Dilution

When Should You Use A Preservative In A Formula?

For your safety and maximum shelf life, it is best to add a preservative when you are making a formulation that contains water or water rich ingredients. Products that contain water are called hydrous products. Water rich ingredients include water, hydrosols, and aloe. Examples of water rich products include creams, lotions, toners, and masks. Anytime…

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What To Consider When Diluting Essential Oils

Using Dilution Charts vs Weighing Essential Oils I used to swear by essential oil dilution charts after finishing my basic aromatherapy certification program. I even went as far to tell others they were wrong with their dilution rates. Oh how I was WRONG. Honestly, I do not promote dilution charts. I don’t like to post…

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