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  • Ingredients Spotlight - Tamanu Oil

    Tamanu oil is an intensely healing oil derived from the seeds of the tamanu nut tree, a tropical evergreen native to Southeast Asia and used medicinally for centuries by people in Asia, Africa, and Pacific Islands...

  • Ingredients Spotlight: Copaiba Oil

    Copaiba essential oil is derived from the resin of the copaiba tree, native to Brazil and other South and Central American countries. Unlike other oils that come from the seed or nut, copaiba oil comes from the sap (lifeblood) of the tree. Copaiba oil generally has a honey-toned, yellow-brown hue and a spicy and woody aroma. It can be ingested, diffused, and applied topically. 
  • Are All Natural Skincare Products Good?

    When I started my skincare journey, the labels caught my attention: “Natural, Organic, and Sustainable.” After researching and talking to an actual chemist, it became clear that this simple phrase didn’t mean much of anything...
  • Face Yoga; Face Lifting

    Face Yoga is a natural remedy that results in long-lasting results. This involves a lot of massages and exercises that are targeted around the face and neck.  A study by Northwestern Medicine researchers found out that people who practice face yoga for about 30 minutes...

  • Sun Safety Month - Types of UV Rays

    Sunlight, with its endless health benefits, is essential to our well-being. It induces vitamin D production, supports bone health, boosts the immune system, and promotes mental health...
  • Ingredients Highlight - Manuka Oil

    Manuka Oil is nature’s gift to us as a potent skin protector. It is powerful in combating skin irritations and infections and protecting the skin from bacteria. Manuka Oil is extracted from the leaves, branches, and flowers of the Manuka tree native to New Zealand and Australia
  • Benefits of Natural Hair Care Products

    We are constantly on the hunt for healthier, shinier hair that is voluminous. Shampoo and conditioners are not nearly enough, we have heat protectant sprays, styling pomades, leave in milk, leave in treatments, detangling sprays, and the list goes on...

  • Carrier Oils vs. Essential Oils - What is the Difference?

    While both are non-polar, aka unable to dissolve in water, and both are naturally derived, carrier oils are vastly different from essential oils. The Oil expert at Oil Divine breaks it down...

  • Combating Hair Loss - Naturally

    Did you know that the average person loses 50 to 100 strands of hair a day?  And it seems more and more women are suffering from hair loss or stunted hair growth. There could be several reasons for this...

  • Benefits of Hair Oiling

    Our hair does not have the ability to retain moisture on its own. Sebum, a natural oil produced by our hair follicles, travels down the hair shaft to keep it healthy and hydrated. Although the process is intended to work, natural sebum isn't always enough to keep our hair healthy and moisturized...
  • Facial Massage: Technique & Benefits

    Facial massage and tools are popular these days, flooding our feed with rose quartz stones and dewy skin. With any skincare product, the ingredients are essential, such as the frequency of use, and application...

  • Why Oils are Our Sole Ingredients

    The beauty industry is vast - with so many different brands and many more entering the market each year, it can be challenging to choose the best products for you. When it comes to skincare, topical skincare products generally fall into one of two categories - oil based and water-based....