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KO Média reveals Nov. issue of ELLE Canada

KO Média is proud to unveil the November issue of ELLE Canada featuring the much-anticipated results of the 2020 Beauty Grand Prix.

This edition of the highly-regarded annual event invited 550 jurors to blind-test 229 products in order to crown only the very best in every category — from skincare to hair-care, from makeup to body-care.
Find out which of your favourite brands made the cut this year — and which new innovators are must-haves!

The issue features more than just hero products: Rising star Florence Pugh, the phenomenon who recently joined the Marvel universe for the upcoming Black Widow, graces the cover. The 24-year old actor who was awarded for her performance in last year’s beloved Little Women opens up about how she’s learned to balance the pressure that comes with starring in a blockbuster franchise. “I wanted to know whether it would be them or me calling the shots,” she explains. “I didn’t want to be part of something where I was constantly checked on and people were making sure I was in the ‘right’ shape.”

Sought-after actor Jodie Turner-Smith also speaks frankly in an intimate feature in the November issue. “There have been so many times in my life when I’ve experienced microaggressions that caused me to say ‘Right, so that’s not acceptable,” she says. “When someone is suffering, their suffering belongs to all of us.”

That search for equity is further considered in the issue via an investigative feature that weighs the risks of so-called ethical AI programs that are being rolled out across Canada. The algorithms are being designed to help companies eliminate harmful racial biases that can affect the hiring process — but, finds journalist Melissa Vincent, there are flaws in the system that aren’t being addressed.

Plus: Have we reached peak skincare?; An intimate tour of designers Byron and Dexter Peart’s iconic Montreal homes and the season’s best minimalist and maximalist shapes.

The November issue of ELLE Canada will hit stands on Monday, October 12th.

KO Média also publishes ELLE Québec, Magazine VÉRO, di Stasio,and K pour Katrine magazines.

About ELLE:

The ELLE network today, including France and the international editions, reaches more than 33 million readers worldwide: 45 editions of ELLE in 43 countries, 25 editions of ELLE Decoration, 5 editions of ELLE à Table, 2 editions of ELLE Men and 1 edition of ELLE Girl. It also represents 45 ELLE local websites, gathering nearly 100 million unique visitors per month. Lagardère Group, owner of ELLE & ELLE Decoration brands, partners with prestigious publishing houses worldwide, through licence contracts: With Hearst Magazines, publishing 15 editions of ELLE and 12 editions of ELLE Decoration, in 14 countries. With Burda, Aller, Ringier and 21 other partners in 29 countries, publishing 30 editions of ELLE and 13 editions of ELLE Decoration. The Lagardère Group is a global leader in content publishing, production, broadcasting and distribution.

About the Group KO:

The Group KO is made up of Productions KOTV, Productions KO Scène, KO 24, KO Média and KO Éditions. Run by the screenwriter-humourist-comedian-producer Louis Morissette, the group is motivated by the desire to tell stories that captivate the public, and to do so by mastering each creative aspect that goes into doing that. Whether it’s television shows, performances, films or magazines, the mission of the group is very simple: conquer the world, and then entertain them. In an industry full of possibilities, the KO Group sees opportunities and takes them.

Vivienne Hu SS 2021

Vivienne Hu released her Spring/Summer 2021 Working from Home collection, a practical and motivating collection, made its debut in New York Fashion Week on Wednesday, 16th of September.

An expertly designed, fifty pieces ensemble by New York based designer Vivienne Hu focuses on relaxed and feminine comfort without sacrificing style to include homelike garments which can be worn both at home and elsewhere. In addition to original handmade accessories, this collection emphasizes the effortless transition from loungewear to luxury fashion. The Vivienne Hu collection is crafted with fluid fabrics, a joyful color palette, and trouble-free silhouettes.

The collection exhibits a blend of classic European elegance and New York downtown style, where the concept caters to women who have a strong sense of independence and a desire for displaying their femininity and personality in a unique way.

