Dermatologists diagnose sensitive skin by the presence of “pustules, skin bumps, or skin erosion.”1 Sensitive skin can also be defined as “very dry skin which doesn’t protect the nerve endings in the skin” and “a tendency towards blushing and skin flushing.” People have a genetic predisposition to sensitive skin, which is often accompanied by asthma […]
Citrus essential oils are often referred to as “The Happy Oils”. They are also called “The Golden Apples of the Sun” while they “give off the odor of angels”1. Want to increase customer spending in your shop? Diffuse sweet orange, bergamot, lime, lemon, grapefruit or a mixture to your liking. Want to add a sparkle […]
Hydrosols are also known as floral waters or hydrolats and are produced through distillation of essential oils. In a steam distillation method, the hydrosol is released (the water of the plant) and the essential oil floats on top and is siphoned off. Some producers create hydrosols for their own unique benefits bi-passing the essential oils. […]
Balm of Gilead (Populous balsamifera) oil is an analgesic, anti-microbial, skin regenerator and cytophalactic. This resin is an ingredient in cough syrups and first-aid salves, used to heal small wounds, cuts, and scrapes.