Guys Can Use Essential Oils, Too!

Guys can use essential oilsYes! Guys can use essential oils, and the should! Women are not the only ones who are allowed to enjoy essential oils and aromatherapy. Men are allowed to benefit from the power of essential oils. From hygiene and health to energy and around the house, every guy should be using essential oils. And they can do so without fear of smelling like a teenage boy who took a bath in cologne for a date! Yes, guys can love essential oils, too!

In this post, we examine some of the ways men can use doTERRA essential oils every day and still be a ‘guy’s guy.’ We’ll even show you some essential oils you should be using around the house.

Guys Can Use Essential Oils for Personal Hygiene

Clean Mouth, Fresh Breath

doTERRA Peppermint Beadlets

  • Use doTERRA On Guard toothpaste every day to ensure fresh breath and experience the protective benefits of essential oils found in the On Guard essential oil blend.
  • Add a couple of drops of On Guard, Melaleuca, and peppermint essential oils to water for a refreshing mouth rinse.
  • Pop a Peppermint Beadlets in your mouth and let it dissolve for instant fresh breath and confidence.

For the Beard

doTERRA Root to Tip Serum

  • Love your facial hair? Use doTERRA Salon Essentials Root to Tip Serum to soothe and smooth facial skin and hair.
  • Your Personal Beard Oil. Choose one of the scents below (Outdoorsman or Fresh Morning) and combine the ingredients in a 2-ounce spray bottle. Spray the solution onto hands and apply evenly throughout bead and massage into the skin.

Outdoorsman
1 oz. (30 ml) carrier oil (organic Jojoba oil or organic Sweet Almond oil)
6 drops Cedarwood essential oil
4 drops Melaleuca essential oil
2 drops Lavender essential oil
2 drops Frankincense essential oil

Fresh Morning Bliss
1 oz. (30 ml) carrier oil (organic Jojoba oil or organic Sweet Almond oil)
16 drops Melaleuca essential oil
10 drops Lemon essential oil
10 drops Eucalyptus essential oil

Jojoba oil hydrates the skin and hair because it mimics the natural oil the body produces.
Sweet almond oil has a light texture and is naturally rich in vitamin E.

Toenail Care

Directly apply a drop of melaleuca and a drop of oregano at the edge of the toenail two times daily. You can alternate between lemongrass and clove or frankincense and lemon.

After Shave

Apply two drops each of Melaleuca and Lavender mixed with fractionated coconut oil after shaving to soothe irritated skin.

Shoe Deodorizer

Add a few drops of Purify, Peppermint, or any citrus essential oils onto a paper towel or a used dryer sheet. Loosely scrunch the sheet into a ball and place in each shoe overnight.

Guys Lifestyle & Health

A strong, healthy body can come in handy, especially when you are trying to raise a family. Taking care of your overall health will give you the strength and energy to work, play, and be the best man you can be.

Feeling Tense?doTERRA PastTense essential oil blend

doTERRA PastTense® helps with a cooling, soothing sensation that helps calm emotions. Apply this proprietary essential oil blend for a soothing relief. To use doTERRA’s PastTense, just apply to both temples and back of your neck before taking a test, or in a stressful situation. You can also apply the oil blend to the bottoms of both feet when preparing for the day. It can help ease stressful feelings.

At the end of the day, massage PastTense into your shoulders, neck, and back for a cooling, soothing sensation.

Aromatherapy Diffuser Blends for Guys

If you need a boost during the day, here are some diffuser blends especially for a guy that will help increase confidence, alertness and smell great. Just add 2 to 4 drops of the essential oils listed into a diffuser while at work or home.

  • Self-esteem and confidence, add a couple of drops of both Wintergreen and Cedarwood to your diffuser
  • Sense of empowerment (and clear breathing), mix both Cypress and White Fir
  • Alertness, use Peppermint
  • Relax, use Lemongrass

Around the House

  • Sticky Residue (gum, oil, grease) – rub area with a cloth and a few drops of lemon essential oil
  • Burns – apply a few drops of lavender
  • Glass/Window Cleaner – 3-4 drops of Lemon Essential Oil and ¼ cup of vinegar mixed with 2 cups of water. Pour into a 16-ounce spray bottle and shake before spraying.

General CleaningdoTERRA On Guard Cleaner Concentrate

If you worry about keeping your family safe from toxins, On Guard Cleaner Concentrate offers a safe and non-toxic way to clean. The non-toxic, biodegradable formula of doTERRA On Guard Cleaner Concentrate is a natural option for cleaning home surfaces. The concentrate can be diluted to use as a kitchen and bathroom surface cleaner. You can also wash dishes and cookware. More information about doTERRA On Guard Cleaner Concentrate.