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Cajeput tree near a body of water.

5 min read / 27 January 2022 / Laura Garvin Gomez

Benefits and Uses of Cajeput Oil

Cajeput essential oil can protect our health, relieve pain, and clear blocked airways.

Zoomed in image of Cade plant.

5 min read / 28 January 2022 / Laura Garvin Gomez

Benefits and Uses of Cade Oil

Potent cade oil is a useful anti-inflammatory and has powerful cleaning abilities.

West Indian Sandalwood shavings.

6 min read / 28 January 2022 / Laura Garvin Gomez

Benefits and Uses of Amyris Oil

Amyris essential oil can grant us younger skin and a more peaceful state of mind.

Pile of star anise.

6 min read / 3 February 2022 / Laura Garvin Gomez

Benefits and Uses of Aniseed Oil

Liquorice-scented aniseed is uplifting and has powerful soothing and healing abilities.

Tarragon Plant close up

6 min read / 3 February 2022 / Laura Garvin Gomez

Benefits and Uses of Tarragon Oil

Tarragon is associated with the goddess Artemis for its protective qualities.

Gurjun leaves on a tree.

5 min read / 3 February 2022 / Laura Garvin Gomez

Benefits and Uses of Gurjun Oil

Ancient gurjun can help to relieve congestion and warm us in the cold weather.

Dill leaves.

6 min read / 3 February 2022 / Laura Garvin Gomez

Benefits and Uses of Dill Seed Oil

Derived from the Norse word meaning 'to lull', dill seed is calming and stress-relieving.

Three fennel plants lined up.

5 min read / 3 February 2022 / Laura Garvin Gomez

Benefits and Uses of Fennel Seed Oil

Linked to longevity, fennel seed can help to protect our health and heal our wounds.

Zoomed in piocture of the lemon tea tree plant.

6 min read / 3 February 2022 / Laura Garvin Gomez

Benefits and Uses of Lemon Tea Tree Oil

Cleansing and freshening lemon tea tree is native to Australia and New Zealand.

Benefits and Uses of Rose Geranium Oil

5 min read / 3 October 2022 / Laura Garvin Gomez

Benefits and Uses of Rose Geranium Oil

A floral alternative to popular geranium, this oil is renowned for its gentle, fragrant qualities.  

Dog on a lead in a forest

6 min read / 14 May 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

Is Lemongrass Oil Safe for Dogs?

Exploring the Benefits and Risks: Unveiling the Truth about Lemongrass Oil and Canine Safety.

Woman crafting candles at home.

6 min read / 4 June 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

How to Start a Candle-Making Business at Home

Starting any kind of business can be tough without direction. This quick-fire guide will run through all the basics you'll need to know before getting started.

Square wax melt with some cinnamon shavings sprinkled in

4 min read / 5 June 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

How Long Do Wax Melts Last?

Discover the secrets behind the longevity of wax melts and elevate your scented experience with expert insights in our captivating exploration.

Two white pillar candles on a table with incense and a brush.

5 min read / 7 June 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

How to Make Pillar Candles

Learn how to make elegant-looking pillar candles for your home with this easy, step-by-step recipe.

Lit candle in a clear glass jar placed on some towels with a small plant in the background

5 min read / 15 June 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

How to Make Candles at Home

Discover the art of candle making from the comfort of your own home with our step-by-step guide.

Three textured candles with varying ridges

4 min read / 20 June 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

How to Make Candle Moulds at Home

Discover the secrets of crafting homemade candle moulds with our expert guide.

Candle in a pot surrounded by botanicals

5 min read / 21 June 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

How to Make a Candle Burn Easily

Master the art of effortless candle burning with our expert tips and tricks.

4 candles in a row with wooden wicks and ceramic containers

5 min read / 22 June 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

How to Make Candles Last Longer

Discover expert tips and tricks to extend the burn time of your candles and create a more lasting ambiance.

Small lit candle sat on a shelf

5 min read / 23 June 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

How to Make Candles From Old Candles

Learn the art of candle recycling and create new candles from your old ones with our step-by-step guide.

Bowl of square wax melts with an assortment of botanicals sprinkled in

9 min read / 27 June 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

How to Start a Wax Melt Business

Unleash your entrepreneurial spirit and learn the process of launching a profitable wax melt business from scratch.

Small pile of wax melts with dried lavender sprinkled on the top

5 min read / 28 June 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

How to Make Wax Melts to Sell

Master the art of crafting and selling irresistible wax melts with our expert guide to create high-quality, in-demand products that will captivate customers and boost your business.

