5 Eucalyptus Oil Benefits for Your Skin

Eucalyptus Leaves

Here are a few benefits of eucalyptus that you may not be aware of since it is typically thought of as being used for upper respiratory ailments such as stuffy noses and congested breathing. But eucalyptus like many essential oils has many actions that come directly from the plant it is created from. The very complexity of essential oils is what makes them impossible to chemically recreate.

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5 Ways to Pamper Mom!

Quintessential Body Oils group

As a Mom myself, the gifts I appreciate the most are the ones where it shows that my son really gets the type of things that I like and that he is giving me something that I might not want to spend the money on for myself. With that in mind the gift ideas here for some of our more luxurious items.

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Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother's Day Gift Guide

Are you looking for suggestions on what to get your Mom or the mother of your children for Mother’s Day? We’ve got you covered in this Mother’s Day Gift Guide with some great suggestions that she is sure to love!! We have bar soaps and liquid shampoo. Face serums and lip balms. Body scrubs and body oils. We also have a subscription box of soaps that would be a gift that keeps on giving. Pamper her with all natural products created using pure essential oils!

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Spring Skin Care Tips

Peach Tree in Bloom

Spring is a welcome sight after winter but it brings it’s own set of skin care issues to deal with. We offer some tips and product suggestions to get your skin out of the winter blahs and ready for summer fun. Here are some of the season changes that can impact you and your skin.

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De-stress with bird watching!


We all experience stress. Stress tends to happen more at certain points of our life or day than others. You’re just going along living your life and then you notice your muscles getting knots, that pesky headache coming on or hear yourself snapping at those around you. Definitely time to de-stress

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Feel Good Friday

Feet in the tub

It’s Friday, the end of the week. You are feeling good. The work week is over. You have great plans for the weekend or maybe even just for Friday night. You are looking forward to what ever helps you decompress for the week.

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What is Patchouli?

Patchouli Leaves

I get that question a lot from various customers at shows. Patchouli (Pogostemon cablin) is actually classified as a perennial, bushy herb that is from the mint family. It has erect stems, grows approximately 2 – 3 feet high and produces small pale white-pink flowers.

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Is Susan’s Soaps Lye Soap?

Lye - two different kinds

Yes, we make our bar soaps with the cold processed method using sodium hydroxide or caustic soda which is commonly known as lye. For our liquid soaps and shampoos we use potassium hydroxide or caustic potash which is another form of lye.

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Best Foods for Heathy Skin

Artichokes are food for healthy skin.

You are what you eat! You definitely are what you eat and your skin proably shows it more than your hips or your tummy. The skin is your body’s largest organ and it is sensitive to what foods you consume.

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National Chocolate Mint Day

Chocolate Mint Cookies

I LOVE Chocolate Mint! You do like Chcolate Mint, don’t you??? There are lots of ways to enjoy this fabulous taste and/or flavor. Some involving calories and some not!

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