USDA Certified Organic Emulsifying Wax – Ingredient Highlight

Written by: | December 15, 2016 | 13 responses

If you read the label on the back of most lotion or creme bottles, you’ll likely find emulsifying wax listed among the ingredients.  What exactly is it, what does it do, and why is it so widely used in cosmetic formulations? Emulsifying wax binds together oil and water, and does it so effectively that it […]

I’m Addicted to Turmeric and Neem Scrub!

Written by: | October 23, 2015 | Leave a Comment

USDA Certified Organic Turmeric and Neem Scrub is now sitting on the bathtub rim. Have you found the perfect scrub? That all-time go to scrub to buff, exfoliate, moisturize and leave your skin, elbows, knees, ankles and arms feeling divine? Well, I haven’t, either. But because I don’t keep trying! I love using scrubs and polishes […]

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 […]