The Season Has Begun For Summer Essential Oil Blends!
Soak up these summer essential oil blends with the best essential oils for summer diffuser recipes, DIY perfume, travel, and more!
That’s right; it’s officially the summer season and time for enjoying all the best summer essential oil blends. Each season brings unique memories, feelings, or vibes, and summer is no exception.
Feeling the warmth of the sun, making fresh lemonade, taking long morning walks, watching the fireflies dance at twilight, or reading a book under the shade of our locust tree – there’s so much to love about summer!
We spend more time outdoors during the summer months than in any other season. Be it feeling the sand or grass between your toes or going headfirst into the water as the temperatures warm. We are all drawn to be outside, soaking in everything summer has to offer.
But what about those days when the humidity is just too heavy to enjoy anything outside or when you’re having fun and then a summer storm rolls in quickly? Does the fun have to end?
Not in my book…
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ESSENTIAL OILS FOR SUMMER
Essential oils for summer can keep the fun on high. Rainy or humid days can’t get you down when you’ve got summer essential oil blends recipes.
They can support that sunny feeling – only summer brings. You can keep the summer vibes rolling, whether it’s easy essential oil recipes for diffusing, a mood-boosting room spray, or essential oil blends for diffuser jewelry.
If there’s one thing I love about using essential oils, it’s that there are always new essential oil blends to discover. They are highly versatile and super fun to experiment with. Finding a new blend just makes me happy! Don’t you agree? Look at this list of essential oils that smell like summer to get you thinking.
Essential Oils That Smell Like Summer
- Ylang Ylang
- Blue Tansy
- Palo Santo
- Blue Spruce
- White Angelica
- Lemon Myrtle
With this list, I’ve got several new summer essential oil blends to bring on that sunny feeling. And I’ve put them all together for you in printable charts too! You’ll find a handful of clever ways to use each because they’re not just for diffusing.
One of the best things about learning how to use essential oils is finding clever ways to put each to use in our daily routines. Here’s a handful of ways we love to use essentials for summer.
Whether it’s a diffuser recipe to brighten a space or a blend for essential oil jewelry to lift your mood – essential oils are what multitasking dreams are made of! Here’s a handful of ways we love to use essentials for summer.
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Diffusing Summer Essential Oils Blends
If you’re new to diffusing essential oils, you’ll be happy to know it’s very simple. All you need is a diffuser, a bit of water, and a few drops of essential oil to infuse your home, office, or car with the best summer scents!
Browse my favorite essential oil diffusers:
Once you start using a diffuser regularly, you’ll need to keep it clean to get the most out of it, so don’t miss my tips on how to clean a diffuser. And if you like to nerd out on things like this, I explain the five methods for diffusing essential oils here.
Now you’re ready to soak up the aromas of the season with these Young Living summer diffuser blends!
Summer Essential Oil Blends Recipes
Invoke all the colors of a summer sunset in this magical summer essential oil blend. It makes a gorgeous essential oil perfume. Get my quick tips on how to make essential oil perfume here.
3 drops Bergamot
3 drops Grapefruit
2 drops Cypress
2 drops Neroli
Summer is the best time for enjoying the fruits of our herb garden. I love adding fresh lemon balm or spearmint leaves to fresh-squeezed lemonade. And basil and oregano add all the summer flavors to our homemade pizza nights. This blend does it all, bringing the freshness of a summer herb garden indoors.
2 drops Basil
1 drop Thyme
2 drops Hyssop
2 drops Lavender
2 drops Idaho Blue Spruce
1 drop Peppermint
1 drop Cedarwood
2 drops Clove
Feel the Sun
When summer begins to fade into autumn, I miss the unique things like the sun’s warmth under my bare feet on our wood floors. And the gentle heat that rises in my cheeks while reading a good book outdoors. Keep the warmth of summer alive with this invigorating essential oil blend.
2 drops Tangerine
2 drops Lavender
1 drop Lime
1 drop Spearmint
No summer is complete without a batch of fresh-squeezed lemonade. Lemonade Stand is a bright, uplifting blend perfect for rainy days. Don’t you think it would also make for a great DIY lip scrub?
4 drops Lemon
1 drop Basil
2 drops Spearmint
Want an essential oil blend that smells like the ocean? This summer blend will transform any space into the perfect oasis for relaxation, like a mermaid’s lagoon. Make a DIY reed diffuser for your bathroom with this blend.
2 drops Idaho Blue Spruce
2 drops Blue Tansy
1 drop Ylang Ylang
1 drop Lime
Relish the feeling of the warm rays from the sun on your skin with this summer essential oil blend. Infuse a homemade aromatherapy candle to reap all the benefits of Wildflower Patch.
