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  • Get Crafty: Make Your Own Soap

    17th Sep 2014

    Get Crafty: Make Your Own Soap

    Soap-making is an addictive, crafty way to pass an afternoon, but it’s also something that’s becoming increasingly important for people who want to know what is going into their skin care products. An…

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  • How to use base carrier oils

    12th Sep 2014

    How to use base carrier oils

    What are Base Carrier Oils and How to Use Them In aromatherapy and skincare, different oils are used to create different products that offer various benefits, scents and combinations. When using oil…

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  • The Magic of Rosemary Oil

    8th Sep 2014

    The Magic of Rosemary Oil

    You’ve probably heard of rosemary before – another jar in your herbs and spices or perhaps a fragrant addition to your garden. But rosemary can be much more than this! In fact, it is also a popular es…

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  • Liquid gold – What Is Jojoba Oil

    8th Sep 2014

    Liquid gold – What Is Jojoba Oil

    Jojoba oil, rather than being an actual oil, is more of a golden wax ester. The botanical extract sourced from the jojoba plant has a similar consistency to human skin oil, known as sebum, making i…

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  • What is Rosehip Oil?

    11th Jul 2014

    What is Rosehip Oil?

    Rosehip oil is a fruit oil cold-pressed from the hip of a rose. The “hip” is what is left over after a rose has been in bloom and the petals have fallen off. The oil extracted from it is rich in vitam…

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  • What is Coconut Oil?

    6th May 2014

    What is Coconut Oil?

    As the name suggests, coconut oil comes from the coconut, a seed from tropical palm trees. The oil is sourced from the dried whole coconut and is used in a wide range of skincare products, as well…

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  • What is hemp seed oil?

    14th Apr 2014

    What is hemp seed oil?

    Hemp seed oil is a carrier oil that is made from the Cannabis sativa plant’s seeds. Carrier oils are considered to be “base” oils as they are used as the foundation to an aromatherapy oil, typicall…

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