Did you know, the two parts of the brain responsible for processing smells and dealing with memories are next door to each other? Many believe this is why certain fragrances remind us of distinctive childhood memories. Scents have a unique way of triggering our emotions, and this is something you can use to your advantage.
Ah, the great indoors. While you're staying at home, it’s a good opportunity to work your way through the list of things you’ve left on the backburner. Or, you can relax with films and snacks - it’s entirely up to you. But if completing that to-do list is more your style, this collection of our favourite essential oil DIYs should keep you busy. Plus, you can find most of the resources in your home or garden! Customise these recipes by using oils that help you feel calm, relaxed, or uplifted. Scent is one of our strongest senses, so now’s the time...
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.
If you’re applying essential oils topically, it’s always important to dilute them down to 2% as a general rule. One of the easiest and most effective ways to dilute and benefit from an essential oil is to blend it with a carrier oil. These plant-based oils don’t have the concentrated aroma of an essential oil, instead they act as a vessel for carrying essential oils deeper into the skin.