Cute Species by Sydney Close Up where they talk about everything from the newborn to the joey that is ready to leave their mom’s pouch and explore the world.

Eucalyptus Benefits: Growing Your Own Eucalyptus Tree at Home

Although eucalyptus trees will grow the best in conditions that are most similar to their original habitat, anyone that lives in a different kind of climate can keep the tree as an indoor potted plant. In fact, you can use eucalyptus trees as a beautiful house plant that can add interest to a room. Further, it is thought that this is one of the best plants that you can use to help purify the air. If you want to learn more about tips for growing eucalyptus as a showpiece, then check out Do You Know that Eucalyptus Can Be Grown as Houseplant on Nursery Live.

Eucalyptus Benefits: Ask Us Your QuestionsEucalyptus Benefits: Ask Us Your Questions

If you have any further questions, then ask us! You can ask us more about the eucalyptus herb and the eucalyptus essential oil or something else relating to your craft making. We are available to talk with you in the store, on the phone, and online. We are here to help make the creation process easier for you, so you can get to the fun part! You can easily reach out to us online on social media. We have a Facebook account. Also, you can use @ngscents to find us on either Twitter or Instagram. Not only can you ask us questions on social media, but you can stay updated on important announcements and interact in a community of home crafters. Join the conversation!

Eucalyptus Benefits: Reminder About Our Herbs and Essential Oils

Note: Natures Garden sells our eucalyptus herbs and essential oils for external use only. We do not sell them as food items. The information we provide is for educational purposes only. You should not use the information above to diagnose, cure, treat, or prevent any disease or illness with this information. The Food and Drug Administration has not evaluated this information. Just be sure to keep all herbs and essential oils out of reach of children and pets. Pregnant and/or lactating women should take special care when handling herbs or essential oils. Natures Garden accepts no responsibility (written or implied) for any products you make with our herbs or essential oils. All testing is the responsibility of the customer.

Oct
12

15 DIY Hair Care Recipes


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15 DIY Hair Care Recipes15 DIY Hair Care Recipes

If you are looking to create some quality homemade hair care products, then you may want to try out Natures Garden’s 15 DIY Hair Care Recipes!

15 DIY Hair Care Recipes: Curl Pop Hair Gel Recipe15 DIY Hair Care Recipes: Curl Pop Hair Gel Recipe

First, you can create your very own hair gel to hold your luscious locks in place. If you have curly or wavy hair, then this is the perfect hair care recipes for you!  The Curl Pop Hair Gel Recipe uses a few simple ingredients to create a homemade hair product that will really bring out your curls. The salt in this recipe is perfect for enhancing the natural appearance of wavy and curly hair. Plus, this gel is made of flax seed, which is perfect for providing your with a strong, defining hold! Further, this lovely recipe is scented with the energizing scent of our NG Burst of Energy Fragrance Oil. This fragrance has notes of fresh forest greenery, citrus zest, and fruit notes of peaches, apples, and pineapples. So, you can use this product to look and smell amazing! 

15 DIY Hair Care Recipes: Shea Butter Hair Gel Recipe15 DIY Hair Care Recipes: Shea Butter Hair Gel Recipe

Another great option for a homemade hair gel recipe is the Shea Butter Hair Gel Recipe. Again, this hair care product uses the whole flax seed herb to create a gel with a powerful hold. However, this recipe uses conditioning shea butter to help with dry hair and straight hair types. This is perfect for helping hold down fly away hairs as well as act as a leave in conditioner to nourish your hair. Plus, this cosmetic recipe use the lovely aroma of our White Peach and Silk Blossoms Fragrance Oil. This scented oil has elegant notes of sophisticated florals including peony petals, muguet lily and silk flowers (mimosa flowers), floral sandalwood and floral musk, with effervescent top notes of fresh peach, mandarin, and neroli blossoms. So, you can nourish your hair with this upscale

15 DIY Hair Care Recipes: Silky Hair Gel Recipe15 DIY Hair Care Recipes: Silky Hair Gel Recipe

If you have very fine hair, then the Silky Hair Gel Recipe may be the perfect homemade gel recipe for you. This cosmetic recipe doesn’t add any extra cosmetic oils or herbs, so your hair won’t be weighed down with extra ingredients. This way you can have the perfect hold without any heavy ingredients holding you down. However, the Icy Shine Fragrance Oil is light weight and perfect for this recipe. So, this cosmetic recipe includes the aroma blend of juicy melon and sweet raspberries pooled with a bountiful bouquet of muguet, peonies and magnolias softened with white musk. Altogether, these cosmetic ingredients create a fantastic hair gel recipe!

