On Giving Tuesday, Stephanie Wilkinson recounts a harrowing yet transformative experience. Recently, while her family slept, their home was engulfed in flames. Miraculously, everyone, including pets, escaped unharmed. In the midst of this tragedy, the overwhelming support from their community became a source of strength and hope.
As friends, family, and customers inquired how they could help, Stephanie and her family were deeply moved. They decided to shift the focus of their Giving Tuesday message, inspired by the profound experiences and the outpouring of support they received.
In the immediate aftermath, neighbors, first responders, and even their State Farm agent provided comfort and assistance. The community's response included everything from shelter and necessities to emotional support, illustrating the incredible power of unity and compassion.
This season, Stephanie's family is foregoing traditional holiday spending, instead choosing to pay the kindness forward. They invite others to join their community efforts and contribute to this mission of support and gratitude. For those unable to contribute financially, Stephanie encourages acts of kindness within their own communities.
In this spirit of giving, Stephanie urges everyone to connect genuinely with those they help, to share stories, and to understand the transformative impact of these actions. This holiday season, they aim to spread joy and warmth, inspiring others to do the same, embodying the true essence of giving.
This blog article explores the differences between skin purging and breakouts, emphasizing their distinct causes and characteristics. It explains that skin purging occurs due to accelerated skin cell turnover, often triggered by new skincare, while breakouts are unrelated to this process. The article provides practical advice on identifying and managing skin purging, including the importance of not discontinuing the use of a product prematurely. It also outlines signs indicating when to stop using a skincare product, such as persistent irritation, redness, or breakouts, to help readers make informed decisions about their skincare routines.
Dive into the less-discussed side of essential oils with our latest blog post! We cherish essential oils for their therapeutic virtues and enchanting fragrances, but did you know they can go from healing to harming when oxidized? Discover why oxidation is the hidden adversary of your favorite oils, leading to skin irritation and loss of beneficial properties. We'll guide you through what causes oxidation, the risks it poses, especially to your skin, and how to recognize the tell-tale signs of degradation. Plus, we're dishing out practical tips on preventing oxidation to keep your oils in pristine condition. Whether you're a novice or a seasoned enthusiast, our insights will help you use essential oils safely and sustainably, ensuring your skincare remains soothing, not stinging. Join us in preserving the integrity of these precious botanical extracts for a harmonious, healthy aromatherapy experience.
Over the years, there has been a great deal of misunderstanding and misinformation about essential oils and aromatherapy. So much unreliable information can make it difficult to know what to actually believe. The widespread misinformation has resulted in quite a few incredibly popular essential oil myths. Our goal is to help debunk these myths and provide education about the reality of safe, effective essential oil use.
Natural Alleviating: Understanding the Science Behind Headaches and Turning to Aromatherapy for Solutions
96% of people will deal with headaches at some point in their life, as headaches are extremely common and can happen for a variety of reasons (Cleveland Clinic). Migraines, often seen as a much more intense headache, impact over 37 million people in the United States alone (Penn Medicine). There are many misunderstandings or a general lack of knowledge surrounding headaches and migraines so we hope to offer some education regarding the science of both headaches and migraines as well as suggest some potential options for alleviating the symptoms that can happen with each.
Derived from the seeds of the Ricinus communis plant, castor oil has transcended generations, continuing to offer a plethora of benefits in the modern era. Esteemed for its skin-enhancing properties like hydration, anti-aging, and inflammation relief, it also promotes luscious locks by fostering hair growth and scalp health. Beyond beauty, castor oil aids digestion, combats fungal infections, alleviates pain, and serves as a remedy for wounds and arthritis. Its versatile nature even extends to household uses, acting as a lubricant, leather conditioner, and plant protector. Embodying both nostalgia and contemporary relevance, castor oil's myriad benefits make it an indispensable treasure today.
Hold onto your thinking caps, because researchers led by the genius O.V. Filiptsova embarked on a mission to crack the code of memory enhancement. They zoomed in on two game-changing essential oils: lavender, the soothing superstar, and rosemary, the invigorating dynamo. Brace yourself for a journey through cognitive wonderland
When it comes to aromatherapy, typically the first thing people will think of is essential oil use. Although the benefits provided through the use of essential oils are vast and wonderful, it’s important to note that they can pose a potential safety risk if improperly used, particularly among children. It can be stressful as a parent to worry about proper dilution, potential adverse reactions, and which oils are and are not safe for your children. If this describes you, we encourage you to consider hydrosols as well, a much safer alternative when it comes to aromatherapy with children.
We know that, as parents, you want nothing more than to support your children as they navigate a world of complicated trials, emotions, and experiences. Children can sometimes deal with substantial emotional turmoil that they often can’t process or deal with, so it’s beneficial to be aware of different opportunities to aid your children in navigating their emotional journey. In an effort to assist with this, we are providing education on the potential benefits of aromatherapy for the anxiety and stress of children.
From 100% pure essential oils to non-toxic skincare, haircare, and cleaning products, Jade Bloom has a wide variety of products available. The Jade Bloom Team has spent more than enough time around the various options and we’d venture to say that no one is more familiar with their uses and benefits. We have compiled a list of each team members’ overall favorite product as well as how they like to utilize it. The result is one of the most comprehensive lists of the most extraordinary products that Jade Bloom has to offer. Our hope is that this list can help you make the decision on what to try out yourself, as well as see other potential out-of-the-box uses or benefits for products you may already own.