My name is Sharon O’Brien and I started my natural skincare business 20 years ago when I was living in Thailand.
It was at the very beginning of my spiritual awakening when I needed the time to go inwards with meditation that I discovered Aromatherapy and a great passion for essential oils.
It was no accident that it came to me at a time when I needed this therapy the most. Going through a period of stress and depression I found essential oils to be effective in helping me through without having to take pharmaceuticals with their myriad of side effects. I treated my acne with a cream I made with essential oils with great success, this is my balancing day cream that I still manufacture.
Clary sage oil has properties such as antidepressant effects, improved digestion, and stress relief.
Aromatherapy filled me with a passion, I found my creativity flourished when I decided to formulate my own products, my pharmacist training background came in useful here. I started using these products in my daily life which helped my skin to look more youthful and vibrant! I formulated products on request for friends with skin problems which helped them too.
Essential oils have been used for thousands of years throughout history for their therapeutic properties and benefits to the skin have been well documented. Essential oils work symbiotically when incorporated into a product that is made of plants. Plant oils and butters are nutrient dense filled with vitamins, minerals and trace elements, antioxidants and essential fatty acids, they are light and easily seep deep into the skin to nourish the skin.
Patchouli Essential Oil can deodorise body odours, soothe inflammation, fight water retention, break up cellulite, relieve constipation, promote weight loss, facilitate the faster healing of wounds by stimulating the growth of new skin.
The skin being the largest organ in the body has the job of protecting us from the outside world, everything we put on our skin goes through into our blood stream. If you use synthetic chemical laden products, they are toxic to our bodies, it is important to be mindful of what we put on our skin as well as the food we eat to keep healthy.
Sharon’s Essentials has a vision for a better world and a better environment to live in, by using plant-based products using only natural plant extracts we are contributing to this vision. We care about animals and think they have a right to a healthy free life just as we do, we are opposed to animal testing on skincare products. All our products have been tested on human volunteers with great results and they all have safety certificates.
We believe in taking care of ourselves, being kind to ourselves as well as others and the environment in which we live. Believe in yourself and believe anything is possible and we can all make a difference to the world in which we live.