Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) – Ingredient Highlight

Written by: | November 13, 2017 | one response

Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is an antioxidant, fat-soluble vitamin-like substance found in every cell of the body. In fact, without this potent antioxidant, cells are unable to produce energy and function properly. Found in cells of plants, bacteria, animals, and people, CoQ10 is used to make energy needed for growth and healthy function. CoQ10 is found […]

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Hand Crafted Beauty Gifts make You a Holiday Hero!

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Gift giving can be a challenge. Finding just the right gift for everyone on your list can be overwhelming especially if you’ve got a busy schedule already. Look no further because Essential has the perfect solution! Custom beauty gifts that will make you a holiday hero! We’ve taken our most popular premium natural and organic […]

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Turmeric is the key to Super-Powered Skin Care

Written by: | November 6, 2017 | Leave a Comment

Turmeric is a rich golden root used as a distinctive and delicious seasoning, and also in skincare to help improve the appearance of problem skin. Turmeric is a rhizomatous herbaceous perennial plant of the ginger family, Zingiberaceae and is native to Southeast Asia. It’s no surprise that this ingredient has been used for centuries to improve […]

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Plant Extracts for Innate Natural Color!

Written by: | October 23, 2017 | 6 responses

As more people seek out natural and organic products, there are many new natural ingredients available including ingredients that impart an innate natural color. This is great news because we can now use natural ingredients to achieve results previously only attainable using synthetic, sometimes undesirable ingredients. In our quest to constantly innovate and produce only […]

What are Emulsifiers and Solubilizers?

Written by: | October 16, 2017 | one response

Many industries have certain terms they use to help make communication easier. This jargon is great if you already understand the meaning, but it can be confusing if you’re just getting started. Emulsifiers and solubilizers are important ingredients in making hair and skincare products, so it’s beneficial to know what those terms mean and how […]

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No Rinse Hand Cleanser – t’is the Sneezin!

Written by: | October 9, 2017 | Leave a Comment

With the changing of the seasons to cooler temperatures, it’s time to be aware of germs and keeping hands clean so we keep our bodies healthy. If you ask my kids, they would tell you my favorite sentence is “Did you wash your hands?” I’m sure I’m not the only parent who asks this question, […]

Safflower Oleosomes and Water – Move over Polysorbates!

Written by: | September 25, 2017 | 20 responses

What are Safflower Oleosomes? Oleosomes are the result of millions of years of plant evolution. They are the little protector of the seed’s energy source: oil. Seeds use this important energy source for the germination process, so protecting the oil until needed for germination is critical to the survival of the plant as a species. […]

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Facial Serums: Nourishment for Your Skin

Written by: | September 18, 2017 | 2 responses

Search online for skincare and you’re bound to come across facial serums, arguably the best skincare products ever created. One tiny dollop of facial serum contains a concentrated dose of magic, at least that’s what I thought the first time I tried one. I was in awe at how a tiny pea size drop was […]

Organic Unrefined Cold Pressed Baobab Oil

Written by: | September 5, 2017 | Leave a Comment

Are you looking for a sustainable, organic carrier oil?  USDA Certified Organic Unrefined, Cold Press Baobab Oil might be just what you’re after. What’s Baobab Oil? Holding a paramount place in African Savanah communities, Baobab oil has been used by women since ancient times to protect and soften skin and hair. The Baobab tree is […]

Fruit Juice for Healthy Hair and Radiant Skin!

Written by: | August 28, 2017 | 4 responses

You’ve heard the old adage “an apple a day keeps the doctor away,” but did you know that apple and other fruits are just as amazing when applied to skin and hair? While the benefits of fruit for hair and skin are pretty well known, the new trends using fruit juice for DIY hair and […]

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