Moringa Oil – Ancient Secret to Youthful Skin

Written by: | May 17, 2016 | one response

Discover Sustainable Moringa Oil for Skin and Hair Moringa Oil is a product of the Moringa oleifera is a fast-growing, drought-resistant tree. Native to the southern foothills of the Himalayas in northwestern India, Moringa is widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical areas regions including Central and South America, Africa, the Philipines, and Hawaii. The Moringa tree […]

Shea Butter – USDA Certified Organic & Wild Crafted

Written by: | April 4, 2016 | one response

African women have long known the powerful secrets of Shea Butter and have used it for centuries to protect their hair and skin from the dry, hot desert climate. In the ancient Egyptian days of Cleopatra, there are many accounts of caravans carrying jars full of shea butter for trade as well as cosmetic use. […]

The End of Citrus Essential Oils?

Written by: | March 28, 2016 | 3 responses

There is a terrible problem with citrus crops, and it could mean the end of affordable citrus fruit and citrus essential oils if it isn’t solved soon. Citrus Greening also known as HLB (HuángLóngBìng) or Yellow Dragon Disease, is a serious and fatal disease threatening citrus production in many regions around the globe including Asia, […]

Organic Certification Choices – Which is Best For Your Products

Written by: | February 16, 2016 | one response

USDA Certified Organic Choices Some of the most frequent questions we hear at Essential are about getting products certified “organic.” Consumers and purveyors both love the USDA and the Oregon Tilth (OTCO) seals, and of course, want to have them on the outside of every bottle! Organic Certification increases your product’s cache in today’s skincare-glutted marketplace, […]

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Understanding Organic Certification for Cosmetics

Written by: | February 9, 2016 | one response

  Using “Organic” On your Product Label Walk into any grocery store, big box store, local coop or salon, and you’ll see just how popular “organic” products are. With the organic personal care market expected to grow to $15B annually by 2020, this is a hot market section; it’s good for skin and good for […]

Essential Wholesale & Labs USDA CERTIFIED ORGANIC Sample Pack is Back!

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

Essential Wholesale & Labs is happy to bring back the USDA Certified Organic Sample Pack! Expertly designed by master formulator and General Manager, Laura Badcock, these seven USDA CERTIFIED ORGANIC products make it easy for you to meet the increasing demand for organic hair and skin care. Your customers will be thrilled by the way […]

Demystifying USDA Certified Organic Qualifications

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Navigating USDA Certified Organic Requirements for your Brand Securing the USDA Certified Organic seal for your skin care, bath and body care, hair care, and cosmetic products is a process, and can sometimes be challenging. Essential has done the work to acquire and retain our standing as a USDA Certified Organic, and Oregon Tilth Certified […]

Demystifying Organic Certification

Written by: | June 12, 2015 | Leave a Comment

Meeting the Increased Demand for Certified Organic Products The demand for certified organic ingredients and certified organic products seems to be getting greater by the day. At Essential Wholesale & Labs, we receive an almost constant stream of questions about organic ingredients, about formulating organic bases and about labeling and marketing organic products. It’s no […]

USDA Certified Organic – Does it Matter?

Written by: | March 12, 2015 | one response

Essential Wholesale & Labs recently launched several new USDA Certified Organic products. You may have even purchased the organic sample pack to give them a try. Our entire team has been excited about these new products not only because we love using them, but we’re also celebrating the success of creating new products with USDA […]

FDA Compliance In The Natural Product Business

Written by: | December 18, 2014 | Leave a Comment

Many of us who lead a natural and organic lifestyle know the benefits of natural products, and how effective natural choices can be. With the rate of growth in the natural product sector, the FDA is paying closer attention than ever to claims made by natural product companies, including Essential Wholesale & Labs. Essential Wholesale […]