Rows of gel wax melts

5 min read / 29 June 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

How to Make Gel Wax Melts

Master the art of crafting mesmerising gel wax melts with our expert guide.

Circular soy wax melts with dried lavender sprinkled on the tops

4 min read / 30 June 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

How to Make Soy Wax Melts

Discover the art of crafting homemade soy wax melts and fill your space with captivating aromas using our expert tips and easy-to-follow tutorials.

Soy Wax Flakes in a wooden spoon and around it

4 min read / 4 July 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

Benefits Of Using Soy Wax for Candles & Wax Melts

Uncover the advantages of choosing soy wax for your candles and wax melts in our informative blog.

Rows of wax melts with various botanicals sprinkled on the tops of them

5 min read / 5 July 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

What is the Best Wax for Wax Melts?

Uncover the ideal wax for your wax melts in our expert guide to enhance your fragrance experience.

Spray bottle of lemon oil cleaning mixture with a jar of lemon rinds in the background and some lemons scattered around

4 min read / 6 July 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

How to Use Lemon Essential Oil for Cleaning

Unleash the cleaning potential of lemon oil with our expert tips and tricks. Learn how to effectively use lemon oil for a fresh and sparkling clean home.

Woman pouring candle wax into three candle jars

6 min read / 7 July 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

What is the Best Wax for Candles?

Uncover the ideal wax for your candle creations with our expert advice and top recommendations.

Close up of an amber glass bottle being filled

4 min read / 8 July 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

Are Essential Oils Safe? Our Essential Oils Safety Guide

Discover the essential oils safety guide you need to make informed choices for a worry-free aromatherapy experience.

Womans hand adjusting a reed diffuser. The diffuser is placed on a couple of books next to a window with sunshine coming through

5 min read / 11 July 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

How to Use a Reed Diffuser

Master the art of using a reed diffuser to create a blissful and fragrant ambiance in your home.

Hand reaching for a reed diffuser on a wooden circular table

4 min read / 12 July 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

How do Reed Diffusers Work?

Unlock the mystery behind reed diffusers as we explore the science and mechanics behind their captivating scent dispersion.

Ginger cat with its eyes closed and sat on a wooden floor

4 min read / 13 July 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

Coconut Oil for Cats: Is It a Good for Them?

Exploring the potential benefits and risks of using coconut oil for cats' health.

Blurred leafy green background with an amber glass bottle in focus at the forefront with a dropper, dropping oil into the bottle

5 min read / 14 July 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

Can You Use Vitamin E Oil for Scars?

Uncover the truth about using Vitamin E oil for scars and explore its potential benefits for scar healing.

white diffuser next to a potted plant

5 min read / 18 July 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

Essential Oil Diffuser Benefits for Health and Wellbeing

Explore the transformative effects of using essential oils in diffusers on your health and overall well-being.

Many opened coconuts on a light brown background

5 min read / 21 July 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

What Is Fractionated Coconut Oil?

Explore the wonders of Fractionated Coconut Oil and learn about its uses and benefits for beauty and wellness.

Assortment of slices of citrus fruits including limes, grapefruit, orange and lemon

5 min read / 22 July 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

A Guide to Citrus Essential Oils: Uses and Benefits

Discover the endless possibilities of Citrus Essential Oils, and harness their uplifting aromas and powerful benefits for a healthier and happier you.

Two yellow candles with the wicks tied up to keep them straight

4 min read / 25 July 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

How to Choose the Right Wick for Your Candles

Learn the art of selecting the ideal wick for your candles and achieve a perfect, even burn

Small spray bottle misting a room

6 min read / 26 July 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

How to Make Scented Room Spray

Master the art of creating enchanting room sprays at home with our step-by-step guide. Elevate your space with delightful, personalised scents.

Ginger dog in a lavender field

5 min read / 27 July 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

Is Lavender Oil Safe for Dogs?

Explore the safety of Lavender Oil for dogs in our informative blog. Gain valuable insights and responsible guidance for your beloved pet's well-being.

How to Store Essential Oils

4 min read / 28 July 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

How to Store Essential Oils

Learn the best techniques for proper essential oil storage in our comprehensive blog guide.

Person holding a box of fragrance oil bottles

4 min read / 29 July 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

How to Store Fragrance Oils

Learn the best practices for storing fragrance oils in our helpful guide.

Hand holding a 250ml bottle of our lavender oil for hair and skin against a white background

6 min read / 1 August 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

Benefits of Lavender Oil for Hair

Unveiling the hair-nourishing secrets of Lavender Oil - a natural elixir for healthy, luscious locks!

