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Dimethicone in Cosmetics

Written by: | September 7, 2018 | Leave a Comment

If you read the ingredient list on some of the most popular cosmetic brands, one ingredient you’ll see often is dimethicone. But what is dimethicone and why is it used in cosmetics? Dimethicone Dimethicone, also known as polydimethylsiloxane, is a silicone-based organic polymer. It’s essentially a lab-produced silicone oil considered generally inert and non-toxic. Dimethicone […]

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Put your Best Cosmetic Label Forward

Written by: | September 1, 2018 | 9 responses

When you compete in a crowded marketplace, you need every advantage you can get. Having a great product just isn’t enough anymore. You need a great package design, a strong image, and the exact right words on your cosmetic label to inform and persuade your customers. You also need to be sure you’re adhering to […]

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Kalahari Melon Seed Oil

Written by: | August 29, 2018 | Leave a Comment

The Kalahari Desert isn’t exactly the place you’d picture watermelons growing, but surprisingly, Kalahari melons grow all across the desert. Also referred to as wild watermelon the African Citrullus lanatus species is an ancestor of the watermelon that most of us are familiar with. However the fruit of the Kalahari Melon is bitter and not at all like […]

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Hello to the Yoga Mat Spray & Other Favorites

Written by: | August 28, 2018 | 3 responses

We are delighted to (re)introduce our Yoga Mat Spray! Cleanse and deodorize your yoga mat with this easy spray. After repeated use and hard-won sweat, yoga mats need a good cleanse. Grab this quick and easy spray to eliminate odors and keep browning and dirt at bay. Loaded with wonderful essential oils specifically chosen to […]

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Vegetable Glycerin – Ingredient Highlight

Written by: | August 23, 2018 | Leave a Comment

Glycerin is a quiet, unsung hero in hair and skincare products. It’s found in most cosmetic products, but it rarely gets featured as a key ingredient. Glycerin could really be considered a foundational ingredient for building hair and skincare products. Powerful humectant properties draw moisture into the skin and hair and form a barrier helping to […]

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Upcoming Improvements to the Ready to Label Line

Written by: | August 21, 2018 | 2 responses

Stay tuned for improvements to the Ready to Label (RTL) line of products!   In October we are making several changes to the RTL collection. New packaging will fit better into a greater array of brands and will make the high-end market more accessible. You’ll find: -Upgraded packaging quality and developing a more neutral but […]

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The Rainbow Collection – vivid natural colors!

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THE RAINBOW COLLECTION: For the Kid in All of Us Let your inner child shine, or simply appeal to the playful kids in your life with the new & fruity bio-colored Rainbow Collection! 6 natural colors (plant-derived) with 6 delicious scents, AND there are 3 different ways to experience them: the Body Washes, the Lotions, […]

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Calendula – Simple Magic in your Garden!

Written by: | August 17, 2018 | Leave a Comment

Calendula is a rather unassuming magical flower found in abundance in most gardens.  Most of us would correctly identify calendula as a marigold. What you might not know is that there are many different species of marigold that don’t have the same benefits for skin and hair as the commonly known “pot marigold”. This hearty […]

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Using Natural Colors for Your Beauty Products

Written by: | August 14, 2018 | 2 responses

A very commonly requested item from our customers is “how to create natural colors”. We are seeing a shift finally in the natural cosmetic world where the “natural colors” such as tans, khakis and creams (most commonly referred to as “granola”) are no longer the indication of natural. Nature is vibrant in colors and we […]

Mango Butter – Tropical Magic for Hair and Skin

Written by: | August 10, 2018 | Leave a Comment

Mango is a delicious and refreshing tropical summertime treat, and mango butter is an especially great way to treat your hair and skin! As the name implies, mango butter comes from mangos, but not the fruit. Mango is derived from the fruit kernel, the giant seed inside of the mango. Mango butter is soft and […]

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