carrier oils

The colder winter months are finally upon us which means it’s time to make changes to our skin care routine before the winter weather starts to take its toll on us. Just as your body needs different clothing to protect it against the changing weather, your skin needs a different skin care regime to properly protect it from the harsh weather too.
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Article by Sue Charles | Mind and Body | Tags: , , , | Wednesday, November 27th, 2013 - 12:55

Beautiful, well groomed nails enhance your overall appearance, and are a vital part of stating who you are in both your social and business life. But it can take a lot of time and effort to keep them looking perfectly manicured, and many women constantly worry about their splitting, brittle nails. They crave the regular hand massages, manicures and nail beauty routines the movie stars indulge in. Read more…

Article by Sue Charles | Beauty Tips | Tags: , , | Monday, November 4th, 2013 - 2:09

A vast range of natural materials is available to protect and care for your skin, and you’ll find many of them conveniently brought together for the gentle healing art of aromatherapy. And I’m not just talking about essential oils either; carrier oils also have the ability to revitalize, nourish, and shield your skin from the ravages of the weather and environmental pollution. Read more…

Article by Sue Charles | Beauty Tips | Tags: , , , , , , | Monday, October 7th, 2013 - 6:05

Autumn can be quite a shock to your skin as the temperature rapidly drops and the wet and windy season sets in. So it is absolutely imperative that your skin receives some extra care and protection now to shield it from the dryness and chapping that can so easily develop over the coming months.
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Article by Sue Charles | Beauty Tips | Tags: , , , , , | Tuesday, October 9th, 2012 - 10:39

New to the Quinessence Aromatherapy Collection for 2012 is infused Arnica Oil, which is renowned for its unique anti-inflammatory, soothing and healing properties. Arnica’s reputation for reducing pain and swelling is both legendary and well deserved, and this is why we included it in the formula for Aroma-botanicals Therapy Base Cream almost 10 years ago!
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Article by David Howell | New Products,Profiles - Carrier Oils | Tags: , , , , , | Tuesday, January 10th, 2012 - 9:45

The latest addition to our range of carrier oils is Argan oil, and the chances are you have probably already heard or read about this amazing hot beauty ‘secret’ – which is possibly one of the rarest vegetable oils in the world. Those of you with a good memory may recall that we used to stock this oil back in 2001, but we had to discontinue it due to difficulities in getting regular supplies. Read more…

Article by David Howell | New Products | Tags: , , , | Friday, December 2nd, 2011 - 1:23

Knowing how to choose the right carrier oil can be somewhat bewildering for newcomers to aromatherapy because specialist suppliers usually offer such a wide range. Very little is written about this subject in most aromatherapy books, so unless you enroll on a training course knowing how to select them can seem like a bit of a black art.
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Article by Sue Charles | About Aromatherapy,Profiles - Carrier Oils | Tags: , , , , , | Thursday, September 8th, 2011 - 7:30

Summer is here and we can all finally get outdoors a bit more and enjoy the wonderful revitalizing and healing rays of the sun. Let’s face it – being out in the sun is one of the best things about summer. But sadly, skin cancer is now recognised as the most common form of all cancers with 1,000,000 new cases expected to be diagnosed this year in America alone. Those figures are astonishing, and we should all take heed of them.
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Article by Sue Charles | Beauty Tips | Tags: , , , | Tuesday, July 5th, 2011 - 6:01

The base oils used in aromatherapy are more commonly known as ‘carrier oils’ and are fundamental to aromatherapy itself. Not only do they help to dilute essential oils and ‘carry’ them into your body’s systems, but many of them have therapeutic and healing properties that can be used on their own as well. Read more…

Article by Sue Charles | About Aromatherapy | Tags: , | Wednesday, July 28th, 2010 - 9:54