Facial Cleansing and Massage

I have always had hormonal issues with my body and everybody who has met me knows it because I have acne, still. Ugh, anyone with hormonal acne knows these feelings of despair and embarrassment.


We're not alone! Actually, 96% of people surveyed have reported feeling depressed over their acne. And it makes sense because when interacting with other people, your face is your first impression and the kids I went to school with, weren't taught to be loving and accepting like they are today.

I have tried everything to repair and prevent acne and some of them worked, but they are harsh on your skin and filled with chemicals. Chemicals are something I am trying to remove from our home, our food and our self care routines and have been replacing with essential oils, and massage!

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I love using essential oils for everything and I truly believe in the power of plant medicine. Don't get me wrong, I do also believe in modern medicine but I don't think we should solely rely on it. If you would like to get your hands on some essential oils, you can find out how here.

Benefits of these essential oils and facial massage:


Tea Tree Essential Oil
-known for cleansing and rejuvenating effect on the skin
-soothes irritations for a quicker recovery

Lavender Essential Oil
-smells amazing!
-soothes skin irritations
-calming and relaxing qualities

Massage
-relaxes muscles
-feels amazing!
-reduces stress
-promotes circulation and healing

How I wash my face with essential oils


Each morning I take a spoonful of organic coconut oil in my hand. I add 2 drops of Tea Tree Essential Oil and 2 drops of Lavender Essential Oil. You can get these oils here. Using the warmth of my hand, I melt the coconut oil and combine the essential oils.

Warning: Really awkward photos of me trying to show you three basic movements for facial massage. You've been warned hah!



Facial Massage Tips:

-I massage the oils into my face and neck focusing on my problem areas.
-Rubbing in an upward motion can over time have the same effect as a face lift.
-Don't just use your finger tips, use the length of your fingers and warm palms, you really want to feel as if you are giving yourself a facial massage.
-I continue to massage for about three minutes before placing a warm damp wash cloth over my face and letting it sit for 30 seconds. I will do this 3 times.

Because there will be some residual coconut oil, I choose not to add an additional moisturizer and I rarely wear make up. I have noticed a more even complexion and it is amazing to start my days with a facial massage.
Another great benefit of cleansing my face this way is how the oils purify and strengthen my nails!

Wholesale

If you think you will be purchasing oils regularly or even again anytime throughout the year, a wholesale account is a fantastic and budget friendly choice and here's why:
  • You can get 25% off any of  dōTERRA's products (they also offer supplements, household cleaners, hair care and skin care products all made with essential oils!)
  • You can get 10 to 30 % of what you have spent back in their Loyalty Rewards Points system! You can use these points to get free oils or other dōTERRA products!
  • Depending on how much you spend each month, you may qualify to receive The Product of The Month, for free!
  • You aren't committed to making a monthly order to keep your account active!
  • You aren't committed to selling for dōTERRA!

How to sign up for a Wholesale Account:

  1. Click on this link.
  2. Scroll down and click the green 'JOIN dōTERRA' button.
  3. Select 'Wholesale Customer' and 'Continue' at the bottom of the page.
  4. Fill our your personal information and purchase a starter kit.
There are a few options for starter kits and I recommend one of these two:

Home Essentials Enrollment Kit

  • 15ml Bottles:
  • FRANKINCENCE | Supports healthy cell function
  • LAVENDER | All things calming and soothes the skin
  • LEMON | Clean and fresh, supports healthy immune system
  • TEA TREE | Cleansing & purifying on the skin
  • OREGANO | Natural Immune Support and supports healthy respiratory function
  • PEPPERMINT | Cooling and invigorating
  • EASY AIR | Respiratory Blend for clear and easy breathing
  • ZEN GEST | Digestive support for occasional stomach upset
  • ON GUARD | Protective blend for environmental or seasonal threats
  • DEEP BLUE | Soothing & cooling, perfect for achy muscles (5ml)
  • Petal Diffuser
  • Introductory Package with a Product Guide!

AromaTouch Diffused Enrollment Kit

  • 5ml Bottles:
  • BALANCE | Grounding Blend for feelings of balance and traquility
  • LAVENDER | All things calming and soothes the skin
  • TEA TREE | Cleansing & purifying on the skin
  • ON GUARD | Protective blend for environmental or seasonal threats
  • AROMA TOUCH | Massage blend to lessen feelings of tension
  • DEEP BLUE | Soothing & cooling, perfect for achy muscles
  • WILD ORANGE | Powerful cleanser and purifier
  • PEPPERMINT | Cooling and invigorating
  • Fractionated Coconut Oil (4oz)
  • Petal Diffuser
  • Introductory Package with a Product Guide!


    If you are on a budget like I was when I first signed up as a Wholesale Customer, choose the 'Enrollment Packet'. This is your enrollment fee, and it comes with all kinds of information on how to use essential oils AND a product guide. Once signed up, simply shop for the oils you want and what your budget can allow!

    Why you should sign up with me!

    If you sign up with me, and enroll here, you will also get the following perks:
    • A special gift from me that will be mailed to you!
    • Access to our Natural Wellness Collective group on Facebook for on-going knowledge on how to use your oils!
    • saving the best for last, you get me! I am here for you, a direct message or email away to answer any questions you have about how to use your oils, which are best for what and constant oil support!

    SIGN UP HERE



    Sources:
    https://www.acneaseeu.com/acne-treatment-blog/the-facts-behind-the-acne-statistics-2017.htm
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