Effective Essential Oils: Benefits, Uses and Where to find them (Part 2)

May 19, 2017

And we’re back! The other post was getting too long so I decided to make it into two posts. If you haven’t read the first one, read it here. Here are some other essential oils that I love! CEDARWOOD ESSENTIAL OIL It is extracted from the wood of the cedrus atlantica tree through steam distillation. This essential oil can stimulate hair follicles and increase circulation to the scalp contributing to…


Effective Essential Oils: Benefits, Uses and Where to find them (Part 1)

April 25, 2017

Welcome back to the blog!! It’s been so long. I’m sorry I’ve been caught up with school stuff (finalist) *inserts girl in red dancing emoji*. Let’s talk essential oils! Sometimes might think that it is quite unnecessary to apply oils to our scalps since we have glands which produce sebum however frequent washing strips the hair of its natural coat of oil causing the scalp to become dry, or flaky…


Jasmine Oil: My First Essential Oil Experience

January 16, 2017

I have never been an essential oils person, but recently I realized that it is actually beneficial to the hair and scalp, I purchased a couple of them and jasmine oil was my first choice. The fragrance alone caught me from the very moment the package arrived. It had this warm, sweet floral aroma that was actually relaxing and romantic. BENEFITS OF JASMINE ESSENTIAL OIL FOR THE SCALP Jasmine oil…


Benefits of Jasmine Essential Oil

May 20, 2016

When I opened my first bottle of Jasmine oil, I knew I was in for a treat. I loved the flowery scent which overpowered and seized the atmosphere. This is possibly the best purchase I’ve made in recent times. Plus, I got it on sale for half the price. It doesn’t get any better than that. So, what is Jasmine Oil? What exactly makes it tick? Jasmine essential oil is…


How I extracted Vitamin E oil from capsules

March 15, 2016

It’s no news that I’m obsessed with oils. If I can’t get it or buy it, I make it. The other day, I was scrolling through Olori’s essential oil pages and stumbled on Vitamin E oil. The price left me gobsmacked. Although, I’ve always known it was on the pricey side, I just didn’t realise it was that pricey. As always, I noticed that a lot of holistic bloggers used…


Benefits of evening primrose oil for skin

February 25, 2016

I encountered Evening Primrose Oil for the first time when my pharmacist recommended it for my irregular menstrual cycle. At first, I didn’t think too much about it. I thought it was just another capsule. But then, I went to another pharmacy and discovered Vitamin E oil capsules and I thought, Hold on! Hold on! What makes the capsules different from the essential oils? I remember during one of my…


Rosemary oil: benefits for hair and skin

February 20, 2016

Rosemary oil is one of the trifecta of essential oils for hair. The others being tea tree oil and lavender oil. In my opinion, every other oil has similar properties and falls under either of them. So, if you’re confused as to what essential oils to buy, these three are the most important. So, what makes rosemary oil tick? Why is it called the hair stimulator? After lavender oil, rosemary…


Ebun’s oil stash

December 21, 2015

My oil stash has gradually evolved to what it is today. After a series of trial and errors, I think I’ve finally found my staple oils which serve me all round from dental care to skincare, hair and whatnot. 1. Coconut oil I use this as a base for all my mixtures whether hair or skin. It’s absolutely important that it is included regardless of the quantity added. 2. Glycerine I…


Benefits of tea tree oil

August 14, 2015

Possibly the most popular essential oil, tea tree oil has been proven overtime to be effective and efficient hence its popularity. Originating from Australia, where over 300 species of tea trees grow, they are known for healing properties [Body ecology]. I decided that whenever I was ready to start investing in essential oils, I would start with tea tree followed by lavender. That is, whenever my student budget allows. LOL….


The Best Essential Oils For Your Skin Type

September 23, 2014

  Essential oils are the best thing to happen to skincare in recent times. To maximise their potentials for your appropriate needs, it’s important to be used according to your skin type; just so you know what works best for you. Some essential oils can be used for all skin types and it is important to dilute them in a carrier base (e.g. Extra virgin olive oil, Extra Virgin Coconut…