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Acquire in-depth knowledge about aromatherapy, massage therapy, essential oils, natural ingredients for skin & hair care, and about soap making & candle making. Educate yourself about the numerous benefits and uses of essential oils, learn about various massage techniques, know how to avoid harmful ingredients found in commercial cosmetics, and how you can incorporate natural ingredients in your skin care routine, all through our comprehensive yet easy to follow blog articles.

  • INNOVATION IN AROMATICS : AN INTERVIEW WITH NIDHY RAMMOHAN, MANAGER OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENTINNOVATION IN AROMATICS : AN INTERVIEW WITH NIDHY RAMMOHAN, MANAGER OF RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENTMeet Nidhy Rammohan, Manager of Research and Development, through our exclusive interview. Learn more about her invaluable insights and experiences working in aromatics.
  • GLYCERIN SOAP: BENEFITS, DRAWBACKS AND TIPSGLYCERIN SOAP: BENEFITS, DRAWBACKS AND TIPSGlycerine Soap is a customizable and versatile soap base that has been a staple in soap-making for centuries for its moisturizing properties. Learn more to create your own glycerin soap bars.
  • HOW TO EXFOLIATE YOUR FACE AT HOMEHOW TO EXFOLIATE YOUR FACE AT HOMEExfoliation is a beneficial step in a skincare routine due to its ability to slough dead skin cells, supporting the natural turnover process. Discover the different types of exfoliators, and how to safely exfoliate your face at home.
  • PERFUME SCENTS IN FAVORITE FRAGRANCESPERFUME SCENTS IN FAVORITE FRAGRANCESScent has a powerful way of pulling an outfit together and leaving an impression when we walk into any room. Discover the most common scents in perfumes and fragrances, and how to replicate your favorite scents to create your own unique signature scent.
  • DIY CHRISTMAS SOAP RECIPESDIY CHRISTMAS SOAP RECIPESHandmade soaps make a charming and thoughtful gift during the holidays. Create holiday-inspired soaps using Melt & Pour Soap Bases and additives like essential oils, colorants, herbs, and butter, and find creative ways to wrap your handmade gifts.
  • DIY CHRISTMAS CANDLE GIFT IDEASDIY CHRISTMAS CANDLE GIFT IDEASThe holidays are the perfect time to light cozy and warm candles that are scented with the earthy, spicy, and sweet aromas of Christmas. Discover festive and aromatic candle recipes, as well as unique decorations that are sure to bedazzle any home.
  • NATURAL INGREDIENTS FOR WINTER SKIN CARENATURAL INGREDIENTS FOR WINTER SKIN CARECold temperatures of winter and harsh environmental elements can wreak havoc on the skin. Discover the best Carrier Oils, Essential Oils, and Raw Materials for dry winter skin, and ways to maintain beautiful and healthy-looking skin all winter long.
  • THE BEST NATURAL ALTERNATIVES FOR PETROLEUM JELLYTHE BEST NATURAL ALTERNATIVES FOR PETROLEUM JELLYDiscover the history of Petroleum Jelly, how it became a staple in households, the potential side effects, as well as natural alternatives that are gentle on the skin, the hair, and the environment.
  • PHOTOTOXICITY AND SAFETY USING ESSENTIAL OILSPHOTOTOXICITY AND SAFETY USING ESSENTIAL OILSCold-Pressed Citrus Oils contain constituents that can trigger a reaction in the skin when exposed to direct sunlight or UV rays. Discover Essential Oils that pose a risk of Phototoxicity and the safest ways to use them in the summertime.
  • SKIN AND HAIR CARE FOR HARD WATER IMPACTSKIN AND HAIR CARE FOR HARD WATER IMPACTHard water can damage your skin and hair through prolonged exposure. Discover the best Carrier Oils, Botanicals, and Natural Ingredients that can help restore lost moisture, and return the skin and the hair to a supple, elastic, and glowing state.
  • BEST NATURAL INGREDIENTS FOR HEALTHY HAIRBEST NATURAL INGREDIENTS FOR HEALTHY HAIRAs many companies shift their image and formulations to meet the demand for natural skin and hair care, it is important to know what the best natural ingredients for the hair are. Discover the best natural ingredients to achieve healthy hair and scalp!
  • BLENDING AND DILUTING ESSENTIAL OILSBLENDING AND DILUTING ESSENTIAL OILSEssential oils make wonderful additions to massage blends and cosmetic formulations, but they must be handled with care to ensure safe and comfortable use. Learn about the importance of diluting essential oils and how to do it effectively.
  • A COMPLETE GUIDE TO ESSENTIAL OILS FOR SKINA COMPLETE GUIDE TO ESSENTIAL OILS FOR SKINEssential oils are cherished in both traditional and commercial skincare due to their diverse qualities and alluring natural scents. Discover the best essential oils suited for various skin types and needs in this all-inclusive guide!
  • ESSENTIAL OILS FOR HAIRESSENTIAL OILS FOR HAIREssential oils are popular in both traditional and commercial hair care due to their nourishing properties and enticing natural scents. Discover how six popular essential oils can impact hair rejuvenation and health in different hair types. 
  • MAKING ALL-NATURAL SHAMPOOS: A BEGINNERMAKING ALL-NATURAL SHAMPOOS: A BEGINNER'S GUIDEMaking an effective all-natural shampoo requires careful consideration of raw materials and significant expertise in formulation. Discover how easy it is to create your own luxurious all-natural shampoos using our innovative Premium Shampoo Base!
  • AN EASY-TO-UNDERSTAND GUIDE TO GCMS TESTINGAN EASY-TO-UNDERSTAND GUIDE TO GCMS TESTINGGCMS testing is often said to be ‘gold standard’ in analyzing essential oils. Discover how this powerful instrumental technique works, how to read a GCMS report, and how a basic understanding of GCMS can transform your relationship with essential oils.
