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Using Natural Colors for Your Beauty Products

Written by: | August 14, 2018 | one response

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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Getting Started With Online Retailers

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

Selling your beauty brand online is an important step, and beauty products account for roughly 9% of online shopping sales. It’s an easier way to get your products in front of more people, so it may be worth finding an online retail partner to sell your brand in their established store. Compiled from interviews with […]

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Leuconostoc Radish Root Ferment – Co-preservative and Moisturizer

Written by: | August 3, 2018 | Leave a Comment

Leuconostoc Radish Root Ferment is radish root with a particular bacteria added to it, specifically Leuconostoc kimchi. It is used as a co-preservative in skincare, but also as a moisturizer. Let’s discuss how to use it safely without compromising your product, and how to take advantage of its wonderful natural benefits. Radish root, combined with […]

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Summer Survival

Written by: | July 31, 2018 | Leave a Comment

Much of the country is deep in a summer heatwave, and with August here the mercury isn’t going down anytime soon. We’ve compiled a list of products to help you keep cool and hydrated in the summertime heat. It’s a great list of products you may not have tried but customers love–check out the list […]

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Lavender – The Plant and its Use in Skin Care

Written by: | July 27, 2018 | Leave a Comment

Lavender is one of the most well-known herbs and the ambassador of aromatherapy to many people. An iconic addition to almost all postcards of southern France, it’s well-loved in aromatherapy, skin care, and hair care. We’ll discuss the plant itself, its versatility, and how to use it in cosmetics. The Lavender Plant Although available in […]

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How To Choose A Logo For Your Beauty Brand

Written by: | July 24, 2018 | one response

Your Logo and Your Brand – How to Choose a Logo Developing your brand and business will entail creating a beautiful and relevant logo, but finding the perfect design can be a real challenge. A logo is a chance to broadcast who you are to your target audience and catch their eye. It is, however, […]

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Bromelain – A Natural Exfoliant

Written by: | July 19, 2018 | Leave a Comment

Bromelain in Skincare Meet bromelain! A natural exfoliant found in pineapple and used extensively throughout skincare. Bromelain is a complex of protein-metabolizing enzymes and it breaks down proteins (think about that tingle on your tongue after eating a lot of pineapple). This makes it fabulous when it comes to sloughing off dead skin cells. It […]

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Selling Your Brand to Spas

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

Spas represent a tantalizing market for indie beauty brands because of their relatively small order sizes and the steady growth of the spa market. This article is drawn from interviews with several spa owners and industry professionals, and they offer guidance on how to create and maintain a relationship selling to spas. Spa revenue in […]

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Witch Hazel Distillate (Organic) – What It Is & How to Use It

Written by: | July 13, 2018 | one response

We’re pleased to announce that we have switched over to completely USDA Certified Organic Witch Hazel Distillate (14% Alcohol)! Everything about the product essentially remains the same—including the price. We’ll talk about the change and dive into how you can use witch hazel in skincare. The Same But Better Everything is the same, except now […]

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