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Answers for essential oil questions

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What are carrier oils?

Carrier oils are used to dilute pure essential oils for skin-safe usage! This helps reduce the chance of irritation or skin sensitization, letting you enjoy the benefits, safely. How To Use Carrier Oils: Mix 1-2 drops of WOW essential oil into a palm

When do WOW essential oils expire?

WOW's essential oils work for approximately 17-18 months after opening due to oxidation, so be sure to check the expiration date on the bottle for optimal purity. They can last years if unopened, so keep your backups sealed until you're ready to use

Are WOW essential oils safe for pets?

For optimal safety, we recommend not using essential oils around pets. Some essential oils can be toxic to cats and dogs when diffused, check out our blog post for the full information!

Can I mix my WOW essential oils?

Absolutely! We encourage creating your own essential oil cocktail by mixing your favorite scents together when applying topically or in a diffuser! If you need inspiration, check out curated essential oil blends that are expertly crafted for various

Can WOW essential oils be used on skin?

Yes, only after being diluted with a carrier oil first. Our oils are so powerfully pure, they MUST be diluted first before topical application. You can easily do this by applying 1-2 drops of essential oil into a palmful of carrier oil like castor, j

How To Use WOW Essential Oils

There are many great ways to use your WOW Skin Science Essential Oils! You can add a couple of drops to your lotion to make your own custom scent. Add 2-3 drops to an essential oil diffuser to purify your space. Add 1-2 drops of the essential oils of

How much WOW essential oil should I use / how much water?

Keep in mind that less is more! We recommend using 1-3 drops of your WOW Essential Oil per 50ml of water in your diffuser. To use on your skin and hair, add 1-3 drops of WOW Essential Oil per 10ml of carrier oil like Castor Oil, shampoo, or moisturiz

Can I use my WOW essential oils in a diffuser?

Yes, all of our essential oils are safe to use in all essential oil diffusers.

My WOW essential oils are expired. Can I still use them?

Expiration dates for essential oils indicate changes in their strength and effectiveness. It is best to avoid expired essential oils, and If applied topically, they can cause irritation.

Which WOW essential oil(s) are best for me?

With such a broad range of WOW Essential Oils, we know it can be hard to choose which to try! That's why we made a quick quiz so you can easily see which oil(s) best suit your personal needs. Try it here: https://go.buywow.com/essentialoil-quiz

Are WOW essential oils watered down or diluted in any way?

No, our essential oils are 100% pure, therapeutic grade oils. We do offer a variety of blends that contain multiple essential oils inside, and are properly labeled as such.

Are WOW essential oils cruelty-free?

Yes, our essential oils are cruelty-free and vegan. We never use animal testing for any of our products.

Are WOW essential oils food grade?

No, our essential oils are not food grade and cannot be consumed. FDA regulations state products cannot be legally consumed without being labeled as food.

Are WOW essential oils non-GMO?

Yes, our essential oils are non-GMO.

Are WOW essential oils considered therapeutic grade?

Yes, all of our essential oils are 100% therapeutic grade.

Can I use WOW essential oils during pregnancy?

No, we do not recommend using our essential oils during pregnancy.

Where are WOW essential oils sourced from?

Since we always source the best quality ingredients for our products, our essential oils derive from their respective native locations which include Brazil, India, Italy, Morocco, Madagascar, and Australia.

Is it safe to consume WOW essential oils?

Pure essential oils are not recommended for any form of consumption, as they may be toxic when ingested.

Which WOW essential oils are good for stress and anxiety?

Essential oils can be used to calm symptoms of stress and promote a relaxing environment. Some of our favorites include lavender, bergamot, ylang-ylang, jasmine, rose, geranium, basil, patchouli, lemon, frankincense, and sweet orange.

Are WOW essential oils safe for children?

No, we do not recommend use for children.

Do WOW essential oils contain alcohol?

Only our Jasmine Absolute is alcohol extracted. All other WOW Skin Science essential oils are either steam-distilled or cold-pressed without solvents.