Vivienne Hu’s relaxed and practical collection pair modern silhouettes with interesting details. Her softened structures are strongly inspired by empowering oneself to get through the situation through the whole world. Her collections have been gracing New York Fashion week since 2014, and today, the brand includes womenswear, handbags, shoes, accessories, and cosmetics.

Vivienne Hu is a designer based in New York City. Before pursuing fashion, she received her bachelor’s degree in Finance from University of Hohenheim in Germany. She then worked in the Investment Banking industry in New York for several years. She eventually decided to change careers due to her zeal for fashion and her love of creativity and the arts.

After obtaining a fashion degree from Parsons School of Design, Vivienne Hu established her brand, and debuted her Spring/Summer collection in 2012. Quickly, she gained industry experience working at Oscar de la Renta and Yigal Azrouel. Hu formally launched her flagship store in Soho, New York in 2013. In 2016, she launched her second store at 107 Mercer Street, also in the heart of Soho, New York. Her designs have been featured in fashion magazines including WWD, Cosmopolitan, Elle, Bazaar, Art and Designs, and Elegant.

On her design philosophy and personal vision, Hu says “In the corporate world I see women lose their personal style for the sake of professionalism…forced to follow dress code and as a result being ‘uniform.’ Women should never be forced to give up something so personal …My vision is to break open this forced box by bridging the gap between personality and professionalism.”

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Kylie Jenner is illustrated by Maria Soloman for 360 MAGAZINE

KUWTK Comes to an End

Written by Thais Jacomassi

Illustrations by Maria Soloman

With a shocking post on instagram, Kim Kardashian West announced the long-running reality series following her and her family is coming to an end after 14 years on air. “It is with heavy hearts that we’ve made the difficult decision as a family to say goodbye,” she wrote. The show will end with its 20th season, scheduled to air early next year.

Keeping Up With the Kardashians, featuring Kim and her sisters, Kourtney, Khloé, Kendall and Kylie alongside their brother, Rob, and their mother, Kris Jenner, became a staple of pop culture in the early 21st century and helped shape the family’s careers and lives. It is a show that propelled the popularity of reality TV and what consumers expected of it, but the suspension of the show comes as no surprise. Since the beginning of their careers as reality TV stars, the family has gained millions of social media followers and they have become a household name. Besides show ratings beginning to drop, the family simply no longer needs the promotion anymore.

A spokesperson for E! Network said in a statement, “We thank the entire extended family and our production partners, Bunim Murray and Ryan Seacrest Productions, for embarking on this global phenomenon together.”

This does not mean the end of the Kardashian-Jenner dynasty. In fact, it is highly possible that they may try to push for a deal with online streaming services such as Netflix, Amazon, or Hulu. By not being restricted by cable TV limitations and advertising structures, the family’s franchise could expand in countless directions including a more genuine representation of them as people. There is tremendous opportunity for them in the digital world. It is no lie that reality TV is often scripted and made to be a parody of sorts, so breaking away from that formula could expand the family’s fanbase and show that they have matured past that.

With a networth of $30 million, Kendall Jenner has become the world’s highest paid model doing runways for Versace, Burberry, Tom Ford, and countless other luxury brands. After seven years, she has become one of the most influential figures in the fashion industry. Her younger sister, Kylie Jenner, gained her success after curating Kylie Cosmetics in 2015. Since then, she has also branched out into skincare and was granted the controversial title of ‘youngest self-made billionaire’ by Forbes in 2019. Their older sister, Khloe, ventured into the clothing industry with her own company called Good American which claims to have ‘invented a new women’s size in jeans’ and runs on a platform of inclusivity.

Kim, the one responsible for gaining media attention and bringing her family into the spotlight, has also ventured into the cosmetics business with her cosmetics and fragrance company, KKW Beauty which generated around $100 million of sales in 2019. Along with this, she has turned her shapewear line, Skims, into a success after a rocky start and has announced a social justice podcast on Spotify.

