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by Georgia Doherty August 25, 2019

Essential oils are beneficial for everyone, however they can sometimes be dismissed by the men in our lives when it comes to a wellness alternative. There is a wide range of emotional, physical and therapeutic benefits from essential oils that they can take advantage of- with a little bit of our help along the way.

 

Men tend to favour the earthy, spicy, woody and citrus essential oils - however floral oils can cut through heavier oils in a blend but still keep a great masculine aroma.

Essential Oil Recommendations

Here is a guide listing popular and beneficial oils for men, as always each person experiences aromas differently and individuals will always have personal preferences. But here is a great place to start:

Black Pepper, Sandalwood, Cedarwood, Tea Tree, Peppermint, Vetiver, Bergamot, Sweet Orange, Lemon.        

We’ve created some DIY recipes for Him! These are an easy go-to personal gift and perfect to incorporate essential oils on a day to day basis.

DIY After Shave Recipe

Ingredients


1 ½ cups of Aloe Vera

3 Tablespoons of Sweet Almond Oil

Pot or jar with lid

4 drops of Cedarwood essential oil

3 drops of Peppermint essential oil

3 drops of Tea Tree essential oil

Method + Use


1. Add your aloe vera gel to a bowl and mix in your Sweet Almond Oil.

2. Add your essential oils.

3. Stir well until evenly blended.

4. Spoon aftershave into your pot or jar.

 

Keep in the refrigerator and apply with clean, dry hands.

 

Caution:

Do not apply on broken or sensitive skin. Seek medical advice for use on children and safety around medical conditions. Always do a test patch first.

DIY Cologne Recipe

Ingredients


95ml Spray Bottle

Witch Hazel

Distilled Water

15 drops of Cedarwood essential oil

9 drops of Bergamot essential oil

6 drops of Sandalwood essential oil

Method + Use


1. Fill your spray bottle with 50% witch hazel + 50% distilled water, leaving enough room for your essential oils to be added.

2. Add your essential oils.

3. Shake well before each use.

4. Spritz when needed.

 

Caution:

Do not apply on broken or sensitive skin. Seek medical advice for use on children and safety around medical conditions. Always do a test patch first.

DIY Massage Blend for Him

Ingredients


Carrier Oil of choice

20 drops of Sweet Orange essential oil

10 drops of Cedarwood essential oil

10 drops of Bergamot essential oil

Method + Use


1. Add essential oils to carrier oil.

2. Shake gently to allow oils to blend. It is best to let the blend sit for a few hours or overnight.

3. Can be used for full body massage purposes or targeted treatments areas for relaxation.

 

Caution:

Do not apply on broken or sensitive skin. Seek medical advice for use on children and safety around medical conditions. Always do a test patch first.

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Author: Georgia Doherty
Marketing Assistant

Georgia is the Marketing Assistant at ECO. Modern Essentials. Georgia oversees the company's social media platforms, helps coordinate brand collaborations, creates content + DIY recipes and manages ECO.'s affiliate program. She is a qualified Beauty Therapist with extensive Dermal Therapy qualifications and a Diploma in Training Design & Development. Georgia is passionate about leading a happy & healthy life and helping educate those around her.

 

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