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Build Your Complete Essential Oils Kit Without Going Broke

If you've ever considered trying essential oils you may have decided they were too expensive. Use these tips to build your kit without breaking your budget.**This post contains affiliate links.

If you’ve looked into the world of essential oils at all, you likely realize that purchasing your own oils can get kind of pricey. Don’t let the price deter you, though. The reason essential oils are a pricey alternative to some over-the-counter remedies is their purity and potency. They are an item that you are definitely paying for what you are getting. If you’re interested in taking advantage of the wonderful benefits of essential oils but have shied away because of the cost, I have a great solution for you! Build your complete essential oils kit without going broke with these simple tips! Continue reading

How Lavender Essential Oil Changed My Life (or at Least My Skin)

Healthy AlternativesI have always fought sensitive skin issues. From fighting what my family lovingly called “the crud” as a child to battling dry, irritated skin as an adult, I have looked for effective remedies for my skin sensitivities for years, but it wasn’t until recently that I found something that works – lavender essential oil.

Over-the-Counter Products I’ve Tried

I’m preparing to be very honest here, so if you’re not prepared, go ahead and skip to the “What Worked” section. Like I said, I’ve always had skin issues, but the thing that really compounded the issue was shaving. Now, short of going au naturel and opting to not shave, I’ve tried everything – different razors, too many lotions to count, and a variety of different shaving creams, soaps, etc. While some options worked for a few days or even weeks at a time, my legs would soon be peppered with the same red blemishes and pervasive itchiness as before within a short period of time. Continue reading