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The best detoxifying essential oils

Essential oils and aromatherapy massage can assist the body’s natural detox process by stimulating the liver, lungs, lymphatic system, kidneys, bowels and sweat glands. Learn more and try our recommended blends.

Aromatherapy advice for January blues

Aromatherapy advice for post Christmas blues

After the excitement of Christmas and the holiday period it is perfectly natural to fall into a lull and feel down in the dumps when returning to the daily grind! Read our advice on beating the January blues!

Safflower (Thistle) Carrier Oil

Safflower (Thistle) oil is excellent for massage and skincare. Rich in linoleic acid (Omega 6) and antioxidant Vitamin E, this light, noncomedogenic oil is excellent for dry, irritated, oily and acne prone skin. 

Rejuvenating essential oils for skin, mind, body & soul

Essential oils are great for rejuvenating the skin, but can also help to restore and rejuvenate the mind, body and soul. Discover the best oils to use and how to combine them to improve your holistic vitality.

Treat your skin with our Face Mask Kits

Learn about our range of Face Mask Kits and how to create truly customised skincare treatments with aloe vera gels, cosmetic clays, pure and gentle hydrolats and compressed face mask sheets!

The best carrier oils for massage

There are many different carrier oils that can be used for massage. Learn more about the most popular oils and how they can be combined to enhance the therapeutic effect of your aromatherapy blends.

Essential oil of the month - Kanuka

Kanuka (Kunzea ericoides) essential oil comes from the same plant family as Manuka and Tea Tree. It is a strong anti-inflammatory and also has valuable analgesic, antibacterial, anti-fungal and decongestant properties.

Aromatherapy essential oils for Christmas

Certain aromatherapy essential oil scents are synonymous with Christmas. Read why it’s better to make your own natural festive fragrances, discover the best oils to use, and try our Top 10 seasonal essential oil blends.

Rose Otto Oil Profile

Many people believe there is no finer essential oil than Rose otto oil. This beautifully fragrant oil is excellent for skincare, the nervous system and problems relating to the female reproductive system. 

Using pre-blended aromatherapy oils for massage

Performance coach, Kettlebell Champion and pain relief expert, Jamie Lloyd, talks about the benefits of massage and why he likes to use Base Formula’s aromatherapy massage oils and waxes to enhance his signature treatments.

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