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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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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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Help Save the Bees with Wildflower Seeds

Help Save the Bees with Wildflower Seeds

Brighten up your garden and save the bees this spring with Tender Essence Wildflower Seeds. Find out how important bees are to the environment and how planting wildflower seeds can help them - all while making your garden look gorgeous!

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Tea tree and lemon essential oils in hand

Treating Fungal Nail Infections with Essential Oils

Is that nail fungal stopping you from wearing your favourite sandals or flip flops? In this article we talk about how essential oils can treat your fungal nails in a natural and safe way. Thanks to the amazing properties of essential oils you'll be able to enjoy wearing your summer shoes once again.
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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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Toxic substance information sheet

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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witch hazel plant

The Wonders of Witch Hazel

Witch hazel is a timeless natural ingredient, brilliant for removing makeup and more. Learn about the benefits and how to choose between alcohol and non-alcohol witch hazel. 

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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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Mindfulness in a bluebell field

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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