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Acquire in-depth knowledge about aromatherapy, massage therapy, essential oils, natural ingredients for skin & hair care, and about soap making & candle making. Educate yourself about the numerous benefits and uses of essential oils, learn about various massage techniques, know how to avoid harmful ingredients found in commercial cosmetics, and how you can incorporate natural ingredients in your skin care routine, all through our comprehensive yet easy to follow blog articles.

  • A COMPLETE GUIDE TO ESSENTIAL OILS FOR SKINA COMPLETE GUIDE TO ESSENTIAL OILS FOR SKINEssential oils are cherished in both traditional and commercial skincare due to their diverse qualities and alluring natural scents. Discover the best essential oils suited for various skin types and needs in this all-inclusive guide!
  • ESSENTIAL OILS FOR HAIRESSENTIAL OILS FOR HAIREssential oils are popular in both traditional and commercial hair care due to their nourishing properties and enticing natural scents. Discover how six popular essential oils can impact hair rejuvenation and health in different hair types. 
  • ESSENTIAL OILS FOR SLEEPESSENTIAL OILS FOR SLEEPThe natural, lively aromas of essential oils have been used for centuries by herbalists and aromatherapists to encourage sleep in those who suffer from insomnia. Find out which essential oils are most effective at calming the mind for quality sleep!
  • MAKING ALL-NATURAL SHAMPOOS: A BEGINNERMAKING ALL-NATURAL SHAMPOOS: A BEGINNER'S GUIDEMaking an effective all-natural shampoo requires careful consideration of raw materials and significant expertise in formulation. Discover how easy it is to create your own luxurious all-natural shampoos using our innovative Premium Shampoo Base!
  • AN EASY-TO-UNDERSTAND GUIDE TO GCMS TESTINGAN EASY-TO-UNDERSTAND GUIDE TO GCMS TESTINGGCMS testing is often said to be ‘gold standard’ in analyzing essential oils. Discover how this powerful instrumental technique works, how to read a GCMS report, and how a basic understanding of GCMS can transform your relationship with essential oils.
  • AROMATHERAPY RECIPES FOR TOTAL MIND-BODY RELAXATIONAROMATHERAPY RECIPES FOR TOTAL MIND-BODY RELAXATIONSince the 1900s, aromatherapists have made use of the enticing aromas of essential oils to improve psychological well-being. Discover how simple aromatherapy recipes can bring about a profound sense of calm and deeply relax your mind, spirit, and body.
  • EVERYTHING YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT COSMETIC GMP (GOOD MANUFACTURING PRACTICES)EVERYTHING YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT COSMETIC GMP (GOOD MANUFACTURING PRACTICES)No matter how small your cosmetic business is, GMP helps establish good quality assurance practices that lead to better business and brand confidence. Discover the fundamental principles of GMP, the regulations surrounding it, and the role of ISO 22716.
  • HOW TO MAKE DIY CREAMS & LOTIONS FOR DRY HANDSHOW TO MAKE DIY CREAMS & LOTIONS FOR DRY HANDSTopical moisturizing can provide effective relief for dry skin on hands. Discover the causes behind dry hands, the top cosmetic ingredients that can soothe dry hands, and learn how to make your own DIY hand creams and hand lotions!
  • ESSENTIAL OILS FOR HOPE, HEALING, AND HAPPINESSESSENTIAL OILS FOR HOPE, HEALING, AND HAPPINESSDuring troubling times, we may commonly experience arising feelings of confusion, fear, sadness, loneliness, and dejection. Discover how pure essential oils can help you cope with a healing mindset while inspiring a positive, spirited, relaxed mood.
  • HOW TO ACHIEVE FLAWLESS HAND HYGIENEHOW TO ACHIEVE FLAWLESS HAND HYGIENEGood hand hygiene not only supports the health and wellbeing of everyone, it also works to prevent illnesses. Discover all you need to know about having safe, clean hands and how to choose the right products for your personal regimen.
  • THE THEORY & PRACTICE OF ESSENTIAL OIL BLENDINGTHE THEORY & PRACTICE OF ESSENTIAL OIL BLENDINGBlending essential oils is a highly rewarding activity. In this in-depth guide, we cover the creative, intuitive, and reflective process of making your very own balanced, harmonious essential oil blends.
  • ESSENTIAL OIL PURITY: TRUTHS, FACTS, AND MISCONCEPTIONSESSENTIAL OIL PURITY: TRUTHS, FACTS, AND MISCONCEPTIONSWhat exactly is a ‘pure’ essential oil? Can we reliably identify essential oil adulterations? In this article, we attempt to clarify these common concerns and also clear the air of some of the most widely-held myths regarding essential oil purity.
  • DIY MAKEUP REMOVER RECIPES WITH NATURAL MOISTURIZERSDIY MAKEUP REMOVER RECIPES WITH NATURAL MOISTURIZERSDiscover NDA’s mild yet effective natural moisturizers for all skin types as well as simple DIY recipes that incorporate them for gentler, faster, and more affordable makeup removal that produces safer and healthier results.
