No matter what you're using your mat for-- warm ups, cool downs, pilates or even actual yoga-- it should be cleaned on a regular basis. Not only is this extremely rejuvenating and cleansing, but a sanitary measure that is going to be even more necessary in the coming Summer months. More sweat, new smells and a new semester as Miss Fit Academy will have your mats putting in work, so keep them clean and smelling fresh with some our favorite DIY mat cleansing mixtures! Just mix your ingredients in a small spray bottle and you're ready to go!
Small spray bottle (2 – 4 ounces will do).
Distilled or spring water (3/4 of the spray bottle).
2 drops lemon essential oil
1 drop of eucalyptus essential oil
Optional – witch hazel or white vinegar (fill 1/4 of the spray bottle). If using either of these, add a few more drops of essential oils to combat the strong aroma.
1 cup distilled water
1/4 cup Witch Hazel (without alcohol) White vinegar can also be substituted.
15 drops Melaleuca essential oil. Melaleuca has been documented to kill many bacteria, viruses, and fungi on contact.
1 part witch hazel or white vinegar
3 parts filtered water
10 Drops Hawaiian Sandalwood Essential Oil
10 Drops Orange Essential Oil
5-10 Drops Tea Tree Oil