We were inspired by our range of carrier oils, named because they can be used to ‘carry’ more potent essential oils through the skin barrier during massage. Obtained by cold pressing various nuts, seeds, and fruits, carrier oils contain so many of the natural fatty acids needed to maintain healthy skin. A natural source of antioxidants, they help to trap free radicals (think pollution and sun damage), and provide key vitamins A, D and E. Most importantly, they can carry nutrients deep under the skin, because their composition is so similar to our natural oils.
Picking the right extraction method for obtaining an essential oil is, well, essential. And since the method of extraction greatly impacts the quality of the oil produced, it's important to understand how the oils you purchase are processed.
Over the last few years, you may have found it a little harder to obtain certain essential oils. Suddenly you’re paying double the price for the same oil, and that’s if it’s even in stock. So why has this happened?
Now the sun is shining, you might find the needs of your hair and skin are changing too. Out with the heavier, winter consistencies, and in with lighter moisturisers, sheer finishes, and glowy formulas. If you’d rather avoid buying a whole new beauty cabinet of products, read our tips below for some homemade inspiration.
Knowing what products to use on your face can be tricky. But it’s much easier when you understand your skin type. In this month’s blog post, we’ll look at the best essential oils, carrier oils, and other products for dry, oily, and combination skin.