One of the easiest products to make in the kitchen, yet one of the most commonly bought off the shelves of pharmacies and beauty retailers (at a great expense) are salt or sugar scrubs. I adore the feeling of silky-soft skin, unblocked pores and a good exfoliation, and a salt-based scrub is by far your …

Do essential oils expire? Essential oils do not expire. They do not grow mold. They also do not grow mildew or even yeast. But that does not mean they will last forever. Why not? Oxidation—a chemical reaction where electrons are lost that can change the constituents of the oil. Oxygen, heat and light all contribute …

Benefits: Reduces acne, scarring, redness and age-spots Brightens skin and reduces appearance of wrinkles and fine lines Deeply moisturizes skin Anti-microbial, anti-biotic and anti-inflammatory Ingredients: 8 tsp jojoba oil (or other carrier oil) 4 drops lavender essential oil 4 drops frankincense essential oil 4 drops helichrysum essential oil 2 drops turmeric essential oil Directions: Combine ingredients in a …

Melt soap base in the microwave or on the stove top. Add 30 drops Protector™ blend essential oil Stir thoroughly and pour into soap molds. Add dried herbs or flowers (optional). Wait 1 hour. Remove from mold. Go wash your hands already! Or gift your homemade soap and share the love—not the germs. ADDITIONAL FRESH …

Pre-diluted Application GENERAL APPLICATION The skin is generally thinner around the pulse points, which allows for easier absorption – temples, wrists, ankles, side of the neck, inner elbow. PROBLEM SPOTS Pain, inflammation and skin issues, apply directly to the area of concern. HEADACHES Apply to temples and head DIGESTION Apply to the stomach and massage …

Revitalize your skin today with the rejuvenation powers of Helichrysum Essential oil. The beauty of aging is something we all hope and pray we can achieve for a healthy and peaceful life. Just like we make the effort to nourish our minds and our bodies to stay healthy naturally, we need to make the effort …

Around here skincare is top of mind year-round. You’re never too young to protect your skin, even with a simple hat or garment. Sunburns occur just as easily on cloudy and snowy days. With Memorial Day Weekend as the unofficial start to Summer and when many people start spending more time outdoors, it’s a good …

Are essential oils a healthy alternative to the chemicals we are constantly exposing our furry friends to? The answer is not as simple as yes or no; essential oils can be beneficial to dogs, but also harmful. Dogs have extremely sensitive noses compared to humans, so essential oil dosage is very important. While certain essential …

Helps decrease inflammation and swelling, loosen tight muscles & soothe away pain. Cover with hot wash cloth after applying for that extra ahhhh! Ingredients: 1/2 cup coconut oil 1/4 cup grated beeswax 15 drops each of organic lemongrass and ginger essential oils Glass jar Directions: Add coconut oil and beeswax to jar. Place jar in …

Radiation energy emitted from the sun is a form of ultraviolet rays (UV). There are two types of rays that reach earth, UVA and UVB. UVA rays (the dominant tanning ray) have a longer wavelength and can penetrate two layers beneath the skin into the dermis. UVA have long been known to play a major …