Looking for the crème de la crème from our assortment? Our customers have got you covered! For this year’s edition of Customer Picks, we’re going through the best-reviewed basics of 2018. From MLBB lipsticks to health-boosting pantry staples, these are the products that any beauty and wellness junkie would be lost without.
In the sixth installment of this thirteen-part series, we’re going into olfactory overdrive with essential oils. Long revered as cure-alls, the natural tinctures are used for everything from alleviating anxiety to curing a cold and more. In fact, we’re pretty sure there’s an essential oil for just about whatever troubles you!

With this in mind, the world of aromatherapy spans far and wide. It’s so vast, it can overwhelm even the most diehard oilbolaryos. That’s why we enlisted the help of our customers to sniff out their faves of 2018. Here are 20 essential oils they’ve used all year that healed their ailments or simply made their living places smell like a relaxing oasis.

Be Organic Bath & Body Peppermint Spray, P300
Myra: “I love the smell of peppermint but some room/linen spray claiming to have this scent [do] not live up to my expectations, some even make me dizzy. Because of this, I was hesitating to buy the Be Organic Bath and Body Peppermint Room and Linen Spray but decided to give it a try because of the good reviews and I really wanted our room to smell fresh all day. This product did not disappoint me. The first time I sprayed this in our room, I could not help spraying some more. I love it! Smells great! This is the only room and linen spray that I have used ever since. And it’s worth the price.”

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Beryl Essentials Bergamot Essential Oil (5ml), on sale at P170 (limited time only)
Mia: “We just adopted a kitten and she uses my legs as a ladder of some [sort] when she wants to go on top of the table. I bought this because it claims to help with the fading of scars. I was not disappointed. I mixed it with 100ml of virgin coconut oil and combined them with my lotion and even if [their] relatively old, the scars continue to fade quite fast. They’re barely noticeable now. As for the scent, I’m not a fan of using it in my humidifier. I still prefer the sweet orange EO although this smells great when mixed with their peppermint EO. Join the EO bandwagon, you won’t regret it.”

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Beryl Essentials Green Tea Essential Oil (5ml), on sale at P179 (limited time only)
Catherine: “At first I was hesitant to try because I haven’t sampled it before, but I’m very satisfied because it smells so good when diffused! It keeps our condo unit fresh-smelling. The scent is very natural and relaxing. However, it doesn’t smell so much like normal green tea. But I would definitely purchase again next time.”

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Beryl Essentials Lavender Essential Oil, on sale at P170 (limited time only)
Cindy: “I have been using it to improve my quality of sleep cause it’s so relaxing. I just dab some on my pillow and it helps me fall asleep faster. The only downside is you can’t use it directly on skin but it [works] pretty well. The product itself will last for long cause only little is needed for every use.”

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Beryl Essentials Rose Essential Oil, on sale at P162 (limited time only)
Edma: “I love this rose essential oil. Just one drop and it … already [gives] my Aztec mud mask a lovable smell. Made me so addicted to it … It’s so pure that even one bottle can last longer than other essential oils with the same volume. I will definitely buy again and try other oils of Beryl Essentials.”

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Beryl Essentials Rosemary Essential Oil (5ml), on sale at P167 (limited time only)
Lordelyn: “This oil is so amazing! It calms my mood and [is] very relaxing, plus it smells so great. I use it every time I am [stressed at] work or if I need a lot of thinking for a project. I am really interested [in it] as it promotes hair growth too! Smells so sweet, I will definitely buy again.”

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Escents PH Sleep Well Roll-On, P300
Rosean: “This product is so effective that it doesn’t just helps me go to sleep easier, but it also calms me down during anxiety attacks or even from stress … I always carry it around as much as possible since it’s travel-friendly. I’ve already recommended it to my classmates and they’re interested in buying and trying it out!”

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Escents PH Well Being Roll-On, P250
Joanna: “I love this! I use this whenever I get headaches due to me feeling down or being stressed, and I can say that this definitely helps me cool down a bit. The scent just makes me calm and deal with things easier and smoother. A little goes a long way so it’ll take a while [until] I have to repurchase.”

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Figs & Blossoms Odor Mate (50ml), P125
Mimi: “I have a closed room with very minimal airflow that is why I [have] issues with odors every now and then … I got this from BeautyMNL and just one spray of it eliminates unwanted smell like magic. I totally love the scent Magnolia … [it’s] so fresh and calming. I cannot stop spraying it afterwards. I also use it in the office whenever I use the ladies’ room to make sure that the area smells fresh even though there are a lot of users.”

