There’s a reason why my friends call me the MacGyver of beauty. The other night, we were dining al fresco when a band of crazed mosquitos let loose upon our ankles. Curiously, I’d just been sent Lotus Aroma’s Nature Lover Trio of essential oils, and just happened to have them in my car. Each pack contains a 15 mL bottle of citronella oil (which repels bugs), lavender oil (which soothes stings) and tea tree oil (which disinfects). What better time than the present to give them a go?
Since we were dealing the problems of bite prevention and itch relief, the four of us rubbed a few drops of all three oils over our legs. Result: we sent the suckers packing, and the desire to scratch eased up. Another bonus: the oils are totally safe and chemical-free. (You’ve heard about the harmful side effects of DEET, haven’t you?)
So while my friends used to laugh at me because my purse is usually one big Tickle Trunk of beauty products, they’re not laughing now. Ha!
Lotus Aroma Nature Lover Trio | lotusaroma.com
Available at major pharmacies and specialty stores across Canada.
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