8 Essential Oil Aroma Families

Essential oil aroma families withcollage of grapefruit, eucalyptus, rosemary, cinnamon

If you have started collecting essential oils, there may come a time when you want to experiment with making your own blends. Maybe you even want to try making your own perfume. The best way to ...

Easy Lemony Poppyseed Soap Bars

poppyseed, lemon oil, soap base

I love cold processed soap, but sometimes I don't have time to wait for soap to cure and that's when I turn to melt and pour. I know, it seems like making cake out of a box, but it's easy and allows ...

Oatmeal Honey Sugar Scrub

small bowls of honey, oatmeal, coconut sugar and a sugar scrub

Its the middle of winter. Is dry, itchy skin getting you down? Well don't let it. This easy oatmeal honey sugar scrub will leave your skin soft and touchable. Sugar scrubs are one of the easiest ...

Avocado Cold Process Soap Recipe

Avocado Oil Cold Process text over a bar of handmade soap

When I look back at my first attempts to create my own soap recipes, I am appalled by the laundry list of ingredients! Chalk that up to beginner’s excitement to throw every amazing ingredient into ...

DIY Calendula Lotion Recipe

White calendula lotion on a silicone spatula

Calendula is an awesome skin care botanical. It is anti-inflammatory, soothing, and softening.  In this recipe, we put calendula to work in a hand and body lotion. Note: This post contains ...

Guide to Natural Dental Care

photo of toothbrush and powder on gray background with text natural dental care, advice from an aromatherapist hygienist

.. a little bit concerned about what some people are doing and trying. As both a dental hygienist and an aromatherapist I’d like to help you decipher the world of natural dental care. What is the ...

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