Base Oils – common uses

Base Oils – common uses Almond oil – A great massage oil, does not absorb so quickly so stays on the skin so the massagist can do his work. Argan oil – Called also Moroccan oil and Moroccans as we all know, have great hair:) The vitamins in it promote health scalp and healthy hair …

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Beauty Fields – Natural Skin Lightening Soap Ingredients

Beauty Fields – Natural Skin Lightening Soap Ingredients Today, I want to explain what does natural really mean to us. So many times we see online or in shops cosmetics products that pretend to be natural. That means that they can legally advertise themselves as natural. In reality, anyone can write “natural” or even “organic” …

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Skin Lightening vs. Peeling, what is the difference?

Skin Lightening vs. Peeling, what is the difference? With every skin condition, most people will want simply to take a big eraser and “delete” it. Since our skin is not a paper they will try to delete it with a peeling. It can be scrubbing lemon all over your face or going to a beauty …

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Essential Oil Blends to warm you up this winter

Essential Oil Blends to warm you up this winter Well, I think we can definitely say it’s winter now in New Zealand. My friend got stuck in the flood on her long way from Auckland to her far north boyfriend and had to sleep at a school in Kerikeri. She will surely check the forecast …

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Gardening-with-essential-oils

Gardening with essential oils

Gardening with essential oils Insects are drawn to and repelled by certain scents, we all know fruit flies love, well, fruit, especially citruses. Also possums love citruses, especially mandarin. In most cases we will want to repel all sorts of creatures from our precious veggies and plants but sometimes we will want to attract insects …

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Essential oils safety

Many people are concerned about essential oils safety, in this post I’ll share my thoughts about this important subject. What is OK and where should you be more careful. Internal use of essential oils First and foremost, it is not recommended to swallow essential oils. Essential oils are a very concentrated liquids. High doses can …

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Easy blending of essential oils

If you want to experience new fragrances you can simply blend what you have at home. You can just experiment, worst case scenario, you won’t like the scent, it’s not the end of the world. But there are some groups of essential oils that go good together and minimize your chance of glorious failure. So …

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Aromatherapy blends for summer

Aromatherapy blends for summer

10 aromatherapy blends for summer Summer is my favourite season, especially summer in New Zealand. Citruses always go well here as well as cooling essential oils. Florals too but they go well also in winter. Here are my favourite aromatherapy blends for summer. Lemonade 3 drops Lemon 2 drops peppermint By the pool 3 drops …

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6 aromatherapy blends for Christmas

Aromatherapy blends for Christmas are an easy way to bring a festive atmosphere to your home. Did you ever wonder why those scents are associated with Christmas? Why do we eat gingerbread at Christmas? Nobody is absolutely sure. Ginger was first cultivated in China and was used, like now, as a medicinal plant. The plant …

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Which are the best essential oils for sleep? Let’s find out!

Do you really have a sleep problem? Essential oils for sleep before bedtime are a lovely treat with or without insomnia but first let’s clarify with ourselves, do we really have a sleep problem? As we age, we need less sleep. Sometimes the so-called sleep problem is just a gap between our expectation to sleep …

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