Essential oils are so yesterday. Meet the white collar cousins to the blue collar essential oils: aromatic extracts.
In the spa world, essential oils and aromatic extracts are often used interchangeably, as if they are but close cousins. That’s a farce, to say the least. The truth is, however, there are significant differences between essential oils (how they are made, what exactly they are, and what they should be used for) and, arguably, the superior but lesser known aromatic extracts. [Read more…]