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Some essential oil producers purporting to sell therapeutic grade oils may be circulating inaccurate information. No governmental or regulatory body licenses or otherwise endorses any essential oils as being of medicinal, therapeutic or aromatherapy grade.

Here at Utama Spice, we advocate a more honest and sensible approach to emphasize an essential oil’s therapeutic qualities, rather than using a made-up “grade” or categorisation.

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argan oil, castor oil, coconut oil, eczema, jojoba oil, liquid soap, sensitive skin -

Rachel, the person behind Utama Spice Singapore, decided to bring Utama Spice into Singapore after battling severe eczema that developed in her late 20s (odd because you’re generally supposed to grow out of eczema after childhood). Rachel visited many different doctors who couldn’t find a cure or long term solution for her eczema and only helped her manage her condition by prescribing oral and topical steroids. Rachel’s frustration eventually led her to become more conscious of what she was consuming and what she was putting on her skin, and motivated her to find more natural solutions to managing her condition....

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The monsoon season is round the corner here in Singapore and few things are more annoying than the sound of a mosquito buzzing by your ear when you’re trying to sleep. Except, of course, when it finally tries to take a bite! No Bugs, No Chemicals Prevention is certainly better than cure when you’re scratching an irritating mosquito bite. Pesky bugs such as mosquitoes can hurt both adults and children, be annoying or even carry diseases. What’s a better way to avoid these problems than to use all natural insect repellants? In choosing the right insect repellent for you and...

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Between all the different soaps available out there, how do you decide which one to buy? The myriad of choices can seem daunting. "Should I get...": Something 'antibacterial' or 'moisturizing'? Hand, body or face soaps? 'Powerfully invigorating' scents or something more 'softly sensual'? And controversially, bar soap or liquid soap? (Tip: Despite the debate, both  clean just as well!) Regardless of your final choice, what matters is not the labelling on the outside but what is on the inside! When Washing your Hands ... It is common knowledge that washing your hands regularly is the best way to get rid...

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Some tips on how to avoid or manage dry skin! Avoid Hot Showers Hot showers can feel great, but they are extremely drying. Try to shower with as cool as temperature as you feel comfortable with. Moisturize This step is especially important after showers, or washing your hands with soap. Moisturizing will replenish your skin's water content, and nourish it. Our line of Body Oils and Body Butters are effective moisturizers are made from the finest natural ingredients, specially formulated for tropical living. Made from carefully selected essential oils, coconut oil, and beeswax, we use only the purest and highest quality natural...

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