Back to School: Blemish, Anxiety & Head Lice Free

Back to School: Blemish, Anxiety & Head Lice Free

Head back to school (or send the kids to school) blemish, nit and anxiety free, naturally.

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We round up some common concerns & answer with effective, toxin free solutions for:

🎒Mouldy, stinky gym & school bags
🤩Confident blemish free skin
🤯Stressing about stress
🤓Staying focussed

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How we are replacing pesticides with ETTO Tea Tree oil to deter and resolve head lice.

How do you get rid of head lice (or nits as they also get called)? There are a few deterrent and treatment options. Which one sounds the most appealing to you?

Option 1
Shave the kids hair off. 

Option 2 
Use one of those stinky over-the-counter Nit and anti lice shampoo solutions which are full of nasty ingredients no one wants to slather all over their head. Plus, insecticidal compounds used for treating nits have lost their efficacy due to increasing resistance. 

Option 3
Use ETTO 100% Pure Unadulterated Tea Tree Oil. An effective, all natural wonderful solution.  

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ETTO Pure 100% Tea Tree Oil $58

In one study Tea Tree oil was shown to be more effective in killing head lice and eggs resulting in a 100% mortality (of the lice!). In another study comparing pesticides pyrethrins and piperonyl butoxide, Tea Tree was 97.6% effective versus only 25% efficacy with the pesticides in eradicating nits.

How To Naturally Deter Head Lice with Tea Tree Oil
🧢Spray The Pure Oil Spray into hats before heading off to school. The nits don't like the smell and will avoid jumping over. 
🫧Add a few drops of ETTO 100% Pure Tea Tree oil to your shampoo. Again, it leaves a gentle smell of the Tea Tree oil to deter nits from jumping over. It also acts as an anti-dandruff treatment due to the anti-fungal properties in Tea Tree oil. 

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ETTO The Pure Oil Spray $40

How to Naturally Remove Head Lice with Tea Tree Oil
💆🏽Make up a solution with 10ml of ETTO 100% Pure Tea Tree Oil and 90ml of coconut oil – massage a generous amount onto the scalp and leave on for 20-30 minutes. Repeat weekly if necessary. The mixture should store well for several months. The tea tree oil works by suffocating the head lice.

Face Forward: Confident Skin Blemish Free Skin 

Did you know that Tea Tree oil has been proven to be just as effective as benzoyl peroxide at treating acne and blemishes, without the horrible side-effects of drying, redness, and irritation. ETTO Tea Tree is high in terpinen-4-ol, the key component in Tea Tree oil that gives it its antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties. 
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Why benzoyl peroxide isn't the best as an acne treatment
Many acne and pimple face wash, cleansers, scrubs and creams contain benzoyl peroxide. Benzoyl peroxide is a stable chemical compound on its own, but when formulating, benzoyl peroxide is mixed with other ingredients and distributed into different environmental conditions. Sometimes, in the finished product benzoyl becomes benzene which is a known carcinogen and dangerous to human health. Currently in the United States,  class action lawsuits are pending against multiple defendants for several common acne products that contain benzoyl peroxide. 
How we treat blemishes, pimples and acne prone skin using natural formulations with unadulterated ETTO Tea Tree Oil

The Clay Mask as a weekly treatment for soothing and preventing blemishes while also nourishing and hydrating for healthy skin. Gentle, non-drying and non-greasy formula with soothing, nutrient rich ingredients and Tea Tree oil to fight acne causing bacteria. 

ETTO tea tree clay mask for acne and pimples

ETTO The Clay Mask $40 

The Premedicated All-Over Body Foam can be used on the face and body as a gentle cleanser with Tea Tree oil to fight the bacteria that causes acne. Formulated with a coconut plant-base, it is soothing, cooling and hydrating. It doesn't dry the skin and it calms redness and irritation. 

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ETTO Premedicated All-over Body Foam $35

Micro-dart Pimple Patches – provide a discrete covering that also treats the pimple by sending ETTO 100% pure Tea Tree oil under the first layer of skin. Great overnight to treat spots or during the day to conceal, prevent picking and prevent bacteria spread. 
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ETTO Micro-dart pimple Patches, from $17.50

Stress Less, Focus More 

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School and study can be stressful. It can also be difficult to find focus in our over-stimulated world (or when the sun is shining outside and the beach is calling).  Finding natural ways to manage stress, anxiety and improve focus while studying for exams is something we are always keen to learn more about.
Different strategies might work for different people. For some physical activity like running, cycling or power Yoga help them. For others, it is finding quiet space like having a bath, meditation or just finding a calming place to sit and enjoy nature. for some it's a mix of the two and finding what works based on energy and type of stress day-to-day. 
Little hacks can also help, many people using essential oils can help with creating calm and reducing anxiety. Blue Mallee Eucalyptus oil has scientifically proven benefits for both stress reduction and improving focus. It also can help to create a nice ritual when getting ready to sit down and study. 
How does Blue Mallee Eucalyptus oil Support Stress?
Eucalyptus Oil has been shown to decrease stress symptoms and can soothe symptoms of anxiety after inhaling. 1-8-cineole, a key component in ETTO's Blue Mallee Eucalyptus, has been found to have anti-anxiety properties
It is also a potent ally in stimulating mental clarity and cognitive performance. Its invigorating and refreshing scent can stimulate the brain and enhance ability to focus and concentrate.  
How we use it:

🍃Have a diffuser in the study area with ETTO 100% Pure Blue Mallee Eucalyptus.
🍃Apply a few drops to hands, rub hands together and cup hands a few centimetres away from mouth and nose to inhale, take a few deep breaths.
🍃Apply a few drops to pulse points on the wrist.
🍃Place a few drops on the shower floor and let the steam disperse the scent and inhale deeply.

Pause, breathe, and for a moment be transported to the eucalyptus forests of Australia. 

How to Get Mould Free & Stink Free School and Gym Bags

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After school, clear out all school bags, backpacks and gym bags (goodbye sweaty socks and uneaten Vegemite sandwiches) and give a good spritz with The Pure Oil Spray. Once a week leave to air outside as well. Giving sports shoes a good spritz goes a long way too. 

The anti-fungal properties of Tea Tree and Blue Mallee oil will help deter mould growth & kill spores, while deodorising and freshening with the crisp, verdant naturally occurring scent. 
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