You need the following ingredients:
Unrefined Coconut Oil
Almond, Jojoba or other body oil
Lemon Essential Oils
Start by filling your jar 1/3 of the way with coconut oil. I pile it in and then heat it in the microwave for 30 seconds to melt it. That way it will settle smooth at the bottom of the jar. Let it harden back up before doing the next steps.
Take the petals off from one or two roses. I used one for this size of jar. Make sure your roses are organic. (Is there such thing as organic roses???) You want one grown without pesticides since this will go on your body. I'm lucky enough to have a neighbor who is patient and who watered the crap out of her roses this year. Put the petals into a bowl and pour oil over them. Coat the petals well. This will keep them from browning.
This stuff is extremely hydrating for your skin. There are actual benefits for your skin with all of these ingredients. I like using lemon oil because I like the possible skin benefits and because I think it compliments the rose scent nicely. I don't care for anything too terribly floral scented!
If I do it again:
If I didn't have access to fresh flowers, I would probably purchase freeze dried rose petals online. They're inexpensive and you can get a wide variety of colors. I would probably add a few drops of rose oil, though, to boost the scent.
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