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Golden Rules of Graphic Design for Your Brand

Golden Rules of Graphic Design for Your Brand

Written by: | August 20, 2019 | Leave a Comment

We all know that graphic design is important for a brand, but design is more than just a brand image that matches your products. It’s useful to get some solid basics of design under your belt, so we’ve compiled a few golden rules to help guide you as you create or develop your brand. Much […]

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Gums, Thickeners, and Natural Polymers in Cosmetics

Written by: | August 16, 2019 | Leave a Comment

Cosmetic Thickeners and Natural Polymers add texture and help stabilize lotions and creams, and also create a wide variety of different gels. Although they all perform the same function in a lotion, cream, or gel, they each have unique properties and can change the look and feel of your final product. Selecting the right one […]

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Scaling Up Your Production: Not Just Multiplication

Written by: | August 14, 2019 | 4 responses

Scaling up products from a home batch to larger-scale production often presents many surprising challenges. It is not simply a matter of multiplication to get the same end product—the very nature of large scale production changes heating and cooling times, temperatures, ratios, and more. Instead of receiving an unpleasant shock between prototype and production phases, […]

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Navigating Internet Sales Tax, Your Business, and Essential

Written by: | August 7, 2019 | Leave a Comment

First let me be very clear:  I am a marketing professional, not a tax professional or attorney, and I have two goals in writing this blog: First, what I am writing below is intended to give you some resources so you can begin – or continue – your work in dealing with the rise of […]

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Decyl Glucoside – Ingredient Highlight

Written by: | August 2, 2019 | 2 responses

Surfactants are one of the most versatile ingredients used in hair and skincare products. They perform an important function in reducing the surface tension of water allowing all kinds of wonderful products to be made. Most of us think big foam and bubbles when we hear the word “surfactant” but the definition is much more. […]

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Report from CosmoProf 2019

Written by: | July 30, 2019 | 4 responses

CosmoProf North America is one of the best trade shows for North American beauty brands to find packaging, ingredients, contract manufacturers and of course, distribution and recognition. Vendors and brands come from all over the world to spend three very intense days here in Vegas moving their business forward. For us as a contract manufacturer, […]

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How to Test Your Cosmetic Packaging, and Staying Sustainable

Written by: | July 23, 2019 | Leave a Comment

Packaging can often become an unwelcome hassle when developing a skin or hair care line, so it pays to take your time in choosing the best option before launching your product. This means weighing your options and testing them thoroughly while ensuring you stay true to your brand. Let’s discuss ways you can (and should) […]

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Grapeseed Oil: Amazing Antioxidant & Carrier Oil

Written by: | July 19, 2019 | Leave a Comment

Grapeseed Oil is a beautiful carrier oil that comes from the seeds of grapes, also known as the Vitis vinifera botanical. This oil has been shown to have strong antioxidant, emollient, and moisturizing properties making it a perfect ingredient for use in cosmetics and skincare products. This super lightweight, finely textured oil has a wonderful […]

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5- Point Checklist – Are Your Labels FDA Compliant?

Written by: | July 15, 2019 | 5 responses

You might have noticed that we mention claims, compliance, and the FDA and Truth in Labeling quite frequently, but it’s with good reason. The FDA has increased its pursuit of cosmetic companies breaking rules and laws, so below is a 5-point checklist to help you on the road to FDA compliance. Need to know: FDA […]

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Marketing to Millennials and Gen Z: Our Favorite Tips

Written by: | July 9, 2019 | Leave a Comment

Marketing to Millennials (born roughly between 1985-1995) and Gen Z (born roughly between 1995-present) is a hot topic, but we’d like to dive into a few more actionable ways to successfully get your message across and boost sales to these groups. You can read more about other ways in our previous blog here. Background and […]

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