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Understanding Carrier Oils

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Everywhere you look, responsible essential oil companies and aromatherapists tell you to always use a carrier oil with your essential oils when applying topically. Why? Essential oils are very powerful. They are highly concentrated essences distilled from specific herbs, fruits, resins, trees, and plants. As such, they can be really Read More »

Aromatherapy Skin Care: All-Over Body Care

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In previous articles on Aromatherapy Skin Care, I covered treatments for the face. We all focus on that the most because our faces get the most exposure the weather, environmental pollutants, central heating, and other harmful elements. Not to mention the fact that our face is the first thing others see of us. But since we know the skin is ... Read More »

Aromatherapy Skin Care: Acne and Other Breakouts

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The bane of all existence, especially for teenagers! Acne often makes you feel self-conscious, especially when you have a large outbreak. As part of our Aromatherapy Skin Care series, let’s talk about acne. While pimples, blackheads, whiteheads, and cysts do occur in dry skin, they are much more common in oily and combination skin. In general, acne is caused by hormones. ... Read More »

Aromatherapy Skin Care: Combination Skin

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As part of our Aromatherapy Skin Care articles, Combination skin is the next in the series on using essential oils to take care of your skin.. Combination skin is the most common of all skin types. Skin is oily in the T-zone — across forehead and down the nose and chin — and dry everywhere else. The oily parts need more cleansing ... Read More »

Aromatherapy Skin Care: Dry Skin

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People usually have either oily or dry skin. The key is to clean and moisturize your skin so you can achieve normal skin. As part of our Aromatherapy Skin Care series, this is the section on using essential oils to treat dry skin. We have published articles on Oily Skin and Combination Skin. Other articles are on normal, and mature skin ... Read More »

Aromatherapy Skin Care: Oily Skin

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We all love how essential oils make us feel. And using them on our skin, particularly our face, makes us feel so much better than when we use commercial products. There are a variety of ways to use essential oils in skin care and this article is part of our series on Aromatherapy Skin Care. We have also published articles on ... Read More »

Neroli Oil, Some Uses

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Named after the princess of Nerola in Italy, who wore it as a perfume, Neroli oil (Citrus aurantium) comes from the flower of the bitter orange tree. The same tree that produces Petitgrain Bigrade oil. Neroli oil has a light, floral scent that has a slight tone of citrus. It’s quite lovely. Aromatic influences: Gentle, nurturing, comforting. Helps lessen deep-seated insecurities. ... Read More »

Aromatherapy Skin Care: Rosacea

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Rosacea is a difficult skin condition to have to deal with. It is a chronic skin condition that makes your face turn red and may cause swelling and skin sores that look like acne. Rosacea is a harmless condition, but it may cause you to be self-conscious or embarrassed. The cause is not known. You may be more likely to have this ... Read More »