We all need a little breather every now and then. One of my favourite ways to unwind? Taking a moment to myself and breathing in an essential oil blend. Since Ancient Egyptian times, natural essential oils have been used for multiple purposes, including religious rites and medical solutions. Today, natural aromatherapy oils are popular for their mood-boosting and stress-relieving benefits. Here’s where to buy the best essential oils in Singapore!
The Innerfyre Alchemy range of 100 percent pure essential oils is set to enchant those who’ve always wanted to make their own blends. With a total of 25 different essential oils to choose from, this series also features less common (but equally fascinating) oils like Honeysuckle and Lily. Each 15ml bottle is a potent wonder of pure, unadulterated essential oil sourced directly from producers.
Also available are Essential Oil Sets bundled for specific intentions (such as Embrace Calm and Serenity or Unleash Your Inner Power), which are also perfect for those who are looking for gift options.
My Pure Earth
This Singapore-based company sources pure and potent essential oils from sustainable farms around the world. Each of the brand’s essential oil blends are toxin-free, and can be used to boost moods, calm the mind and alleviate symptoms of common ailments. The’ve even got blends dedicated to deal with jet lag and sinus relief, and improve sleep and mental focus.
My Pure Earth founder Marra Hensby recommends using the brand’s sustainable Meraki diffuser to inhale the aromas. The sleek diffuser can be programmed to mist continuously for up to nine hours, or mist intermittently for up to 18 hours, and can even double as a nightlight!
The brand’s also got diffuser jewellery, including bracelets and necklaces made from lava stones and gemstones – known for their balancing properties – and gemstone beads, which can be rubbed with a drop or two of essential oil, then worn throughout the day as the aromas are released.
This Singapore-based online store sources 100 percent pure, natural and sustainable essential oils directly from farmers and distillers around the world. For example, the lemongrass oil is from Kerala, India, the tea tree oil from Australia and the geranium oil from Egypt, by the Nile. Other best-sellers include natural and safe everyday products like Dirt-be-gone ($13.90), an all surface cleaner, a mosquito repellent ($13.90) and a yoga mat sanitiser ($16.90) which is a fragrant blend of tea tree, lemongrass, sweet orange, lavender and peppermint oils.
Shopping for a friend? Check out their wonderfully curated gift boxes! A popular one is the wellness gift box ($54.90), a value-for-money set that includes a yoga mat sanitiser spray, hand sanitiser spray, Himalayan lavender oil and Australian tea tree oil.
This online store by beauty salon Chez Moi De Beaute stocks a niche range of beauty and wellness brands from Japan, Germany and more. Apart from premium skincare brands like Phyris, you can also shop quality essential oils from UK brand Tisserand. These 100 percent pure essential oils are sourced from around the world and bottled at the brand’s fragrant laboratory in Sussex.
Feeling sniffly and congested? Try the peppermint oil for a detoxifying boost. If you’re not sure which scent to pick, start with the Feel Good trio: rosemary, lemon and peppermint essential oils.
This online store offers a range of essential oil blends and mist sprays. The 100 percent pure, hand-poured natural remedies are made to suit your mood and needs. For example, Calm contains lavender, orange and sandalwood notes to banish stress and anxiety, and Slumber is a dreamy mix of vetiver, lavender and frankincense for your nighttime routine.
For those who are constantly on-the-go, try the essential oil rollers. Dab, rub or roll into your temples, back of neck and top of shoulders for an instant boost. The 10ml bottles are travel-friendly, too!
Born and bred in Singapore, Mmercie Encore is a local brand that offers artisanal aromatherapy blends. Made with pure, therapeutic-grade essential oils sourced from around the globe, each bottle is prepared and packed in small batches at the studio.
A must-try is Recovery Mode blend, a meditative blend of sandalwood and organic lavender – just what you need on days where you’re feeling low. Mix it with a carrier oil and massage into your temples, while you practise mindful breathing.
For wallet-friendly soy candles made with pure essential oils, check out this boutique brand. Hand-poured using natural soy wax and infused with therapeutic-grade essential oils, the candles are great for gifting (or keeping).
On the site you’ll also find a small selection of essential oil blends and roll-on options, in scents like Calming and Uplifting. Don’t leave without checking out the hand sanitiser, too! It’s mini-sized, and perfect for on-the-go.
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