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DIY Recipe: How to Create a Nose & Paw Balm for Dogs

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Need to keep paws and noses moisturized and safe from icy and cold winter walks or hot summer pavement? Here’s a DIY salve for dog paws! This easy-to-make Nose & Paw Balm for Dogs is a must-have for your growing pet care line! Featuring excellent barrier butters like Candelilla Wax and Shea Butter, this unscented […]

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DIY Recipe: Pre-Poo Potty Spray

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Spray before you go: A spray to eliminate odors before using the toilet! This easy to make pre-poo potty spray eliminates bathroom odors by creating a barrier of essential oils trapping bad smells under the toilet water. Spray before you go and there’s no need to worry about unpleasant odors escaping! This spray is readily […]

DIY Chocolate Mint Body Polish Recipe

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Chocolate, mint, sugar – what’s not to love! This sugar polish is a fun way to bring the scent of fresh hot chocolate with a hint of mint to your bath. With moisturizing and decadent Cocoa Butter ideal for dry winter skin, fast absorbing and nourishing Jojoba Oil, lightly exfoliating Organic Cane Sugar, and invigorating […]

Our Top Winter Skin Products

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Winter weather is hard on the skin, forcing it to switch from wind and cold outdoor temperatures to dryness and heat indoors. Our top winter skin products are perfect for keeping skin looking healthy and happy in winter, providing extra nourishment and hydration. Essential has hundreds of products designed for all types of skin and […]

DIY Mint & Eucalyptus Bath Melt

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Ready to relax with this mint and eucalyptus essential oil bath melt? This delightful and simple recipe is solid enough to not melt in your hands, yet melts easily in a nice hot bath. The cooling sensation of menthol in concert with the hot bath water creates the perfect soothing cold/hot bath for sore muscles. […]

Recipe: Pumpkin & Squalane Hair Oil

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Pumpkin & Squalane Hair Oil Dry hair is a common complaint, and issues tend to worsen during the harsh winter weather months. Combat that dry, damaged-looking, staticky hair with this luxurious hair oil recipe! Using lightweight, shine-boosting squalane, rich and nourishing pumpkin seed oil, and luxurious rosehip seed oil, this formula can be customized to […]

What is Squalane & How to Use It

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Squalane has become incredibly popular in skin and hair care, and this lightweight oil is an excellent addition to many serums and moisturizers. What is Squalane, and What’s the Difference Between Squalane and Squalene? You’ve likely seen squalane populating ingredient lists in skin care products, or perhaps even earning the title spot on serums. It’s […]

How to Make Your Own Enfleurage (extracting scent from flowers)

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An enfleurage is a method to extract the aroma of flowers into a usable oil base. This base can be used as-is, depending on your carrier oil of choice, or mixed into a formulation in the oil phase (again depending on the carrier base used). In this recipe we recommend using Babassu Oil or Coconut […]

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How to Make a Luxurious Orange Blossom Antioxidant Mask

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This luxurious orange blossom mask is rich in antioxidants from Vitamin C and Matcha, purifies with French Green Clay, and has a rich and amazing scent from Neroli (orange blossom). Using a facial mask on a regular basis will keep your skin soft, smooth, and pampered, and this mask is no exception. Follow along with […]

How to Make an Organic Matcha Mint Toner

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USDA Certified Organic Matcha is a Japanese green tea that brings the benefits of caffeine and powerful antioxidants. Combine this amazing tea with the powerful nutrients in the Peppermint Toner, and you have the perfect, refreshing, and uplifting organic matcha mint toner for all skin types! Matcha is rich in caffeine and antioxidants, working to […]