Let’s talk self-care – we all know we need it but how often do we put this idea into practice? By incorporating self-care practices into your daily routine, like going for a walk or chatting with a friend, you can reduce the impact of stress. And we have one self-care gem you may not have considered before, Neroli essential oil. Keep reading to find out 8 Neroli self-care tips you’ve got to try!
Now, if you can’t get your hands on Neroli, keep in mind these self-care tips can be applied to a number of essential oils. We’d highly recommend Frankincense, Awaken, and Grounding to name a few!
Neroli oil comes from the bitter orange tree, Citrus Aurantium Amara. The oil is steam-distilled from the delicate orange blossoms, which need to be handled with great care to avoid crushing the petals.
From skincare to self-care, Neroli has your back. Check out these tips for how Neroli can be a secret weapon on a difficult day.
1. Be present
Mix 1 teaspoon of coconut oil and 1 drop of Neroli essential oil in your palm. Rub it on your chest or on your favourite pressure points. Neroli’s grounding aroma can help you feel more centered and aware.
2. Feel fresh
Slightly wet a cotton pad and add 2 drops of Neroli essential oil. Apply to your face morning and night after cleansing for a dreamy glow.
Wet a cloth with cold water; wring it out so it is damp but not dripping. Add 2 drops each of Neroli, Marjoram, and Peppermint to the middle of the cloth. Apply the cold compress to the back of your neck or forehead for comfort.
4. Love your skin
Give yourself a steam facial at home! Heat 4 cups of water, pour into a bowl and add 3 drops each of Neroli and Geranium essential oils. Put your face over the bowl and drape a towel over your head and the bowl. Stay there for 5-10 minutes while the steam opens your pores.
Take a moment for yourself—open a bottle of Neroli, and then inhale the complex aroma undiluted, straight from the bottle.
6. Treat your toes
Fill a basin with hot water, 1 teaspoon of V-6™ carrier oil, and 1 drop each of Neroli and Tea Tree essential oils. Soak your feet, sit back, and enjoy your at-home spa day!
7. Tame those tangles
Mix ½ cup of conditioner, 2 cups of warm water, 4 drops of Rosemary essential oil, 3 drops of Cedarwood essential oil, and 3 drops of Neroli essential oil in a spray bottle. Spray a little bit on damp hair to help get rid of tangles.
8. Brighten your space
Surround yourself with the bright scent of an orange grove. Neroli and Petitgrain bring the earthy smell of orange trees, while Orange and Tangerine add the sweetness of orange fruit to this blend.
Make sure to check out our essential oil range if you’re unable to get your hands on Neroli. These self-care practices can be applied to a number of our essential oils!
If you liked learning about Neroli essential oil, check out our blog post about how to get beautiful skin with 5 essential oils. It’s jam-packed with even more skincare and self-care tips that can help you face difficult situations!
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