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How to Name Your Product & Upcoming Name Changes

Written by: | September 25, 2018 | Leave a Comment

This month we are changing the names of several products for a few reasons, so we thought we’d explore why we’re doing it and offer some tips on naming your own products with the perfect product name. The main issues you’ll run into while naming your skin or haircare products are FDA regulations on claims, […]

Emulsifying Wax – Ingredient Highlight

Written by: | September 21, 2018 | 2 responses

It is common knowledge that oil and water don’t mix under normal circumstances.  In cosmetic chemistry the solution to blending two immiscible (unblendable) liquids are emulsions.   Simply put, an emulsion is the suspension of one liquid in another liquid. There are more technical definitions, but for now, let’s stick with this simple definition. If you […]

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How to Deliver an Investor Pitch for Your Beauty Brand

Written by: | September 11, 2018 | Leave a Comment

A pitch deck is a brief presentation, often created using PowerPoint, to provide your audience–typically investors–with a quick overview of your business plan. During a pitch you present your business and your main brand idea to secure capital. To do this you’ll need a lot of information and preparation to handle the actual presentation and […]

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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 | 11 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

*Updated* Now is the time to order your labels for the holiday Ready To Label line! Further updates and 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 […]

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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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