These are few of many of the family’s accomplishments and despite the countless controversies surrounding them, it is no lie that they helped to shape pop culture into what it is today and will continue to do so.

Perfume illustration for 360 Magazine by Kaelen Felix

Guide To Different Perfume Types

Shopping for new perfume can be somewhat overwhelming, especially when you have to think of all the elements to consider. This can be anything from the type of perfume to the scent profiles.

However, before you consider all the add-ons, it is important to know the different types of perfumes that are available on the market. Thus, below we have outlined an in-depth guide to different perfume types for a proper introduction to the world of perfumes.

 Types Of Perfumes

Typically, there are five types of perfumes on the market. These include Parfum, Eau de parfum, Eau de toilette, Eau de cologne, and Eau de Fraiche. The main difference between these perfume types is their fragrance oil concentration; which ultimately, affects other behaviors and characteristics of the perfume.

 Parfum

Parfum is the purest form of perfume available on the market. Otherwise known as Extrait de parfum or pure perfume, Parfum boasts the highest fragrance oil concentration.  Typically, Parfum contains between 15% to 25% fragrance oil concentrations. However, sometimes, you may find premium perfumes with fragrance oil concentrations of up to 40%.

Due to this high fragrance oil concentration, Parfum tends to be the most expensive perfume type on the market. This is caused by the high cost of obtaining the fragrance oil. For example, you need up to 10,000 roses to make a single 5ml bottle of essential rose oil. Thus, the fragrance oil extraction phase can be quite costly.

It gets even more expensive for perfume makers that make their perfume using rare and premium ingredients.  Additionally, because of this high fragrance oil concentration, Parfum tends to last the longest amongst all the perfume types. When you apply Parfum, it can last on your skin anywhere between 6 and 24 hours.

Because it has a higher fragrance oil concentration, this means that it has the lowest alcohol concentrations. So for people with sensitive skin such as dry skin, Parfum is an excellent option, if you can of course afford it.

Eau De Parfum

Eau de parfum, also known as EDP, has the second-highest fragrance oil concentration after Parfum and has a higher alcohol concentration than Parfum. Similar to Parfum, it is a better option for sensitive skin as well, because its alcohol content is still relatively low.

Generally, Eau de Parfum contains anywhere between 15% and 20% fragrance oil concentration. It is generally less expensive than parfum, nevertheless, somewhat expensive. When applied on your skin, depending on the scent profile and ingredients, Eau de parfum will last you between 4 and 6 hours.

Amongst perfume types, it is one of the most commonly sought after as it is suitable and somewhat reasonably priced for everyday wear. Its longevity means that you can go a whole day and refresh it just once or not needing to refresh it at all.

Eau De Toilette

Eau De Toilette, also known as EDT, has the third highest fragrance oil concentration. EDTs have a fragrance oil concentration of between 5% and 15% and similar to EDPs, there are amongst the most popular perfume types. However, EDTs exist with false presumptions amongst most consumers – probably perpetuated by salespersons – that they are not as good as EDPs. Don’t fall for his trick!

EDPs are not at all better than EDTs – well, except in situations where you are comparing a high end EDP with a low end EDT. Eau de Toilettes are a variation of EDPs with less fragrance oil concentrations. Thus, their difference is that they are less strong (scent wise) than EDPS. However, their quality is the same.

Eau de Toilettes are designed for individuals that are looking for the same scent but an option that is more subtle rather than strong and pungent. Typically, many perfume experts consider Eau de toilette a daywear fragrance and Eau de parfum as a nightwear fragrance.

 Similarly, Eau de toilette will last you anywhere between 4 and 6 hours. So the next time you are perfume shopping, compare these two perfume types only based on the strength of their scents rather than longevity or quality – EDPs are not necessarily better than EDTs!

