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How to use doTERRA essential oils safely

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How to use doTERRA essential oils safely

When using your essential oils it is important that you understand how to use them properly. There are three main ways of using them. Aromatically, topically and internally. It is also important to note that the information given below applies only to Doterra essential oils. To save any confusion this information has been taken from the Doterra website.  If you would like to purchase any oils you can get them here on my shop.   Traditionally, certain essential oil application methods have been preferred or used exclusively. However, as the research surrounding essential oils continues to develop, a greater understanding...

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Natural skincare & cosmetics - my favourite brands.

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Natural skincare & cosmetics - my favourite brands.

Since I made the switch to natural brands a couple of years ago, I am often asked what I use and where I buy them. Pretty much everything I use for my skincare & cosmetics are natural and toxin free. I will be honest and tell you there a few things that I still use that aren't always natural. Hair dye and nail varnish. Since my hair grew back after chemotherapy I have quite a bit of grey so I continue to color it. To be honest I have always coloured my hair and probably always will. The trouble is I...

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My favourite essential oils & how I use them.

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My favourite essential oils & how I use them.

I discovered essential oils a few years ago and have been in love with them ever since. Personally I keep it fairly simple and this post talks about a few of my favourite oils and ways of using them. If oils is something that you would like to experiment with I would strongly recommend you do lots of reading and only buy good quality pure oils from a trusted source. There are lots of oils out there that are poor quality and diluted (some only contain 3% essential oil and the remainder is a carrier oil). The oils I personally...

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