If you've been reading my blog articles for any length of time, by now you know where I stand on essential oils. I think they are incredible extracts of nature, but at the same time need to be treated with respect. In this article you'll read about how using essential oils irresponsibly can burn you. … Continue reading What You Don’t Know About Essential Oils Can Burn You. Literally.
Carrier oils are the counterpart to essential oils. Carrier oils dilute essential oils to a safe concentration and enable them to be absorbed into the skin, where they eventually enter the bloodstream and manifest their therapeutic characteristics in the human body. Today we're going to review a blend of four carrier oils: avocado, hempseed, olive … Continue reading The Fab Four of Carrier Oil Blends
Today we're going to talk about Jojoba oil (pronounced Ho Ho Ba - makes me want to do a little dance every time I say it), which is actually a liquid wax ester, not a vegetable oil. Being a liquid wax provides a number of advantages over oils. 1) Jojoba Wax Never Goes Rancid, Unlike … Continue reading Let’s Wax Nostalgic – 5 Things to Love About Jojoba