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Assortment of Tender Essence essential oils

Best Starter Essential Oils

If you're new to essential oils, knowing where to start can be a little overwhelming. We've created a guide that explains the properties and benefits of the most popular essential oils to help you begin your journey with the best ones for you.
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Assortment of Tender Essence essential oils

What Are Essential Oils?

Essential oils are wonderful natural products that smell great. But what exactly are they? In this article we cover answers to some of the most common questions, including how essential oils are made, and what they are good for.

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Personalised Soaps

Soap making has just become very easy for you. Choosing to make your own soap allows you to have your own say in the scents, shape and toppings.
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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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Chemical Synthetic Fragrance Oil

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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Using Diffusers and Oil Burners with Essential Oils

Scent is a powerful thing. Simply smelling lavender can transport you into the garden of your childhood home and leave you with a smile on your face for the rest of the day. As much as we would love to think it’s magic, scientists have shown that 75% of our emotions can be triggered by scent due to its relation to memory and pleasure. The best way to disperse scent is through an aroma diffuser. 
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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.
The blog also has some great articles that will develop your skills so you become an aromatherapy & cosmetics genius.
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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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