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Essential Oils

Incorporating the Sensuality of Aromatherapy as a Daily Practice

Valerie Bennis | Posted 08.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Valerie Bennis

Sensuality and aromatherapy are the perfect synergy. Incorporating the beauty and pleasure of plant essences into daily rituals can help keep us in t...

Repair Bleached Damaged Hair With This Essential Oil

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks & Raydene Salinas | Posted 06.27.2014 | Style

Bleaching your hair can do some serious damage, but if you know how to treat it right, it could be a radiant, signature look. For fashion stylist ...

Taking a Bold Step into the Unknown

Valerie Bennis | Posted 07.13.2014 | Business
Valerie Bennis

I think it is crucial that we feel excited about our lives and inspired by the people around us. We must always be re-generating ourselves in some way to keep things alive and fresh.

Here's What You Need To Know About Tea Tree Oil

The Huffington Post | Chanel Parks | Posted 06.02.2014 | Style

It seems that an essential oil craze has been sweeping the nation. You can't even mention coconut oil without hearing how many ways women and men use ...

Did You Know That Healthy Oils Don't Stop With Olive?

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 02.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Manuel Villacorta

Try adding a variety of oils to your diet to boost health and vitality. Keep in mind not all oils are made equal and each use be used according to their cooking methods listed above. Remember, there is no one miracle oil.

The Science of Surrender

Ashley Turner | Posted 08.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Ashley Turner

My favorite definition of surrender comes from the website TinyBuddha: "Surrender is complete acceptance of what is, knowing it will all be okay, ...

Making Sense of Scent

Renata Helfman | Posted 04.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Renata Helfman

My nose became more sophisticated as I learned and experimented with different oils and notes, and now I have a few favorites that call to me depending on how I am feeling on any given day.

Holiday Travel Stress? Smell This

The Huffington Post | Simone Kitchens | Posted 12.21.2012 | Style


Holistic Help for Holiday Stress

Emilie Davidson Hoyt | Posted 02.12.2013 | Healthy Living
Emilie Davidson Hoyt

The holidays have arrived in full force, and while it's easy to get in the spirit of the season, it's just as easy to feel overwhelmed and stressed.

Tutorial: Two-Ingredient Homemade Deodorant That Works!

Organic | Posted 12.08.2012 | Healthy Living

My quest for an effective eco-friendly deodorant has been a long, expensive one. Until recently! I started playing around with making my own deodorant to save a little money, and I've finally settled on a simple recipe for homemade deodorant that works.

3 Best Essential Oils for Cleaning

Organic | Posted 10.31.2012 | Green

If you make your own cleaning products, you likely love that you can get your home sparkling clean without any dangerous chemicals, like those found in most name brand cleaning products.

Face Oils vs. Creams

Hillary Peterson | Posted 10.12.2012 | Style
Hillary Peterson

If you're looking to have healthier, younger-looking skin without exposure to chemicals, toxins or harsh treatments, consider adding face oils to your skin care routine. Yes, it turns out the skin care ingredient we've feared most of our lives can actually transform our skin.

The Great Debate: Face Oils vs. Creams

Hillary Peterson | Posted 10.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Hillary Peterson

If you're looking to have healthier, younger-looking skin without exposure to chemicals, toxins or harsh treatments, consider adding face oils to your skin care routine. Yes, it turns out the skin care ingredient we've feared most of our lives can actually transform our skin.

Use Aromatherapy To Manage Stress (Here's How)

Adora Winquist | Posted 08.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Adora Winquist

Aromatherapy is a supportive process to neutralize old patterns of trauma and dysfunctional behavior by gently clearing old emotions and mental associations and creating new positive affirmations and experiences.

Tips and Recipes for Safely Using Essential Oils

Debra Duneier | Posted 05.15.2012 | Style
Debra Duneier

Natural, essential oils are a sound choice when using fragrance, body lotions and oils. They sound luscious, they smell great, but beware! They must be used carefully, so follow these easy tips and recipes.

The Roots of Beauty: Robin Block

Karim Orange | Posted 05.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Karim Orange

Valued for thousands of years, aromatherapy is a holistic therapy that uses essential oils to improve one's health and psychological well-being. It is an art, which Robin Block has mastered.

More Than A Scent: Essential Oils Aid The Immune System

Jane G. Goldberg, Ph.D. | Posted 08.09.2011 | Healthy Living
Jane G. Goldberg, Ph.D.

If you do some research into the Royal English Archives, you'll come across an interesting little tidbit. It's a recipe for "thieves' oils." So the st...

Scintillating Bath Salts with Brigitte Mars

Brigitte Mars | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Brigitte Mars

Soaking in a warm, fragrant tub can be a sensual delight, offering time to retreat, reflect and refresh. Here is an easy way to make this more enjoyable for you and your loved ones.

Grow a Conscience: How to Garden Green

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

Whether your farm fits in a window box or spans several acres, ensure a truly green thumb with these Earth-friendly gardening gizmos.

Parenting Advice: Tapping the Power of Scents to Enhance Learning

Margaret Hyde | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Margaret Hyde

With our sense of smell's clear and immediate link to the brain, our noses can lead the way to focus and lasting memories.

Whatever Gets You Through the Night, or, Six Ways to Get to Sleep and Stay That Way!

Ellen Whitehurst | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ellen Whitehurst

First, clean up the clutter in your bedroom. All the clutter in your bedroom. Period. No ifs, ands or boxers that recently came off your butt about it.