I need a bit of chemistry to explain this, so bear with me. The main difference between carrier oils and essential oils is: essential oils disappear fast, in a matter of hours. Carrier oils do not. Why does that happen? Well, essential oils mostly contain small, light, volatile, organic molecules... Molecules like limonene, linalool, and
Doing a patch test is a must when it comes to using essential oils and carrier oils. Here's my reason why: I must admit I was a terrible test-before-you-buy purchaser. I wasn't good at testing-before-you-lather-all-over-your-face either. That's why my friends would always ask me why my face was so red all the time. It hadn't
Looking for a list of essential oils? Here's mine. My list essential oils has about eighty of the more popular oils on the market. Check them out and let me know if I have left out any of your favorite oils. I have also added their botanical names too. These names are important when buying
If you are looking for a good carrier oils list, you have certainly come to the right place. I've got over 25 of them listed out below. Carrier Oils List Apricot kernel (Prunus armeniaca) Avocado (Persea americana) Argan (Argania spinosa) Black currant seed (Ribes nigrum) Borage (Borago officinalis) Calendula (Calendula officinalis) Carrot seed (Daucus
All newbies to essential oils ask the question: what are essential oils? I like to answer this question with an example: If you take a lemon and scratch its skin, you will see tiny droplets oozing out of the scratch. When you smell it, that so familiar lemony, fresh scent hits you.