15 DIY Hair Care Recipes: Hair Conditioner For Redheads Recipe15 DIY Hair Care Recipes: Hair Conditioner For Redheads Recipe

Next, we have a hair care product that is perfect for the redheads out there. Our Hair Conditioner For Redheads Recipe uses luscious cosmetic ingredients that will nourish your hair and enhance your hair color. First, we have the conditioning cosmetic oils that will care for the hair. Further, this homemade conditioner recipe uses Hibiscus Flowers Whole to invigorate your beautiful natural hair color. Lastly, this lovely hair care recipe is scented with NG Viva la Juicee Fragrance Oil, which is a tantalizing blend of summer florals, bright fruits, soft woods, and amber. So, this cosmetic recipe is perfect for nourishing your hair while providing a gorgeous appearance and scent. 

15 DIY Hair Care Recipes: Hair Conditioner Recipe For Blondes15 DIY Hair Care Recipes: Hair Conditioner Recipe For Blondes

Another great conditioner recipe that you can create is the Hair Conditioner Recipe For Blondes. Of course, this recipe uses luscious cosmetic ingredients, like jojoba oil and other cosmetic oils. Also, this hair care product contains both Lemon Peel Cut & Sifted and Calendula Flowers. These lovely wholesale herbs are thought to lighten and brighten your beautiful blonde locks. So, this is a fantastic hair care recipe for enhancing your natural blonde hair color! Also, this hair care recipe uses the scent of our Goldie Dreadlocks Fragrance Oil, which is a fruity floral scent with sweet notes of vanilla bean and a woodsy patchouli. So, try out this nourishing hair care recipes that will leave you feeling gorgeous!

15 DIY Hair Care Recipes: Hair Conditioner Recipe For Brunettes

Another wonderful conditioner recipe that you can try out is the Hair Conditioner Recipe For Brunettes. First, this hair care product includes light, moisturizing apricot kernel oil that will perfectly care for your hair. Not only does this hair care recipe moisturize your hair, but this recipe includes real coffee. This lovely ingredient will both enhance the beautiful color of your dark hair and stimulate fast, healthy hair growth. Also, this lovely conditioner recipe is scented with the Jamaican Vanilla Cafe Fragrance Oil. This scented oil has notes of rich Jamaican coffee and sweet vanilla beans that create an irresistible aroma. Altogether, these cosmetic ingredients will enhance the color, provide a lovely scent, and nourish the hair.

15 DIY Hair Care Recipes: Hair Conditioner Recipe For Dark Hair15 DIY Hair Care Recipes: Hair Conditioner Recipe For Dark Hair

If you’re a brunette with thick, voluminous hair, then the Hair Conditioner Recipe For Dark Hair is perfect for you! First of all, this lovely conditioner recipe includes moisturizing ingredients, like the meadowfoam oil. This cosmetic oil resembles your own natural oils. So, this is a perfect cosmetic oil to include in your hair care products. Further, this cosmetic recipe is scented with the scrumptious aroma of our Black Cherry Fragrance Oil. This aroma has notes of strong, ripe, sweet black cherries. Also, this conditioner recipe uses the lovely Black Walnut Hulls Powder. This cosmetic herb is perfect for enhancing the color of your lovely brown hair. So, this blend of cosmetic ingredients is perfect for nourishing the hair, enhancing your natural color with a lovely cherry scent.

15 DIY Hair Care Recipes: Patchouli Infused Hair Conditioner Recipe15 DIY Hair Care Recipes: Patchouli Infused Hair Conditioner Recipe

Also, we have a natural conditioner recipe that is wonderful for hair care. If you are interested, then you will want to try out the lovely Patchouli Infused Hair Conditioner Recipe. Of course, this conditioner recipe includes the conditioning properties of sweet almond oil. Further, this hair care recipe includes both patchouli essential oil and lavandin grosso essential oil. These lovely essential oils are perfect for promoting healthy hair growth and providing a lovely, herbal scent. So, this lovely conditioner recipe is perfect for making a simple, naturally scented hair care product.