Eau De Cologne

Eau De Cologne, also known as EDC, is formulated with one of the lowest fragrance oil concentrations amongst other perfume types. Eau de Cologne has a fragrance oil concentration of between 2% to 8% and the highest alcohol concentration.  The lower fragrance oil concentration makes EDCs quite cheaper.

 Many EDCs come in bigger bottles as you may require you to apply more compared to when you apply Parfum or Eau de parfum. Typically, many EDCs are formulated for men as lighter fragrance variations for stronger perfume scents. Additionally, EDCs are used as colognes or aftershaves. Their recipes normally consist of herb and citrus notes as well.

Eau De Fraiche

Eau De Fraiche, also known as Fragrance water, is somewhat similar to Eau De Cologne as it lasts within an hour or two of application. Eau de Fraiche boasts the lowest fragrance oil concentration of between 1% and 5%. A good example of Eau de Fraiche is fragrance or body mist.

Eau de Fraiche has the lowest fragrance oil concentration, however; it doesn’t have the highest alcohol concentration. Instead, most of the remainder of Eau de Fraiche is water; which accounts for the name fragrance water.  

Whilst there are different perfume types, the key principle to stick with when choosing a perfume to invest in is that a higher fragrance oil concentration equals higher perfume cost. However, a higher fragrance oil concentration also equates to stronger perfume scent and sometimes, longevity. It is also a good idea to know the ideal purpose for your perfume.

For example, Eau de parfum is ideal for nightwear whilst Eau de toilette is ideal for nightwear. Eau de cologne is mostly formulated as a cologne or aftershave. Fragrance water on the other end is ideal for refreshing whether you are at the gym or the beach. After equipping yourself with the right information about perfume types, your next step would be to learn about the perfect scent profiles.

 

 

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This Week’s Top Stories

By Cassandra Yany

Here are the some of top stories in beauty, entertainment and tech so far this week:

Apple Announces Sep. 15 Apple Event

Apple announced Tuesday that they will be hosting an event on Wednesday September 15 at 10 am PDT.  The ‘Time Flies’ event will take place virtually from Apple Park, the company’s headquarters in Cupertino, CA. It is speculated that the iPhone 12 and Apple Watch Series 6 will be revealed at the event next week. According to AppleInsider, there is also word of a possible new iPad or Apple Silicon MacBook. 

While some expect the new iPhone to be revealed next week, others say that the announcement will come a few weeks later, due to delays caused by COVID-19. According to The Verge, There will be four iPhone 12 models released this year: two iPhone 12’s that will be sold at a lower price point, and two iPhone Pro’s. These will include a 6.7-inch iPhone Pro, making it the largest iPhone to date. CNET reports that the new model will be the first iPhone to run on 5G. The new Apple Watch will allegedly feature added monitoring blood oxygen levels, updated sleep tracking, and a faster processor.

Selena Gomez launches Rare Beauty, Broken Hearts Gallery to Hit Theaters Friday

This week has been very eventful for artist Selena Gomez. On Thursday Sep. 3, she launched her makeup line Rare Beauty, which shares the same name as her most recent album that was released early this year. The line includes 20 makeup products and accessories, available in a variety of shades and colors. Items can be purchased on the Rare Beauty website, as well as online and in stores at Sephora.

Along with the makeup line, Rare Beauty also established the Rare Impact Fund to support the mental health of the brand’s community, employees and partners. One percent of all sales and funds from partners will go toward increasing access to mental health resources. The brand shared their mission via Instagram “to shape conversations around beauty, self-acceptance, and mental health.”

Broken Hearts Gallery, a film executive produced by Gomez, will be released in theaters on Friday Sep. 10. The movie features actors Dacre Montgomery of “Stranger Things” and Geraldine Viswanathan of “Blockers” (2018) and “Hala” (2019) as the two leads. Gomez took to Instagram on Monday to share a special trailer of the film and encourage those who see it in movie theaters to follow COVID-19 safety guidelines.

