Esther of the bible, formerly the lovely little Jewish girl named Hadassah, found herself thrust into a foreign world of the Persian court. She spent a year in a beautification process that included essential oils. The story is fascinating on many levels. But it stands out to me that Esther’s beauty supplies are once again available today. I make a skin serum with a rich carrier oil and a few drops of five different skin-loving, high-quality essential oils. Boom. A serum fit for a queen but it didn’t cost me half the kingdom.
In the bible, the oil of Myrrh is specifically mentioned. However, oils such as Frankincense, Lavender, Rose, Sandalwood, and Melrose are also exquisite to use in a DIY serum. Simply take a 1 oz. dropper bottle and add a drop or two of any two or all of the above oils and fill it with a carrier oil such as jojoba or avocado oil. Replace lid and gently shake. Ready made products using high quality essential oils are also readily available. There’s no need to put toxic substances on your face when the gold of nature can be delivered to your doorstep.
Where to buy:
Search for individual oils and for the wash ‘n go girl, search for Orange Blossom Facial Wash and Satin Mint Scrub. Heavenly! (See catalog)