Instead of Freshening Your Bathroom with Artificial Fragrances, Try This.

Via Hayley Hobson
on Jan 17, 2013
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My husband has the usual morning routine: newspaper, coffee and 30 minutes on the stinker.

Or at least that’s what I call it after he’s been in there. Although he’s only been in there for less than an hour, it feels like hours later before I want to venture in. Sound familiar?

You’ve probably played with ideas that will help your bathroom smell like a “Spring Breeze” or a “Berry Blossom.” And although those names may be delightful to you, these deceptive descriptions are often seemingly innocent names for commercial air fresheners that have extremely harmful effects to anyone that is actually exposed to them.

Instead of freshening your bathroom with artificial fragrances that contain toxic chemicals, try freshening your bathroom naturally with essential oils using this easy tip.


All you need is a roll of toilet paper and your favorite essential oil or blend.

Some of my favorites are Citrus and Wild Orange.

Citrus Blend smells amazing and bonus—it’s a relaxing blend that has powerful antioxidant protection and supports your immune system.

Wild orange is one of the strongest essential oils when used aromatically and works amazing in a diffuser. Diffusing this oil or using it aromatically has the added benefit of killing bacteria, fungi, viruses and pathogens.

There are so many different oils with so many different scents, you’ll want to have a party in your bathroom!


When you take out a new roll of toilet paper, add 2-3 drops of essential oil to the cardboard middle. It will then automatically freshen your bathroom every time it is used.

To figure out which blend you love best, you can go here.

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Ed: Brianna Bemel


About Hayley Hobson

Hayley Hobson is an author, speaker, business coach, yogi, Pilates and holistic nutritional expert based in Boulder, CO. Hayley creates lifestyle transformations by coaching her clients to strengthen, nourish and evolve through the cycles and shifts in life. Combining cutting edge understanding in all three disciplines due to years of anatomical study and dietary theory, Hayley’s approach leverages their blended benefits and results. Her unique and intelligent style promotes strengthening while softening–empowering her client’s to heal not only their physical bodies, but their hearts and minds as well. Hayley studied at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, continues her studies with David Wolfe, raw food expert and is an essential oil expert in her own right.  Her insights and articles can also be found on her blog, Mindbodygreen and Islaorganics. She has also been featured in Pilates Style magazine, Natural Health magazine and Triathlete Magazine.  She has fun running and playing in the mountains with her husband, former world-ranked triathlete, Wes Hobson and their two beautiful daughters, Makenna and Madeline. To learn more about her nutritional courses, events she's hosting and custom programs go to her website or follow her on Facebook or Twitter or Pinterest.


2 Responses to “Instead of Freshening Your Bathroom with Artificial Fragrances, Try This.”

  1. that was one of the most lame posts I have ever read in my entire life. Go poop yourself.

  2. There are several ways you can instantly do to make your bathroom smell good most of the time. Try to open the windows at certain times if you have one.