My latest iHerb purchase! Most of them, a necessity. Yes, of course that Real Techniques Stippling brush is a necessity. What are you talking about? :)
Makeup brush aside, my main aim of this purchase was to get my essential oils. I am a big fan of pure essential oils. Not that nonsense “scented essential oils” you get from the carts at the shopping malls. Those are not good and are absolute crap. More often than not, those gave me a headache than to soothe me because of it’s artificial scent.
But before you call me a snob, these 100% pure essential oils are affordable! I used to think these stuff would burn a hole in my pocket. I once got a bottle of peppermint essential oil from a store in Parkson for RM60 for a 30ml bottle and then I didn’t know how to use it.
So when I looked around in iHerb, I was happy that these were affordable. Here is a breakdown of the price per bottle.
Now Foods, Lavender, 1 fl oz (30 ml) = AUD$7.63 (RM22.50)
Now Foods, Orange, 4 fl oz (118 ml) = AUD$6.87 (RM20.26)
21st Century Health Care, Tea Tree Oil, 2 fl oz (60 ml) = AUD$7.80 (RM23)
Now Foods, Sleep Blend, Peaceful Sleep, 1 fl oz (30 ml) = AUD$9.93 (RM29.29)
So what do I use it for? Oh, well, I dunno. Make some magic potion in hopes that the girl will sleep? But no, really. I do hope I can get some mixture that’s right for her to help her unwind and relax so she can sleep.through.the.night!
But no luck yet! I am hoping that sleep essential oil mix I got might do the trick. I dropped about 7-8 to my humidifier and she’s now sleeping. We’ll how long this will last. :)
I usually like doing my own mix of anti-bacterial spray so I know it’s safe especially with the kid now that she’s so mobile.
Orange and tea tree oil are both known for it’s anti-bacterial properties. I love the smell of the orange but needed a little getting used to with the tea tree oil. Tea tree oil can be used direct on cuts like Dettol except the great thing is, this is pure.
Of course, other than just using it for cleaning sprays, I used this to help freshen up the air. Drop a couple of drops of oil into a cup of baking soda and you have a natural air freshener.
I have yet to try this but you can also do a mix of baking soda and essential oils, sprinkle it on your carpet and leave it for a few minutes. Then vacuum like normal. Since our apartment is now fully carpeted, this is a good chance for me to try this out.
I also couldn’t resist getting the Harney & Sons Chocolate Mint tea. There are so many great reviews about it that I just had to try. At first whiff, the smell is……ooohhh goodness gracious awesome! So, I had to make a cup. Just had to.
I used our Vittoria plunger that we got at a garage sale for $5 to steep the tea leaves.
It wasn’t as chocolatey as I thought it would be. The mint is definitely there with a hint of chocolate. Maybe I needed to put a little less water….or more leaves but I would definitely try it again. If you are interested, the tea is priced at $6.50 (RM20).
When purchasing stuff iHerb, check out their specials. I got the Aubrey hair conditioner for only AUD$1. Yes, you read that right. And I also got the pack of St. Dalfours three sample pack for AUD$0.25.
Uh huh, you read that right too!
Some things are cheaper if you get them here but majority of the things you see in iHerb are much much cheaper even with DHL shipping. The Real Techniques brush is retailed at AUD$19.90 here at Priceline. Even on special, it’s AUD$15.90. I bought this for AUD$10 from iHerb. So that’s a steal if you ask me!
I ordered this on Thursday and received this on Monday. Talk about a happy camper because I was anxious to get my oils. The house could use a little freshening up! :)
If you are interested in purchasing from iHerb and you are a new customer, you can always use my code, SGT490 to get $10 off your first purchase for total purchase of $40 or $5 off for total purchase of $39 and below.
Do you have any other ideas with what I can do with my essential oils? Email me or comment below! Happy shopping!