Wooden plate containing a glass jar of jojoba oil, with a small bowl of parts of the jojoba plant

5 min read / 2 August 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

Jojoba Oil for Hair: Benefits and How to Use

Unlock the secrets of Jojoba Oil for hair - Discover its benefits and learn how to use it effectively in our blog!

Citronella stems with a small glass of citronella oil next to them

5 min read / 3 August 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

How to Use Citronella Oil for Rats

Learn the best ways to utilise Citronella Oil for rat control and create a rodent-free environment effortlessly.

Vibrant cypress plant with bright green leaves

5 min read / 8 August 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

What is the Best Substitute for Cypress Essential Oil?

Explore top alternatives to Cypress Essential Oil and find the perfect replacement for your aromatherapy needs.

Rosewood Essential Oil Benefits For Skin

4 min read / 9 August 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

Rosewood Essential Oil Benefits For Skin

Unveil the skin-transforming potential of Rosewood Essential Oil.

Happy white dog sitting on a green chair

5 min read / 10 August 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

Is Peppermint Oil Safe for Dogs?

Delve into the safety of using peppermint oil for dogs: expert insights, benefits, and precautions.

Jojoba Beans surrounding a small amber glass vial filled with jojoba oil

5 min read / 11 August 2023 / yasmin sharp

Benefits of Jojoba Oil for Nails

Explore how jojoba oil transforms your nails with its nourishing properties, enhancing strength, hydration, and beauty naturally.

Ylang ylang flowers in amongst ylang leaves and branches

5 min read / 15 August 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

Ylang Ylang Essential Oil Benefits For Skin

Unveil the transformative effects of Ylang Ylang essential oil on your skin's vitality and radiance.

Close up of two vibrant yellow ylang ylang flowers on their branch

5 min read / 16 August 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

What Essential Oil Blends Well With Ylang Ylang?

Discover harmonious essential oils that blend well with Ylang Ylang.

Small clear corked glass vial with lavender oil within. Placed next to some lavender flowers

5 min read / 18 August 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

How to Use Lavender Oil for Burns

Explore the therapeutic uses of lavender oil for treating burns with our comprehensive guide.

Amber Glass Bottle with Peppermint Leaves Around it

7 min read / 19 August 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

How to Use Peppermint Oil for Bloating

Discover effective ways to relieve bloating using peppermint oil.

Woman using a dropper to drop diluted rosemary oil onto her skin

4 min read / 22 August 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

Benefits of Rosemary Oil for Skin

Explore the transformative effects of rosemary oil, as we delve into its myriad benefits for achieving radiant and healthy skin.

Birds eye view of an amber glass bottle with dried lavender scattered around it

5 min read / 23 August 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

How to Use Lavender Oil for Spiders

Learn the art of spider control using lavender oil with our expert tips and methods.

A woman holding her pregnant belly

7 min read / 25 August 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

Is Lavender Essential Oil Safe During Pregnancy?

Unveil the facts about the safety of lavender essential oil during pregnancy in our informative blog.

Someone applying jojoba oil with a dropper to their skin

9 min read / 26 August 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

Does Jojoba Oil Clog Pores?

Uncover the relationship between jojoba oil and pore health in our blog's clarifying exploration.

Rosemary branches

6 min read / 30 August 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

How to Use Rosemary Oil For Dandruff

Uncover the secrets of using rosemary oil to tackle dandruff head-on.

Small clear vial of very light turmeric oil next to chopped up turmeric roots

5 min read / 31 August 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

How to Use Turmeric Essential Oil for Pain Relief & Inflammation

Discover the power of turmeric essential oil in easing pain and inflammation.

Chopped lemons behind three amber glass bottles filled with lemon oil

5 min read / 1 September 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

How To Use Lemon Essential Oil for Sleep

Unlock peaceful nights with our guide on using Lemon Essential Oil to enhance your sleep routine.

Pregnant lady standing by the sink in her kitchen

8 min read / 6 September 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

Is Rosemary Oil Safe During Pregnancy?

Exploring the Safety of Rosemary Oil for Expectant Mothers: A Comprehensive Guide.

Woman applying oils to her neckline

5 min read / 8 September 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

Cypress Essential Oil Benefits For Skin

Explore the skin-nourishing advantages of Cypress Essential Oil in our blog.

Fly sat on a leaf

6 min read / 9 September 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

Peppermint Oil for Flies

Learn how peppermint oil can help you say goodbye to flies naturally.

