About two weeks ago, I was back at Beauty Emporium at House@ Dempsey again. As I mentioned before in my previous post on my Strip Strawberry Brazilian Waxing experience, Beauty Emporium is a world’s first one-stop shop for all our beauty and nutritional needs. Everything you need for all your beauty and nutritional needs (be it massage, facial, manicure, Brazilian wax or brow treatment) can be found in this one convenient location. This time round, I got the chance to understand more about the benefits of essential oils and even hands-on to create my own customized shower gel at this Spa Esprit Power of Scent Essential Oils Workshop.
First part of the workshop, we had the knowledgeable doterra's essential oil expert, Sweelin, who shared with us her passion and knowledge on essential oils.
I am sure many of us have used essential oil before, but have you ever wonder what exactly is an essential oil made of:
- Natural aromatic compounds found in plants
- Steam distilled or cold pressed extraction
- Powerful, safe benefits without side effects ( If the essential oil is not pure, it is actually harmful to bodies.. so be careful when you are buying one.)
- 50 to 70 times more powerful than herbs
How powerful is an essential oil?
Oh ya, It was my first time learning that certain Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade essential oils can be used internally (consume them).
Essential Oils come in different grades and the best ones are the CPTG Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade. CPTG essential oils are 100% pure natural, with no artificial ingredients, fragrances and fillers that would dilute their active qualities and are free of pesticides or other chemical residues. And we are happy to know that Spa Esprit carries and uses doterra's collection of CPTG essential oils.
The many uses of Essential Oils:
And after having some yummy spread of delicious pastries and desserts from the Test kitchen, it is the hands-on session as we got to make our customized shower gels using the wide collection of doterra essential oils...
Check on what is on doterra's essential oil label:
doterra's Geranium can be used internally, hence it is indicated to dilute one drop in 4 fl oz. of liquid (water).
doterra is 100% pure therapeutic grade essential oil. - one of the finest aromatic extracts available in the world today.
We were each given a huge beaker of unscented shower gel, an ice-cream stick, an oil blend chart, a handy booklet on essential oil usage Guide A-Z, and 2 full trays of doterra essential oils to choose from ....
All of us were having lots of fun choosing which essential oils to go into the plain shower gel, sniffing the countless number of essential oils, and trying to make the end product smell nice and unique/beneficial to each of us.. so here are some things that I asked myself before I mix the essential oils into the shower gel:
- what to choose for the top, middle and base notes?
- will the oils blend well together and smell pleasant?