Lauren Bridges holds a B.A in Anthropology from Florida State University. She completed her first 200 hours of formal aromatherapy education under the instruction of Sylla Sheppard-Hangar, LMT through the Atlantic Institute of Aromatherapy and then went on to complete the 300 hour Advanced Diploma in Aromatic Medicine under Mark Webb, BSc, MASCC. Lauren studied cosmetic formulation through Element 44 INC and completed the Practical Cosmetic Formulation course. She has also delved deeper into perfumery through Karen Gilbert’s Natural Perfumery Masterclass as well as completing the Tisserand Institute’s Essential Oil Safety Masterclass.
Founder and owner of Aromapologie, LLC. Lauren Bridges has a dedicated passion for helping companies and individuals embrace what is real about therapeutic aromatics and their applications. She works with business owners who sell aromatics and aromatherapy products to assure product safety, informational quality, and regulatory compliance in their content and marketing. As a formulator, she focuses specifically on the development of aromatherapy products.
Along with product reliability and safety, Lauren has written about aromatherapy extensively. Her work focuses on dispelling the prevailing misconceptions, misunderstandings, and myths about the field she loves.
Lauren was a guest speaker for the online summit Essential Oil Revolution 2 back in 2016 and was also a speaker during the Beyond the Essential Oil Recipe Online Summit in November of 2018.