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"Most informative and interesting course I have ever taken !!!!!" 5 stars

-    Linda S.

"I truly enjoyed your course."

-    Soraya P

Meet Deanna Russell

Clinical Aromatherapist

Essential oil Therapist

Registered Aromatherapist

Level: All levels

Students' age: adult

The course duration is: 2 hours viewing time

Carrier Oils for Professionals

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Are you a massage therapist? A beauty professional? Or serious about carrier oils?

Many clients are looking to their wellness providers for leading, natural products, backing away from excessive chemicals. This course is geared toward massage therapists and skin care professionals who want to incorporate carrier oils and natural options into their treatments. We cover an introduction to carrier oils (what they are and how we get them) and fatty acids in oils. 

If you want to offer the addition of essential oils and aromatherapy to your service menu, that is also covered.

This course addresses situations where using scent and/or aroma is not always possible, but professionals still want to use natural ingredients to provide their clients with benefits.

We cover profiles of individual oils in the following categories: 

Base carrier oils

  • sweet almond oil
  • rice bran oi
  • apricot kernel oil
  • sunflower oil

Value added carrier oils

  • sesame oil
  • avocado oil
  • oat oil
  • pumpkin seed oil
  • evening primrose oil
  • jojoba

High value carrier oils

  • argan oil
  • pomegranate oil
  • rosehip oil
  • borage seed oil

Herbal infused oils

  • arnica
  • calendula
  • carrotseed

You will also learn how to strategically use essential oils in your practice- so you can offer  added value using aromatherapy  to your clients.

This course includes recipes and examples of practical formulas. 


There aren't any tests or quizzes in this course- but there are activities provided throughout to guide and focus your learning experience.

Students say:

"Most informative and interesting course I have ever taken !!!!!" 5 stars

-    Linda S.

"I truly enjoyed your course."

-    Soraya P

"Being new to the world of aroma therapy, I found this course to be extremely helpful for choosing the carrier oils to use in various situations. I am also very interested in making my own infuses, so that part was helpful as well. I would recommend this course to anyone who wants a better understanding of the wonderful world of carrier oils and their uses. Thank you."

-    Elizabeth Hill

Too busy for a full course?

There are some project based classes available on Skillshare. Try some of these to start:

DIY Aromatherapy home facial

Using Essential Oils with your Baby

Build your own Aromatherapy Travel Kit

project based tutorialsproject based tutorials

New! Nature Notes Aromatherapy podcast with Deanna Russell.Nature Notes Aromatherapy podcastNature Notes Aromatherapy podcast Topics will range from essential oils, hydrosols, carrier oils, herbs to wellness lifestyle. Tune in on your favorite platform.

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Available: 30 page Essential oil binder organizer template & printables.

This is definitely for you if you are:

  • An aromatherapy student
  • An essential oil distributor
  • An aromatherapy practitioner
  • A natural product formulator
  • An aromatherapy or essential oil coach or consultant
  • Seriously in love with essential oils