Aroma Therapy and Personal Care


Base Oils

infusedThe Star Child range of Base Oils includes ‘carrier’ and ‘nutrient’ oils. Carrier oils are gentle, nutritionally well balanced oils that can be used neat on most skin types. To create blends for specific purposes or skin types, the carrier oils are usually combined with a smaller amount of other ‘nutritive’ oils that benefit various types of skin. A few drops of a suitable essential oil can be added to the carrier oil blend.

Evening Primrose Base Oil

  • A lunar herb well known to alleviate women’s conditions.
  • Deserving of its reputation as a tonic.
  • Rich invitamins and minerals such as calcium and magnesium, it is highly regarded for its revitalizing properties.
  • Nourishing, emollient and moisturizing and can be added to any skin care blend.
  • Particularly suitable for facial blends for mature and sensitive skin.

Evening Primrose is one of twenty base oils available.

Infused Oils

Some healing herbs do not contain much volatile essential oil, yet have very strong healing properties. These herbs can be infused in an oil base such as Almond or Olive oil to extract their healing qualities. Such ‘infused’ oils can either be applied directly to the skin or mixed with other oils and waxes to create healing salves and lotions.

Arnica Infused Oil

  • Aids sprains, strains and tired bones.
  • Makes an excellent massage oil.
  • May be used as a liquid alternative to arnica cream.
  • Can be used to create a salve or lotion.
  • Soothes tired feet.
  • Caution: Do not apply to open wounds.
  • For guidance on specific medicinal properties consult a qualified practitioner or herb manual.

Arnica is one of six Herbal Infused Oils available

Star Child Essential Oils

essential-oilsThe Star Child essential oil collection of organic oils, absolutes and basic essential oils are derived from plants and are the substances that carry their unique fragrance. They possess the power to influence our moods and sense of well-being. They can heal our physical and emotional ailments, create a protective and cleansing atmosphere and enhance meditation.

Frankincense Essential Oil

  • Opens the Heart Chakra.
  • Aids meditation.
  • Banishes negative energies.
  • Purifies and protects.
  • Aids study.
  • Tones and smoothes mature skin.
  • Valuable for emotional wellbeing and balance.
  • Helps to overcome grief and loss.
  • Effective in times of stress.
  • Lightens the load when one feels overwhelmed with pressure.

Blends well with Chamomile, Vetivert, Bergamot, Mimosa, Lavender, Camphor, Basil, Orange, Cinnamon, Benzoin and Geranium.
Frankincense is one of an extensive range of essential, organic and absolute oils available.

Star Child Natural Skin Care

natural-skinThis consists mostly of vegetable oils, butters, clays, flower waters, waxes and essential oils, all of which are rich in nutrients and can be used to make ones own cosmetics.

Aloe Vera Gel

  • Obtained from the juice of the Aloe Vera plant.
  • A soothing and moisturising liquid with excellent healing properties.
  • A clear gel especially useful around the eye area.
  • Can be used instead of water when making creams or lotions.
  • Contains vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, B12, C and E.


  • Derived from seeds and nuts, a rich source of nutritious oils.
  • Appear solid in the jar but easily melt on contact with the skin.
  • Auseful addition to homemade cosmetics.
  • Excellentshelf life.

There are seven Butters available: Almond, Avocado, Cocoa, Hemp, Mango, Olive and Shea.


  • Valued for cleansing properties.
  • Removes impurities from the skin.
  • A useful ingredient in homemade face masks.

There are three clays available: Bentonite Clay, Fuller’s Earth and Green Clay.


  • Help stabilise and thicken creams and lotions.
  • Useful when making ointments.
  • Smoothly blend the constituent parts in a skincare recipe.

There are four waxes available: White Beeswax, Yellow Beeswax, Emulsifying Wax and Stearic Acid.

Flower Waters
Flower Waters are created by distilling herbs, thereby extracting their healing properties. They can be used as a
replacement for spring water when producing homemade cosmetics.

  •   They are as ancient as essential oils.
  • Refreshing and toning when used on the skin.
  • Gentle and soothing.
  • Some have astringent qualities.
  • Some are natural insect repellents.

There are six organic Flower Waters available: Chamomile, Lavender, Myrtle, Orange, Rose and Witch Hazel

Bath Oils Massage Oils

Each Star Child Blend of Bath and Massage Oils consists of carefully selected pure essential oils and absolutes in a base blend of nourishing oils.

Sleepy Time Bath Oil

  • Replaces some of the skin’s natural oils.
  • Prevents dehydration.
  • Nurtures the skin.
  • A calming blend of essential oils.

Sleepy Time Bath Oil: a blend of Light Coconut, Jojoba, Vitamin E and pure essential oils of Geranium, Chamomile Roman and Cedarwood Virginian .

Sleepy Time is one of six Bath Oils available: Astral, Energy, Love Potion No.9, Meditation, Passion and Sleepy Time.

Peace Massage Oil

  • Uplifting.
  • Brings peace, harmony and serenity.
  • Soothes emotional and mental turmoil.

Peace Massage Oil: a blend of Almond oil, Apricot Kernel, Frankincense, Chamomile Roman, Bergamot, Lavender, Rose Absolute and Myrtle.

Peace is one of six Massage Oils available: Dragon, Ecstacy, Love Potion No 9, Moontime, Peace and Ritual.

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