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Your Beautiful Belly


woman rubbing lotion on her bellyTo help prevent stretch marks and enhance the natural resilience of your skin, add essential oils to your skin-care preparations and massage yourself regularly. Lavender and neroli are particularly helpful in preventing stretch marks.


Don’t forget that essentials oils are concentrated and should not be applied undiluted to the skin. Always add essential oils to a carrier oil such as grapeseed oil, sweet almond oil, sesame oil, jojoba oil, or sesame oil.


Here is an excellent skin enhancer that may be massaged into your entire body or just on your abdomen.


Belly Butter
1 oz. vitamin E oil
3 oz. sweet almond oil or grapeseed oil
25 drops lavender essential oil
5 drops neroli essential oil
5 drops frankincense essential oil
5 drops lemongrass essential oil
Combine the vitamin E and sweet almond oil in a clean glass or plastic container.
Add essentials oils one at a time,shaking or mixing gently.
Apply as often as you like.


Comments (1)

Fortunately I did not get many stretch marks even with my second baby but recently my daughter used coco butter and was very pleased with it.
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