Natural Oils and Recipes for Healthy Hair & Skin

Recently, the Vitamin Shoppe introduced a line of Aromatherapy Oils, including carrier, essential and skincare oils that have a variety of benefits, and are popular ingredients in DIY (do it yourself) recipes for healthier hair and glowing skin.  Help spread the word about the amazing, natural ingredients you “beauty junkies” can find at the Vitamin Shoppe.

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I have already used the avocado oil for my dry flaky scalp and the peppermint foot scrub. Loved it…!  Now you can do all of your beauty regimes in the comfort of your own home thanks to the Vitamin Shoppe:) Go ahead ladies and gents…PAMPER YOURSELVES!!!

Check out some of our quick DIY, beauty tips below:

dry scalp? apply a few drops of avocado oil to help restore moisture

chapped lips? add a few drops of argan oil to brown sugar for an exfoliating lip scrub

• split ends? try a few drops of macadamia or argan oilin your hair

• dry skin? add 1 tbsp of coconut oil to your bath water, soak and enjoy!

• dry cuticles? rub a few drops of argan oilon your nail beds for a moisturizing treat

 

Below are three fun & easy beauty recipes from the Vitamin Shoppe:

Lavender Body Scrub:

Lavender Body Scrub

  Ingredients: Tips:
  • 1 cup raw sugar
  • ½ cup plnt™ Coconut Oil
  • 8 drops of Vitamin Shoppe Lavender Essential Oil

 

  • Use loofah for extra exfoliation
  • Try applying it in the shower to easily wash off the scrub

 

Directions: Use sugar as the base then add in oils. Mix ingredients together and apply.

 

 

Avocado & Argan Oil Hair Mask:

Avocado Hair Mask

 

Ingredients:

  • ½ of a mashed avocado
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2-3 pumps of Vitamin Shoppe Moroccan Argan Oil
Tips:

  • Make sure to mash the avocado to a fine texture with a fork before mixing in the oils
  • When applying the mask, begin at the front of the head near the roots, and work your way back through the rest of the hair
Directions: Mix ingredients together. Heat in the microwave for 10 seconds. Let mixture cool then apply to clean, wet hair. Tie hair up and let sit for 30 minutes, then wash out.  

 

Peppermint Foot Scrub:

Peppermint Foot Scrub

 Ingredients: Tips:
  • 1 cup raw sugar
  • ½ cup plnt™ Coconut Oil
  • 8 drops of Vitamin Shoppe Peppermint Essential Oil

 

  • Use loofah for extra exfoliation
  • Try applying it in the shower to easily wash off the scrub

 

Directions: Use sugar as the base then add in oils. Mix ingredients together and apply.