Posts Tagged ‘essential oil’


Tea Tree Therapy was born from an idea that everyone should have access to a safe and natural antiseptic! Therefore Tea Tree Therapy, Inc. was founded in 1997 by Ed Heftman and Suzanne Dean. Suzanne Dean, an Aussie native, is recognized as one of the leading pioneers of tea tree oil and has been one of its most ardent supporters for more than 3 decades. Tea Tree Therapy has established itself as the industry leader for more than 23 years by sourcing only the highest quality oil direct from the plantation in Australia. 



Tea Tree Therapy Antiseptic Liquid Soap is the ideal face, hand, and body soap for everyday use. Tea Tree Oil makes the liquid soap the perfect antiseptic soap that is mild and gentle with addition of Aloe Vera gel and natural extracts. Working gently without drying the skin, it leaves skin noticeably clean and feeling well. 

This company offers many tea tree products, all with ingredients listed on the website and the product. Tea Tree Therapy products are cruelty free. This is a must for me when using a product. Thank you for going cruelty-free and making a difference!

The liquid soap created a creamy lather. It rinsed easy and left a nice scent on my hands. We used it on hands and body. A little bit goes a long way. My six year old reviewer said he thought it was easy to use and “liked the smell”. This product is recommended and we will be interested in trying more of their products. 

Tea Tree Therapy provided this soap to help facilitate the writing of an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

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Calia Natural USA

Calia is a small beauty products company located on Canada’s west coast. We care about creating the best natural products, without compromise.

Calia Essential Oil Starter Ensemble


Calia Essential Oil Starter Ensemble

Review: Included in the starter ensemble are five popular oils (Eucalyptus, Lavender, Peppermint, Rosemary, and Tea Tree), Sweet Almond Carrier Oil, Vanilla (although not a true essential oil), and two of their blends called Breathe Easy and Sleep Easy. The 10 ml size makes for easy sharing. A great starter set for a holiday gift (hostess gift). 

Hair Care

I also tried their Hydrating Shampoo and Hydrating Conditioner. Both products are enriched with silicia (horsetail extract), something I haven’t seen in natural hair care. They have a light fragrance from Lavender, Bergamot and Rose Geranium essential oils. The website is easy to use with product ingredient are clearly shown. 

Do you love trying new natural beauty products? Or know someone who does? (Calia Natural Gift Card) 

Calia Natural Gift Card

Calia provided these products to help facilitate the writing of an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

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The Calla Pillow

The Calla Pillow is the World’s Best Washable Pillow, covered in soft organic cotton, made by parents for kids.

And now they offer pillowcases!

The Calla Pillowcase is unbleached and undyed and 100% chemical free. And it fits the perfect little Calla pillows.

Refresher: The Calla pillow is washable, organic, contains no flame retardant chemicals, hypoallergenic, appropriately sized for children, and comes with a 3 year guarantee.

While designed for children ages 2-5, the Calla pillow is great for anyone. (little guy’s pillow sometimes finds its way to my room) I find that it offers a comfortable support ( 3″) and measures 13 x 18.

Also new on their website is “Lovely Lavender Oil”. Containing Organic Lavender Essential Oil from Bulgaria and Coconut Oil, it is pre-diluted and comes with a dropper top so it’s ready to use. A few drops and gently massage. A “calming” essential oil, Lavender is one of the best for toddlers and their families.

Visit their website and remember to use discount code CCPILLOW for 10% off your order today!

Notes From Dawn received a Calla Pillow from CallaCreative last year and it is still the best little pillow ever! A Calla pillowcase and Lovely Lavender Oil was received in exchange for this review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.



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Mountain Rose Herbs offers high quality organic bulk herbs, gourmet spices, loose leaf teas, essential oils, herbal extracts, and natural body care ingredients. Our extensive selection includes certified organic, fair trade, ethically wild harvested, & Kosher certified botanical products.

I love their huge selection of Certified Organic essential oils. And a website that’s helpful, informative, and easy to navigate. Mountain Rose Herbs is an excellent choice to explore the uses and benefits of essential oils.

side note: Essential oils are the healthy alternative to chemical fragrances. That nasty stuff is found in too many products and has been linked to many serious health problems. (Campaign for Safe Cosmetics)

reviewed: This practical little Diffuser Pendant. It’s made of terra cotta and perfect for the car. It holds the scent of whatever essential oil you choose. Currently I’m using this pendant with Mountain Rose’s Sweet Orange oil 🙂

Only 3.25 – Each one is hand made and unique and

measurements are typically 1 1/4″ – 1 3/4″ in diameter.


choose flower, leaf, or spiral….. then go shop oils


I thought this interesting:

What are Essential Oils?

Essential Oils Defined

The term “essential oil” is a contraction of the original “quintessential oil.” This stems from the Aristotelian idea that matter is composed of four elements, namely, fire, air, earth, and water. The fifth element, or quintessence, was then considered to be spirit or life force. Distillation and evaporation were thought to be processes of removing the spirit from the plant and this is also reflected in our language since the term “spirits” is used to describe distilled alcoholic beverages such as brandy, whiskey, and eau de vie. The last of these again shows reference to the concept of removing the life force from the plant. Nowadays, of course, we know that, far from being spirit, essential oils are physical in nature and composed of complex mixtures of chemicals.1

source: National Association for Holistic Aromatherapy

What’s your thoughts on essential oils?

Have a favorite oil, recipe, or tip?


Notes From Dawn received Mountain Rose organic essential oils and the pendant diffuser in exchange for an honest review. A positive review is not guaranteed, and all opinions are my own. No other compensation was received.

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