There’s a beguiling warmth of the subtle, balsamic Frankincense that spreads softly across skin. Best when dampened, the sweetly viscous hydrator deepens with a luminous note of Neroli, scattering across the legs and settling into a parched nooks & crannies while verdant accents of Petitgrain bring a smooth richness to the lingering finish while an opulent Ylang Ylang lends a surprisingly evanescent floral to the soul of the oil. It is the comfort Evan Healy Sweet Blossom Hydrating Body Oil ($29.95).
It’s a great, mature oil for the price, which really ought to be in some nebulous luxe range. Why? What makes Evan’s blend a stand-out from the classical panache of essential mixmastering is how her’s is a steam distilled combination of the fragrant leaf and sweet blossom from the bitter orange tree, which imparts a sunny mist of creaminess in the scent. And, it suffuses across skin without changing in intensity, but rather melding with the naturalness of your sensuality. A surprising twist is that oil layers particularly nicely with Vanilla fragrances.
Premium plant oils work to create softer, smoother skin while protecting its natural hydro-lipid moisture balance. - Evan
Evan creates the core of moisture from a stylishly curated lot of cold-pressed oils: Sunflower, Sesame Seed, Jojoba, and Apricot Kernel. Sesame Seed Oil has been used as a healing oil for thousands of years, bringing skin an intense emolliency from linoleic, palmitic, oleic and stearic fatty acids, which fortify the epidermis on application. In contrast, Apricot Kernel Oil offers a finely textured finish, which spreads easily and brings even more lofty fatty acids to work synergistically to revitalize skin.
As an aesthetic aromatherapist, Evan is authoritative and holistic with her essences and blends. She even goes the added mile to insist that her manufacturers to replace synthetic petro-chemicals with safer, more natural, and organically grown alternatives. Evan’s unduly passion for plant oils will leave an indelible mark on your skin with her impressionistic penchant for unexpected yet provocative essential oil blends.