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What Is A Hydrosol?
August 25, 2019

What Is A Hydrosol?

Hydrosols are the pure and natural waters that are produced during the steam distillation of plant materials such as leaves, flowers, peels, berries, wood, stems and roots. They are produced during the same distillation process that also extracts the essential oils. While hydrosols are less concentrated than their essential oil counterparts, they can offer subtle aromatherapy as well as their own therapeutic benefits.
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Natural Soap and Essential Oils
July 20, 2018

Natural Soap and Essential Oils

Essential oils are temperamental to work under any circumstance. While a natural essential oil scent blend may change a bit when combined with virgin oils in a cream, these blends are especially unpredictable when natural making cold processed soap. Why doesn't my new soap bar smell the same as the last one? After all my years of soapmaking in never ceases to amaze me just how much the actual soapmaking process changes the scent of an essential oil blend.
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Natural Fragrance Oil? . . . Really?
March 13, 2018

Natural Fragrance Oil? . . . Really?

Our love for fragrance has been around for millennia and is deeply rooted in many cultures. As more and more consumers are demanding natural skincare, companies are continuously looking for ways to meet that demand with "natural fragrances."
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How We Decide What Scents Not to Use?
March 24, 2017

How We Decide What Scents Not to Use?

We are often asked, "Why No Jasmine, Sandalwood or Apple Scents?" When we use scents (essential oils) we look at a few criteria such as the method of extraction, sustainability, cost and of course is it a pure essential oil.
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