  • AROMATHERAPY RECIPES FOR TOTAL MIND-BODY RELAXATIONAROMATHERAPY RECIPES FOR TOTAL MIND-BODY RELAXATIONSince the 1900s, aromatherapists have made use of the enticing aromas of essential oils to improve psychological well-being. Discover how simple aromatherapy recipes can bring about a profound sense of calm and deeply relax your mind, spirit, and body.
  • EVERYTHING YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT COSMETIC GMP (GOOD MANUFACTURING PRACTICES)EVERYTHING YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT COSMETIC GMP (GOOD MANUFACTURING PRACTICES)No matter how small your cosmetic business is, GMP helps establish good quality assurance practices that lead to better business and brand confidence. Discover the fundamental principles of GMP, the regulations surrounding it, and the role of ISO 22716.
  • HOW TO MAKE DIY CREAMS & LOTIONS FOR DRY HANDSHOW TO MAKE DIY CREAMS & LOTIONS FOR DRY HANDSTopical moisturizing can provide effective relief for dry skin on hands. Discover the causes behind dry hands, the top cosmetic ingredients that can soothe dry hands, and learn how to make your own DIY hand creams and hand lotions!
  • ESSENTIAL OILS FOR HOPE, HEALING, AND HAPPINESSESSENTIAL OILS FOR HOPE, HEALING, AND HAPPINESSDuring troubling times, we may commonly experience arising feelings of confusion, fear, sadness, loneliness, and dejection. Discover how pure essential oils can help you cope with a healing mindset while inspiring a positive, spirited, relaxed mood.
  • HOW TO ACHIEVE FLAWLESS HAND HYGIENEHOW TO ACHIEVE FLAWLESS HAND HYGIENEGood hand hygiene not only supports the health and wellbeing of everyone, it also works to prevent illnesses. Discover all you need to know about having safe, clean hands and how to choose the right products for your personal regimen.
  • THE THEORY & PRACTICE OF ESSENTIAL OIL BLENDINGTHE THEORY & PRACTICE OF ESSENTIAL OIL BLENDINGBlending essential oils is a highly rewarding activity. In this in-depth guide, we cover the creative, intuitive, and reflective process of making your very own balanced, harmonious essential oil blends.
  • ESSENTIAL OIL PURITY: TRUTHS, FACTS, AND MISCONCEPTIONSESSENTIAL OIL PURITY: TRUTHS, FACTS, AND MISCONCEPTIONSWhat exactly is a ‘pure’ essential oil? Can we reliably identify essential oil adulterations? In this article, we attempt to clarify these common concerns and also clear the air of some of the most widely-held myths regarding essential oil purity.
  • DIY MAKEUP REMOVER RECIPES WITH NATURAL MOISTURIZERSDIY MAKEUP REMOVER RECIPES WITH NATURAL MOISTURIZERSDiscover NDA’s mild yet effective natural moisturizers for all skin types as well as simple DIY recipes that incorporate them for gentler, faster, and more affordable makeup removal that produces safer and healthier results.
  • HOW TO STORE ESSENTIAL OILS TO MAXIMIZE OIL LIFEHOW TO STORE ESSENTIAL OILS TO MAXIMIZE OIL LIFEAn Essential Oil’s shelf life fluctuates significantly depending on various factors, including the way in which the user bottles, stores, and handles the oil. Discover how to properly care for Essential Oils in order to benefit from their optimal quality!
  • TOP 10 BENEFITS OF NATURAL SHAMPOOS AND CONDITIONERSTOP 10 BENEFITS OF NATURAL SHAMPOOS AND CONDITIONERSWhat does it mean when shampoo and conditioner bases are “natural?” What are the main benefits of using natural shampoo and natural conditioner bases? Discover the answers to these and other FAQs!
  • ALL ABOUT FAIR TRADEALL ABOUT FAIR TRADEThe Fair Trade movement facilitates better trading conditions, sustainable farming, and various other improvements in the underprivileged communities of developing countries. Learn more about the protective implications of the Fair Trade product label.
  • ALL ABOUT ORGANICSALL ABOUT ORGANICSWhat makes a product "organic?" Learn about the farming ethics and processes involved in organic farming and about the rules that companies must follow before they are permitted to label and market their products as "organic."
  • A COMPLETE GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING THE SDSA COMPLETE GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING THE SDSLearn how to read about a material or chemical products' properties and cautions associated with it.
  • SAFE BEAUTY: COSMETIC INGREDIENTS TO AVOIDSAFE BEAUTY: COSMETIC INGREDIENTS TO AVOIDLearn which potentially harmful ingredients are found in commercial cosmetics and how to avoid them.
  • AROMATHERAPY MASSAGE – BENEFITS, TECHNIQUES & SAFETY TIPSAROMATHERAPY MASSAGE – BENEFITS, TECHNIQUES & SAFETY TIPSThis massage method incorporates essential oils to help relieve medical conditions or to preserve wellness.
  • UNTAPPING THE POWER OF NATURE: ESSENTIAL OIL EXTRACTION METHODSUNTAPPING THE POWER OF NATURE: ESSENTIAL OIL EXTRACTION METHODSEver wonder how essential oils are made? Find out how essential oils are actually extracted from plant materials.
  • A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO SOAP-MAKING FOR BEGINNERSA STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO SOAP-MAKING FOR BEGINNERSMelt and Pour soap allows for countless variations of artistic effects that can be achieved with additives!
  • HOW TO MAKE CANDLES: THE ULTIMATE BEGINNERHOW TO MAKE CANDLES: THE ULTIMATE BEGINNER'S GUIDECandles that are less harmful to health than those in stores can now be created for a fraction of retail prices!
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