Woman relaxing in the bath with her hair hanging out of the bath

4 min read / 11 September 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

The Benefits of Lavender Oil for Baths

Explore the soothing benefits of lavender oil baths.

Person dropping oil out of an amber glass bottle into their palm

6 min read / 12 September 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

Peppermint Oil Benefits for Skin

Discover the wonders of peppermint oil for your skin.

Overlapping sprigs of rosemary

5 min read / 14 September 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

How to Use Rosemary Oil to Improve Memory

Unlock the secrets of memory improvement with rosemary oil.

Man applying oil from a pipette onto his beard

9 min read / 15 September 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

Peppermint Oil for Beard Growth

Discover the grooming secrets of peppermint oil and its remarkable benefits for enhancing your beard's growth and health.

Woman getting a shoulder massage

5 min read / 17 September 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

How to Use Grapeseed Oil for Massage Therapy

Explore the therapeutic benefits of grapeseed oil in enhancing your massage sessions for ultimate relaxation and well-being.

Woman with red cheeks and blue eyes looking into the camera

4 min read / 18 September 2023 / Laura Garvin Gomez

Jojoba Oil for Rosacea - How to Use It

Harness the power of jojoba oil to soothe and manage rosacea.

Man applying repellent spray to his arm. He's wearing an orange t shirt and the background shows a blurred pathway surrounded with grass and probably trees.

5 min read / 20 September 2023 / yasmin sharp

Citronella Oil as Mosquito Repellent: What You Need to Know

Explore the effectiveness and benefits of citronella oil as a natural mosquito repellent.

Zoomed in picture of the oregano plant.

9 min read / 20 September 2023 / yasmin sharp

10 Benefits and Uses of Oregano Oil

Discover the incredible versatility and health benefits of oregano oil.

50ml Amber Glass Bottle of Citronella Essential Oil balanced sideways on the back of a hand

4 min read / 21 September 2023 / yasmin sharp

Using Citronella Oil as a Cat Repellent

Learn how Citronella Oil can help you keep cats away from your garden and home.

10ml Amber Glass Bottle of Nikura Peppermint Piperita Essential Oil

7 min read / 23 September 2023 / yasmin sharp

How to Dilute Peppermint Oil

Learn the essential steps to safely dilute peppermint oil.

Clear glass vial of lemon essential oil placed on a wooden chopping board with whole lemons and their leaves around it

7 min read / 25 September 2023 / yasmin sharp

Lemon Essential Oil Benefits for Skin

Unlock the beauty-enhancing power of Lemon Essential Oil for your skin.

Woman itching back

5 min read / 27 September 2023 / yasmin sharp

How to Use Jojoba Oil for Eczema

Discover how to effectively use Jojoba Oil to relieve eczema and nurture your skin.

Assortment of 10ml Nikura essential oil bottles

7 min read / 29 September 2023 / yasmin sharp

What is a CPSR?

Discover the key aspects of a CPSR (Cosmetic Product Safety Report) in our blog, shedding light on its crucial role in cosmetic safety.

Close up of a purple bath bomb with lavender sprinkled into the top of it

7 min read / 1 October 2023 / yasmin sharp

How to Make Bath Bombs at Home

Learn the secrets to crafting perfect bath bombs.

Do Bath Bombs Expire and How Long Do They Last?

7 min read / 3 October 2023 / yasmin sharp

Do Bath Bombs Expire and How Long Do They Last?

Unlock the secrets of bath bomb longevity.

Frankincense; hardened gum-like material (resin) that comes from the trunk of the Boswellia tree

9 min read / 5 October 2023 / yasmin sharp

10 Benefits and Uses of Frankincense Oil

Boost your mood and your immune system with this ancient incense. 

Woman applying a CLP label to the bottom of a candle

7 min read / 5 October 2023 / yasmin sharp

How to Make a CLP Label

Master the art of crafting CLP labels for your business with our informative guide.

10ml Amber Glass Bottle with some dried clove buds sprinkled near the base of the bottle

10 min read / 6 October 2023 / yasmin sharp

10 Benefits and Uses of Clove Oil

Clove oil has great benefits for gut and oral health, and can fight against infection.

Woman pouring melted candle wax into a clear glass candle jar with a wooden wick

5 min read / 7 October 2023 / yasmin sharp

CLP Compliant Label: A Complete Guide

Master CLP Compliant Labels for non-cosmetic crafting with our complete guide.

