If you’ve been looking to be healthier in all areas of your life, an important aspect to evaluate is what you use to scent your home. The majority of room sprays, diffusers, plug-in fragrances and candles all use very unnatural, synthetic ingredients, a lot of which are known to be hazardous to your health. The [...]
If you’re a big fan of lavender then you will love this Lavender Aromatherapy Stick by Aura Cacia. It is made with 100% pure lavender essential oil so it smells just like the real stuff. I’ve been using it as my everyday perfume lately and I’m really loving it. Some pluses (aside from the wonderful [...]
Everyone loves a nice smelling space, but unfortunately so many of those lovely smelling air refresheners truly aren’t so lovely at all. Most air fresheners actually contain hormone-disrupting chemicals (like VOCs) and since disrupting your hormones is definitely not on a healthy agenda, I highly suggest making a switch to natural fragrances. One really easy [...]
Want a spa-like experience, but can’t even find time to make yourself a nice, hot bath? Well there’s another option! Try these shower infusers by bath by bettijo for some instant aromatherapy. Simply add one of these little wafers to your next hot shower and you’ll instantly have the scent of sweet peppermint infusing the [...]
For anyone who is into aromatherapy, here are some pretty simple and therapeutic aromatherapy mixtures from Tisserand. Each mix is geared towards a particular situation/ailment ranging from travel to dry skin!
I have a very talented and creative friend who is a fashion designer by day and cupcake genius by night/weekend! She recently made me the most unique cupcakes I have ever tasted. These little delights had lavender-infused vanilla cake with lavender, honey cream cheese icing (there were actually little pieces of edible lavender)! If you love the smell of [...]
A 2007 study conducted by the Natural Resources Defense Council found that 12 of 14 different brands of household air fresheners contained phthalates, chemicals known to disrupt hormones and cause birth defects in male genitalia in animals. Some studies have linked phthalates to developmental and reproductive problems, according to the Centers for Disease Control and [...]
Whether you’re choosing a scent for your next aromatherapy oil, beauty product or candle, here is a brief list of some scents and their associated benefits. More about aromatherapy soon! Energizing: grapefruit, sweet orange, lemon, lime, & cardamom Grounding & Calming: vetivert, sandalwood, chamomile, & pine Uplifting: bergamot, mandarin, peppermint & lemon verbena Ease tension/anxiety: rose, [...]