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Human Nature 100% Natural Orange Oil, P245
Micah: “I love this scent so much … It relaxes me after a tiring day at school! I’ve been using this product for more than a month and there’s still a lot of oil left in the container so you’re getting the most out of your money … This is my go-to stress reliever when I’m too tired to put on a face mask.”

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Human Nature 100% Natural Tea Tree Oil, P295
Maria: “I have been using this product for quite a while now and I am very happy with how it works! At first, I only used it by mixing a few drops to my clay mask, which makes it more effective. But recently, I tried using it directly on my face for spot and mark treatments, and I was so glad and surprised that it actually works wonders! I recommend … [applying] it overnight … for best results. It’s possible to be able to see results on the first use (that’s how it worked for me), but it still depends on how your skin adjusts to the substance. You should have no problem if you’ve already used products with tee tree oil before. If you haven’t, you should first check for skin reactions before using it on your face. All-in-all, it can be a miracle worker for stubborn spots and marks!”

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Messy Bessy Room & Linen Spray (500ml), P295
Jane: “This is my first time trying this brand and I’d say it does the job. I think the scent is relaxing and it keeps my bed [sheets] and pillow case smelling fresh. It has rosemary in it so the scent might come off a bit stronger than those [with a] lavender scent. I just shake it before spraying it on so the ingredients … mix together.”

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ProSource Extra Virgin Calming Oil (10ml), P119
Michelle: “First things first, it is easy to apply because of the roller. Second, it is very handy. Third, I love the smell. It is so relaxing! It is not just minty, but it also has this fruity, floral scent to it that is very nice … Fourth, the mintiness of this is not overwhelming, it is in between mild and strong … I think this is a really great product! Perfect for on the go, headaches, and if you cannot sleep. I use this always and have it in my pocket wherever I go.”

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Pure Bliss Chief Reed Diffuser Oil, P450
Vincelle: “I love making our home smell good and I usually get scented candles to do the job but when this came in the mail, I tried it without hesitation. I mean it’s essentially fuss-free. You just remove the cap, insert the reed sticks, and leave it to do its job. Unlike candles, which pose fire hazards, this one just sits prettily on top of a table making you happy with its aroma 24/7. Now let’s talk about how this specific one smells. When I opened it, I thought it smelled like a man’s cologne and not just an ordinary man but a CEO at that—you know cool, expensive, oozing with confidence, chock-full of charisma. That kind of smell. At first, I didn’t like it but still, I let it sit on top of the table where I usually do my skincare routine. And oddly enough, I ended up loving how its scent kind of neutralizes the very womanly smell of most skincare products. It created this weird balance in terms of ambience which was honestly amazing…”

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Pure Bliss Lavender Essential Oil (18ml), on sale at P192 (limited time only)
Iris: “I do not regret buying this essential oil as it does makes me feel relaxed … it’s quite good if you wish to have little push to slumber land. I find it effective when I put 3-4 drops of the oil on my pillow … the oil goes along way so it might take me several months before I finish the whole bottle.”

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Spoiled by Oils Clean Linen (100ml), P180
Denise: “I really like this spray. The essential oils aren’t too overpowering that my head would hurt from how strong it is. The antibacterial properties make it great as a linen spray, which is what I mostly use this on. However, the downside is that it doesn’t last very long so I’d have to spray some more. Still, I’d repurchase this.”

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The Tropical Shop Natural Essential Oil Set, P200
Myra: “I have been an oilbolaryo ever since and a lot of essential oils have been so expensive … But when I stumbled upon this product … [it works] like the expensive ones I have tried. It’s also in this convenient roller container that’s easy to carry around. Moreover, you not only get one but three scents at that! Love using it on my temples at night before I sleep or when I travel or during those stressful days when you just need that extra boost in your life. Will definitely repurchase when I run out.”

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V&M Naturals Orange Essential Oil, P250
Monette: This essential oil uplifts my mood, so I sniff this every now and then. It truly smells like I just peeled an orange. The oil neatly comes in a tiny tinted bottle with a small nozzle/stopper to dispense a drop of oil. It has runny consistency, but this orange essential oil gets absorbed quickly when applied on skin. I love the sweet, fruity, orange-y aroma. Sometimes I mix a drop of orange essential oil with coconut oil and massage it onto my scalp. It works really well as it relieves scalp itch. I also notice that it helped lightened my pimple scars. With all these benefits, I say this orange essential oil is authentic and very effective. Orange = Happiness!”

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Zenutrients All Is Well Roll-On Oil, on sale at P101 (limited time only)
Grace: “This roll-on oil is super effective and affordable. I use this when I have a headache. I put some on my temples and in between my palms then inhale the scent. Big help in relieving headaches. I also use this when I have nasal congestion or if I just want to feel less stressed.”

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