Category Archives: Carrier Oils

Using essential oils neat

When someone tells me that they’ve applied lemongrass/clove/cinnamon or any other essential oil or combination directly onto their precious skin, it’s not uncommon to see me cringe. I can’t help it – some of those oils can be damaging, and our precious skin is important to keep healthy! It’s become a reflex, just like when I hear of someone hurting themselves in any other way. I don’t like hearing when someone falls, gets burned, .

Ingredient: Olive Oil (olea europaea)

Ingredient: Olive Oil (olea europaea)
Fruit of the Gods! INCI: Olea Europaea The use of olive oil in soap is well known to be gentle on skin and especially good for sensitive skin. The different types and grades to use in soap and body products are controversial – there are some who state it does not matter and that the refined, last remnants of olive pressing are just as good as first round. And there are others that are .