Raw Honey Face Masks for Hydrated + Radiant skin

Need a new routine to keep your skin hydrated this winter? I don’t know about you, but  here in Ontario things have been pretty cold lately. In the past week the temperature has been hovering around -27°C in the mornings.

Needless to say, I am (as always) grateful to have essential oil diffusers adding a little bit of moisture to the air in every room of our home! This kind of cold weather is tough on the skin – dry patches, cracked and dry lips, and eczema/ psoriasis may be at an all time high. Continue reading “Raw Honey Face Masks for Hydrated + Radiant skin”

A guide to carrier oils

Let’s talk carrier oils! What are they, and why do we need them?!

A carrier oil is derived from the fatty portion of a plant – such as the seed, kernel or nut. Carrier oils are typically cold-pressed for the highest quality of oil.

While essential oils are volatile (and therefore will evaporate quickly if they are applied undiluted to the skin), carrier oils will not evaporate, and do not have a strong aroma. Continue reading “A guide to carrier oils”

5 Essential Oil Blends I Can’t Live Without + How To Make Them

Once you realize what a difference essential oils can make in your daily life, it can be hard to leave the house without a bag full of all your favourites! These roller bottle blends make it easy to use your oils throughout the day – wether you are at work, travelling, or just relaxing at home.  Continue reading “5 Essential Oil Blends I Can’t Live Without + How To Make Them”

DIY Whipped Body Butter

This has got to be the easiest DIY body butter ever!  If your in a crunch for time but need a thoughtful gift, try this recipe. All you’ll need are 2 simple ingredients, plus pure essential oils!

The key to making this body butter amazing is to really whip it well. I’ve tried making this without an electronic handheld blender, and it really didn’t turn out very well. Continue reading “DIY Whipped Body Butter”