The honey is added to help hold moisture in your skin, but feel free to omit it if you prefer. (No, it does not make the body wash sticky.) Feel free to warm it slightly before mixing to make stirring easier.
When choosing your essential oils, keep in mind your skin type.
OnGuard - Great for cleansing and fighting off threats.
Citrus Oils - Cleansing and tones the skin. Great for oily skin.
Lavender - An all-purpose oil. Effective for soothing itchy and problematic skin.
Geranium - Good for oil skin, acne, and problematic skin conditions.
Rosemary - Stimulating and restorative. Good for acne and other skin issues.
Melaleuca - Nice when blended with lavender or peppermint. Use for problematic skin issues, oily or inflamed skin, or rashes.
Ylang Ylang - General skin care including irritated, oily, or acne. Use small amounts at a time.
Peppermint - (Use half recommended amount.) Cooling and stimulating with astringent properties.
Roman Chamomile - Use for dry and sensitive skin, acne, and problematic skin conditions.
Patchouli - Use for cracked and chapped skin, acne, mature skin, and oily skin. Also deodorizing and astrigent.