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Fragrance oils VS essential oils

Fragrance oils VS essential oils

In the world of aromatherapy and home fragrance, there’s often a debate between essential oils and fragrance oils. Both have vast benefits and each offers individual qualities that cater to different needs, that’s why at Aery we use both to help us create our feel good fragrances. So, let's dive into all things scent and unravel the differences between these two aromatic powerhouses.

What are essential oils?

Simply put they are the pure, concentrated essence extracted from plants like flowers, leaves, bark and roots. A powerful punch of fragrance and wellness benefits.

How are essential oils made?

Essential oils are made through methods like distillation or cold pressing, ensuring that they remain potent and pure.

Why are essential oils used?

Essentials have been used for centuries for their own unique aromas and potential health perks. We choose to use essential oils because each one has its own personality and wellbeing benefits. From the calming vibes of lavender used to promote relaxation and help reduce anxiety, to vibrant citrus instilling uplifting positive energy. So whatever the mood essential oils have your back!

What are Fragrance oils?

They are natural or synthetic blends crafted to mimic specific aromas, at Aery we ensure that there are no nasties in our fragrances using high-quality fragrance oils that are free from harmful chemicals like phthalates, parabens and formaldehyde. We always source from sustainable parfum houses.

Can fragrance oils be used for aromatherapy?

It’s often thought only essential oils offer the therapeutic benefits of aromatherapy; however, fragrance oils can deliver the same healing or energising feelings as essential oils.

Why are fragrance oils used?

While they might lack the natural purity of essential oils, fragrance oils offer an extensive array of fragrances and give us strong versatility to experiment with. Plus they often have a more intense and longer-lasting aroma compared to essential oils, making them ideal for scenting larger spaces.

The blend allows us to get super creative with our collections and scents. By combining them both you get a stronger and longer-lasting scent throw, But at the same time receive all the therapeutic benefits! It’s a win-win!

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