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Essential Oil Facials for Acne-Prone Skin

Despite the idea that you’re putting oil on your face to alleviate acne, it’s been shown that essential oils, combined with the right carrier oils, can truly support a reduction in breakouts. So what are the crucial combinations? A mildly astringent base oil — or one with its own antibacterial properties, as we’ll see — […]

Using Essential Oils to Alleviate Common Warts

Thanks to the Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), many of us experience one of the six most common types of warts: ‘common’ warts, plantar warts, flat warts, filiform warts, mosaic warts, and genital warts. While most warts will go away on their own, it can take years, and warts can be painful, maybe embarrassing, and definitely […]

Making Liquid Soaps with Essential Oils for Clean Hands and Clean Rivers

Liquid Soaps: Delight or Danger? Liquid soaps are a common washroom product in the United States; they’re everywhere you go. We use them continually, often without being aware of the harmful chemical compounds in them that have been identified as serious environmental and health concerns. These compounds range from simple foam boosters (e.g. cocomidopropyl betaine, […]