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
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!