If you want to dilute essential oils safely, you’re probably thinking ‘hey, just add a little jojoba oil and you’re good to go!’ But what if you want to use something other than a carrier oil? We all know oil and water don’t mix, and so essential oils won’t combine with non-oil-based substances unless you add a few magic ingredients to your recipes.
Certain oils gain more attention than others for a number of reasons; they’re easier to harvest, can be used in lots of different ways, or have an irresistible fragrance. But what about if you need a substitute essential oil? Or maybe you’re interested in exploring the uncommon essential oils, with unique properties.
You might be working with a smaller budget at the moment, but there’s no reason you can’t still enjoy using essential oils. That’s why we’re sharing some of our simple methods for making your essential oils go the extra mile, and preserving their quality when you store them.
Did you know, the two parts of the brain responsible for processing smells and dealing with memories are next door to each other? Many believe this is why certain fragrances remind us of distinctive childhood memories. Scents have a unique way of triggering our emotions, and this is something you can use to your advantage.
Ah, the great indoors. While you're staying at home, it’s a good opportunity to work your way through the list of things you’ve left on the backburner. Or, you can relax with films and snacks - it’s entirely up to you. But if completing that to-do list is more your style, this collection of our favourite essential oil DIYs should keep you busy. Plus, you can find most of the resources in your home or garden! Customise these recipes by using oils that help you feel calm, relaxed, or uplifted. Scent is one of our strongest senses, so now’s the time...