15 DIY Hair Care Recipes: Cucumber Wasabi Cilantro Hair Conditioner Recipe15 DIY Hair Care Recipes: Cucumber Wasabi Cilantro Hair Conditioner Recipe

Another great hair care recipe that you can create is the Cucumber Wasabi Cilantro Hair Conditioner Recipe. This nice cosmetic recipe includes ingredients like the Sweet Almond Oil that will nourish your hair. Not only will this cosmetic recipe moisturize your hair, but this hair care recipe will include a lovely scented oil as well. You will love the strong, fresh, clean aroma of the Cucumber Wasabi Cilantro Fragrance Oil! This refreshing scented oil has fantastic notes of aldehydic fruit notes with middle notes of fresh cucumber, guava, and passionfruit, and base notes of wasabi, cilantro, and fern. So, you can enjoy this spa-quality scent while nourishing your hair with loving cosmetic oils.

15 DIY Hair Care Recipes: Bergamot & Tarragon Hair Conditioner Recipe15 DIY Hair Care Recipes: Bergamot & Tarragon Hair Conditioner Recipe

Also, you can try out our Bergamot & Tarragon Hair Conditioner Recipe. This hair care recipe uses Sweet Almond Oil, as well. So, this conditioner recipe is perfect for making another moisturizing conditioner recipe. Additionally, this cosmetic recipe is scented with the Bergamot & Tarragon Leaves Fragrance Oil. This spectacularly spa-like scented oil has notes of tarragon leaves, grapefruit, and lime that are complemented by notes of bergamot, jasmine, oakmoss and bamboo. So, you can enjoy the scent of this lovely fragrance oil and conditioning properties of the cosmetic oils.

15 DIY Hair Care Recipes: Aloe Cucumber Hair Conditioner Recipe15 DIY Hair Care Recipes: Aloe Cucumber Hair Conditioner Recipe

Our Aloe Cucumber Hair Conditioner Recipe is a lovely hair care product for smoothing and removing tangles from your hair. Again, this conditioner recipe uses the properties of sweet almond oil. This cosmetic oil i light, but nourishing! So, you can condition your hair without weighing it down. Further, this cosmetic oil uses the crisp, refreshing scent of our Aloe Vera & Cucumber Fragrance Oil. This fragrance oil has notes of cool cucumbers, refreshing green aloe and a touch of fresh citrus blended together to create a scent as light as a summer breeze. Together, these cosmetic oils are perfect for creating a wonderful conditioner hair care product.

15 DIY Hair Care Recipes: Shampoo Bar Cold Process Soap Recipe15 DIY Hair Care Recipes: Shampoo Bar Cold Process Soap Recipe

Another fun hair care product that you can create is the lovely Shampoo Bar Cold Process Soap Recipe. This hair care recipe uses luscious oils and butters that will nourish the body. So, you can cleanse and moisturize your scalp at the same time. These extra conditioning properties are great for promoting healthy hair growth. Also, this cosmetic recipe is scented with the aroma of Bamboo and White Grapefruit Fragrance Oil. This fresh, complex fragrance begins with notes of White Grapefruit, Petitgrain, Tangerine, Mandarin, and Mimosa Petals, Rainforest Bamboo, Juniper Berries, and Musk. So, this cosmetic recipe is perfect for leaving your hair clean and beautifully scented!

15 DIY Hair Care Recipes: Whipped Rose Clay Shaving Cream Recipe15 DIY Hair Care Recipes: Whipped Rose Clay Shaving Cream Recipe

Also, you can create the Whipped Rose Clay Shaving Cream Recipe to care about other kinds of body hair. This cosmetic recipe uses luscious cosmetic ingredients that will provide you with a positive shaving experience. So, you will have a smooth glide as you shave any of your unwanted body hair. Also, this cosmetic recipe uses a glamorous fragrance oil, like the Strike a Pose Fragrance Oil, to provide an opulent, oriental bouquet of Star jasmine and white lily blended with rich Indonesian patchouli, warm cinnamon, creamy French vanilla and sensual white musk. So, you can enjoy smooth legs that have a fabulous, high maintenance scent.

15 DIY Hair Care Recipes: Whipped Shaving Cream Recipe15 DIY Hair Care Recipes: Whipped Shaving Cream Recipe

Another perfect recipe that you can create is the Whipped Shaving Cream Recipe with luscious cosmetic ingredients. Further, this cosmetic recipe uses the masculine scent of the Knock Out Fragrance Oil. So, this cosmetic recipe has masculine with rich spicy notes that are blended with bright middle notes and manly base notes of musk, cedar, sandalwood, and amber. Some people find that this scent is similar to Old Spice’s Swagger. So, you can enjoy the smooth glide of your shave as well as a fresh, masculine after shave smell.

