Tag: lavender

Perfume has a long history that began with the Egyptians who utilized scents in everything from religious ceremonies and burial preparations to daily wear. They created scents by mixing essential oils together and adding them to ointments and balms. Perfume is defined as “a fragrant liquid typically made from essential oils extracted from flowers and …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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) Instructions1. Combine …

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, …