Woman looking to the side with various equipment for making candles on a wooden table. Just above her head is a dangling plant

7 min read / 9 October 2023 / yasmin sharp

Buying Wholesale Essential Oils for Your Small Business: A Complete Guide

Discover the essential steps to sourcing wholesale essential oils for your small business.

Two made candles one without the wick cut yet with some candle making stuff around them

4 min read / 11 October 2023 / yasmin sharp

CLP Label Size Requirements: A Complete Guide

Navigate CLP label size rules for non-cosmetic aromatherapy products.

Ginger root part sliced up on a wooden table next to a small clear vial of ginger oil

10 min read / 16 October 2023 / yasmin sharp

10 Benefits and Uses of Ginger Oil

Warming ginger has a vast range of medicinal benefits, and can even act as an aphrodisiac.

Three amber glass bottles with patchouli oil next to patchouli leaves

8 min read / 17 October 2023 / yasmin sharp

10 Benefits and Uses of Patchouli Oil

The sweet, musky scent of patchouli can deter pests and balance mood for a clearer outlook.

Woman pouring melted wax into a clear glass candle container with a wooden wick in it

4 min read / 18 October 2023 / yasmin sharp

CLP Labels for Diffusers and Fragrance Oils

Explore the importance of CLP labels in the world of diffusers and fragrance oils.

Rows of home made soap bars with wrappers around them ready to sell

5 min read / 20 October 2023 / yasmin sharp

How do I Sell Wholesale and White Label Soap?

Discover the insider secrets to successfully selling wholesale and white label soap.

Four soap bars with different patterns on them. A blanket is in the background.

8 min read / 24 October 2023 / yasmin sharp

A Full Guide on How to Start a Soap Business

Discover the essential steps and insider tips for launching your own successful soap business with our comprehensive guide.

Amber glass bottle with a clear glass dropper dropping oil into the bottle. Background is blurred greenery.

6 min read / 26 October 2023 / yasmin sharp

10 Benefits of Vitamin E Oil

Explore the incredible advantages of Vitamin E oil for your skin, hair, and overall health.

Lemongrass plant taken from a birds eye view.

8 min read / 27 October 2023 / yasmin sharp

10 Benefits and Uses of Lemongrass Oil

With citrus and herbal qualities, lemongrass has both cleaning and relaxing properties.

Dropping oil onto a hand

8 min read / 28 October 2023 / yasmin sharp

7 Best Essential Oils for Inflammation

Explore the natural healing power of essential oils with our guide to the 7 best choices for soothing inflammation.

Woman peeling a label off of a sheet of clp labels with a candle placed next to it

7 min read / 30 October 2023 / yasmin sharp

What is a CLP Label?

Explore the world of CLP Labels: What they are and why they matter.

Small vial of garlic oil in front of many bulbs of garlic

9 min read / 31 October 2023 / yasmin sharp

10 Benefits and Uses of Garlic Oil

Explore the versatile world of garlic oil as we dive into 10 remarkable benefits and practical uses.

Field of lavender with lots of green and purple

4 min read / 1 November 2023 / yasmin sharp

Lavandin vs Lavender: What's the Difference?

Explore the subtle distinctions between lavandin and lavender.

10ml amber glass bottle with spearmint oil next to spearmint leaves both on a flannel

7 min read / 3 November 2023 / yasmin sharp

10 Benefits of Spearmint Oil

Unlock the potential of spearmint oil with its 10 remarkable benefits.

Sage leaves next to a 10ml amber glass bottle with sage oil

9 min read / 3 November 2023 / yasmin sharp

10 Benefits and Uses of Sage Oil

'Sage the saviour' can offer relief from all kinds of physical and mental ailments.

Small pot of cream in a green glass container with foliage at the top of the image

7 min read / 3 November 2023 / yasmin sharp

How do I Get a CPSR Certification in the UK?

Unlock the path to CPSR certification in the UK with our comprehensive guide, navigating you through the steps to ensure a seamless process.

Two dogs running along a dirt path

5 min read / 9 November 2023 / yasmin sharp

Is Citronella Safe for Dogs?

Exploring the safety of citronella for your furry friend's well-being.

Bottle of camphor oil with dried camphor on a teaspoon next to it

9 min read / 10 November 2023 / yasmin sharp

10 Benefits and Uses of Camphor Oil

Camphor has played an important part in traditional medicine all over the world.

Row of various essential oils from Nikura

7 min read / 12 November 2023 / yasmin sharp

Best Essential Oils for Diffusers

Unlock the scentsational world of aromatherapy with our expert picks.

