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scalp scrub made with essential oils in a blue jar

Growth Stimulating Scalp Scrub

In this article we share with you our easy recipe for creating your own scalp scrub. Whether you're looking to grow longer hair, or just rid yourself of dry and flaky skin, this scrub is exactly what you need. Your hair will thank us. 

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Heart shaped shower jelly on a wooden board

Wake Me Up Shower Jelly

Showers are just a thing that you do naturally, without thinking. Well, we have made a way to make them better - these shower jellies will make mornings more fun. The fresh scents are sure to wake you up and make you feel cleansed.
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spot stick in a lip balm tube placed on top of a book

Tea Tree Spot Stick

You don't need to splash the cash to get rid of those pesky spots. In this article we reveal how to create your own genius spot stick, using our simple recipe. 

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shave balm made from essential oils on a wooden board

Soothing Lavender Aftershave Balm

This sweet-woody balm is packed full of natural scents that will leave both your face and legs fully moisturised. The ingredients used will ensure your skin is no longer left dry and itchy after shaving.
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Range of Carrier oils

Skin Benefits of Carrier Oils

Dry and problematic skin can be a huge pain, so we highly recommend the use of carrier oils to deal with it. Carrier oils are rich in vitamins and minerals which makes them the best natural body and face moisturiser. We have a range of oils available, read this blog post to find out which one will suit you best.
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wax melts on a wooden board

Peppermint and Orange Wax Melts

These wax melts are a great alternative to normal, everyday candles. These melts can release enough scent to fill the whole room. Our chosen aromas will keep you uplifted and motivated throughout the day.
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soap on a grey slab

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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Bright and Beautiful - Making Your Own Natural Cosmetics book

Bright and Beautiful - Our New DIY Cosmetics Book

We've got exciting news here at Tender Essence and we think you're going to love it. We realise that lots of our customers have an interest in making their own cosmetics with essential oils and incorporating these into their daily lives, so we've created a DIY make your own cosmetics book called Bright and Beautiful - Making Your Own Natural Cosmetics.

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beard oil in a bottle with a label

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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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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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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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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