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Publicity & Awards
Valerie Bennis, founder of Essence of Vali has conducted aromatherapy seminars at hospitals in Connecticut and New York, where her blends were used for pre and post surgery therapy. She has given seminars at Barnes & Noble and demystified aromatherapy for “Good Day New York” and local cable TV.  Essence of Vali products have been reviewed in “The Times Herald Record”, “Healthy Living”, “Cosmetic Packaging and Design”, “American Spa”, “BBW Magazine”, “Beauty Fashion”, “Soap & Cosmetics”, “Gifts & Dec”, “Giftware Business”, “HAPPI”, “The Informationist”, “Denver Post”, “LA Times”, “The Oregonian”, “Newsday”, “Drugstore News”, “Giftware News”, “Skin Inc”, “Greetings, Etc”, “American Salon”, “Women’s Wear Daily”, “Essence”, “Spa Magazine”, “Massage Therapy Journal”, “The New York Times”, “USA Today”, “Organic Spa”, “Tendu” and “Daily Candy”.

Our products are mentioned in the following books:

  • The Truth about Beauty by Kat James
  • Style Naturally by Summer Rayne Oakes
  • No More Dirty Looks by Siobhan O’Connor & Alexandra Spunt


  • EOV Eau de Parfum   –  Best Natural Product, Extracts Show NYC
  • Sleep Bedtime Balm   –  Best Overall Product,  Extracts Show NYC
  • Sleep Greeting Card   –  Finalist, Extracts Show NYC
  • Sleep Concentrate   –   Finalist, CEW Beauty Awards