Lit candle on a wooden table next to some dried berries

4 min read / 15 November 2023 / yasmin sharp

10 Reasons to Make Your Own Candles

Discover the joys of candle-making with 10 compelling reasons to craft your own candles.

Bergamot fruit on a tree.

9 min read / 16 November 2023 / yasmin sharp

10 Benefits and Uses of Bergamot Oil

Zesty bergamot can be incredibly beneficial for your mental health. 

Womans hand pouring oil from an amber glass essential oil bottle into a pan with melted candle wax in it

4 min read / 21 November 2023 / yasmin sharp

10 Best Essential Oils for Candle Making

Discover the top 10 essential oils that elevate your candle-making experience, each bringing unique aromas and benefits to homemade candles.

Pure Thyme Essential Oil Uses and Benefits

9 min read / 23 November 2023 / yasmin sharp

10 Benefits and Uses of Thyme Oil

Thyme oil's healing properties have been well documented for thousands of years.

Are Essential Oils Safe During Pregnancy?

5 min read / 24 November 2023 / yasmin sharp

Are Essential Oils Safe During Pregnancy?

Examining the safety and effectiveness of essential oils for pregnant women.

Basil leaf on a wooden table.

9 min read / 27 November 2023 / yasmin sharp

10 Benefits and Uses of Basil Oil

Basil essential oil can aid with cleaning, digestion and even ear infections.

Jojoba seeds in a bowl next to a bottle of jojoba oil.

7 min read / 27 November 2023 / yasmin sharp

10 Benefits of Jojoba Oil

Jojoba oil may have a funny-sounding name, but it's powers for the skin, body, and hair are certainly no joke.

Four wax melts with their own botanicals within each one. One red, one yellow, one purple and one black.

4 min read / 27 November 2023 / yasmin sharp

CLP Labels for Wax Melts: A Complete Guide

Explore the essentials of CLP labels for wax melts, offering a comprehensive guide to compliance, design, and best practices.

two cats sleeping in a red blanket

5 min read / 1 December 2023 / yasmin sharp

Is Citronella Safe for Cats?

Examining whether citronella is a safe option for cats in various environments.

bottle of sandalwood oil with sandalwood chips around it

5 min read / 4 December 2023 / yasmin sharp

10 Benefits and Uses of Sandalwood Oil

Explore the myriad benefits and versatile uses of sandalwood oil.

Hand picking oranges from an orange tree.

8 min read / 6 December 2023 / yasmin sharp

8 Benefits and Uses of Neroli Oil

Fragrant neroli has long-standing associations with royalty and luxurious living.

Best Essential Oils for Wax Melts

4 min read / 9 December 2023 / yasmin sharp

Best Essential Oils for Wax Melts

Explore the top essential oils for wax melts, from soothing lavender to energising citrus, and learn how to blend them for a personalised scent profile.

Bottles of cedarwood oil next to its nuts, pine cones and leaves

8 min read / 11 December 2023 / yasmin sharp

10 Benefits and Uses of Cedarwood Oil

Cedarwood's protective qualities help to guard us against insects, coughs, and skin infections.

Picture of raw myrrh resin.

9 min read / 12 December 2023 / yasmin sharp

10 Benefits and Uses of Myrrh Oil

Mystical myrrh can help us to manage pain and protects our cells from damage.

Nutmeg in a white bowl, with a cracked nutmeg next to the bowl.

9 min read / 12 December 2023 / yasmin sharp

10 Benefits and Uses of Nutmeg Oil

Nutmeg is a soothing oil most commonly used to relieve muscle pain and promote sleep.

Best Essential Oils for Sinus Congestion

5 min read / 12 December 2023 / yasmin sharp

Best Essential Oils for Sinus Congestion

Explore the top essential oils for sinus congestion relief, including tea tree, turmeric, and eucalyptus oils.

Calculating How Much Wax to Use When Making Candles

4 min read / 17 December 2023 / yasmin sharp

Calculating How Much Wax to Use When Making Candles

Discover the art of candle making and master the skill of determining the perfect amount of wax for your projects.

Whole carrots with tops on wooden table.

9 min read / 18 December 2023 / yasmin sharp

10 Benefits and Uses of Carrot Seed Oil

Carrot seed oil is a cleansing, protective oil with great benefits for hair and skin.

How to Make Perfume With Essential Oils

5 min read / 21 December 2023 / yasmin sharp

How to Make Perfume With Essential Oils

From fragrance selection to application tips, learn the art of making a personalised perfume that's uniquely yours.

