So you're keen to make your own pillow sprays, air fresheners or bath products. But how do you get your essential oils to mix with the water? Easy - use this handy Solubilizer!
Essential Solubilizer is a colourless and mostly odourless emulsifier made from Almond and Coconut oils. It will disperse essential oils as well as vegetable (carrier) oils with water, while being kind and gentle on your skin. As it is nontoxic and non-allergenic, it is also suitable for use in products for children.Contains Polysorbate 20 (coconut derived) and Almond Glycerides. To find out more about these ingredients, visit the EWG website: here.
Mix 4-5 parts Essential Solubilizer with 1 part essential oil. For use with vegetable oils, mix 50/50. If your mixture looks cloudy or milky, add more Solubilizer until the mixture is clear. Only add water after Solubilizer and essential oils have been mixed completely.
Essential oils are great additions to bases to make your own personal care items such as soaps, face creams or shampoos. You can also use essential oils to help cut down on chemicals in your cleaning supplies. Make sure to check out our blog articles for more ideas!