homemade essential oils for stretch marks

If you’re self conscious about your stretch marks, you’ll love this recipe for homemade stretch mark oil. 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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Carrier oil options

These carrier oils are great choices for your base oil

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

Essential oil options

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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DIY recipe for homemade cinnamon spice 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
¼ cup jojoba oil
¼ 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 voilà! Happy mixing!