Peppermint Oil for Headaches: How to Use It

6 min read / 24 December 2023 / yasmin sharp

Peppermint Oil for Headaches: How to Use It

Explore the benefits of using peppermint oil for headaches and migraines. Say goodbye to headache pain naturally.

How to Make Your Own Car Air Freshener

5 min read / 27 December 2023 / yasmin sharp

How to Make Your Own Car Air Freshener

Learn how to make your own car air freshener using essential oils and common household items.

Essential Oils for Eczema

6 min read / 30 December 2023 / yasmin sharp

Essential Oils for Eczema

Explore the benefits of using essential oils to alleviate eczema symptoms and improve your skin's health while ensuring safe and effective application.

Coconut Candles: The Pros and Cons

5 min read / 2 January 2024 / yasmin sharp

Coconut Candles: The Pros and Cons

Explore the pros and cons of coconut wax candles, focusing on their environmental impact, burning efficiency, and unique characteristics in our detailed blog.

Homemade Soap Packaging Ideas

5 min read / 5 January 2024 / yasmin sharp

Homemade Soap Packaging Ideas

Explore creative and cost-effective packaging ideas for handmade soaps, suitable for small businesses and eco-friendly approaches.

Fragrance Notes: Everything You Need to Know

5 min read / 9 January 2024 / yasmin sharp

Fragrance Notes: Everything You Need to Know

Explore the layered world of fragrance notes, from vibrant top layers to deep base notes, in this detailed guide for perfume lovers and aspiring perfumiers.

Flowering Niaouli on a green background.

8 min read / 10 January 2024 / yasmin sharp

10 Benefits and Uses of Niaouli Oil

Niaouli essential oil is useful for many types of deep cleaning - even teeth.

How to Make Wood Wick Candles

4 min read / 12 January 2024 / yasmin sharp

How to Make Wood Wick Candles

Learn the eco-friendly and enjoyable craft of making wood wick candles, a sustainable and cost-effective alternative to traditional candles.

CLP Labels for Candles: A Complete Guide

5 min read / 16 January 2024 / yasmin sharp

CLP Labels for Candles: A Complete Guide

Master the essentials of CLP labeling for candles, ensuring safety and compliance in your candle-making business.

8 Benefits of Lavender Oil for Skin

8 min read / 17 January 2024 / yasmin sharp

8 Benefits of Lavender Oil for Skin

Unlock the beauty-enhancing potential of Lavender Oil: Explore its skin-soothing and rejuvenating benefits in our latest blog.

How to Make Massage Candles at Home

5 min read / 19 January 2024 / yasmin sharp

How to Make Massage Candles at Home

Create your own scented candles that promise relaxation and a touch of romance.

Melt and Pour Soap Recipes and Guides

6 min read / 23 January 2024 / yasmin sharp

Melt and Pour Soap Recipes and Guides

Explore the world of melt and pour soap making, perfect for beginners and soap making enthusiasts alike.

Small lit candle in an amber glass jar

7 min read / 25 January 2024 / yasmin sharp

How to Get Wax Out of Candle Jars

Discover effective techniques to safely remove wax from candle jars and give them a new purpose, providing you with practical tips on revitalising your favorite candle containers.

Massage Candles: Everything You Need to Know

5 min read / 26 January 2024 / yasmin sharp

Massage Candles: Everything You Need to Know

Unveiling the secrets of massage candles; soothing benefits, uses, and safety tips for enhanced relaxation and intimacy.

Yellow candle that's been blown out

6 min read / 28 January 2024 / yasmin sharp

How to Fix Candle Tunnelling

Revive your candles and prevent uneven burning with expert tips in our blog on fixing candle tunnelling.

Coconut Oil for Skin: Benefits and How to Use It

8 min read / 29 January 2024 / yasmin sharp

Coconut Oil for Skin: Benefits and How to Use It

Explore the natural wonders of coconut oil for skincare, from hydration to healing.

Lavender

7 min read / 30 January 2024 / yasmin sharp

How To Make Lavender Oil

Learn the simple process of making your own lavender oil at home with just a few basic ingredients and steps.

Why You Need Insurance as a Soap Making Business

4 min read / 30 January 2024 / yasmin sharp

Why You Need Insurance as a Soap Making Business

Explore insurance for soap making businesses, and the benefits of securing financial protection against potential claims and liabilities.

Bottle of carrier oil being applied onto person's back

12 min read / 1 February 2024 / yasmin sharp

What is a Carrier Oil?

Learn about the use of jojoba, argan, coconut and others in diluting essential oils, enhancing skincare routines, and promoting wellbeing.

