7 Spring Cleaning Essential Oil Hacks to Make Your Home Sparkle

spring cleaning with essential oils

Do you know what kind of chemicals are in that household cleaner sitting under your sink? No, really—that’s not a rhetorical question. Do you know? I’m going to be honest with you. I don’t know what sodium dodecylbenzene sulfonate is, but it’s in most cleaning products (really). I don’t know what 2-hexoxyethanol is either, and …


What to Look For When Buying Essential Oils

What to look for when buying essential oils

Have you been wanting to start or expand your essential oil collection, only to be overwhelmed by all of the different products on the market? You’re not alone: this is probably one of the biggest problems faced by novice and even intermediate essential oil users. In this post, I’d like to explore what to look …


The Most Passionate Essential Oils for Valentine’s Day (Plus SECRET BONUS!)

essential oils for valentine's day

It’s almost February 14th, so you know what that means… Romance is in the air and Valentine’s Day is almost here! Or maybe it’s just the perfect time to treat yourself to a nice day. Whatever your plans are this year, I’d like to share with you some of my favorite essential oils for romance, …


Why You Shouldn’t Throw Away Empty Essential Oil Bottles & How to Reuse Them

why you shouldn't throw away essential oil bottles and how to reuse them

You don’t throw away your empty essential oil bottles, do you? Whenever I can, I always try to clean and reuse my glass essential oil bottles. While I’ve been lovingly accused of being a packrat from time to time, I prefer to think of myself as “creative” and “environmentally conscious.” I think the biggest reason …


It’s That Season Again… Support Your Immune System With These Essential Oils

Support your immune system with essential oils

Are you as paranoid as I am to touch public doorknobs this time of year? Are you constantly reminding your kids to wash their hands? Same here. It’s that season again, and according to experts, it’s already one heck of a doozy… Essential oils should be at the forefront of your family’s defenses this season. …


This Essential Oil Home Spa Day Will Make You Cry Tears of Joy

essential oil spa day

Essential oils and their many benefits have been a cornerstone of high-end spas for years. By “high-end” I of course mean “wildly overpriced.” While I believe that everyone should splurge on an expensive spa day at least once in their life, the fact of the matter is that you can replicate the experience with surprisingly …


Winter Odor-Busting Essential Oil Recipes

essential oils for odors

Winter is one of my favorite times of year. I’m not real big on the heat, so stepping outside into the crisp, clean air with a big comfy jacket on just feels great. The season is not, however, without its shortcomings. Icy roads. Getting dark outside way too early. The absurdity that is taking 30 …


Step-by-Step Guide to Using Essential Oils to Beat Sugar Cravings

beat sugar cravings with essential oils

With the holidays behind us, it’s time to start thinking about getting back to a healthy eating routine. Unless, of course, you’re one of those people who manages to decline all of the delicious (yet terrible for you) foods that tend to get passed around during the holidays… I’m just going to go ahead and …

Must-Know Holiday Travel Tips for Essential Oil Users

traveling with essential oils

Traveling for the holidays can be a stressful affair if you’re not prepared. As with almost everything, essential oils can make the process that much easier. Instead of rushing everything at the last minute (don’t worry, we’ve all done it), put some thought into your travel plans this year before you set off for the …

Shopping for an Essential Oil Lover: Top 5 Christmas Gifts

top 5 christmas gifts for essential oil users

Shopping for an essential oil lover can be a difficult task—even if you’re one yourself! Those of us who really get into oils tend to quickly accumulate a great collection of essential oils and accessories. That’s definitely not a bad thing, but it can make it tough for someone to pick out a gift that …