Preservatives in homemade products may be a HUGE topic of debate with very, very strong opinions on either side, but let's make this simple: appropriate preservatives are MANDATED by the FDA.
When are preservatives necessary?
I get a lot of random questions emailed to me, so I’ve decided to share some of those questions with my answers here as well, just in case you were wondering the same thing.
I choose my oils for a variety of reasons. The main things I look for are their benefits to skin, shelf life, and cost. Let’s tackle shelf life and cost first!