These projects come just weeks after the release of Gomez’s collaboration with Blackpink, the virtual premiere of This Is The Year— a film she produced alongside former Disney Channel co-star David Henrie, who directed the film— and the release of her HBO Max show “Selena + Chef.”

McDonald’s x Cactus Jack Collab

McDonald’s launched its collaboration with Travis Scott on Tuesday. The fast food chain has added the “Cactus Jack” meal to their menu for $6. The meal does not come with a Happy Meal toy, but does include a Quarter Pounder with cheese, bacon and lettuce, medium fries with BBQ dipping sauce and a medium Sprite with extra ice— Scott’s go-to order. McDonald’s employees will be sporting new uniforms for the partnership, and the restaurant and rapper have also released merchandise to mark the event. The items are sold on Scott’s website and include t-shirts, sweatshirts, shorts, sweatpants and other accessories and household items containing his name and the restaurant logo.

Travis Scott visited a McDonald’s location in Downey City, CA to celebrate the launch, causing chaos amongst the large crowd, as seen in videos fans posted on Twitter. Scott went live on Instagram to share the experience with his followers. On Wednesday, Scott served customers the meal from the drive-thru window at a McDonald’s in Texas, as seen in a video posted by the TikTok account RAP. As part of the month-long collab, the artist and fast food chain will be exploring ways to support different charities and organizations. The partnership will run until Oct. 4. This is Mcdonald’s first collaboration with a big celebrity since they featured a Michael Jordan-themed meal on their menu in 1992.

Megan Thee Stallion illustration done by Mina Tocalini of 360 MAGAZINE.

Megan Thee Stallion × Revlon 

Critically-acclaimed music superstar Megan Thee Stallion has been named the newest Revlon Global Brand Ambassador. Megan joins the pantheon of famous Revlon faces and takes her place among a diverse and accomplished group of women past and present, including current Brand Ambassadors Gal Gadot, Ashley Graham, Sofia Carson, Jessica Jung, Adwoa Aboah and Eniola Abioro.

“I’ve always set the bar high for myself with everything I do, but to now be a brand ambassador for Revlon, it feels like a new level,” said Megan. “To me, the Revlon brand stands for both beauty and female strength and I’m excited to help define what that means to a new generation of women.” 

Known for her breakout anthems, including “Hot Girl Summer” and “Savage,” Megan Thee Stallion is the ultimate triple threat: music artist, social media sensation, and cutting-edge tastemaker. She continues to set and conquer goals in both music and television with a slew of awards and accomplishments to her name. Most recently, she released the song, “Girls In The Hood,” and hit #1 on the Billboard charts with her track “Savage”. She is also co-anchoring HBO Max’s reality show competition, Legendary, which highlights modern drag ball culture, working on her new album and pursuing her bachelor’s degree in Health Administration at Texas Southern University.

“Megan is a remarkable talent and we know she’s only going to continue to rise to new heights,” said Silvia Galfo, Revlon Global Brand President. “When we first approached her about a partnership nearly a year ago, we were drawn to her confidence and fierce ambition as much as her power to hold nothing back. She loves to express herself with makeup and is a constant inspiration to her fans on living boldly. It’s that authenticity and unapologetic spirit that we admire, and we are thrilled to welcome her to the Revlon family.”

Over its 80+ year history, Revlon has defined modernity with its electrifying “Unforgettable Women” campaign in the 1990’s and signed the first Black and plus-size models to beauty contracts. Revlon was also the first mainstream makeup brand to feature a woman of color in a national beauty advertisement in the 1970’s. 

Megan Thee Stallion will begin appearing on behalf of Revlon across media platforms beginning this month. 

