Unfortunately, the list of products that use artificial scents, includes not only perfumes and deodorants, but many other products. They are routinely used in cosmetics, shampoos, air fresheners, cleaning agents and even products for baby care.
Exploiting loopholes, many manufacturers believe that there is no need to inform the consumers about the true composition of odors, which are used to produce their products.
What to do?
Read the label! Get to know the poisons and their possible harmful effects on your health.Do not buy products that contain these harmful chemicals. The sweet memories of your favorite perfume will quickly disappear when you realize what it really contains.Everyone wants to smell good, but not at the expense of the health.
Be particularly careful if the product does not contain a detailed and precise list of ingredients, and instead there is just a writing that says Perfumes or Perfume.
An alternative to the harmful ingredients are certified organic essential oils.
Production of natural perfume
The best solution is to always use a good quality natural cosmetics. There are many recipes for making natural cosmetics and perfumes at your home.
If you like aromatherapy, you’ll probably want to make your own perfume with essential oils. Most modern perfumes are made of synthetic ingredients, but if you make your own perfume, then you know that it is completely natural.
It is very important to know that the perfume made from essential, except the smell, also has a therapeutic effect. Therefore except the fact that you will be smelling good, these perfumes will relax you, it will energize you and it will benefit your psycho-physical health.
Indeed, essential oils help in balancing the body, mind and spirit. When we smell something, olfactory receptors send a message to the limbic system. The limbic system is associated with the instincts, moods and feelings. When we know that the odors are associated with our memories and feelings, then it is clear that the perfume made from essential oils provides the benefit of any person in particular. The physical and psycho-emotional impact of oil is associated with the pleasure of smell, and therapeutic healing properties make such a perfume completely holistic experience.
Often we do not know how easy and fun is to create our own, special smell in our home. If you find it difficult to find a perfume that you like, or just want to have fun in experimenting with fragrances, try some of the recipes for perfumes. You will be glad to “carry” your own creation.
Creating your own perfume with essential oils has another advantage – it is a creative activity. Over time you will learn to recognize the aromas and it will be very simple for you to combine two or three essential oils whose synergy provides a pleasant smell.