“Focus!” “Pay attention!” How often do you find yourself saying this at the beginning of the school year? I'm sure you desperately want to help your kid(s) do as well as they can in school. Thankfully, there are a few ways to support their mental focus and memory.
For a very long time, I have researched and tried to learn as much as I can about cosmetic formulations for my business. When I have been able to, I have even blogged about it. Let's be realistic though. There's actually a big difference between cosmetic formulation and DIY recipes.
Who loves a fantastic moisturizing body butter that is great for the skin? I know I do! I have been using this anhydrous recipe for a while and wanted to take an opportunity to share it with you because I love it that much. I am also including a blend of essential oils that are skin soothing.
Did you know there is a way to enjoy your essential oils via inhalation without diffusing? There is! However, not everyone is familiar with all of the nuances because of the trendiness and perhaps the marketing approach used by larger companies to use diffusers.
Over the last couple years I have found myself more involved in the process of harvesting plant matter for the various plants that I offer as essential oils. I have to admit, while I find much of the information fascinating and amazing, some I have found to be quite worrisome. Enter: Roman Chamomile crops & concerns...
It is that time of year again where teachers, parents, and students are anxious, stressed, and emotions are flying high. Everyone has some kind of emotional memory or even current emotions on going back to school. Everyone also deals with these emotions differently.
Some would say that I am the worst sales person. Why? Because I won’t sell you essential oils that will make you skinny because you put a drop in your water. I won’t sell you essential oils that will get rid of your eczema. But I DO sell essential oils the right way...
There are a lot of new users of essential oils thanks to the rising number of multi-level marketing representatives. These new users are quick to sign up with these representatives offering classes where they tout how they use essential oils, discuss how great they are and how much “greener” their life is because of them.
Warmer temperatures have once again brought on the summer fun of beach and pool outings, camping, and many other outdoor activities. For some of us that means it is time to purchase new sunscreen to protect our families skin from the sun. For others, they look online for DIY sunscreen recipes in hopes of protecting themselves. Many others still, stumble upon sites or social media platforms where individuals tout SPF found in essential oils and other natural oils like coconut.
I began my search for another lavender essential oil last fall because I felt it important to find a great lavender that was truly unique and hold up to my philosophy for my little company. I am excited to share, that I have procured a very unique lavender from New Zealand. What do you know about New Zealand Lavender essential oil?
Being a woman is hard enough without trying to be perfect or available all the time for everyone in our life. As women, we go through many transitions in our life that can affect our mental, emotional, and physical state. Using essential oils for hormonal transitions can be helpful both mentally and emotionally.
After three years of really studying Geranium rose essential oil, I have come to learn many things about it that I would like to share. If you want to learn more about the plant part it comes from, its history and uses, and how it can relate to you on a spiritual level, you will want to keep reading.
With the warmer weather there are more individuals flocking to citrus essential oils as they clean, diffuse, and make a variety of DIY products with those oils. Only a small number of those users are aware of the potential phototoxicity risks associated with some essential oils.
When I was on a business trip, I was stopped by a couple who were interested in aromatherapy. The young man asked me a few questions basic questions that I happily answered. He also asked what he could use to aid in sleeping. My answer may surprise you, because there's no such thing as black & white aromatherapy use.
If you've ever heard of essential oils, you've probably heard the opinions of many individuals & how they use them. You've probably heard differing opinions on what company's essential oils you should use, how to "always" use them, and even how you should "never" use them. Learn about balanced aromatherapy here.
How do you spiritually connect? Do you utilize aromatherapy? Meditation? Another means of connecting? Essential oils can be very powerful energetic tools for those they resonate with. Sometimes, I forget how unique this can truly be. Here I explore aromatherapy & spiritual connection.
Although one can find what an essential oil can do, how it can help them, and even recipes for using essential oils, it is rare to see safety information for them as well as what I am going to share with you today. First aid and essential oils.
Despite the growing list of companies that offer holiday synergies already blended for you, I know many like myself have a growing collection of essential oils and really do not want to buy another bottle. With this in mind, I thought it would be a great time to talk about blending your own essential oils. Enter, holiday essential oil blending made simple!
Frankincense has become a “hot button” of sorts around the aromatherapy community recently with many touting claims of curing cancer and other diseases. What's the truth though? Does it cure cancer? Read more and find out about Frankincense as a cure for cancer.
Sedona. With its beautiful landscapes, perfect temperatures in the summer, it is a great spot for any tourist to visit. The purpose for my visit this weekend was to meet one of my distillers... Read more to learn more about her!
How often do you find that your elbows are little drier than what you would like even after applying lotion? I think we have all been there. If you have ever fallen prey to this, you will want to read on for an easy DIY product to add to your own skincare collection.
With the most recent energy changes, and they have been big ones, some of us are feeling recharged and refocused. For those of us feeling this, we are able to put our positive thoughts into action by manifesting our dreams into desires and then into reality. Enter the pure essential oil blend for the heart chakra.
Earlier this week I wrote about the Atlas Cedar being on the Red List as being an endangered species. In writing about this, I began to wonder just how many other plants and trees are on that list that are widely used in the aromatherapy community. My first thought went to the tree we obtain Sandalwood essential oil from.
For many new to essential oils, there can be many wonderful revelations about them. When it comes to Atlas Cedarwood essential oil, this oil is very revered and utilized heavily. It is utilized so heavily, that this particular tree in Morocco that we harvest to make essential oil is about to become extinct from over farming or is it?
As a society, we've been led to believe that the only way to have great skin is to use facial washes that can be very expensive. We keep following this belief because we keep finding things that occur in relationship to our skin that make us feel as if we need to listen to popular beauty brands. So how does the oil cleansing method fit into this?
We have been a little busy as of late working on some marketing and advertising ideas, social marketing updates, product updates, and several other things. We've even been working on our Pinterest page!
Dry skin is a common complaint during this time of year. Itchy, dry, irritated, and chapped skin is not something many of us can say we welcome. I know many people have other skin conditions like eczema as well that can complicate the ever commonwinter skin blues.