Certain chores around the house are less than desirable. For you, maybe it’s taking out the garbage or cleaning out the fridge, but we can all agree that cleaning the toilet isn’t something to look forward to. That’s why we’ve created the perfect solution that will leave your bathroom smelling fresh and clean like Lemon essential oil or Thieves® or Citrus Fresh™ essential oil blends. This recipe for DIY cleaning fizzies isn’t limited to bathroom cleanup! You can also use it to clean out small-necked bottles or use it as a dish soak for a sink full of dirty pots and pans.
DIY Thieves Cleaning Fizzies
Ingredients 1 cup baking soda ½ cup citric acid ½ cup cornstarch 4 teaspoons water 40 drops Lemon essential oil or Thieves or Citrus Fresh essential oil blends 3 teaspoons V-6 Vegetable Oil Complex Ice cube tray or candy mold
Instructions In a large bowl, combine all dry ingredients and mix evenly. In a separate bowl, combine water, essential oils or blends, and V-6. Pour liquids into the large bowl and whisk together until combined. Use mixture to fill ice cube tray or candy mold about three fourths full. If mixture expands and spills over mold, gently repack into the mold. Let sit overnight to dry in room temperature area. When dry, pop tablets out and store in a glass jar. When needed, put a tablet in the toilet bowl, hard-to-clean bottles, or sink full of dishes to help clean and deodorize. Let tablet sit in bowl, bottle, or sink for 20–30 minutes to fizz and dissolve. Once dissolved, flush or rinse out.
Now you’re ready to clean without the slightest fuss! Note: This recipe is not recommended for toilet tanks.
Laundry tips: 4 scent boosters for great-smelling clothes
Laundry: It’s a necessary evil. Sometimes getting everything clean means setting aside a whole day! But having a stack of your favorite great-smelling clothes to choose from is well worth the effort. Did you know you can add a little luxury to your wardrobe and make laundry more enjoyable by using essential oils? These four scent-boosting laundry blends will have you feeling as fresh as a field of lavender, a citrus orchard, a hip new spa, or an exotic retreat.
Option 1: For washing Simply add one of the essential oil blends below to your washing machine. You can measure them right into your Thieves® Laundry Soap before adding to the load or drop the oils directly under the stream of running water as it fills. Option 2: For drying To seal in the scent during drying, add essential oils directly to your wool dryer ball before tossing it in with your clothes.
Essential oil laundry boost blends Pure and Simple
Incorporating some of our best odor-busting scents, this blend offers a crisp, clean fragrance that’s perfect for everything in your gym bag and beyond. 2 drops Purification® essential oil blend 1 drop Tea Tree essential oil
Citrus Refresher When life gives you lemons, put them in your laundry for a fabulously fresh citrusy splash that goes everywhere you do! 2 drops Lemon essential oil 1 drop Grapefruit essential oil
Dreamy Drops Try washing or drying your sheets and pajamas in this luxurious, on-point blend of spa-like florals and fruit. 2 drops Bergamot essential oil 1 drop Lavender essential oil
Mediterranean Seaside Get away from it all by turning your pile of dirty laundry into a fresh stack of vacation-inspired fluffiness. 2 drops Orange essential oil 1 drop Rosemary essential oil
Did you know that typical mascaras contain harmful ingredients that can cause eye and health problems? Many times, these ingredients can clog the oil glands in your eyes, which can lead to dry, itchy, irritated eyes; and in some cases, these ingredients can even make your lashes fall out!
Young Living’s Mascara is infused with Lavender essential oil, which helps condition your lashes. It also has unique ingredients like hydrolyzed jojoba esters and coconut fruit extract, which are very nourishing to lashes. This mascara is perfect for giving you a natural look that makes your lashes appear longer and more defined. It is a versatile mascara that all women will love! For those of you who may want a more dramatic look, the mascara layers easily; just be sure to wait in between applications as the product needs some time to dry before adding more.
Our Mascara is formulated using non-nano and naturally derived ingredients. It was clinically tested for ocular irritation and is safe to use on sensitive eyes! You will love our Mascara! Tag a friend who needs to try Savvy Minerals natural mascara!
I love this mascara and have been waiting for it for quite some time. It applies easily and thick and what I do is after one application I add some of Savvy Minerals Veil with a brush and then apply a second layer of mascara. This makes my lashes very thick and long.. I love that!!!!
There are countless ways to use essential oils. Applying them topically can bring a range of benefits, and we love using our Vitality™ line in favorite essential oil recipes. When we need a boost, there’s no denying that one of our favorite ways to recharge is simply enjoying the aromatic benefits of Young Living’s essential oils and blends by taking a few deep breaths.
R.C. essential oil blend
Stay motivated with R. C.™ essential oil blend’s energetic aroma when you hit the weights, treadmill, or bike.
Get a post-workout spa treatment by adding a few drops to V-6™ Vegetable Oil Complex for a foot or back massage after your gym routine, outdoor adventure, or yoga practice.
Brighten your outlook during early morning errands by applying R.C. to your chest and wrists.
Breathe Again Roll-On
Use this rejuvenating essential oil blend anytime, anywhere! The convenient roll-on applicator lets you apply the naturally occurring constituent eucalyptol for an energizing aroma morning, noon, or night!
Apply Breathe Again™ to your back, neck, or chest before a steamy shower for a brisk aromatic experience.
Jump-start the morning by applying the rejuvenating scent to your chest or under your nose.
Peppermint essential oil
Refresh yourself after a tough workout. Dilute a few drops of Peppermint essential oil in V-6 Vegetable Oil Complex and use it in a cooling post-workout massage.
Create calm and cool essential oil combinations. Peppermint is in the same family as both Lavender and Rosemary, which means these complementary botanicals are some of the best-smelling essential oils to use together.
Eucalyptus essential oil
Create a DIY essential oil diffuser in your shower! Place 5–10 drops of Eucalyptus Radiata oil on a warm, damp washcloth and place it in the shower just out of direct contact with the water before showering. It will create cooling, Eucalyptus-infused steam.
Enjoy an uplifting experience by inhaling Eucalyptus Globulus essential oil directly or rubbing it on your chest.
Rosemary essential oil
Find a moment of clarity. Rosemary essential oil’s complex, woodsy aroma is perfect when you need to take a moment to refocus. If you’re mixing essential oils, try putting it in an essential oil diffuser recipe that features citrus essential oils. The bright freshness of citrus will complement the herby aroma and bring energy to the diffuser blend.
Diffuse Rosemary essential oil to clear the air of unwanted odors. Try it in your kitchen for a fresh scent!