Essential Oil Combinations for Lotion - DIY Recipes to SpOil Moms!

Did you know that you can use essential oils with lotion? You can! Lotion is great for keeping your skin soft and moisturized, but adding essential oils to it can make it even more beneficial. So forget store-bought lotions and create your own essential oil lotion blend!

DIY Essential Oil Combinations for Lotion - Recipes to SpOil Mom! by Loving Essential Oils

These essential oil combinations for lotion recipes were inspired by moms! Moms deserve to be pampered and spOILed every day of the year. Learn all about adding essential oils to lotion plus enjoy 7 Essential Oil Blends for Moms (or yourself).

These simple aromatherapy recipes make thoughtful gifts that are customized for the recipient will love! They are super quick and easy recipes to make with minimal ingredients because if you are like me, time may be limited.

While I love to make homemade creams and balms, these lotion recipes use purchased unscented lotion. The oil blends can be easily adapted for homemade lotion if you prefer though.

Unscented Lotion for Essential Oils

Having unscented lotion available is perfect to make a customized essential oil blend for just about anyone. The essential oil combinations are endless!

Lotion makes a great base for diluting your essential oils before applying them topically to your skin. Unscented lotion works best though, it allows the natural aroma of the essential oils you choose shine through.

Not only will they make your lotion smell great, but it gives you the option to customize the scent to your liking while adding therapeutic benefits! 

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I find having a bottle of lotion for my essential oils a must. If you need to buy unscented lotion Plant Therapy has my favorite. If you prefer then you can make your own homemade lotion without scent so it can be used as a base for your essential oils.

Plant Therapy Unscented Body Lotion:

Plant Therapy Unscented Body Lotion is a rich, silky texture of this Unscented Body Lotion with Aloe and Shea to keep your skin feeling softer and smoother.

Here are some great features of this lotion for essential oils:

  • This body lotion helps to nourish your skin with all the hydrating benefits of Aloe, Sunflower Oil, and Shea Butter.
  • Made without parabens, sulfates, phthalates, and artificial fragrances and dyes.
  • Safe and gentle enough for everyday use.
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Essential Oil Lotion Recipe On the Go

Not only is it easy, but it can be made really fast following these steps:

  • Place a dollop of lotion in the palm of your hand (about 1 tablespoon).
  • Add 2-3 drops of your chosen oil blend to the lotion.
  • Rub together between your palms to blend.
  • Apply to your desired location.

When picking essential oils for lotion recipes, you can also pick premade blend from your favorite oil brand.

How to Make Lotion with Essential Oils

Do you have dry skin? Try adding essential oils to unscented lotion for a custom lotion blend. Essential oils are beneficial for the skin. Rub onto skin for a wonderful yet simple aromatherapy moisturizer.

You Need:

  • 1/4 cup of Unscented Lotion
  • 24 drops of Essential Oils
  • 2 oz Glass Jar or Storage Container

Directions: Place essential oils of choice in a glass jar or container. Add unscented lotion, then stir well to blend together. 2% dilution.

7 Essential Oil Lotion Blends for Moms

While we are focusing on lotion blends for mom, these essential oil recipes can be enjoyed by everyone, customize them to your liking and oils that you have in your collection!

Alternatively these could be made into body oils instead of homemade lotion blends. To do this you would just need to replace the lotion with a carrier oil for the base (like jojoba oil) and 2 oz lotion pump bottles instead of jars.

 1. Super Mom Blend

We all know how super moms are and how much she sacrifices. Here is an aromatherapy lotion blend to help support her emotional health and wellness.

  • 8 drops Lemon
  • 6 drops Frankincense
  • 6 drops Lavender
  • 4 drops Himalayan Cedarwood
  • 2 oz Glass jar
  • 2 oz Unscented lotion

Directions: Place essential oil drops from the recipe into the jar, then add the unscented lotion, leaving room to stir the blend together. Place a label on the jar and all done! 2% dilution.

 

 2. Calm Mom Lotion

This is a great oil blend to help ease stress, anxiety, and tension, as well as to encourage feelings of calm, peace, and relaxation. From the sweet, floral aromas to the citrus scent of bergamot, these essential oils come together to create a DIY recipe that’s sure to please!

  • 8 drops Lavender
  • 6 drops Clary Sage
  • 6 drops Ylang Ylang
  • 4 drops Bergamot
  • 2 oz Glass jar
  • 2 oz Unscented lotion

Directions: Place essential oil drops from the recipe into the jar, then add the unscented lotion, leaving room to stir the blend together. Place a label on the jar and all done! 2% dilution.

 

 3. Beauty Sleep Blend

Here is an essential oil lotion to ensure that beauty sleep will ensue by helping the user fall asleep and stay asleep. It promotes relaxation and improves the likelihood of a restful night’s sleep.

  • 8 drops Clary Sage
  • 8 drops Tangerine
  • 4 drops Vetiver
  • 4 drops Juniper Berry
  • 2 oz Glass jar
  • 2 oz Unscented lotion

Directions: Place essential oil drops from the recipe into the jar, then add the unscented lotion, leaving room to stir the blend together. Place a label on the jar and all done! 2% dilution.

 

 4. Revitalizing Recipe

Get a revitalizing boost of energy and pep with this essential oils lotion recipe. The citrus and mint scent is sure to be a hit!

  • 6 drops Peppermint
  • 6 drops Frankincense
  • 6 drops Orange
  • 6 drops Lemon
  • 2 oz Glass jar
  • 2 oz Unscented lotion

Directions: Place essential oil drops from the recipe into the jar, then add the unscented lotion, leaving room to stir the blend together. Place a label on the jar and all done! 2% dilution.

 

 5. Beautiful Skin Blend

These skin loving essential oils can enhance your skincare routine. This lotion and essential oil combination is great for moisturizing the skin and keeping it healthy and soft.

  • 10 drops Palmarosa
  • 8 drops Myrrh
  • 6 drops Ylang Ylang
  • 2 oz Glass jar
  • 2 oz Unscented lotion

Directions: Place the drops of essential oils from the recipe into the jar, then add the unscented lotion, leaving room to stir the blend together. Be sure to place a label on the jar. 2% dilution.

 

 6. Bouquet for Mom

Floral essential oils with a hint of citrus make this oil blend a special gift for mom!

  • 10 drops Lavender
  • 8 drops Rose Absolute
  • 6 drops Petitgrain
  • 2 oz Glass jar
  • 2 oz Unscented lotion

Directions: Place the drops of essential oils from the recipe into the jar, then add the unscented lotion, leaving room to stir the blend together. Be sure to place a label on the jar. 2% dilution.

 

 7. Spa Day Recipe

Ready for some relaxation? Here is a great essential oil lotion recipe to do just that. It is full of calming oils that are sure to help to you destress and find you inner calm!

  • 10 drops Lavender
  • 6 drops Vetiver
  • 6 drops Sandalwood
  • 4 drops Ylang Ylang
  • 2 oz Glass jar
  • 2 oz Unscented lotion

Directions: Place the drops of essential oils from the DIY recipe into the jar, then add the unscented lotion, leaving room to stir the blend together. Be sure to place a label on the jar. 2% dilution.

 

What are some alternatives to unscented lotion base?

Instead of unscented lotion for skin care, you can use all natural vegetable oils with these essential oil blends, Use them to make homemade massage oils. Try mixing the mom oil blends with a carrier oil instead of unscented lotion.

Some favorite carrier oils to use as substitutes in our essential oil lotion blends include coconut oil, sweet almond oil, avocado oil, grapeseed oil, and jojoba oil.

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