homemade essential oils for stretch marks

If you’ve been looking for a natural stretch mark oil, you’re in the right place. We’ve tracked down one of the best stretch mark oil recipes. There are loads of products available on the shop shelves but there’s something special about a DIY formula you can make at home.

First things first, you will need a beautiful bottle to hold your luxury oil. Body oil is made up of two main components: a carrier oil and your essential oils of choice, both of which are readily available at pharmacies and health stores.

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Best carrier oil for stretch marks

You’ll need to start with a base for your DIY body oil for stretch marks. Carrier oils are also important because they dilute the essential oil and prevent bad reactions on the skin. 

These five carrier oils for stretch marks are great choices to use as a base:

  • Coconut oil
  • Sweet almond oil
  • Olive oil
  • Jojoba oil
  • Grapeseed oil

make stretch mark oil at home: essential oil for stretch marks

Essential oils for stretch marks

Essential oils are used primarily for fragrance and aromatherapy. You can mix and match a few until you find your favourite combo, or you can use them on their own. Don’t be too heavy-handed with essential oils as they can become overpowering – just a few drops will do.

  • Lavender oil
  • Lemongrass
  • Cinnamon
  • Rose
  • Vanilla
  • Clove
  • Peppermint

aromatherapy flowers and essential oils in glass bottles to be used for homemade stretch mark oil

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Stretch mark oil recipe: cinnamon spice

If you’re self-conscious about your stretch marks, you’ll love this recipe for homemade stretch mark oil. This cinnamon spice body oil is perfect for preventing and treating existing stretch marks – and it smells great too!

You will need:

  • ½ cup sweet almond oil
  • ÂĽ cup jojoba oil
  • ÂĽ cup olive oil
  • 15 drops cinnamon essential oil
  • 20 drops vanilla essential oil
  • 5 drops clove essential oil
  • Cinnamon stick (optional for decoration)

Simply combine all the ingredients in a small glass bottle and shake well. Insert the stick into the bottle, add a cap, and voilĂ ! Happy mixing!

diy pregnancy stretch mark oil

DIY stretch mark oil

Now you know how to make tissue oil at home and can share your knowledge with other moms who may be looking for a natural, DIY option. Stretch marks can be an annoyance, but they are natural and can be treated. 

Homemade stretch mark oil can work just as well as anything bought in the stores, and you get the peace of mind knowing what has gone into it. 

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