How to use June’s Gifts with Purchase

Who’s ready for some summer adventure?? We definitely are, and this month’s Gift With Purchase will set us up for adventure success! June’s gift features seven problem-solving products that you’ll rely on for all your summer adventures. Here are some of our favorite ways to use these summer staples.

**KidScents Owie Essential Oil Blend (190PV)**This skin soothing oil blend is your first aid kit’s best friend! Add a roller top directly to the bottle so you and your little ones can grab it whenever you have owies that need some TLC. This pre-diluted blend naturally soothes delicate skin with the help of Idaho Grand Fir, Tea Tree, and Elemi.

  • Make a travel kit with your favorite rollers, carrier oil and KidScents oils with roller tops. Don’t forget the Owie, TummyGize and SniffleEase!
  • Grab a spray top and add it to this prediluted blend to make application on little owies even more pain free.
  • Skin seen too much sun, wind or maybe get a little uncomfortable from new hiking boots or other gear? Grab your Owie oil! It is most definitely not just for kids.

Stress Away (190PV Loyalty Rewards orders) Stress Away is like a beach vacation in a bottle – warm and sweet and calming – and is the perfect companion for the summer months! Lime, Vanilla, Copaiba, and Lavender – oh my!

  • Use Stress Away in DIY cleaning products for a warm, inviting scent. Add 20 drops to Thieves Cleaner (option to add 20 drops of Lemon as well)
  • Make a DIY Mattress & Linen Spray to use every time you make the bed or change the sheets. To an 8oz glass spray bottle add:
    1 tsp Thieves Household Cleaner
    20 drops each Stress Away, Lavender
    10 drops each Tangerine, Grapefruit
    Fill with distilled water and invert to gently mix.
  • Make a summer inspired room spray: 2oz glass spray bottle
    20 drops Stress Away
    10 drops Grapefruit
    Splash of witch hazel
    Fill with filtered water
  • Take a relaxing epsom salt bath with Stress Away. Add 20 drops to 1 cup epsom salt and soak in warm water.
  • Try this Summer Vacation Sugar Scrub1 cup brown sugar
    1 cup coconut oil
    2 tbsp Vitamin E oil
    15 drops Stress Away
    Combine all ingredients in a metal or glass container, use in the shower to exfoliate & moisturize!
  • Make this DIY Whipped Body Butter recipe (great after using the sugar scrub listed above!)1/2 cup coconut oil
    1/2 cup pure organic shea butter
    1/8 cup cocoa butter
    1 Tbsp Vitamin E oil
    20 drops Stress Away
    15 drops each Grapefruit, Tangerine
    Melt together coconut oil, shea butter and cocoa butter, then add in vitamin E oil and whisk.
  • Refrigerate until almost half solidified, then use a mixer to whip for 1 to 2 minutes until a fluffy consistency is achieved. Add in essential oils then place in a glass jar.
  • Up your summer vibes with this DIY Mermaid Locks Spray3 Tbsp alcohol free witch hazel
    1 tsp hemp seed oil
    5 drops each: Grapefruit, Stress Away
    Add ingredients in a 4 oz spray bottle
    Fill the rest (mostly!) with distilled water
    Shake before use, and spritz then comb through to deeply nourish wet hair
  • Make a Sweet Dreams sleep roller:20 drops each Lavender, Stress Away
    10 drops each Frankincense, Valor
    Fill with carrier oil of choice
    Apply over to the big toe, bottom of the feet, neck and behind ears before bed or more frequently as desired.
  • Make this Floral Bath Soak for a little self care and to give tense or tired muscles some TLC:¼ cup pink Himalayan salt
    ¼ cup magnesium flakes
    2 Tbsp sweet almond oil
    15 drops Stress Away
    10 drops Ylang Ylang
    Optional: dried lavender, rose buds or eucalyptus leaves
  • Make this Ultimate Skin Healing Balm. To about 1/4 jar of Rose ointment add:
    10 drops Stress Away
    8 drops Helichrysum
    8 drops Vanilla
    6 drops Frankincense
    Apply to needed area(s) 2-5 times a day. Frequency and consistency are crucial for these big needs!
  • Make a simple DIY Roll-on Cuticle Oil1½ teaspoons V-6 Vegetable Oil Complex
    10 drops Stress Away essential oil
    Add all the above to an empty 15 ml essential oil bottle and add an AromaGlide Roller Fitment. Roll onto your cuticles anytime, anywhere.
  • Diffuse this warm, happy oil all month long: Simmer Down: 5 drops Stress Away, 3 drops each Valor, Tangerine
    Warm Hug: 4 drops each Grapefruit, Stress Away, Lavender
    Bakery Treats: 4 drops Stress Away, 3 drops each Cinnamon, Vanilla, 2 drops Nutmeg
    Refreshed: 4 drops Stress Away, 6 drops Thieves

**Citrus Fresh Vitality (250PV)**This bright, happy blend of Mandarin, Tangerine, Lemon, and Spearmint essential oils is the perfect way to add a splash of summer flavor to your day! And since the Vitality oils are the same oil as their non-Vitality counterparts, you can apply and diffuse this oil as you would Citrus Fresh!

