Aromatherapy has become very popular over recent years. It is a label that is generally added to anything that smells. The word ‘aromatherapy’ is used as an adjective rather than being given the dignity it deserves as an art form in its own right. A shampoo with the word aromatherapy on the bottle usually just means it has a nice fragrance, rather than being clinically active!
Of course, we all know a quick and balanced daily skincare routine is a good idea. But, with so many lotions, creams, and tips out there, it’s hard to know where to start! Plus, time is of the essence - no one wants to spend hours in front of the bathroom mirror. So, here’s some advice for you lovely people out there on why we should use certain products every day, why some are indispensable, some are not, and why we only use some twice a week! Your skin needs to feel fresh and clean and moisturised in the morning, and fed and watered each night, ready for a good night’s sleep!
So, how can aromatherapy help your child? Aromatherapy can help calm a child who is anxious or under stress, reduce nausea, discomfort and pain, and promote healthy sleep. This blog focuses on anxiety and stress, using oils such as ylang ylang, lavender and mandarin.