Safety Precautions & Terms & Conditions of use

Personal Safety

ARTA AROMATHERAPY skincare products are made fresh for your use and contain no artificial preservatives only the natural preserving qualities of essential oils, wheatgerm & citric acid so ensuring maximum therapeutic benefit. We recommend that you store ARTA products in a cool place out of direct sunlight and use within six months.

Products manufactured and sold by ARTA DESIGN are not tested on animals nor do they contain any animal ingredients, Sodium Lauryl Sulphate, Parabens or other harmful chemicals.

Those with very sensitive skin should always undertake a skin patch test before using any products.



Essential oils should not be used at home to treat serious physical or psychological problems. Chronic conditions must be referred to a doctor.

EPILEPSY: Avoid Rosemary, Fennel, Hyssop and Sage.

HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE: Avoid Rosemary, Thyme, Hyssop and Sage.

CHILDREN: Use with care and according to age. Babies 1-12 months - use 1 drop of Lavender, Rose, Chamomile or Mandarin diluted in one teaspoon of carrier oil for massage or bathing.

Infants 1-5 years - use 2-3 drops as above.

Children 6-12 years - use as for adults but in half the stated amount.

Do NOT use Basil, Fennel, Thyme, Peppermint, Melissa, Hyssop, Camphor and possible skin irritants (see below).

SENSITIVE SKIN: The following oils may irritate the skin - use with care, Basil, Bergamot, Camphor, Cinnamon, Clove, Ginger, Lemon, Lemongrass, Melissa, Nutmeg, Thyme, Peppermint, Black Pepper and Pine.

PREGNANCY: The following oils should be avoided, Basil, Cedarwood, Clarysage, Cypress, Fennel, Hyssop, Jasmine, Juniper, Juniperberry, Marjoram, Myrrh, Nutmeg, Parsley, Peppermint, Rosemary, Sage and Thyme. During the first five months, do not use Lavender, Geranium, Chamomile and Rose. Use all other oils in half the usual quantity. If there is a serious risk of miscarriage, consult a doctor before use.

PHOTOSENSITIVITY: The following oils may cause some skins to stain if used on the same day as sun bathing or use of a sun bed, Bergamot, Lemon, Lime, Orange, Mandarin, and Tangerine.

HOMOEOPATHY: The following oils are not compatible with this treatment, Black Pepper, Camphor, Eucalyptus and the mint oils.

STORAGE:  Keep bottles tightly closed when not in use. Keep off polished, plastic and painted surfaces and away from naked flames, as they are volatile (burn easily). Store in a cool, dark place out of sight and touch of children.

EMERGENCY:  If swallowed, do not induce vomiting seek urgent medical attention. If oils come in contact with the eyes, bathe eyes in cold water. See doctor if stinging persists. If spilt neat on the skin, wash thoroughly with soap and water.


Items can only be returned for a refund if they are unopened, unused and in a re-salable condition with all seals, packaging and any cellophane intact and must be returned within 30 days of despatch.  If you do not have your despatch note or invoice, please include an explanatory note quoting your order number and reason for return.

If your item has arrived in a damaged condition, please contact ARTA DESIGN as soon as possible by email at or by telephoning 01925 491710 and we will do all we can to resolve the situation as quickly as possible.