Always do your research before adding essential oils when making your own skin care products. Avoid use of essential oils you know nothing about on yourself or your clients. Get to know the oil prior to using it. Never use any essential oils in the citrus family before sunbathing, for they are considered to be photosensitive oils, especially Bergamot. Know the safety data on each essential oil. It is recommended to avoid prolonged use of the same essential oils. Keep essential oils away from your eyes. Consult with your doctor before using any essential oils during pregnancy.
The skin is the largest organ that covers and protects everything inside your body. For childern under the age of twelve, you should keep essential oils out of their reach.
A general rule is to not use if you have had a reaction in the past. Essential oils are highly flammable substances and should be kept away from direct contact with flames such as candles, cigarettes, etc.
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