Makeover My Diaper Bag

Makeover My Diaper Bag

When you become a mom, all of the sudden the way you have done things in the past isn’t good enough; you want your baby to have the very best. Your diaper bag becomes your new purse and it’s a great place to include your healthy basics. Now you can make everything from homemade wipes to natural baby powder and even diaper cream with pure essential oils.

Essential Oils for Baby

BREATHE RESPIRATORY BLEND – Apply  with a carrier oil onto the chest to maintain airways.

DIGESTZEN DIGESTIVE BLEND – Massage clockwise onto an occasional upset tummy or rub on the bottoms of feet.

ROMAN CHAMOMILE – Soothes irritated skin.

LAVENDER – Calming, relaxing, soothes irritated skin.

MELALEUCA – Soothes irritated skin

Diaper Cream

Use this cream for irritated skin.

WHAT YOU NEED:

  • ½ ounce beeswax
  • 3 ½ ounces dōTERRA Fractionated Coconut Oil
  • 2 drops each: dōTERRA melaleuca and lavender
  • 4-ounce glass jar Tip: use an empty baby food jar Spoon or stick for stirring

DIRECTIONS: Put the beeswax in the glass jar and place in the top portion of a double boiler. Gently melt it over simmering water, stirring until smooth. Slowly add the fractionated coconut oil. Remove from heat and add the essential oil, stir then let cool. Label your cream. Tip: If too firm, re-melt and add more coconut or olive oil.

Diaper Cream — Our recipe is free from petroleum and artificial ingredients that can further irritate skin.

Stay hydrated!

Dehydration can lead to exhaustion. Add essential oils, such as lemon or wild orange, to your water throughout the day.

Talc-free Baby Powder

WHAT YOU NEED:

  • ½ cup cornstarch
  • ½ cup Arrowroot powder
  • 1 drop dōTERRA Roman chamomile
  • 1-2 drops dōTERRA lavender
  • ¼ cup finely ground oats

DIRECTIONS: Mix well and put in a shaker style bottle. Tip: Use an empty spice jar with a sifter lid. Label your powder.

Peppermint Beadlet

A burst of peppermint will freshen breath and soothe digestive discomfort.

Homemade Wipes

WHAT YOU NEED:

  • 1 roll of premium paper towels
  • 2 cups warm water
  • 2 tablespoons dōTERRA fractionated coconut oil
  • 3 drops dōTERRA lavender 3 drops dōTERRA melaleuca
  • Airtight storage container

DIRECTIONS: Cut paper towel roll in half with a serrated knife. Use half the roll now and half later. Place towels in storage container. Add the oil and water mixture, turning until liquid is absorbed. Remove the cardboard roll, and pull wipes from the center.

Wipes — Commercial wipes are made with ingredients that can irritate a baby’s delicate skin. This easy recipe is great on the go, just place wipes in a wet bag.

Essential Oils

Gentle, multi-use oils like lavender and melaleuca are must-haves.

Coconut Oil

Moisturize and protect skin without an oily residue.

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