One of the most frequently asked questions I get regarding essential oils is how hot and cold temperatures affect their usefulness and integrity. Does exposure to temperature extremes make them lose their potency? Does it change the chemical makeup of the oils? Should you throw away your oils if they have been exposed to high […]
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The Shelf Life of Carrier Oils
Trying out new carrier oils is something I really enjoy, but what I don’t enjoy is having them go rancid before I’ve had the chance to really experience all the oil has to offer. This seems to be a common issue, especially if you’re trying to find the right oil for you skin type or […]
What You Need to Know About Phototoxic Essential Oils
If you’re new to essential oils, then you may not know that some essential oils can make your skin very sensitive to sunlight exposure. This is known as phototoxicity or photosensitization. All About Phototoxic Essential Oils Phototoxicity is a skin reaction that occurs when certain constituents in an essential oil react with ultra violet light. […]