Essential Oil Blends for Winter

Written by: | November 14, 2016 | 3 responses

Here in the Pacific Northwest, we’re already walking through fallen leaves under wet, gray skies. Our umbrellas are out and, too, are our rain boots. The air is thick with pine and cedar, and the markets are full of red apples, pumpkins, pomegranates, walnuts, candy canes, and gingerbread people. Naturally, my mind turns to the Essential […]

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Scenting Secrets of an Aromatherapist

Written by: | October 20, 2016 | 2 responses

Using essential oils to scent your skin and body care products is the simplest way to make them your own. It’s also a great way to extend your product offerings by changing the essential oil (EO) blend in a best-selling base. For example, you can start with our Thick Hair & Body Wash and market to men by […]

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The Magic and Joy of Jasmine Absolute

Written by: | August 18, 2016 | Leave a Comment

Often called the King of Flowers, the heady scent of jasmine in the cool night air is unlike anything else in the world. Along with rose, the Queen of Flowers, and orange blossom, jasmine absolute is considered one of the very finest of scents and has enticed and delighted people from different cultures and regions […]

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Natural Fragrance Oils – Non-Essential Oil Ways to Scent

Written by: | May 24, 2016 | 6 responses

Sensational Scents without Essential Oils We are truly living in a wonderful time for natural and organic products. Consumer demand is driving innovation in creating sustainable and natural ways to attain fragrances that have been out of reach for those wishing to steer clear of harsh, synthetic chemicals. With increased demand, more time, effort, and […]

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Essential Oils — Beyond the Pleasing Aromas

Written by: | May 2, 2016 | 12 responses

Essential Oils — More than Just A Pleasing Aroma Essential Oils are fabulous. We all love them for their amazing power to uplift, calm, delight, and fascinate our spirits. We blend them together to get a unique scent profile for ourselves, and even for our pets! I love using our Pet EO Blend of Cypress, […]

Spring Flower Inspired Botanical Body Lotion Recipe

Written by: | April 1, 2016 | Leave a Comment

Spring Flowers Inspire this Botanical Body Lotion I love Spring. It is my second favorite season after Autumn. In addition to the heady scent of flowers, new grass and sunshine, I have vivid memories of my first real experience of Spring. I left the virtually season-less Los Angeles for the snowy winters in Spokane, Washington when I went […]

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100% Natural Fragrance Oil? YES!

Written by: | March 1, 2016 | 13 responses

Fragrance oils, aromatic oils or perfume oils as they are sometimes called, are usually defined as synthetically manufactured scents specifically designed to mimic a naturally occurring scent. Fragrance oils in the past were exclusively manmade, synthetic chemical reproductions of our favorite fragrances found in nature. If you read pretty much any natural product blog about […]

Extracts, Distillates, Hydrosols, and Tinctures – What are they and What’s the Difference?

Written by: | February 22, 2016 | one response

Extracts, Distillates, Hydrosols, and Tinctures are effective and fun ingredients to use in your skincare. They can add color, scent, and can even replace water to add extra beneficial attributes to your formulations, but you may be asking yourself “What exactly are extracts, hydrosols, distillates and tinctures and what’s the difference between them?” You’re not […]

Romance Aromatherapy – Get your Valentine On!

Written by: | February 2, 2016 | Leave a Comment

When thinking about love and romance, you mustn’t forget the power of Aromatherapy. Stimulating your lover’s sense of smell can add fun and excitement to your romantic life. You can set the mood by creating a romantic, relaxed and sensual atmosphere by lighting some candles, and diffusing the right blend of essential oils. Scents that […]

Chocolate: Good for You Inside and Out!

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Who doesn’t love chocolate? We all know chocolate is delicious, and it’s a known aphrodisiac making it a favorite Valentine’s Day gift, but it’s also full of calories, so we limit our indulgence (or at least try). But what if you didn’t have to limit yourself? What if you could enjoy all the chocolate you […]