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12 Reasons Lavender is a Favorite

Updated: Apr 12, 2021

If you use essential oils, you’ve probably been asked, “What do you use Lavender essential oil for?” You love this question, because the uses of Lavender essential oil are endless! You’re keen to share the wonder it adds to your relaxation before sleep, your skin, your hair, and your happiness.

Are you completely in love with Lavender? We are too! Here are 12 reasons why it’s a must-have favorite:

1. Sleepy Slumbers To-do lists, family worries, and work problems running amok in your head before bed? Place a few drops of Lavender oil on a tissue, tuck it inside your pillowcase, and let this floral friend ease your occasional nervous tension.


2. Fabulous Feet Rub your cares away with a personal foot massage! Lavender essential oil’s soothing scent will help you focus on what’s most important while your tired little trotters get some much-needed TLC.

3. Lovely Locks You may wonder, “Can I leave Lavender oil in my hair?” The answer is a resounding YES! Ensure a good hair day every day with a drop or two of Lavender mixed with Rosemary essential oil into your shampoo. Your healthier-looking hair will catch everyone’s eye.


4. Fresh Face Soothe minor skin irritations by adding Lavender to your daily face wash. The aromatherapy will leave you feeling fresh and fit for a perfect day.


5. Cherubic Complexion Embrace the years as they go by and support your aging skin by adding Lavender essential oil to your moisturizer. Before you know it, you’ll be dancing around like you’re in the spring of youth.


6. Blemishes Banished It’s not magic; it’s just Lavender essential oil! Apply a drop or two to those pesky red spots and you’ll notice that it helps reduce the appearance of blemishes.



7. Soothed Skin Don’t let a day under the fun, scorching sun ruin your night! After hours of play, rub Lavender essential oil into your irritated skin for a soothing sensation that can’t be beat.


8. Refined Remover Wiping off your makeup doesn’t have to be a harsh affair. Use these gentle Lavender makeup remover pads and your skin will thank you for the royal treatment!


9. Self-Care Soak After you’re makeup free, continue your night as a queen, or king, with a Lavender oatmeal bath soak. If there’s not enough time with little princes and princesses running around, do a mini version with a foot soak!

10. Delectable Drink You know what we might like even more than the smell of Lavender? The taste! Add a splash of elegance to your lemonade with Lavender Vitality™.


11. Tried-and-True Tranquility Take YL’s other best friend, Peppermint essential oil, and mix it with Lavender. With these two oils combined and applied topically, you’ll experience a cool, tingling sensation that with massage, helps relieve occasional head tension, and lets you relax after whatever curveballs life throws your way.

12. Serene Scent Best known for its calming properties and comforting aroma, Lavender oil is the best balm to any tough day. So sit back, relax, and let all your worries float away with this peaceful blend:




Did we miss any of your go-to Lavender uses?

Share your favorites in the comments below!


 

This post's content is from Young Living's blog, The Lavender Life.

 

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