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Introducing Coconut Oil @ Spark Naturals!

I have great news!!  My FAVORITE essential oil company, Spark Naturals is now carrying coconut oil!  I'm so exciting because, while I love my usual source for unrefined coconut oil, it can be overwhelming to be ordering ingredients from several different places!  Spark Naturals sent me a jar to try out before I suggested it to you and I'm very happy with it!  It is organic, unrefined and cold pressed.  I use coconut daily so I thought I would share how and why along with this happy … [Read more...]

5 Exceptionally Exciting Uses for Frankincense

I'm popping in for a quickie post on Frankincense essential oil.  Not only can it be used for a number of important things, it's also very gentle on the skin. First, I want to say, some of these uses I have not tried on myself.  I find these uses extremely exciting and think you might find them exciting too! Healing-Frankincense is incredibly good at healing broken skin due to it's ability to repair cells, tighten skin and fade wounds.  Not to mention it is anti bacterial, antiviral and … [Read more...]

Copaiba-The New Skin Care Must-Have….

Copaiba oil is an essential oil I knew nothing about 2 hours ago.  Now, I'm brimming over with such exciting information on this oil!  My essential oil company of choice, Spark Naturals just began carrying copaiba essential oil and now I know why.  Copaiba is a versatile oil-basically, it's a lot of bang for your buck-and it won't break the bank either.  Copaiba is a very affordable oil. First, lets talk about some basic info. about where the oil comes from.  Copaiba oil comes from tree resin … [Read more...]

Getting Prepared for Cold & Flu Season with Spark Naturals…

It's coming.... Even though the high today is 95 degrees in September, cold and flu season is on it's way!  I've been an essential oil user for about 7 years now but I must admit, sometimes I don't know what I'm doing when it comes to fighting illness.  Luckily, Spark Naturals-my oil company of choice, offers several products that are all you could possibly need to get you through the winter and prepare your family for what bug may come!  Let's break down each product today and with the help of … [Read more...]

A Ringworm Remedy Among Other Things….

My girls and I got ringworm.  How's that for transparent?  Back in October we bought two kittens and they ended up giving us ringworm, or so I think.  Now, let's get one thing straight-ringworm is not actually caused by a worm.  It's a fungal rash very much like Athlete's foot and jock itch.  Awesome.  It's a round rash that is crazy hard to get rid of and very contagious.  First Heidi got a patch on her back.  Then I got a patch on my arm and next Sofie got one on her arm as well.  I knew it … [Read more...]

The Power of Diffusing Essential Oils

I love diffusing.  I diffuse daily for several reasons and I believe it's a healthy habit that can enhance your overall being.  There are many benefits to diffusing that I'd like to shine a light on in case you're on the fence as to whether you should use essential oils in your home. When you diffuse, you add filtered water and 8-10 drops of essential oils.  I typically run mine for about 2 hours at a time.  The diffuser creates a mist that becomes suspended into the air for 2-3 hours after … [Read more...]

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