Essential oils or synthetic perfumes?
the discovery of synthetic perfumes in the late 1800s considerably changed the way perfume was processed and perceive. while at first all essences were natural in origin, today the majority are essences chemically reproduced in a laboratory which generate a blend that only seems to be identical to the natural note they were inspired by. however, they have no specific function whatsoever besides giving cosmetics a pleasant smell, covering the odor of the base formula so that the pro- duct becomes desirable to the consumer.
The nice thing about essential oils is that not only do they give the formula a pleasant smell, but the formula becomes an active ingredient within it, thus adding a specific function to the product. let's make an example... If I perfume my shampoo with an essential bergamot oil, I will sense a fresh, citrusy head note, but I will also get an antioxidant effect down the length of my hair and an antiseptic on the scalp. That's a Huge difference!
to this, let's then add that while washing, through your sense of smell the bergamot essence performs an aromatherapeutic action which immediately sets off a psychological and physical sense of wellbeing, optimism and relax.
Organic Way chooses to perfume its treatments with essential oils.