How To Package and Ship Candles

4 min read / 2 February 2024 / yasmin sharp

How To Package and Ship Candles

Discover essential tips for packaging and shipping candles safely and creatively.

How to Make Large Batches of Candles

4 min read / 6 February 2024 / yasmin sharp

How to Make Large Batches of Candles

Discover the art of large batch candle making to efficiently meet growing demand and scale your candle-making business.

How to Make Floating Candles

5 min read / 9 February 2024 / yasmin sharp

How to Make Floating Candles

Learn the art of creating elegant floating candles to enhance the ambience of your home and special occasions with our step-by-step guide.

Rosemary Oil for Hair: The Benefits and How to Use It

10 min read / 12 February 2024 / yasmin sharp

Rosemary Oil for Hair: The Benefits and How to Use It

Discover the benefits of using rosemary oil for your hair and learn how to incorporate it into your routine with our helpful guide.

How to Make Toilet Bombs at Home

3 min read / 13 February 2024 / yasmin sharp

How to Make Toilet Bombs at Home

Discover how to create eco-friendly, homemade toilet bombs using simple ingredients for a cleaner, fresher bathroom.

How to Make Hoover Discs with Fragrance Oils

4 min read / 16 February 2024 / yasmin sharp

How to Make Hoover Discs with Fragrance Oils

Learn to create your own fragranced hoover discs to freshen your home while vacuuming with our easy DIY guide.

Person applying oil to hand.

8 min read / 19 February 2024 / yasmin sharp

8 Benefits of Grapeseed Oil for Skin

Discover the transformative skin benefits of grapeseed oil, from acne treatment to hydration and sun protection.

How Long Does Potpourri Last?

3 min read / 20 February 2024 / yasmin sharp

How Long Does Potpourri Last?

Discover the lifespan of potpourri and learn tips to prolong its scent and beauty in your home.

Best Essential Oils for Pregnancy

6 min read / 21 February 2024 / yasmin sharp

Best Essential Oils for Pregnancy

Discover the best and safest essential oils to support your journey through pregnancy, offering natural relief for stress, nausea, and more.

Essential oil bottles in a row on a wooden table

6 min read / 21 February 2024 / yasmin sharp

How to Use Essential Oils

Discover the transformative power of essential oils for wellness, from aromatherapy to skin care, in our comprehensive guide.

How to Start a Perfume Business

5 min read / 23 February 2024 / yasmin sharp

How to Start a Perfume Business

Discover the essential steps to launching your own perfume business, from crafting a business plan to choosing the right ingredients and navigating legal requirements.

How to Make Potpourri at Home

5 min read / 27 February 2024 / yasmin sharp

How to Make Potpourri at Home

Learn to craft your own fragrant potpourri at home with dried flowers, herbs, and spices to naturally scent your space.

Woman facing backward with her arms in the air

6 min read / 27 February 2024 / yasmin sharp

How to Make a Natural Deodorant Using Essential Oils

Discover how to create your own natural deodorant with essential oils, offering a chemical-free way to stay fresh.

Drop of water on herb leaf

8 min read / 28 February 2024 / yasmin sharp

Peppermint Oil for Hair: The Benefits and How to Use It

Discover the powerful benefits of peppermint oil for hair health, including growth stimulation, scalp protection, and how to incorporate it into your hair care routine.

Woman treating spot with cotton pad

8 min read / 1 March 2024 / yasmin sharp

The Best Essential Oils for Treating Acne

Discover the most effective essential oils for acne and how to use them safely.

How to Ship Perfume in the UK

5 min read / 1 March 2024 / yasmin sharp

How to Ship Perfume in the UK

Learn the essentials of safely shipping perfume within the UK and internationally, including packaging tips and guidelines for hazardous materials.

Outstretched hand in a wooded area

6 min read / 4 March 2024 / yasmin sharp

How to Use Essential Oils to Boost the Immune System

Discover natural ways to enhance your immune system using essential oils with proven health benefits.

How to Make Bubble Candles

4 min read / 5 March 2024 / yasmin sharp

How to Make Bubble Candles

Learn to craft trendy bubble candles with our simple guide, perfect for adding a unique touch to any space.

How to Make Wickless Candles

3 min read / 8 March 2024 / yasmin sharp

How to Make Wickless Candles

Discover the art of making wickless candles for a safer, longer-lasting fragrance experience at home.

Do Essential Oils Have Phthalates?

4 min read / 12 March 2024 / yasmin sharp

Do Essential Oils Have Phthalates?

Explore the truth about phthalates in essential oils and how to choose safe, quality products.