In Lust with Lavender

Lavender is one of the most versatile plants on the planet. With healing capabilities and a beautiful, compelling aroma, it’s a classic choice for infusing beauty and wellness products. I infuse my homemade products with either dried buds or essential oil for an intoxicating, floral scent. It’s also the top note in most of my diffusers.

Lavender Lust Body and Hair Mist

What woman doesn’t want her signature perfume to subtly linger when she’s left the room? A delicate hair perfume is a girly-girl essential, and should also be a part of your everyday routine. One of my favorite lavender-based essential oil hair and body mists is:

  • 35 drops lavender
  • 20 drops vanilla
  • 8 drops rose
  • 7 drops grapefruit
  • 4 drops cedarwood
  • 3 drops patchouli
  • 3 drops rosemary

Use essential oil in a 4 oz. mister. Add water. Shake gently before each use.

Lavender Lust Sugar Scrub

Your body will love you for this. My Lavender Lust Sugar Scrub is a pure treat for you skin, especially if you experience dry, flaky skin, acne, wrinkles, psoriasis, and several other skin  conditions. Lavender essential oil has antiseptic and anti-fungal compounds that works wonders if used regularly.

After you cleanse your body, use this scrub in circular motions with the palm of your hand. Rinse but do not use soap. The coconut oil will stay on your skin and give you a silky smooth texture. It will also save you from having to use lotion after your shower.

  • 1/2 cup sugar or coffee grinds
  • 1/3 coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon vitamin E oil
  • 8 drops lavender oil
  • 1 teaspoon lavender buds
  • 2 drops Vanilla
  • 2 drops Grapefruit
  • 2 drops Tea Tree
  • Pomegranate Oil
  • Dried rose petals (for the fragrance and how pretty they are)

Combine sugar, vitamin e oil, and coconut oil in a bowl. Stir until well-mixed together. Add lavender buds and essential oils. Stir again. Package in an air-tight container (e.g. a mason jar).

Lavender Lemonade

Lavender-infused Lemonade is one of my favorite summertime drinks. Studies show that lemons serve as a weight loss aid, promote younger looking skin, help restore the body, and give a slight boost to the immune system. Think about what your lemon-water could do with a splash of lavender. Lavender helps with digestion, and tastes really, really good!

You will need:
  1. 5 cups pure water
  2. 1 cup fresh-squeezed, organic lemon juice, strained
  3. 1/2 cup raw agave
  4. 1/2 cup dried, organic culinary lavender
  5. Ice cubes
  1. Bring 2 1/2 cups water to boil in a medium pan
  2. Remove from heat and add raw agave, stirring to dissolve.
  3. Add the lavender to the honey water, cover, and let steep at least 20 minutes or up to several hours, to taste
  4. Strain mixture and discard lavender
  5. Pour infusion into a glass pitcher
  6. Add lemon juice and another 2 1/2 cups of cold water. Stir well.
  7. Refrigerate until ready to use, or pour into tall glasses half-filled with ice, then garnish with lavender sprigs.
  8. Grab some loved ones, sit on the patio and enjoy!


Disclaimer: I am not, let me repeat, not a doctor, therapist, scientist, certified nutritionist or herbologist, holistic practitioner, or any other term used to describe a physician. I’m simply a health and wellness enthusiast who is sharing my journey and information I’ve learned. The information provided in this post is designed to provide helpful information on the subjects discussed. This post is not meant to be used, nor should it be used, to diagnose or treat any medical condition. For diagnosis or treatment of any medical problem, consult your physician. The author and publisher (yours truly) of this post is not responsible for any specific health or allergy needs that may require medical supervision and is not liable for any damages or negative consequences for any treatment, action, application, or preparation to any person reading or following the information on this blog. Any references provided are for informational purposes only and do not constitute endorsement of any websites or other sources. Reader should be aware that the websites listed in this post and on this site may change.

6 thoughts on “In Lust with Lavender

  1. Hey LaMya,

    Loved reading your post, the different suggestions for lavender and the photos to go along with them!

    I do a blog about natural alternatives for health and beauty products and I found this really helpful to read, I really want to try those layered bath milks you can make, the ones with those petals in look really cute!

    I am going to do a post soon about body butter with essential oils, possibly lavender! i’ll pop a link to my blog below if you wanna check it out 🙂


    Liked by 1 person

    1. Hi Em! Thank you so much for reading my posts.

      I’m glad you shared your link, and I’m looking forward to checking out your blog. I can’t wait to read your body butter post. Anything natural sparks my interest. I’ll talk to you soon.





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