FAQ

Ever wondered about the secret life of bath salts or the mystical powers of a well-crafted serum? Fear not, intrepid explorer! Our FAQ section is your treasure map, guiding you through the enchanted forest of inquiries to uncover the hidden gems of bath and beauty wisdom.

So, bath and beauty babes, fasten your seatbelts, secure your rubber duckies, and let the carnival of answers unfold before you. The quest for radiant skin and blissful baths awaits—because around here, even FAQs get a sprinkle of magic! 

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Do you ship outside of Canada?

Sadly, at this time we are not offering International shipping. Stay tuned for future updates!

How do essential oils help my skin?

Essential oils can offer various benefits for the skin due to their natural properties. Here are several ways in which essential oils can contribute to skin health:

Moisturization:

  • Many essential oils, such as lavender, chamomile, and rose, have hydrating properties that can help moisturize the skin, preventing dryness and flakiness.

Anti-Inflammatory:

  • Essential oils like chamomile, tea tree, and lavender possess anti-inflammatory properties, which can help soothe irritated skin and reduce redness.

Antioxidant Protection:

  • Certain essential oils, including frankincense, rosemary, and geranium, contain antioxidants that help protect the skin from free radical damage, promoting a more youthful appearance.

Acne Treatment:

  • Tea tree, lavender, and bergamot essential oils have antimicrobial properties that may help combat acne-causing bacteria, making them beneficial for individuals with acne-prone skin.

Anti-Aging Effects:

  • Essential oils such as rosehip, frankincense, and myrrh are known for their potential anti-aging effects, helping to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

It's important to note that individual reactions to essential oils can vary, and it's advisable to perform a patch test before applying them to larger areas of the skin.

Are essential oils pet safe?

While essential oils can offer many benefits to humans, it's crucial to exercise caution when using them around pets. Some essential oils can be harmful to certain animals due to their unique physiology. Here are some general guidelines:

  1. Cats: Cats are particularly sensitive to essential oils, especially those high in phenols. Oils such as tea tree, citrus, peppermint, eucalyptus, and cinnamon can be toxic to cats. It's generally advisable to avoid using essential oils around them unless under the guidance of a veterinarian.
  2. Dogs: Dogs can tolerate essential oils better than cats, but there are still oils that may be harmful. Avoid oils like tea tree, cinnamon, citrus, pennyroyal, and pine. Always dilute essential oils when using them around dogs, and monitor their reactions.

Where can I find NIMKII products in Ottawa?

You can find a selection of our products with our friends at Morning Owl Parkdale located at 229 Armstrong St! Grab an oat latte and browse our offerings in their store front.

We also sell at various markets throughout the Ottawa Valley. Follow us on Instagram to see where we'll be next!