We often talk about essential oils on our blog, but this month we thought we’d dig a little deeper into fragrance oils. Though they don’t have the therapeutic value of essential oils, they come in such a fabulous range of scents, and work well with many different DIY projects!
It’s been a while since we’ve given our readers a listicle, so our team came up with their favourite tips and tricks for using essential oil and carrier oil products. Incorporating essential oils in your beauty routine is super easy, as long as you follow the golden rule of diluting them down to 5% concentration! It’s also important to consider where you’re applying essential oils. Many citrus oils, such as lemon and grapefruit have phototoxic properties, which can damage skin if you go out into the sun after using them. 1# Add a drop of rose oil to your primer...
Essential oils are often spoken about in the context of how good they are for the body and mind. We regularly champion specific herbs and flowers for improving mood, detoxifying the air, soothing aches and pains, or even healing sunburn.
Creating a romantic atmosphere is all about stimulating the senses. Scent plays a significant part in spreading romance, and essential oils have a long history in sensuality and aphrodisiac uses. This is why so many of your favourite designer perfumes contain essential oils such as rose and jasmine.
The month of January always seems to drag, and sometimes you need a little something extra to get you through the day. Some basic aromatherapy techniques might be all you need to feel refreshed. Certain scents can really lift your spirits, and it’s just a matter of testing as many as you can to find out what works for you.