  • Add 1–2 drops to your water bottle, homemade guacamole, veggie dip, or salad dressing.
  • Mix up a Superfood NingXia Spritzer4oz NingXia Red
    1 can sparkling water
    3 drops Citrus Fresh Vitality
    Large splash kombucha
    ½ tsp each Golden Turmeric, SulfurZyme
    Crushed ice
  • Cool off after fun in the sun with these Citrus NingXia PopsiclesNingxia Red
    Lemonade
    Ningxia Zyng
    Citrus Fresh Vitality
    In a popsicle mold, add equal parts Ningxia and Lemonade, 1 drop of Citrus Fresh and top with Ningxia Zyng to each slot. Do this in layers for a pretty end result!
  • Add to diffuser jewelry to provide emotional support throughout the day. This is a great practice for kids with school-day or other butterflies!
  • Make this Summer Citrus Body Polish:1 cup brown sugar
    1 cup coconut oil
    2 tbsp Vitamin E oil
    10 drops Citrus Fresh Vitality
    Combine all ingredients in a metal or glass container, use in the shower to exfoliate & moisturize!
  • Make a Keep Calm + Shine On roller for a daily perfume20 drops each Grapefruit, Bergamot, Stress Away, Citrus Fresh
    Carrier of choice
  • Make a Unicorn roller for emotional support20 drops each Valor, Joy, Citrus Fresh, Patchouli, Stress Away
    Carrier of choice
  • Mix up a refreshing All-Purpose Citrus Cleaner16 oz glass spray bottle
    1-2 capfuls Thieves Household Cleaner
    30 drops Citrus Fresh
    2 Tbsp white vinegar
    Filtered water
    Combine with Citronella essential oil and water or alcohol-free witch hazel to make a pleasant-smelling outdoor spray.
  • Diffuse this bright citrus blend to cleanse the air and uplift the spirits.Summer Sunrise: 4 drops Citrus Fresh, 3 drops each Grapefruit, Geranium, 2 drops Orange
    Flower Garden: 5 drops Lavender, 4 drops Citrus Fresh, 3 drops Grapefruit
    Summer Solstice: 4 drops Citrus Fresh, 3 drops Lime, 3 drops Cassia
    Front Porch: 4 drops Rosemary, 3 drops Citrus Fresh, 3 Eucalyptus

**Citronella (250PV)**Citronella is well known for its love of the outdoors (but not the outdoor annoyances!), but did you know that this lemony oil is also incredibly versatile? It’s one of the main ingredients in the Purification oil blend, so anytime you’d use Purification, try Citronella! Citronella is cleansing and purifying, making it great for cleaning, gentle detoxing and clarifying. It is also a great addition to massage oils for supporting healthy circulation and the body’s natural response to tension!

