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The Difference Between Fragrance Oils and Essential Oils


The Difference Between Fragrance Oils and Essential Oils

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If you’re going to get involved with scented oils, it’s important to understand the difference between essential oils and fragrance oils.

Essential oils are derived from natural plants and can include different parts of the plant: flowers, fruit, leaf etc.  There’s a distillation process to extract the essential oil which contains the original health, beauty or cleaning properties of the plant.


Fragrance oils are manufactured to smell like a particular essential oil e.g. lavender oil. But the fragrance oil doesn’t contain any of the helpful properties of a source plant because the scent is artificial.

So there’s a big difference between fragrance oils and essential oils. Katie is a soap maker who uses only essential oils in her soaps. In this article, she not only explains the difference between the two types of oils. She also discusses:

  • The downside of fragrance oils
  • The upside of fragrance oils
  • The downside of essential oils
  • The upside of essential oils

It’s a very interesting article! Click on the Difference Between Fragrance Oils and Essential Oils link below to read the complete article.


The Difference Between Fragrance Oils and Essential Oils




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