15 DIY Hair Care Recipes: Beard Oil Recipe15 DIY Hair Care Recipes: Beard Oil Recipe

Whether you like a long, luscious beard or something more close cut, this bath and body recipe is perfect for you! Each of these cosmetic ingredients in our Beard Oil Recipe are nourishing for your beard. The cosmetic oils will condition your skin and beard hair. Also, eucalyptus leaf herb will promote thicker hair growth. Not only do these cosmetic ingredients nourish your beard, but this recipe is scented with a sexy blend of spice and citrus called Extremely Sexy for MEN Fragrance Oil. So, this cosmetic recipe is perfect for any man that cares for his beard!

15 DIY Hair Care Recipes: Usefulness of Beard Oils

There are many conditions that can be helped by using a beard oil. There are so many ways that this cosmetic recipe can improve you life and lead to a magnificent your beard. If you want to learn more about how a beard oil can benefit you, then check out the blog on the Top 10 Amazing Benefits of Beard Oil (And Everything Else Your Need to Know) from Up Nature.

15 DIY Hair Care Recipes: Ask Us Your Questions15 DIY Hair Care Recipes: Ask Us Your Questions

If you have any questions about our cosmetic recipes, then feel free to reach out to us! We are available and ready to help you on the phone, in the store, and online. Anyone reaching out on the internet may find that our social media pages are a fun and easy way to reach out to us. First, you can find us on our Facebook page. Also, you can use the handle @ngscents to find us on our Twitter and Instagram accounts. Also, you can share your own creations on these platform, too! Have fun creating your hair care recipes!

Jan
12

Beard Oil Recipe


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Beard Oil RecipeBeard Oil Recipe

Next, we will take you through Natures Garden’s beard oil recipe.  This free beard oil tutorial will show you how to create beard oil at home.  This blend of oils will help you, or your man perfectly care for a beard as well as the skin.  Below, we will explain just how each ingredient will help.  Then, we will walk you through this very simple beard oil recipe.  So, even for the men who think they just aren’t the crafty type and won’t be able to make this, rest assured if you can make a cup of coffee, you can make beard oil.

Beard Oil Recipe: Ingredients Found at Natures Garden

Jojoba Oil
Sweet Almond Oil
Olive Oil Pomace
Castor Oil
Sesame Oil
Rice Bran Oil
Pure Vitamin E Oil (Tocopherol T-50)
8 oz. Clear Boston Round Bottles
24/410 Black Smooth Disc Lids
Extremely Sexy for Men Fragrance Oil

Beard Oil Recipe: A Closer Look at the Ingredients

Before we begin creating our beard balm let’s take a closer look at some of the ingredients we will be using.  Each of the ingredients used in this recipe were added specifically for a man’s beard.  Below, we will talk about each of these ingredients and why they were chosen to be included in our handcrafted beard oil recipe.

Beard Oil Recipe: Jojoba Oil

Jojoba oil has similar qualities to the natural oils of the face.  That makes jojoba oil a wonderful moisturizer.  Next, we will talk about the oil itself.  Jojoba Oil is actually a liquid wax.  It contributes a nice stable lather when used in soap, has remarkable absorption and moisturizing qualities, and unlike some of the other luxury moisturizing oils, Natures Garden jojoba oil has a very long shelf life.  The shelf life of jojoba oil is one to two years.

Beard Oil Recipe: Olive Oil

Next, we used olive oil.  Olive oil is totally awesome for hair follicles.  It will help not only repair your hair follicles, but also leave it nice and shiny.  Now, let’s talk about Natures Garden’s olive oil pomace.  Pomace grade olive oil is a thick, rich, green grade of olive oil that is obtained by solvent extraction of the fruit and pits of the olives.  It is what’s left over after the first several pressings that give the virgin and Grade A oils.

Beard Oil Recipe: Sweet Almond Oil

Next, Natures Garden’s sweet almond oil was added to this recipe as well.  Sweet almond oil is a fabulous oil when it comes to ingrown hair.  It is a great oil for irritated skin or to help soothe ingrown hairs. Natures Garden’s sweet almond oil is cosmetic grade and refined.  Sweet Almond Oil is a light, non-greasy, moisturizing oil that absorbs easily into the skin. Therefore, sweet almond oil is frequently used in lip gloss recipes, massage oil recipes, lotion recipes, sugar scrub recipes, salt scrub recipes, and homemade soap recipes.