3 drops Joy
3 drops Cedarwood
2 drops Ylang Ylang
2 drops Citrus Fresh
Nothing marks the path to summer like a trip to the greenhouse. It’s the quintessence beginning of the summer season in our home. This essential oil diffuser recipe brings all the positive vibes found at the greenhouse.
2 drops Rosemary
2 drops Lemon Myrtle
1 drop Orange
A combination of cedarwood, orange, and valor recreates the relaxed feeling we all love about summer.
3 drops Orange
3 drops Valor
1 drop Cedarwood
Use these essential oils for summer to enliven your summer lifestyle with our printable essential oil blend sheet from the Oily Chic Library. See how I use each with the tips below.
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6 Clever Ways To Use Your Favorite Summer Essential Oil Blends:
One of the best things about learning how to use essential oils is finding clever ways to put each to use in our daily routines. Rather it’s a diffuser recipe to brighten a space or a blend for essential oil jewelry to lift your mood – essential oils are what multitasking dreams are made of! Here’s a handful of ways we love to use essentials for summer.
1. Boho DIY Reed Diffuser
While diffusing recipes is one of the easiest ways to enjoy your blends, some spaces just don’t have room for a diffuser. (And plug-in air fresheners are not an option in our house.) So when I want to create a subtle ambiance for those spaces in our home that aren’t ideal for diffusers, such as the laundry room, I turn to an essential oil reed diffuser. Want to make your own? Here’s how!
2. Take Summer With You Wherever You Go: Use Essential Oil Jewelry
Essential oil diffuser jewelry is a must in my summer capsule wardrobe. They make it so easy to take oils with you – without carrying a thing. No worries about anything leaking your beach bag or the temperature getting too hot for oils. Here are three ways to add a blend to essential oil jewelry.
- For diffuser bracelets, drop a single oil from the blend onto each bead, like these rosewood beads. This works incredibly for bracelet diffuser stacks.
- If you’re wearing lava bead earrings or raw crystal rings, you add a single drop to each. They won’t hold more than that.
- Your favorite summer essential oil blend can go with you when it comes to essential oil vial necklaces like this gorgeous quartz vial necklace. You see, the top unscrews so you can add essential oils inside. And each necklace comes with a dropper. Use it to refresh your bracelets, earrings, or rings!
3. Diffuse Essential Oils When You Travel with a Car Diffuser – There are So Many Types
If traveling gets you stressed, try an essential oil car diffuser. There are so many types of essential oil diffusers for cars; you’ll be sure to find one you love!
If you’re wondering what essential oils are good for car diffusers – honestly, I haven’t found any I didn’t like. But those known to be stress relieving are a great place to start. (Have more questions about how diffusers work and the benefits of diffusing essential oil? Just hop on over here.)
There are three types of car diffusers – let’s cover them all!
- Let’s start with the most simple essential oil diffusers for cars – keychains. These are typically made of leather, cotton, or wood. These feather macrame keychains are so cute, and you can add an entire blend to them.
- The second is a car diffuser like this that can hang from your rearview mirror or be clipped to your car vent. Simply add a few drops of essential oil to the unfinished wood beads, unfinished wood rings, or wool balls, and the scent will softly circulate throughout your vehicle (more so if you turn on your fan). They only need to be refreshed every few days or so.
- As for the third type, it’s more similar to a diffuser for the home. Designed to plug into your USB port or cigarette lighter. Most of these car diffusers have a top that rotates, so you can position it to be uptight or sit in a cup holder like this. All you have to do is add a little water and your favorite summer essential oil blend to use.
No matter your choice, essential oil diffusers for cars are the perfect way to enjoy the benefits of aromatherapy while you travel.
4. Enliven Your Space with Summer Vibes: Make an Essential Oil Room Spray
When you’re not out and about this summer, make a simple essential oil room spray to enliven any space at home. I’ve been making room sprays for years, and all it takes is three simple ingredients. Here are my quick instructions on how to make a room spray with your favorite summer essential oil blends.
5. Want Kissable Summer Lips? Create a DIY Lip Scrub
If your lips are dry or chapped from all this summer heat, look no further than what nature has already provided us – essential oils! In fact, the best essential oils for the skin are incredible for soothing and nourishing dry lips. It’s as easy as adding a few drops of essential oil to a lip scrub recipe.
6. Invoke Your Summer Glow: Create DIY Essential Oil Perfume
Whether you’re looking for a new perfume this summer to support your natural lifestyle or find the store-bought options give you headaches, creating your own perfume is where it’s at! Use my quick full-proof method to make a DIY essential oil perfume spray with only five ingredients.
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These are the best in my book for keeping the summer vibes flowing when it comes to essential oils for summer. Pin these summer essential oils blends now, and don’t forget to grab your free printable above!
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