DIY perfumes and Colognes

Did you know that wearing perfume or cologne is a confidence booster?! People say they feel more confident when they have a killer scent on. Some people even feel ‘naked’ when they forget to put it on ...

Fragrances, scented candles and perfumes

When you think of candles or air fresheners, how do they  make you feel? 
Snuggly? Warm? Cosy? Which memories are coming up?

Often, WHAT you feel when burning candles is linked to your memories and how they smell. The limbic system - that is the center of your brain - which connects emotions and memory -  is strongly linked to scent. 

Scents are connected to memories, whether good or bad. Smelling them can bring back those same feelings that are imprinted on your limbic system

We are all familiar with certain things that we smell that trigger a memory.
Of course there are options:

Summertime: super fun or super overwhelming? And how you can get over it!

Summer can be one of the best, most fun times of the year, and it can also be one of the most overwhelming times. We hear a lot of talk about the slow, relaxing days of summer, and that’s true to an extent, but when you have an online business, live in the sun all year round with again a social life, summer time can feel anything but slow. 

Summertime living is easy — or so it seems. Between planning trips to the beach or the interior, the mountains to cool offf a bit, activities within the community AND trying to get things done at your business - also summer can be more distractive than carefree.


Why Essential Oils - what's the fuzz?

Essential oils can be applied topically, diffused or inhaled aromatically, or in the case of Vitality Oils they can be used internally. The versatility & simplicity of essential oils makes them a fun, enjoyable and easy piece of your wellness routine to learn and adapt to.

Sunscreen, SPF, and Bugs... OH MY!

The sun is our friend - we need it. Twenty minutes per day with no sun protection is how we get our vitamin D and happiness. You want to protect your skin from burning with non-toxic sunscreens. So what should you use? Mineral Sunscreens are the way to go!

Chemical Sunscreens absorb into the skin, Mineral Sunscreens with non-nano ingredients, such as Zinc Oxide, are barrier sunscreens. Basically, they sit on the skin. Here are a few ingredients you want to avoid: oxybenzone, avobenzone, octisalate, octocrylene, homosalate and octinoxate.
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