Category Archives for "Carrier Oils"

How Not To Use Essential Oils – Diluting Essential Oils The Right Way

Diluting Essential Oils in Carrier Oils - Diluting Essential Oils Made Easy - A Comprehensive Guide - Pretty Blooming;

I often read how diluting essential oils is not necessary in some cases and how it's safe to apply oils directly onto the skin. I feel it is my duty as a skin care blogger to tell you how much this isn't true and why.

Safety first, beauty second! ​Remember that​. I know we all want to have great skin – healthy and youthful. But we must not neglect to take safety precautions.

Think of essential oils as a double-edged sword. These oils can either help you or hurt you. The allure of essential oils is their multiple benefits for overall health and beauty. But use them the wrong way and these oils can turn on you – leaving you to cope with bigger problems than you had in the beginning.

To be able to harness the benefits of essential oils, you need to know how to use them safely and effectively. ​Allow me to help you navigate essential oils for a safer skin care journey.

So go ahead and read on for the basic guidelines on how to dilute essential oils for topical use.

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Apricot Kernel Oil For Skin + Rich DIY Eye Cream Recipe [History, Uses and Skin Benefits]

Apricot Kernel Oil - Skin Benefits - Pretty Blooming; Today under the spotlight is apricot kernel oil. Learn why you want it in your oil collection and how to use it to make light apricot kernel oil eye cream.

Yes — you read that right! Today under the spotlight is apricot kernel oil. The joy this delicious fruit gives doesn't end with its juicy flesh — the kernels also have so much to offer!

Read on to learn why apricot is beneficial for your skin and how to easily incorporate it in your regimen. Plus, a rich DIY eye cream down below awaits you!

I bet you are going to want to add this oil to your collection afterward. So let's get right to it!

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How To Choose A Carrier Oil For Your Oil Blend – 5 Best Carrier Oils For Essential Oils

Choosing The Best Carrier Oil For Your Oil Blend

In a previous post, I talked about the difference between carrier oils (base) and essential oils and how important it is to use them the right way.

Due to a large number of carrier oils out there, it can frequently be confusing to figure out which one is the best for you. You can't simply base your decision with how the oil smells or which plant it was derived from (Oh, this oil came from my favorite flower! I'll just use this.). 

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