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Muscle bath bomb

Muscle Relief Bath Bombs

Baths are a great way to relax and wind down at the end of a long day, we however have found a way to make them even better. These all natural bath bombs are great little extra's to add to your bath, they work great as a muscle relief as well as smelling fantastic too.
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Best Essential Oils For Your Hair

With so many different hair types and treatments it can be hard figuring out which one is right for you. We've broken it down into a list of the best essential oils you can use on your hair and what they will do for it.
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Shower Spa Fizzers with Essential Oils

Short of time but would like a spa shower experience? Try these DIY shower fizzing melts. Make your own with your favourite essential oils & use when your schedule is demanding. Great for a relaxing session in the shower.
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DIY Bee-Free Bath Melts

When life starts to get busy, one of the first things that we let slide is our skincare. With three loads of washing to do, an inbox of emails to reply to and dinner to be cooked, moisturising your whole body just doesn't seem so important any more, does it? That's where these luxurious aromatherapy bath melts come in and save the day!
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Making Candles with Essential Oils

Making Candles with Essential Oils

There’s just something about candles, isn’t there? The mix of soft light, delicious scent and general cosiness can make any day seem not so bad. Whether you didn’t even get to leave your desk for lunch or were stuck in rush hour traffic, there’s little that can’t be fixed by lighting up a candle as soon as you get through the door.
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aroma diffuser

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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Massage Oils: The Power of Touch

Here at Tender Essence we’re pretty biased in our opinion that scent is the most powerful of the senses. We could talk to you for hours (or longer) about how mood is influenced by scent, but recently we’ve also been learning all about the power of touch. Studies show that skin on skin contact releases oxytocin in the brain, which helps us to feel confident and to bond. It’s pretty amazing stuff.
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Essesntial oil soap ingredients

How to Make Your Own Soap

This cosmetics DIY is about to change your life. In a few easy steps you can make wonderful soaps without even having to leave your kitchen. Learn how to use kitchen ingredients like dried mint, oats, paprika and cling film to make gorgeous soaps.
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