Posts Tagged ‘cosmetic oils’

Natural Perfume Oils that Make You Smell Sensational

natural perfume oils

Why wear natural perfume oils instead of regular perfume? Most perfumes are petroleum based. This is because chemicals are cheaper to manufacture compared to the number of botanicals needed to make an organic perfume. It takes tons of rose petals to make a relatively small amount of rose essential oil whereas chemicals can be synthesized […]

Carrier Oil Properties You MUST Know

carrier oil properties

When you look up different essential oils to help with things like headaches and body pain, you probably see that if you are using the oils to be applied directly on your skin, you need to mix it with a carrier oil. But what is that exactly? Here is information on carrier oil properties and […]

Healing Oils For Hair and Body

Healing Oils

Traditionally, using oil on your skin was a big no no. Using it on the face was believed to be a definite cause of breakouts and acne. However, now we know that plant oils especially contain a wide variety of nutrients and antioxidants that have wonderful culinary and cosmetic uses.

Supercritical Fluids

supercritical fluids

Do you know what the terms supercritical or C02 extracted mean? I know my oils, but I was a bit fuzzy on this terminology. It turns out that these terms refer to the way oil is extracted. But is this a better method than cold pressing or steam distillation?