Essential Oils

27 09, 2023

Christmas Wax Tablet Decorations Guide

2023-10-16T12:23:19+01:0027 September 2023|Christmas, Essential Oils, Wax Tablets|0 Comments

The holiday season is upon us, and what better way to embrace the festive spirit than by creating your very own Christmas-themed decorations? In this enchanting recipe guide, you will learn to craft delightful and aromatic Christmas wax tablet decorations scented with the warm and inviting essence of cinnamon essential oil. Imagine filling your home with the comforting aroma of cinnamon, reminiscent of freshly baked gingerbread cookies and steaming cups of spiced cider. These charming [...]

25 04, 2023

Solid Shampoo Recipe

2023-10-16T12:24:50+01:0025 April 2023|Essential Oils, Hair Care, Soap Making|0 Comments

Want to learn how to make solid shampoo? Everything you need is all in one kit available here. Bergamot is a beautifully citrus essential oil, extracted from the rinds of an orange from a bergamot tree. This recipe will take you through all the steps you need for making four gorgeously scented bergamot solid shampoo bars, with our kit which includes all ingredients you need included. This essential oil is known to help tame hair, [...]

20 03, 2023

Essential Oil Benefits

2023-10-16T12:24:38+01:0020 March 2023|Essential Oils, FAQ|2 Comments

What are essential oils? Essential Oils are commonly used in aroma therapy to improve health and well-being. They are concentrated oils that contain highly potent chemical compounds that are found inside many plants and they each have a characteristic essence. These oils can stimulate areas of your brain such as the limbic system. This system plays a role in behaviour, emotion, smell and long-term memory. Some people claim that essential oils have a certain [...]

10 03, 2023

How To: Lavender Wax Melts

2023-10-16T12:26:36+01:0010 March 2023|Essential Oils, Wax Melts|0 Comments

Lavender essential oil is found in a variety of natural health products and cosmetics. It is one of the most popular oils in aromatherapy, with soothing properties which assist with promoting good sleep and improving relaxation. Today we are sharing with you this gorgeous wax melt recipe which includes a decorative dried lavender detail to enhance the relaxation in a room. https://youtube.com/shorts/M01YAcWSVJI?feature=share You will need: Round Mould 110g SoyaLuna Pillar Wax 5g Lavender [...]

19 01, 2023

How To Make Rose Bud & Patchouli Soap

2023-10-16T12:25:39+01:0019 January 2023|Essential Oils, Soap Making, Valentine's Day|0 Comments

Inspired by our wonderful essential oil properties, this hanging soap recipe is a match made in heaven with patchouli, dried rose bud decorations. With gorgeous patchouli essential oil benefits, this soap assists with relaxation, uplifting the mood and properties that enhance the mind. Combined with rose buds for a touch of elegance, these hanging soaps are easy to create for all skill levels. Let's take you through the steps to making your very [...]

20 01, 2022

DIY: Lavender Essential Oil Scented Wax Tablets

2023-10-16T12:28:50+01:0020 January 2022|Essential Oils, Valentine's Day, Wax Tablets|0 Comments

Wax tablets are not only great for releasing beautiful scents in the home but also double up as a decoration too! They are fabulous for freshening up drawers, closets and shelving. You can make them personalised to your loved one by choosing from a range of scents including essential oils to fragrance oils. Why not add your own decoration from dried flowers to glitter, for an extra creative pizzazz? Simply hang Lavender Essential Oil Scented [...]

20 01, 2022

How to: Valentine’s Envelope Essential Oil Soaps

2023-10-16T12:28:37+01:0020 January 2022|Essential Oils, Soap Making, Valentine's Day|0 Comments

  Are you wanting a project to get stuck into a creative project for Valentine's Day? Not only does this recipe smell amazing but they also have a fun, love letter theme to decorate your home. This month at Cosy Owl we have been thinking all about 'love' essential oils and Patchouli is our top scent for January and February, here's why. Patchouli is an aromatic, flowering plant and it is often seen labelled in [...]

20 01, 2022

DIY: Sugar Scrub

2023-10-16T12:29:23+01:0020 January 2022|Body Care, Christmas, Essential Oils, Valentine's Day|0 Comments

Want to add a sweet touch to a homemade gift? Sugar scrubs help promote healthy skin by exfoliating your skin and removing dead skin cells. Scrubs also stimulate circulation and brighten tired skin. What's great about sugar scrub is that you only need a few key ingredients to make your own at home. Its ingredients consist of carrier oil, essential oil and sugar. You will need: Glass candle container with lid or clean jam jar [...]

