Carrier Oils for massages and massages oil blends

Carrier Oils and their Qualities

When you choose a carrier oil make sure that it is 100% pure, cold pressed and unrefined.
1% dilution: 1 tsp carrier oil with 1 drop essential oil(E.O)
5% dilution: 5 tsp carrier oil with 5 drops essential oil(E.O)

Apricot Kernel Oil:

as the name suggests, it is from the kernel of the apricot. It is light yellow in color, is a light oil and absorbs well. Rich in vitamins A, B and E which are great for skin rejuvenation. This oil is great for sensitive skin types, great for the face, leaves the skin feeling silky smooth and is a great moisturizer.

Avocado Oil:

This oil is rich in vitamins A, D and E and is packed with essential fatty acids. It is great for face absorbs well and help cell regeneration so is very good for mature skin.

Grape Seed oil:

Is an astringent so is good for toning and tightening the skin.

Wheat germ oil:

This oil is super rich in vitamin E which makes it great for your skin to regenerate it and give it a healthy glow.

Coconut oil:

a perfect oil to moisturize the skin and also is great for the hair. It is very calming to the skin so great for skin conditions that are inflamed.

Jojoba oil:

This is my 'go-to' oil for hair and skin problems. It is great for all skin types and gives a nice healthy glow to the skin. It absorbs very well. This is very good for acne and oily scalp because excess sebum is dissolved in jojoba. It is also very good for muscular and joint pains and is very soothing for inflammatory skin conditions such as dermatitis, eczema and psoriasis.

Rosehip oil:

Here is another fabulous carrier oil for the skin. It is made from cold pressing the seeds of rose hips. It is great for cell regeneration, is anti-aging, very calming for inflammatory skin conditions and is also good for PMS and menopause. You can also combine it with calendula oil to treat stretch marks and scars.

Calendula oil:

Here is a very calming and soothing oil. It is great for oily skin and can be used as is, or blended with other oils.

Evening primrose oil:

A very well known oil because of it's calming properties on the skin. It is a great moisturizer and skin softener as well.

Sweet almond oil:

This is the most widely used carrier oil for massage. It is moisturizing and absorbs very well. It is also rich in vitamin D. It is great for all skin types and especially good for inflammatory skin disorders.

Massage Oil blends

Here are lots of great blends for you.
Get the ingredients and blend them together.
You can also choose which carrier oil you would like based on the qualities I have given
you or use my recipes.
You may also heat the oils gently for the client especially good if the weather is cold

Luxurious lavender blend:

I love lavender so much and although this is not a blend of EOs it is great for massages.

25 drops lavender
75mls carrier oil of your choice

The Gentlemen's blend

60 mls sweet almond oil ( soothing for skin )
60 mls grape seed oil ( tonifies and tones skin)
5 drops sandalwood EO( I love this oil. It is very very relaxing)
5 drops bay oil ( great for those aches and pains)
3 drops bergamot oil ( stimulating oil which balances well with the depth of the sandalwood and
bay oils)
3 drops any citrus oil ( you could use lemon, orange, mandarin, lime etc to give a real lift to the

Soothe my feet blend

For that person that wants their feet to feel stimulated, soothed and fresh again. Here is a treat for the feet.

30 mls carrier oil
5 drops peppermint oil
2 drops wintergreen oil
2 drops rosemary oil

Honeymoon blend

Here is a blend that will 'get things going' so to speak.

60 mls carrier oil
10 drops patchouli oil
10 drops orange or lemon oil
5 drops vanilla oil( vanilla oil promotes arousal)

Drift away relaxation blend

Here is a great blend for someone that is stressed and has aches and pains, tight shoulders and neck etc. This blend will soothe their muscles, relax their nerves and also regenerate them with the addition of bergamot as it is uplifting.

60 mls carrier oil
15 drops lavender oil
5 drops rosemary oil
5 drops bergamot

Sweet dreams blend

When all you want to do is have a beautiful night's sleep and wake up feeling great. This is the blend for you. These oils are soothing, calming and will have you sleeping like a baby

60 mls carrier oil
5 drops chamomile oil
5 drops jasmine oil
2 drops rose oil
2 drops lavender oil

When you need to look your best blend

Here is an anti-aging blend that will have you looking, feeling and smelling great!

30 mls carrier oil
30 mls rosehip oil
10 drops lavender oil
10 drops patchouli oil
5 drops rose oil

Menopause relief blend

If you have a client that needs help with menopausal symptoms try this blend.

30 mls carrier oil
10 drops lime oil
5 drops sage oil
5 drops thyme oil