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Which Brand of Essential Oils is Best?

Green Cleaning
Essential Oil brands

If you are an essential oil newbie, you might be wondering what they are and why are they so great. Essential oils are concentrated aromatic liquids which are extracted from certain varieties of flowers, fruits, herbs, trees, leaves and grasses. There are literally hundreds of these oils and they have various uses from killing germs to clearing up acne and everything in between. They are so powerful that just a few drops will do the job. If you want to…

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Essential Oils for Cleaning

Green Cleaning
Cleaning with Essential Oils

I am sure you have heard by now that essential oils have really great benefits. You may even have used them in a diffuser to scent the air. But did you know they have great cleaning and disinfecting properties that make them perfect to add to your homemade cleaning products? Just a few drops not only gives a fresh scent, but also those extra germ fighting powers.  Through my research, I have found that most essential oils inhibit the growth…

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DIY Shea Butter Solid Lotion Sticks

Parenting, Safe makeup and skin care
Shea Butter Solid Lotion

Have you taken a close look at the ingredients list in your body products? How many can you actually identify? As I begin my journey to a healthier and less toxic consumer, I decided to do just that. And, quite frankly, what I found bothered me. Our so-called healing ointments and lotions have ingredients in them that can cause irritation?? What?? That doesn’t sound right! Not to mention artificial fragrances that can cause asthma and allergies. No thank you! I knew I…

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