27 09, 2021

Halloween Essential Oil Candles to Inspire

2023-10-16T12:29:21+01:0027 September 2021|Candle Making, Essential Oils, Halloween|0 Comments

With Halloween around the corner, we have been conjuring up fun spells to create essential oil candles. Many different essential oils have the power to keep you calm and relaxed and burning these in a candle can give you a magical sense of well-being. Essential oils have characteristic essences which bring a magical touch when it comes to aromatherapeutic healing. The key to using essential oils is to identify your area of need and find [...]

27 09, 2021

Cedarwood Essential Oil Candle Halloween Recipe

2023-10-16T12:29:34+01:0027 September 2021|Candle Making, Essential Oils, Halloween|0 Comments

Cedarwood is a popular essential oil that derives from the plant Cedrus. Its Latin name is Cedrus atlantica and what makes Cedarwood so special is its anti-fumitory properties and ability to relieve tension, which could be heightened around the time of Halloween with all the spooky costumes people wear! A good way to set the scene this Halloween is to try your hand at candle making. This special two-part recipe will guide you on how [...]

27 09, 2021

Clove Essential Oil Candle Halloween Recipe

2023-10-16T12:29:40+01:0027 September 2021|Candle Making, Essential Oils, Halloween|0 Comments

Clove Leaf essential oil is a fantastic warming scent and makes for an ideal oil to use in your candle making ventures. Whether you are new to candle making this winter, or are an experienced crafter in this field, preparing your home for the spooky season is a refreshing and perhaps way to celebrate Halloween with your loved ones. Below, you will find the ingredients you need to make your own Clove Leaf essential oil [...]

27 09, 2021

Cinnamon Essential Oil Candle Halloween Recipe

2023-10-16T12:29:45+01:0027 September 2021|Candle Making, Essential Oils, Halloween|0 Comments

Are you in the mood to make your own candles this Halloween? Perhaps you are already an experienced candle maker and you want to try out some new, spooky ideas! We have you covered this Halloween with our memorable Cinnamon Essential oil candle Halloween recipe. Learn how to make your own Halloween candles today with our easy to follow Cinnamon Essential oil candle recipe. https://www.tiktok.com/@cosyowl/video/7020811937290276102?is_copy_url=1&is_from_webapp=v1&lang=en Ingredients: 30cl Karen Round glass container 240g Kerasoy 4130 [...]

27 09, 2021

A Guide to Making Your Own Hair Wax

2023-10-16T12:29:50+01:0027 September 2021|Essential Oils, Hair Care|0 Comments

  Hair wax is just one of many cosmetic applications you can make yourself by purchasing the relevant wax and various products from the Cosy Owl website. For this guide, we'll be showing you how to make your own hair wax and giving you useful information on how the properties of Beeswax helps to keep your hair nourished and in shape! Ingredients: 200g Kerawax 2555 Yellow Cosmetic Grade Beeswax 100g Refined Coconut carrier oil 100g [...]

1 06, 2021

Scented Wax Tablets

2023-10-16T12:30:01+01:001 June 2021|Essential Oils, Wax Tablets|2 Comments

Wax tablets have become extremely popular in recent months, as our close knit community of crafters share quick and easy tips to creating scented wax tablets. Wax tablets can be used for a variety of purposes including freshening your shelves, drawers and closets up. If you keep an attire of clothing away in a draw, wax tablets are particularly great for long-term storing of clothing made from wool and also cashmere. A fun fact for [...]

26 02, 2021

How To Make Essential Oil Candles

2023-10-16T12:30:08+01:0026 February 2021|Candle Making, Essential Oils|0 Comments

Essential oils, (not to be confused with Fragrance oils) are known as a natural remedy for short-term relief of mild symptoms of stress, anxiety and insomnia and widely used in aromatherapy and massage therapy. There are many essential oils and each one has its own peculiar properties as well as distinctive fragrance; some of the most popular ones are Lavender, Bergamot and Lemongrass. They are commonly added to diffusers, but did you know that you [...]

25 02, 2021

A Guide to Making Your Own Beard Oil at Home

2023-10-16T12:30:13+01:0025 February 2021|Beard Oil, Essential Oils|2 Comments

If you have a long and luscious beard, then you probably use beard oil to help maintain it. This is a wise move, because beard oils will keep your beard looking at its best. However, next time you’re thinking about buying some beard oil, you should consider whether it’s actually better to make your own. Contrary to popular belief, making your own beard oil is actually incredibly simple. Plus, you’re guaranteed to end up with [...]

27 07, 2020

How To Use Essential Oils

2023-10-16T12:30:20+01:0027 July 2020|Essential Oils, FAQ|1 Comment

Essential Oils (as opposed to Fragrance Oils) are concentrated, highly potent chemical compounds that are found inside many plants. For many years, people have used plants and their essential oils to improve physical and mental health and well-being. Being used heavily in aromatherapy, these oils allow you to naturally maintain good health and address specific health concerns. When used appropriately, essential oils can become a key part of your daily routine. However, because they are [...]

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