Mist Opportunity: Diffusing without a Diffuser

  Sometimes it’s your turn on center stage, spotlight firmly shining on your smiling face. Other times it feels right to take a more subtle approach – hanging out in the orchestra pit, for instance, or in the concession stand. Ultrasonic diffusers are a “center stage” method of dispersing essential oils. These beautiful and showy electronic products usually are designed … Read More

Easy DIY Soy Candle

  When the weather turns cool and the sun drops below the horizon earlier every evening, who doesn’t love the warm ambiance of a flickering candle and the sweet natural scent of essential oils? Combining essential oils with soy candles gives them a clean, warm, nurturing scent. Soy wax is simple to work with, easy to melt, and a cinch … Read More

Warm and Welcoming Family Scents for Indoor Time

Fall is here, and you can definitely feel it. Red leaves tumble to the ground and the morning air greets you with a crisp bite. There is a transition happening at our house too. Windows that have remained (more or less) open since the middle of May get pulled resignedly closed. The black canvas cover is pulled over the grill … Read More

Wood, Citrus and Spice: The Best Scents for the Fall

It has been said that autumn is the year’s last, loveliest smile. There is certainly plenty to smile about this time of year. The intense colors on the horizon, the warm scent of apple and earth, and the cool air outside the window make you really aware of just how alive the world is … for now. Winter is on … Read More

Essential oils for Beautiful and Healthy Skin

Whether you are a diamond diva or a low-maintenance mama, investing in the health of your skin with regular care not only protects this important part of your body from the harsh effects of the environment, but keeps you looking and feeling your best. The key to resilient skin is understanding what your skin needs and treating it well. The … Read More

Keeping Skincare Simple with Essential Oils

True beauty is certainly more than skin deep – we all know that – but skin is still pretty darn important. It is literally the face that we show to the world and our barrier between it. It can convey our personality, communicate our emotions, and keep us protected from harsh environments and germs. Of course, we want to take … Read More

Pamper Your Hair Naturally with Essential Oils

Generally, you are probably a pretty nice person, right? But you aren’t very nice to your hair. If you are like most women, you’ve probably already heaped on a bit of mistreatment today … applying a detergent-based shampoo to scrub out yesterday’s hairspray, blowing it dry as you yank, twist and tease your locks to achieve the style du jour. … Read More

Helping Hair and Scalp with Remarkable Rosemary

Rosemary works great at dinnertime … who knew that it would also be a great tool for your scalp and hair? This woody, bracing, herbal-green plant is both a culinary favorite when fresh and a scalp and hair restorative in its essential oil form. It’s been used in both ways dating back centuries. Rosemary is simple to use at home, … Read More

Supporting School Kids with Protect Body Wash

The beginning of the school year holds a lot of ironies. For the last three weeks of summer vacation, for instance, you couldn’t wait for the kids to finally head back to the classroom … and then you cried when they finally went. Or how about this one … your kids spend the entire summer in great health building mud … Read More

Balanced Morning Support for the “Other” Morning People

We’ll admit it … not everyone is a morning person. But everyone has to face the day, for better or worse. For those of us who prefer the sun be solidly overhead, those crack of dawn mornings can be tough. If you have a night-owl in your home, there is essential oil support to ease them up and at ‘em. … Read More