Ingredient Spotlight – Myrrh

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Myrrh is one of those ingredients that is usually talked about only once a year around Christmas. But long before it was a precious gift offered to the newborn baby Jesus it was used by ancient Egyptians in skincare and embalming rituals, by the Chinese for good health, and even by ancient Greeks on the battlefield. […]

Juicy News! We’ve Added More non-GMO 100% Natural Fragrance Oils!

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Say Hello to Coconut and Friends! Consumers love the tropical smell of coconut but until now, you either had a choice of using virgin coconut oil or coconut C02– a pricey option. We’ve partnered with a world-renowned fragrance house to create five new non-GMO, vegan, and 100% natural fragrance oils to our existing line up: […]

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Easy Color-Rich Face Paints

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Feeling creative? Looking for a little color to kick off the summer? Try experimenting with Colorants and Pigments and create your own Silky-Smooth Face Paint. It’s fun to make, easy to clean up, and safe for kids and adults alike! Even if you’ve never tried to create your own colors or painted a face, you […]

Spring Flower Inspired Botanical Body Lotion Recipe

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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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Recipes using Blueberry 100% Natural Fragrance Oil

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We’re Excited about Blueberry 100% Natural Fragrance Oil   It isn’t often we bring in an ingredient that everyone loves. LOVES! Our customer service staff, our shipping and receiving team, our compounders, and the entire marketing teams went a little nuts over our Natural Fragrance Oils. If you haven’t heard yet, you can learn about […]

Recipes using Lingonberry 100% Natural Fragrance Oil

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  Creating with Lingonberry 100% Natural Fragrance Oil If you haven’t heard the great news that we are now offering 100% Natural Fragrance Oils, you’ll be in for a treat. You can read about our work with an internationally acclaimed perfume house to create our Lingonberry Natural Fragrance Oil and our Blueberry Natural Fragrance Oil. […]

Banana Hair Masque: Your DIY Summer Hair Rescue

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Banana Hair Masque: Rescue your Hair and a Banana Hair can take a real beating during summer. Sun, chlorine, salt water, and activity all take their toll. But there’s an easy answer. If you’ve got 3o minutes, we can give you a shine! One of the greatest ingredients for conditioning your hair can be found […]

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DIY Recipe: Simply Perfect Yoga Mat Spray!

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Simply Perfect Yoga Mat Spray This Yoga Mat Spray will help keep your mat clean and fresh smelling. Your feet and hands and arms and legs and nose will thank you. Unlike most recipes, we do not recommend using Alcohol, Witch Hazel, Vinegar or water & essential oils. Alcohol and Witch Hazel can dry out […]

Keep Dry: Natural Zinc Deodorant Recipe

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Natural Zinc Deodorant Recipe We’ve updated this recipe for summer 2015. This all-natural alternative to typical aluminum-based deodorants is both eco-friendly and effective at fighting body odor. It’s easy to make at home with no special equipment.   Ingredients 6 oz yellow beeswax prills 8 oz Fractionated Coconut Oil (Medium Chain Triglycerides) (Meadowfoam Oil and Jojoba oil are both good alternatives) […]

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Ask the Aromatherapist: Crafting Signature Scents by Blending Essential Oils

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Creating a unique blend to match your brand, your mood or your intended scent profile is both rewarding and fun. It’s also easier than one might think once you’ve had a little practice. I like to remind myself blending oils is a little bit science and a little bit art and a lot of personal […]