  • Summer often means lots of time in damp places. Give your feet a little daily TLC and protect them with this Happy Feet blend:10 drops Citronella
    5 drops Tea Tree
    2 Tbsp coconut oil
    Make in a roller (use fractionated coconut oil or V-6 vegetable Oil Complex as the carrier) or as a cream to apply after a day at the pool or in a public shower.
  • Drop Citronella into gym shoes, rain boots, the basket of pool towels, diaper pails or any other damp spaces that need a little refreshing.
  • Citronella can be a great addition to your favorite DIY natural deodorant recipe, especially when summer months find you sweating more! .
  • Cleanse and condition your hair and scalp and remove build up from water, styling products, and chlorine with this DIY Clarifying ShampooYoung Living Bath and Shower Gel Base
    3 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
    40 drops Citronella
    20 drops Lavender
    Add vinegar and essential oils to a large pump bottle, then add in the Bath & Shower Gel Base and mix well.
    Alternatively, you can pour out some of the Bath & Shower Gel Base, then add the oils and vinegar directly to the bottle.
  • Give tired, sore muscles some love and support healthy circulation with citronella! It’s also great for charlie horses and supports the body’s natural response to inflammation. You can use it on its own or make a simple Circulation Massage Oil to use every day or as desired.4oz pump bottle
    30 drops Citronella
    20 drops Cypress
    Carrier of choice
  • Use to support healthy airways wit this DIY Breathe Massage Oil:4oz pump bottle
    20 drops Citronella essential oil
    10 drops Lemon essential oil
    Carrier of choice
    Add a roller top directly to the bottle and apply as desired before heading outdoors!
  • Use the cleansing power of Citronella in your cleaning routine. Add to your cleaning DIYs, Thieves cleaner, etc. to kick the germs without the harsh chemicals. (Citronella is high in methyl isoeugenol so it’s a great cleaning companion!)
  • Make this DIY Dishwasher & Washing Machine Cleaner that can be used for the washing machine or dishwasher. Mix powders together in an airtight glass jar, then mix in Citronella. Add 2 Tbsp to the floor of your dishwasher and run on a hot cycle. You can also place 1 cup of white vinegar + 2 capfuls Thieves Household Cleaner in a glass bowl in the top rack to further disinfect. To use in a washing machine, add 4 Tbsp of mixture into the drum of the machine and run a hot cycle. Option to add 2 capfuls of Thieves Household Cleaner to the detergent bay for extra cleaning.¼ cup + 2 Tbsp Citric Acid
    ¼ cup + 2 Tbsp Baking Soda
    3 Tbsp Washing Soda
    20 drops Citronella
  • Give hard water stains the boot and get sparkling clean dishes with this DIY Dish Detergent Booster1 cup Citric Acid
    40 drops Citronella essential oil
    Mix well and store in an airtight jar. Add 1-2 tsp to the dishwasher soap reservoir along with the soap and run according to manufacturer directions.
  • Deodorize and deep clean linens, towels or clothing with DIY Laundry Stripping Solution1 cup Baking Soda
    1 cup Borax
    ½ cup Thieves Laundry Soap
    ½ cup Thieves Household Cleaner
    30 drops Citronella
    Add all ingredients to extremely hot water and allow linens or clothing to soak for up to 2 hours. Stir the clothing and gently press to release dirt and grim every 20 minutes or so. You can soak longer for tougher situations as desired.
    Wring the linens as dry as possible and wash per usual.
  • Add to wool dryer balls to give your laundry a bright-smelling boost.
  • Place a few drops of Citronella on cotton balls and stash them anywhere that can use additional freshness: air vents, drawers, shoes, gym bags, rain boots, garbage cans, etc.
  • Drop directly into areas that need some freshening – rain boots, forgotten laundry, diaper pails, etc.
  • Make a DIY Carpet & Rug Freshener. To an airtight glass jar add:
    1 cup Baking Soda
    ½ cup Fine Sea Salt
    20 drops Citronella
    10 drops Tangerine or Lemon
    Mix well. When ready to use, sprinkle over carpets and let sit for 10 minutes before vacuuming.
  • Make an Herbal Deodorizing Spray for pet beds, upholstered surfaces, car upholstery, etc! To a 4oz glass spray bottle add
    ¼ cup white vinegar
    20 drops Citronella essential oil
    15 drops Lavender essential oil
    10 drops each Tangerine, Lemon essential oil
    Pinch sea salt or splash of witch hazel
    Filtered water
  • Spray lightly onto surfaces to remove unwanted odors.
  • Make a DIY Laundry Scent Booster: To a large glass jar with a lid add:
    1 cup Epsom Salt
    ½ cup Fine Sea Salt
    ½ cup Baking Soda
    30 drops Citronella (or a mix of desired oils)
    To use, add 2-3 Tbsp directly to the laundry.
  • Make a refreshing room spray:2oz glass spray bottle
    20 drops Citronella
    10 drops Tangerine or Lemongrass
    Splash of witch hazel
    Fill with filtered water
  • Diffuse this purifying oil to help cleanse and freshen your spaceFresh Laundry: 3 drops each Citronella, Lavender, Lemongrass, Tangerine
    Happy Noses: 4 drops Citronella, 3 drops each Lemon, R.C.
    Al Fresco: 4 drops each Citronella, Geranium, Lavender
    Spa Day: 3 drops each Lemongrass, Citronella, Lavender, Tangerine

**Viya Travel Diffuser (300PV)**Take your favorite oils on the go with this stylish, compact USB diffuser! Whether you’re pumping out Peppermint in the car to soothe moving tummies, relaxing at your destination with some Lavender or diffusing some GeneYus while at our computer, this diffuser will quickly become your travel BFF! With its spill-resistant reservoir and compact size, the Viya is your ultimate wanderlust sidekick.

  • Try some of these favorite blends: Road Trip (for easing bellies during travel): 2 drops each Peppermint, Stress Away
    Freshen Up: 2 drops each Lemon, Citronella
    Be Well: 2 drops each Thieves, Tangerine
    Sunshine All Day: 3 drops Lemon, 1 drop Jade Lemon

**Super Vitamin D (400PV Loyalty orders)**These vegan-friendly chewables contain the benefits of lemon balm extract, Lime and Melissa essential oils, and 250 percent of your daily value of vitamin D.

  • Take 2 tablets daily for respiratory, immune, and bone support.
  • These chewable tablets are also a popular option for children!
  • Create a supplement routine. Pre-fill your weekly supplements with an organizer tray at the beginning of the week. Make it a part of your Sunday routine!
  • Keep your morning supplements beside your coffee maker or tea or other morning tradition.

**LavaDerm After-Sun Spray (400PV Loyalty orders) **LavaDerm After Sun Spray is your first aid kit BFF!! LavaDerm brings relief from the pain and itching of minor burns, cuts, sunburns, scrapes, insect bites, or really any minor skin irritation. Whether or not your skin has seen a little too much sun or wind, this spray will help you feel soothed and refreshed! Apply after a day outdoors for a sigh of relief.

  • Spray this soothing combination on skin after leaving the pool, beach, playground or other activity out in the sun.
  • Keep a bottle in your first aid kit for on the go scrapes and skin needs!

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