Essential Gets Leaping Bunny Certified

Written by: | October 6, 2016 | 4 responses

Are you a consumer who consciously supports companies that sell ‘cruelty-free’ cosmetic products? Maybe you run your own natural & organic cosmetics company and hope to gain cruelty-free certification for your business?  In either case, it is important to understand how to spot products that are affiliated with a legitimate certifying body, and how to gain a ‘cruelty-free’ certification designation […]

Cyber November? Yes. 20% off Every Day In November

Written by: | November 2, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Whether you’re building your business, creating products for friends and family, our exercising your creative gene, saving money is always a welcome surprise. This year Essential continues our 20 Days of Savings with Cyber November. Every day in November one or more product categories will be 20% off. Cremes, Lotions, Serums, Salts, Scrubs, and Splash […]

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Go Green! Sustainability IS Good Business.

Written by: | October 9, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Want to be inspired? Meet Rachel Hestmark and other Sustainability businesses in Portland. The Go Green Conference is a full day of sustainability learning for business and government decision-makers. I was lucky enough to attend this year and came away thoroughly energized and motivated by presentations from inspiring speakers, panels of small business owners, and […]

Are you Ready for Holiday Shoppers?

Written by: | August 14, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Are you Ready for Holiday Shoppers? If you have your holiday retail plan all worked out, congratulations. You’re ahead of the game, but not by much.  The good news is that there’s still time to have a big finish to your year with some quick planning and a few marketing activities. Think Small North Americans […]

Micellar Water: Magic in a bottle!

Written by: | August 6, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Growing up, I was taught by the many women in my life that a good skincare regimen is as important as brushing your teeth and showering. I was told to never to forget to wash my face, to apply plenty of sunscreen, and to use natural products instead of harsh chemicals whenever possible (yes, I […]

Silky Luminous Lotion Natural and Organic Solutions for Mature Skin

Silky Luminous Lotion is Here!

Written by: | July 10, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Introducing our Newest Product: Silky Luminous Lotion Every once in a while a product comes along that everyone flips for. The over-25 crowd swoons about how this lotion makes their skin look and feel. The champagne color is delicate and fun. Created specifically for mature skin, but anyone wanting to get a little extra glow […]

New Packaging Experiment – Stand Up Pouches

Written by: | July 12, 2013 | Leave a Comment

At Essential Wholesale & Labs we pride ourselves on being as green as we can be. The large volume of packaging we use presents a real challenge to our goals as a green company. We have been on the hunt for the best way to package product and still take care of the environment. One […]

In Good Standing… Organic Update!

Written by: | June 20, 2012 | Leave a Comment

We’re into our third full week at our new location in northwest Portland and things are going great. It has been a long haul and much hard work but this building feels more like home each day.

We Are Moving!

Written by: | May 23, 2012 | Leave a Comment

Last week Steven recapped us all about our organic ingredient lines and the inspection process for our new facility, and this week, well- it’s time to get moving! We will be working fully in the new facility by next week and the final preparations are in place. There are many exciting things happening and announcements […]


Written by: | February 1, 2012 | 2 responses

To continue our exciting New Year here at Essential Wholesale & Labs we want to give you, our loyal customers, a sounding board to share your ideas.