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Essential Oils to Help You Stick to Your New Year’s Resolutions

Tara’s Clarifying Salt Scrub

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 …

Rejuvenating Facial Serum Recipe

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 …

DIY Protector™ Soap

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 & …

Revitalize Your Skin with Immortelle

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 …

Yoga Mat Spray

Yoga is a great way to increase your physical and emotional well-being.Whether you are an expert or are just beginning, a good yoga mat spray is a must. Ingredients ¾ cup distilled water ¼ cup alcohol-free witch hazel or white vinegar 5 drops Lavender essential oil 3 drops Frankincense essential oil Spray bottle (preferably glass) …

Ancient Egyptian Beauty Secret

In no other country or culture, was the concern with beautification and body care so extensive as that of ancient Egypt. Cosmetic implements have been discovered in the earliest graves. When the tomb of the young pharaoh Tutankhamun was opened, one particular jar was discovered to contain a perfumed unguent, still radiantly fragrant after so …

Frankincense – The King of Oils

Frankincense has been traded in the Middle East and North Africa for upwards of 5,000 years. It is believed that the Babylonians and Assyrians burned it during religious ceremonies. The ancient Egyptians bought entire boatloads of the resin from the Phoenicians, using it in incense, insect repellent, perfume, cosmetics and salves for wounds and sores; …

Arm Yourself Against Cold & Flu Season

According to the CDC, “While seasonal influenza (flu) viruses can be detected year-round in the United States, flu viruses are most common during the fall and winter. Most of the time flu activity peaks between December and February.” Not only is it ‘that time of year,’ but many of us drastically change our routines (eating …

Essential Oils & Cognitive Performance

A hugely underrated member of the five senses, your sense of smell has a powerful effect on your brain’s many functions. A combined study at the University of Cincinnati and Catholic University of America showed that smelling Peppermint essential oil enhanced alertness, focus, and concentration and according to a British study published in the International Journal of Neuroscience, …