Beard Oil Recipe: Lanolin Oil USP

We added lanolin to this recipe in a liquid oil form.  We This liquid form of lanolin in much less viscous than typical lanolin, and is produced by heating lanolin at low temps to remove the liquid esters in lanolin.  Lanolin oil provides waterproofing and moisturizing to skincare products and is excellent in lip care formulations.  Lanolin oil can often be used as a substitute for mineral oil in your cosmetic formulations.

Beard Oil Recipe: Fractionated Coconut Oil

Fractionated coconut oil contains only the medium-chain triglycerides of coconut oil, making it a liquid at relatively low temperatures.  It is a very stable oil.  Fractionated coconut oil has an indefinite shelf life and is a light, non-staining,  non-greasy, colorless oil. It is great for use in massage, toiletries and handcrafted soap. Fractionated coconut oil is a great carrier oil for essential oils. Fractionated coconut oil can be used in lotions, lip applications, cosmetics, creams, bath oils, massage oils, bath salts, and cold process soap.

Beard Oil Recipe: Sesame Seed Oil

Sesame seed oil is a light oil (liquid state at room temperature) that is high in antioxidants and vitamins.  Sesame seed oil is an excellent, luxurious, conditioning oil in cold process/hot process soap.  Our suggestion for usage of sesame seed oil in soap is 5% – 10%.  Sesame seed oil does have a natural, distinctive aroma that should be taken into consideration when used in high percentages in your recipes.

Beard Oil Recipe: Rice Bran Oil

Rice Bran Oil (cosmetic grade)- Expressed from the husks of rice, most soap makers found that rice bran oil imparted nearly the same creamy, moisturizing qualities that olive oil did to their soaps.  It does have a lot of the same antioxidants and vitamins that olive oil has, and a similar fatty acid make up.

Beard Oil Recipe: Vitamin E Oil

The purest form of natural vitamin E available (from plant sources only). This is not tocopherol acetate (the form found in many vitamin E capsules).  Vitamin E is required in most cosmetic formulations in very small amounts in order to prevent oils from oxidizing.  When fixed oils oxidize, they develop a very rancid smell and can turn your products brown in color, which will ruin your finished products.  Prevent this from occurring by adding vitamin E to your formulations.  Our vitamin E oil is also heat stable and is added during the oil phase of your recipes.

It is a popular myth that antioxidants can be used in place of preservatives in recipes that require a preservative.  Antioxidants simply prevent rancidity and some discoloration from occurring.  Antioxidants do not kill bacteria.  When a recipe requires a preservative, such as a recipe that contains water, please be certain to use a preservative.

Beard Oil Recipe:  Eucalyptus Herb

We added eucalyptus leaves to this beard oil for its ability to help with irritation and redness.  Read on to learn a little more about our eucalyptus leaves.  INCI (Eucalyptus globulus). Natures Garden’s eucalyptus leaves can be used in cosmetics & soap as an antiseptic, anti-parasitic, wound healing additive.  Eucalyptus leaf helps to clean the skin, and has the ability to reduce redness and irritation. Eucalyptus leaves can be used to make sinus relief eye pillows for people who are feeling “under the weather”.

Beard Oil Recipe: Other Equipment You Will Need

Scale
Mixing Spoon
Mixing Bowl
Funnel

Beard Oil Recipe: Total Recipe Weights

75 grams Olive Oil
100 grams Fractionated Coconut Oil
100 grams Sweet Almond Oil
30 grams Jojoba Oil
30 grams Castor Oil
20 grams Rice Bran Oil
100 grams Sesame Oil
5 grams Vitamin E Oil
22 grams Extremely Sexy for Men Fragrance Oil

Beard Oil Recipe:  Extremely Sexy Fragrance OilBeard Oil Recipe:  Extremely Sexy Fragrance Oil

This fragrance oil by Natures Garden is a spicy citrus blend.  This scent contains top notes of pink lime, bergamot leaves, and tangerine. Middle notes of cinnamon bark, limewood, and sage. Vetiver and orange flower comprise the dry down. Very Sexy…yes he is!  Compare NG’s Extremely Sexy for Men to Very Sexy for Men perfume.

