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Skin Care Tips & Routines for Men

Written by: | June 15, 2021 | Leave a Comment

Skin care for men has only recently become a focus of the beauty industry, but globally men are increasing their use of skin care products with the same goals women have traditionally had: clean, healthy, youthful looking skin.   The men’s skin care market is expected to grow from ~$12.3 billion in 2020 to almost […]

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Seasonality & Your Business – How to Take Advantage of Seasonality

Written by: | June 3, 2021 | Leave a Comment

In some industries you hear a lot about seasonality, but what does that mean for your particular brand, and how can you take advantage of it? This blog outlines seasonality, tips to help cope with the quiet times, prep for your busy season, and how to make the most out of both your busy season […]

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How to Make a Surfactant-Free Body Wash Bar

Written by: | May 24, 2021 | 4 responses

Solid bath products are very in–think shampoo bars and bath bombs. Today we have our own take: a cleansing and hydrating body wash bar rich in plant oils and gentle enough for sensitive skin. If you have a mold for this bar, you’re all set! This solid cleansing bar melts onto your skin like a […]

Face Masks & Skin Care: How to Help Your Skin in a Pandemic

Written by: | May 18, 2021 | Leave a Comment

Instead of our normal focus on pampering, rejuvenating face masks, let’s talk about the protective cloth coverings we’ve all become familiar with during the pandemic and how we can prevent skin issues from arising. Though mask mandates are mostly lifting, mask-caused skin issues are likely to linger as long as cloth masks are worn on […]

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Recipe: Organic Gold Facial Serum

Written by: | May 14, 2021 | Leave a Comment

Ready for a new luxurious product to add to your line? Try out this easy Organic Gold Facial Serum. This daily facial oil is designed to deliver maximum nourishment while absorbing quickly. USDA Certified Organic Rosehip Seed Oil is full of vitamins including Vitamin A and Vitamin C, antioxidants, and essential fatty acids. USDA Certified […]

Summer Survival – Best Skin Care Products for the Summer Months

Written by: | May 10, 2021 | Leave a Comment

With summer coming the mercury isn’t going down anytime soon, so here’s a list of our favorite summer skin care. These items are designed to help you keep cool and hydrated in the summertime heat but all double as excellent year-round skin care–check out the list and find one perfect for your brand below. The […]

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How to Modify a Scrub

Written by: | April 30, 2021 | Leave a Comment

Body scrubs are a great way to exfoliate and reveal your freshest, and best-looking skin, but sometimes a scrub is just too thick or perhaps you just want to add a cleansing agent to help wash and exfoliate at the same time. Adding a mild surfactant such as Decyl Glucoside is a great way to […]

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Written by: | April 28, 2021 | Leave a Comment

  Finished Product Common Name Ingredient List INCI Label Volume/Weight Maximum Label Size (HxW) Attributes Pairs With Organic Content AHA Aftershave Splash Alcohol, Water, Pink Grapefruit Essential Oil, Lemon Peel Essential Oil, Lime Essential Oil, Litsea Fruit Essential Oil, Mandarin Essential Oil, Sweet Orange Essential Oil Alcohol (Ethanol), Water (Aqua), Pink Grapefruit (Citrus paradisi) Essential […]

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How to Start a Skin Care Brand – Getting Started with Essential Wholesale & Labs

Written by: | April 27, 2021 | Leave a Comment

Wondering how to get started building your skin or hair care brand with Essential? We’re here to help! The possibilities are almost endless, but we’re sure we have a solution that will fit your needs. To start we walk through the foundations of a skin care brand: the business side of things. This includes how […]

Recipe: Exfoliating Strawberry Cleansing Oil

Written by: | April 23, 2021 | Leave a Comment

Exfoliating helps skin retain its fresh and youthful appearance and this Exfoliating Strawberry Facial Cleansing Oil combines the gentle exfoliating power of Jojoba Wax Beads with the nutrients of Cold Pressed Strawberry Seed Oil. This simple cleanser will remove make-up, exfoliate, and leave skin nourished and glowing! It doesn’t have a strong smell, so consider […]