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Making Your Own Beard Oils

Your beard needs to be looked after too and with our beard oil recipe this has never been easier. Just a few drops of oil will relieve that itching and allow you to fully enjoy the wonders of facial hair.
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Don't Use Essential Oils on Children

Essential oils are a natural product, but that doesn't mean they come without risks. As a parent you do many things to keep your children safe, which includes protecting them from potentially harmful cosmetics.
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Essential Oils vs Fragrance Oils

Want to learn more about the difference between essential oils and synthetic fragrance oils? At Tender Essence we think it’s important to know what you’re putting onto your body, so we’ve prepared this article explaining the risks and benefits associated with each.
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Why We Don't Sell That!

We've made a list of the products and oils we don't sell, and our reasons for this. Instead of searching through webpages looking for a certain essential oil only to find out we don't sell it, this article makes it quick and easy for you.
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Mindfulness

In a world full of early morning commutes, packed supermarkets and looming deadlines, it can be hard to find a moment of peace. Add on the fact that a lot of us are constantly plugged into social media or news outlets and it becomes pretty much impossible for our brains to stop going at 100mph. Luckily there are things that we can do to make everything that little bit more calm.
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Beginners Guide to Essential Oils

Maybe we’re biased, but we love essential oils. The whole world should be using them, and this article will tell you why and give you some ideas to try.
Keep an eye on the blog as we'll be adding some great articles that will develop your skills so you become an aromatherapy & cosmetics genius over the next few weeks.
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Introducing Bethany and our improved blog

Our re-vamped and more informative blog posts are here to help you develop your own personal approach to using essential oils. Learn all our secrets on how to make your own cosmetics with our new blogger Bethany.
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Ethical & Environmental Policy

Tender Essence thinks ethically about our products and the impact we have on the environment. All our staff take part in environmental campaigns in their spare time and so naturally bring 'green thoughts' into the Tender Essence workplace.

Read more about some of the ethical things we do:
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PETA Approved as Cruelty Free & Vegan

Tender Essence has had to audit all its products, ingredients, suppliers and even our suppliers' practices. Each has been checked and signed off in order to have every product we sell approved with the PETA bunny logo. 
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