Tag Archives: essential oil

Spring Cleaning for the Soul

Spring Cleaning for the Soul

Spring is officially here, even if you’re still looking at snow the ground. For many of us, this season is a chance to renew after a long winter. You may be thinking of changing up your diet to prepare for summer vacation plans or spring cleani ...
6 Refreshing Ways to Enjoy Peppermint

6 Refreshing Ways to Enjoy Peppermint

There’s nothing quite like the aroma of peppermint, whether you’re chewing gum to refresh your breath or spraying a room fragrance to banish the odor of something you burnt (oops). If you’ve never considered the power of peppermint ...
How to Make Your Own Essential Oil Perfume

How to Make Your Own Essential Oil Perfume

Our aromas affect people around us. When I’m traveling, I find myself confronted with the entire aroma spectrum of the human experience on airplanes, in cabs and on trains. Sometimes, I take a whiff and smile, but more often than not, I donR ...
Four Natural Scents for Summer

Four Natural Scents for Summer

Different smells remind us of people, places, things – even seasons. When it comes to perfume, my preferences vary throughout the year; heavier, warmer scents in the winter and light, airy fragrances during spring and summer. Because changing s ...
Get into the Holiday Spirit with Peppermint

Get into the Holiday Spirit with Peppermint

As soon as the calendar flips to November, it seems like store shelves are flooded with peppermint candles, lotions, candies and other products. Want to make your whole house smell like the holidays? Here are 3 wonderful ways to use peppermint oil an ...
Don’t Worry! (Really, It Causes Wrinkles)

Don’t Worry! (Really, It Causes Wrinkles)

If it’s been one of those days (or weeks, or even months), more than just your nerves may be frazzled. From unkempt hair to gnawed-up nails, stress takes a toll on your appearance””not to mention the number it does on your insides. But I& ...

Natural Ways to Calm a Crying Baby

There’s nothing more frustrating than being unable to console a crying baby. You can cuddle, walk, rock, sing or drive around in circles, but sometimes little ones keep wailing despite your best efforts. Societies and cultures throughout the ag ...