An iconic American beauty brand, Revlon was founded in 1932 with revolutionary opaque nail enamel. Today the brand is regarded as global beauty leader, innovator and color expert, offering consumers in more than 150 countries a range of high quality color cosmetics, under leading franchises including ColorStay, Super Lustrous, Revlon Ultra HD and PhotoReady Candid. The brand has a rich heritage in hair color and care, including ColorSilk, the number one consumer hair color brand in the US. Revlon also offers a wide range of tools for beauty and nail. Revlon serves professional hair stylists and colorists with the Revlon Professional line, offering hair color, hair care and styling products under the Revlonissimo, UniqOne, and Equave franchises.  Revlon Professional also provides cutting edge education to help salon professionals around the world transform their clients to look their very best. With a long-standing commitment to women’s progress, health and wellbeing, the brand has a history of raising funds and awareness for women’s issues through signature programs like the Revlon Run Walk and The Revlon Million Dollar Challenge.

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Bésame Cosmetics × Lucille Ball

After creating detailed and imaginative collections for Disney and Marvel, Bésame Cosmetics is kicking off their new “Iconic Women Series” with a full collection inspired by Lucille Ball on June 25th.
Widely known as the spunky redhead from the hit sitcom I Love Lucy, Lucille Ball was a beloved comedienne that captured America’s heart and broke barriers for women in the entertainment business.
Featuring exact color matches from her favorite makeup and foundation, you can experience the timeless elegance of Lucille Ball. Highly-pigmented formulas and unparalleled staying power bring superior performance to each piece in this luxurious set.
The Lucy Collection includes:

  • Club Babalu Eyeshadow Palette
  • Love That Redhead Lipstick
  • What A Peach Lipstick
  • Lucy’s Face Powder Compact
  • Lucy’s Pencil Set

As a bonus for purchasing the complete collection, you’ll also get:

  • Lucy’s Lashes
  • I Love Lucy Mini Tote Bag

The cruelty-free lashes are based on the exact size, shape, and color that Lucille Ball wore and can’t be found anywhere else! They are only available with the complete collection. Lucille Ball brought laughter to the world. Capture that light by owning a Lucille Ball-inspired makeup set of your own.

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M·A·C Cosmetics × Teyana Taylor

M·A·C Cosmetics has announced a highly anticipated, limited-edition makeup launch in collaboration with one of the most versatile entertainers of her generation; Teyana Taylor.

The M·A·C × Teyana Taylor collection was pratically written in the stars. Teyana has been a M·A·C fan since she was 15 years old and loved to mix and match the products to concoct her own unique looks.

The collection was created to embody a new approach to beauty; encouraging fans to create their own version of her style and vibe. “I’m very excited to be partnering with a company like M•A•C who I’ve watched collaborate with strong women of color over the years. I’ve been a fan of M•A•C ever since I was 15 years old and started experimenting with makeup, it was the first brand that made me like makeup. I’m so grateful and excited to be sharing this beautiful collection I created with the M•A•C team but also hoping to inspire other young women that anything and everything is possible,” she stated.

Inspired by her love for classic 90’s fashion and beauty, Teyana worked alongside M·A·C to create her exclusive, multi-product collection- from the products, packaging, product names and even the photo shoot. “I was inspired by the 90s and the heart & soul of Harlem and wanted to show that through the shades and packaging,” Teyana said.

“As a longtime friend of the brand, we’ve grown to know and love Teyana for having a style unlike anyone else. She’s fierce, bold and unapologetically herself, no matter what she’s wearing – all qualities we stand for at M•A•C, and are so excited to bring to life through this new collaboration,” said Ukonwa Ojo, Global Chief Marketing Officer and Senior Vice President, Global Marketing, M•A•C Cosmetics. As a dancer, choreographer, actress, model, fitness aficionado, songwriter, producer, director and now M·A·C’s newest collaborator, Teyana embodies artistry boldly, originally, and without boundaries. Stay tuned (on the M·A·C website or Instagram) for more details about M·A·C X Teyana Taylor coming soon.

