Tag Archives: DIY Bath and Body

What is Aromatherapy?

What is Aromatherapy? Aromatherapy is the application of using plant-based oils, including essential oils and some other aroma based compounds to improve psychological or physical well-being.  Aromatherapy is generally classified as either a form of alternative medicine, or a complementary therapy, used in conjunction with massage therapy, or other conventional treatments. Historically, aromatherapy has been […]

Ten Powerful Antioxidant Essential Oils

  Ten Powerful Antioxidant Essential Oils Antioxidant Essential Oils Every day we are exposed to a barrage of harmful environmental toxins; things such as: industrial pollution, cigarette smoke, pesticides, household and commercial chemicals, and even radiation. free radical noun. : an especially reactive atom or group of atoms that has one or more unpaired electrons; especially: one that is […]

Five Essential Oils for Winter Skin Care

Winter Skin Care and Essential Oils Baby!  It’s cold outside!  Every winter when ole Jack Frost arrives, he brings plenty of cold, windy, and dry air with him. Which is bad news for our skin. Especially our faces, as it remains constantly exposed and takes the full brunt of the miserable weather. Winter months still […]

Ten Anti-Aging Essential Oils for Beautiful & Natural Skin

  Anti-Aging Essential Oils for Beautiful & Natural Skin  If we could turn back the hands of time, I’m sure many of us would try to do a better job the second go’ round, especially when it comes to our skin care. I know I’d spend a lot less time by the pool,  use more […]

Five of the Best Carrier Oils for Aromatherapy & DIY Bath and Body Recipes

Five of the Best Carrier Oils for Aromatherapy & DIY Bath and Body Recipes Carrier oils are natural oils that have been pressed and extracted from plants. Essential oils are very concentrated and therefore, aside from a few select oils, most of them are too strong to be applied full strength directly to your skin. A […]

Essential Oils Reference Chart

  Essential Oils Reference Chart There are countless essential oils and hydrosols that can be used in aromatherapy, DIY bath, body, and facial products, and for healing. Each essential oil has its own unique properties and benefits. Choosing the right oil to achieve the desired effect is important. Here is a quick reference chart to use when […]

Calendula: Natural Treatment For Ezcema, Acne, Wounds & More

How to use Calendula to naturally treat eczema,acne and other skin conditions. Calendula is a wonderful alternative and natural treatment for a variety of skin conditions, including: eczema, acne, cuts and scrapes, or even insect bites. In fact, just about any condition which results in dry, itchy, patchy, red, cracked or inflamed skin will benefit […]