  • HOW TO STORE ESSENTIAL OILS TO MAXIMIZE OIL LIFEHOW TO STORE ESSENTIAL OILS TO MAXIMIZE OIL LIFEAn Essential Oil’s shelf life fluctuates significantly depending on various factors, including the way in which the user bottles, stores, and handles the oil. Discover how to properly care for Essential Oils in order to benefit from their optimal quality!
  • TOP 10 BENEFITS OF NATURAL SHAMPOOS AND CONDITIONERSTOP 10 BENEFITS OF NATURAL SHAMPOOS AND CONDITIONERSWhat does it mean when shampoo and conditioner bases are “natural?” What are the main benefits of using natural shampoo and natural conditioner bases? Discover the answers to these and other FAQs!
  • TOP 10 ESSENTIAL OILS FOR SPRING TO REFRESH, UPLIFT, & BOOST IMMUNITYTOP 10 ESSENTIAL OILS FOR SPRING TO REFRESH, UPLIFT, & BOOST IMMUNITYRefresh the body and uplift the mind with NDA’s Top 10 Essential Oils for Spring. Discover ready-to-use products, DIY tips, and safe-use suggestions for oils and blends that address the effects of Spring allergies on physical and emotional wellness.
  • KID-FRIENDLY PRODUCTS: ESSENTIAL OILS & CARRIER OILSKID-FRIENDLY PRODUCTS: ESSENTIAL OILS & CARRIER OILSDiscover the top Essential Oils and Carrier Oils that are widely used in child skincare. Learn about their benefits, relative safeness for use on or around children, dilution rates, skin test, potential side effects, safety measures, storage, and more.
  • TRAVEL ESSENTIALS: MUST-HAVE ESSENTIAL OIL BLENDS FOR TRAVELTRAVEL ESSENTIALS: MUST-HAVE ESSENTIAL OIL BLENDS FOR TRAVELDiscover the calming, invigorating, grounding, and clarifying qualities of must-have “Travel Essential Oils,” and learn how they can be used in natural, travel-size recipes to address anxiety, motion sickness, jet lag, and various other travel stressors.
  • TOP 10 ESSENTIAL OILS FOR THE COLD WEATHERTOP 10 ESSENTIAL OILS FOR THE COLD WEATHEREase the body and uplift the mind with NDA’s most popular warming Essential Oils and Synergy Blends. Discover skincare tips, recipes, and ready-to-use products that address the effects of cold weather on physical and emotional wellness!
  • ENCHANTING ESSENTIAL OILS FOR VALENTINEENCHANTING ESSENTIAL OILS FOR VALENTINE'S DAYCreate ambiance, boost self-confidence, and revive the romance and affection with Essential Oils this Valentine’s Day. Discover the delicate, alluring, and exotic scents that can help you take passion, confidence, and stimulation to the next level…
  • ALL ABOUT FAIR TRADEALL ABOUT FAIR TRADEThe Fair Trade movement facilitates better trading conditions, sustainable farming, and various other improvements in the underprivileged communities of developing countries. Learn more about the protective implications of the Fair Trade product label.
  • ALL ABOUT ORGANICSALL ABOUT ORGANICSWhat makes a product "organic?" Learn about the farming ethics and processes involved in organic farming and about the rules that companies must follow before they are permitted to label and market their products as "organic."
  • A COMPLETE GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING THE SDSA COMPLETE GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING THE SDSLearn how to read about a material or chemical products' properties and cautions associated with it.
  • STEP-BY-STEP GUIDES TO MAKING YOUR OWN NATURAL MOISTURIZERS, BUTTERS, AND LOTIONSSTEP-BY-STEP GUIDES TO MAKING YOUR OWN NATURAL MOISTURIZERS, BUTTERS, AND LOTIONSAdding essential oils to DIY emollients contributes to psychological and physiological well-being.
  • SAFE BEAUTY: COSMETIC INGREDIENTS TO AVOIDSAFE BEAUTY: COSMETIC INGREDIENTS TO AVOIDLearn which potentially harmful ingredients are found in commercial cosmetics and how to avoid them.
  • AROMATHERAPY MASSAGE – BENEFITS, TECHNIQUES & SAFETY TIPSAROMATHERAPY MASSAGE – BENEFITS, TECHNIQUES & SAFETY TIPSThis massage method incorporates essential oils to help relieve medical conditions or to preserve wellness.
  • UNTAPPING THE POWER OF NATURE: ESSENTIAL OIL EXTRACTION METHODSUNTAPPING THE POWER OF NATURE: ESSENTIAL OIL EXTRACTION METHODSEver wonder how essential oils are made? Find out how essential oils are actually extracted from plant materials.
  • AROMATHERAPY: IMPROVE YOUR PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH WITH THE POWER OF SCENTAROMATHERAPY: IMPROVE YOUR PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH WITH THE POWER OF SCENTIntroduce yourself to the enticing world of aromatherapy.
  • A STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO SOAP-MAKING FOR BEGINNERSA STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO SOAP-MAKING FOR BEGINNERSMelt and Pour soap allows for countless variations of artistic effects that can be achieved with additives!
  • HOW TO MAKE CANDLES: THE ULTIMATE BEGINNERHOW TO MAKE CANDLES: THE ULTIMATE BEGINNER'S GUIDECandles that are less harmful to health than those in stores can now be created for a fraction of retail prices!
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