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Khloé Kardashian Goes Viral

As of late, Khloé Kardashian stuns her fans on Instagram with an entirely different look. At first glance, many thought she resembled a Guess model or actress Denise Richards (Charlie Sheen‘s ex-wife).

Even her ex Tristan Thompson weighs in on her extreme makeover.

Uses For Essential Oil And Applications Like Refillable Essential Oil Vape Pen

There are essentially three methods for essential oils to incorporate into the body either through absorption into the skin, inhalation, or ingestion. For each of these methods, there comes a variety of techniques for application. It’s important to note that the substances are not to have direct application to the skin without having dilution with a carrier oil. Typically, you would use a teaspoon of the carrier such as a vegetable or nut oil or even water in combination with three drops of the pure compound.

Essential Oil Application

The method that you use for application will depend on the effect that you want and which substance you choose. Some oils irritate the skin meaning they would not be appropriate for the topical method. A more appropriate technique may be inhalation for which you could try this application, a refillable essential oil vape pen alternatively. The condition will play a part as well in determining which technique you choose.

  • In most instances wound care will involve the topical method.
  • Inhalation or topicals will be more useful for mood-related effects, but the suggestion is that inhalation may be more fast-acting.
  • In a steam bath, both inhalation and topical absorption note to be useful.
  • Ingesting or swallowing essential oils is not recommended due to the damage that it can cause to the body. However, they can be useful when added to water and gargled. After gargling, you should spit out. You should not swallow any of the solutions. An example is a drop of tea tree oil in combination with a glass of water notes to be useful for a sore throat.

For those who don’t know how to use their aromatherapy most productively, consulting with a qualified aroma-therapist is advisable for guidance. 

Carrier Oil Guidelines

Natural food shops or bath and body stores that specialize in natural products will offer conventional carrier oils for use in diluting essential oils for use as topicals on the skin. Those carriers deemed to be cold-pressed or organic are the recommendation with examples such as apricot kernel, sweet almond, avocado, jojoba, grapeseed. These don’t offer a strong smell on their own and should be kept cold until use (in the refrigerator) and discarded if they become rancid. Typically, these substances will last up to a year when kept in the fridge.  Ne mindful of potential risks with the chemical as advised at http://www.webmd.com/beauty/news/20180813/essential-oils-promise-help-but-beware-the-risks.

Lavender is among the very few that can go undiluted on small places of the skin. Pure lavender has benefits for cuts or minor burns or, when inhaled, promotes sleep and relaxation.

The Benefits Provided Through Aromatherapy

The claim is that essential oils in combination with appropriate medical/holistic care from a healthcare practitioner can support the prevention of certain illnesses and assist in boosting the immune system. They note to have antibacterial, antifungal, and anti-inflammatory properties that help in preventing certain illnesses from developing. 

The immune system boasts as benefitting from the substances being breathed in through the lungs and absorbed into the bloodstream.

  • Colds are less likely when the passageways are kept clear of bacteria and congestion through the use of peppermint, tea tree, and eucalyptus.
  • When inhaled, various oils, including sage, oregano, cinnamon, frankincense, and eucalyptus note to boost the immune system’s function.
  • A potent antifungal, antibacterial, is tea tree that boasts of having the capability of preventing fungus and cuts from turning into serious infections.
  • The claim is that patients diagnosed with Lyme disease have seen success in the immune system boosting through the use of clove.
  • Oregano touts as being a strong antibacterial capable of helping to heal infections within the body and keeping them from turning into more severe ailments.
  • Garlic boasts of fighting a variety of viral, fungal, and bacterial infections with its noted healing properties. Learn here the basics of what these substances are.

In taking time to understand what each oil’s capabilities are, you have the potential to support your medical provider in the treatment plan of healing the mind and body using what touts to be a safe and natural technique. Aromatherapy has been around for many centuries boasting as an efficient benefit against a diverse group of ailments.