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DIY Natural Hair Care

It’s springtime and its finally time to let your hair down! Winter weather and bulky layers may have caused you to neglect your beautiful locks, but with warm weather in the forecast it’s time to give your hair some extra care! Simple Shampoo and Conditioner Tips If you are buying store-bought shampoo and conditioner, try…

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Essential Oils for Your Dog

    Wondering if it’s okay to use essential oils for your dog? The answer is yes—as long as you do so properly and with a few safeguards in mind. Using essential oils on animals is not really new: Rene Maurice Gattefossé, known as the father of aromatherapy, first tested essential oils on dogs and horses in…

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Make Your Own Rose Oil

    Capture the fleeting fragrance of roses by making your own rose-infused oil. As spring slips into summer, roses and their intoxicating scent are at their peak in most gardens. It’s hard not to feel wistful as the petals start to drop, so this year I decided to bottle my own rose-infused oil. I was…

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Storing Essential Oils

It’s warming up and people are asking us about storing essential oils. This topic is important because proper storage can increase your oil’s shelf life, help it retain its full therapeutic value, and keep your family safe. Properly stored essential oils can last for years (and a few such as sandalwood, vetiver, and patchouli can even improve…

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D-I-Y Aromatherapy Mother’s Day Gifts

  If you’ve got more time and love than spending money this Mother’s Day, or if your mom is the kind who appreciates homemade gifts the most, make these easy aromatherapy gifts to encourage her to pamper herself.   Hand Salve Your mother’s hands have probably washed countless dishes, changed countless diapers, and done who…

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Getting Started Using Essential Oils

Which Essential Oils Should I Start Off With? Let’s be honest–we’re all overwhelmed. We want to eat better, exercise, be the perfect parent, have a fulfilling job . . . and stay healthy.  Maybe you’ve been hearing a lot of buzz about the wonders of aromatherapy and thought you’d give it a whirl.  You do…

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Make Your Own Beard Oil

        Looking for a Father’s Day gift for your favorite man with facial hair? Thanks to the Great Beard Revival, mustache and beard products are everywhere these days. But beard oils can be expensive, with some costing more than $30 for an ounce! The good news is that you can make your…

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Mindfulness Meditation and Aromatherapy

Interested in starting a meditation practice?  Mindfulness meditation is a powerful and simple (though not necessarily easy) habit which can help you enhance your physical and emotional health. Combined with aromatherapy, this ancient practice can help you focus and concentrate, deal with stress and anxiety and even help you cope with challenging health problems.

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Aromatherapy Bath Salts

Well, the holiday season is upon us and, along with all of the cheer and fun, it can bring stress and anxiety, too. It may be the pressure to spend money, anxiety over selecting and buying the PERFECT gift (we can help you out with that!), spending time with family, or just feeling generally over-loaded.…

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