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Old 12-26-2016, 06:50 PM   #11
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I've stopped buying EOs at the market (health food stores, supermarkets, etc.) as they are too expensive that way. I have bought some online from different soap suppliers like BrambleBerry, as well as some on Amazon because I already have an Amazon Prime account and I can take advantage of fast free shipping.

If you want to make your own blends, there are some sites that give suggested recipes for different EOs.

http://info.achs.edu/blog/blending-1...s-drop-by-drop

http://premeditatedleftovers.com/nat...auty-products/

http://soapteacher.blogspot.com/2010...-soap.html?m=1

http://www.growingupherbal.com/blend...for-beginners/

http://joliechose.tripod.com/joliech...rapy/id17.html

And this one on calculating safe usage rates: http://www.modernsoapmaking.com/esse...ra-guidelines/


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Liberty Natural is very reliable with competitive prices and no minimum. http://www.libertynatural.com. Most of my EO's come from Liberty or NDA. NDA is hit and miss with fragrance oils in my opinion


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Thanks so much for these links!

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I've stopped buying EOs at the market (health food stores, supermarkets, etc.) as they are too expensive that way. I have bought some online from different soap suppliers like BrambleBerry, as well as some on Amazon because I already have an Amazon Prime account and I can take advantage of fast free shipping.

If you want to make your own blends, there are some sites that give suggested recipes for different EOs.

http://info.achs.edu/blog/blending-1...s-drop-by-drop

http://premeditatedleftovers.com/nat...auty-products/

http://soapteacher.blogspot.com/2010...-soap.html?m=1

http://www.growingupherbal.com/blend...for-beginners/

http://joliechose.tripod.com/joliech...rapy/id17.html

And this one on calculating safe usage rates: http://www.modernsoapmaking.com/esse...ra-guidelines/
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Old 12-26-2016, 11:47 PM   #14
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I second DragonGirl's recommendation for New Directions Aromatics. I've been really happy with the quality and price of essential oils I've used from them, although I'm still working on finding a lavender that is "just right" to my nose (not really a NDA issue!). In the limited times I've contacted them I've found their customer service to be good, too.
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I've had a lot of luck with Soap Making Resource for EO's. They have nice sales, good quality and great customer service. The site is small, so I dont get overwhelmed
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I've stopped buying EOs at the market (health food stores, supermarkets, etc.) as they are too expensive that way. I have bought some online from different soap suppliers like BrambleBerry, as well as some on Amazon because I already have an Amazon Prime account and I can take advantage of fast free shipping.

If you want to make your own blends, there are some sites that give suggested recipes for different EOs.

http://info.achs.edu/blog/blending-1...s-drop-by-drop

http://premeditatedleftovers.com/nat...auty-products/

http://soapteacher.blogspot.com/2010...-soap.html?m=1

http://www.growingupherbal.com/blend...for-beginners/

http://joliechose.tripod.com/joliech...rapy/id17.html

And this one on calculating safe usage rates: http://www.modernsoapmaking.com/esse...ra-guidelines/
Wow, Earlene, this is an AWESOME list of extremely helpful links!! Thank you so very, very much!!!


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