Top Notes: fresh air, pineapple, citrus, bergamot, lime, tangerine
Mid Notes: geranium, jasmine, lily, cinnamon bark, limewood, sage
Base Notes: tonka bean, cedar, woods, musk, vetiver, orange blossom

Beard Oil Recipe: Prepare Your Boston Round Bottles

First, we will prepare your bottles.  In this recipe, we include Natures Garden’s cut and sifted eucalyptus herb.  We included this ingredient for its ability to reduce irritation.  So, we will add eucalyptus to the bottles prior to adding the oils.  Go ahead and add 5 grams of the dried eucalyptus to each of your bottles.

Beard Oil Recipe: Weighing Out Your Ingredients

First, you will need a mixing bowl.  In your mixing bowl, weigh out 75 grams of your olive oil.  Then, add 100 grams of your fractionated coconut oil.  Next, add 100 grams of sweet almond oil and 100 grams of Sesame Seed Oil.  Finally, add 30 grams of castor oil, 30 grams of jojoba oil, 20 grams of rice bran oil, and 5 grams of Natures Garden’s natural vitamin e oil.  Mix everything together so that it is fully blended.

Beard Oil Recipe: Adding the Fragrance Oil

Now that you have all of your oils mixed together, we can begin adding the fragrance oil that will scent your beard oil.  In this recipe, we used Extremely Sexy for Men Fragrance Oil.  So, weigh out 22 grams of Natures Garden’s Extremely Sexy for Men Fragrance Oil.  Then, add the scent to your oil mixture.  Finally, mix the ingredients together to incorporate the scent.

Beard Oil Recipe: Adding the Oil to the Bottles

Finally, we will be adding the oil to the bottles.  This is easiest done with a funnel. However, you can also use a pouring pitcher.  So, go ahead and place your funnel in one of your bottles.  Then, pour your oil into your first bottle.  Fill your next bottle.  Now your handcrafted beard oil is ready to use.

Beard Oil Recipe: Using Your Beard Oil

Now, I know what you’re thinking, how do I use this beard oil?  Well, the best time to use a beard oil is right after you get out of the shower or wash your face.  You see, the warm water will help open your pores and really help your skin better absorb all of the oils in this beard oil recipe.  However, use caution when using your beard oil.  A little bit goes a long way in this case.  I would suggest starting with an amount smaller than the size of a dime. You may need more or less depending on the size of your beard. Although the amount you use will vary, you will know you have used too much if you have a lot of oil left behind.

Other Beard Recipes

Finally, let’s talk about a couple of other recipes created with a man’s beard in mind.  These recipes were created just for men.  We created these recipes back around Father’s Day last year.  They have been a huge hit with both men and women.  So, whether you are a man looking for a great beard product, or a woman looking for something for the man in your life, these recipes are perfect!

Other Beard Recipes: Beard Soap Recipe

First, we have our beard soap recipe.  This recipe is a hot process soap recipe just for men.  We have used many of the same ingredients that we talked about above.  In addition, we use both shea butter and cocoa butter in this recipe.  This hp soap recipe is perfect for getting your beard nice and clean.  In addition, it balsam essential oil to give it in a nice manly fragrance.

Other Beard Recipes: Beard Balm Recipe

Next, we have our beard balm recipe.  This recipe, again, will use many of the same ingredients.  You can easily create all of these recipes with just a few ingredients.  Our beard balm recipe is perfect for taming whose wild, manly beards and giving them the fresh scent of the added cedar wood essential oil.  Beard balm will help give your facial hair a finishing touch, keeping it in neat and in place.  It is the perfect hair care product to help manage an out of control, unruly beard.

Beard Fun Facts

We know how important your beards are, guys!  I will also tell you this, whether we like to admit it or not, us woman usually love them too!  In writing this article, I have learned so much about beards and beard care.  You can read some fun facts about beards here.

You can find these and other recipes right in our recipe box on our website.  So, if you are looking for your next project, or maybe a little inspiration, be sure to check out our recipe box!  It contains candle making, soap making, cosmetic making, and many other fragrance fun recipes.  You can also find us on social media.  Look us up on Facebook, or follow us on Instagram and Twitter @ngscents.  There, you can post pictures of your finished products, interact with other creative minds, or just get inspired!  In addition, the Natures Garden staff loves seeing what you are creating, so be sure to show off your creations!