Recipe: How to Make a Hibiscus Hydration Facial Serum

Written by: | March 4, 2021 | Leave a Comment

Hibiscus is not only an amazing antioxidant ingredient for mature skin, but it also has a beautiful color and aroma. Combine that with the extreme hydration of hyaluronic acid and vegetable glycerin, along with powerful time fighting ingredients like OptiMSM and potassium azeloyl diglycenate, and your skin will look and feel radiant, youthful, and hydrated! […]

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How to Make a Soothing Colloidal Oatmeal Lotion

Written by: | February 25, 2021 | Leave a Comment

Oatmeal comes from a simple grain and yet this unsung hero of the grain world is bursting with vital nutrients such as manganese, phosphorus, copper, biotin, vitamin B1, magnesium, dietary fiber, chromium, and zinc. Oatmeal is versatile and amazing and is especially effective at soothing skin. If you’d like to learn more about oatmeal and […]

Recipe: Strawberry Mango Facial Serum

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

This simple, 3 ingredient serum is the perfect solution for those who want a simple, effective serum for day or nighttime use. The mango butter leaves skin soft and nourished and the strawberry oil absorbs quickly and imparts a divinely delicate scent. This recipe is simple and easy to make, and leaves a luxurious satin […]

Drum Shipping Times

Written by: | January 26, 2021 | Leave a Comment

  For customers interested in ordering drum sizes (55 gallons): We’re thrilled you’re ordering drums! Our drums are on a made-to-order basis and we start production on them once your order is processed. For this reason they take longer to ship than most other sizes, and there are a few differences that are worth knowing: […]

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Creating Content to Grow Your Beauty Business

Written by: | January 4, 2021 | Leave a Comment

Why Create Content for Your Business? You’ve probably heard of content marketing, and the phrase “content is king”. But that isn’t always an inspiring thing to hear, especially when you’re out of ideas. Customers are looking for content that adds value to their own lives, whether through entertainment or information. This helps customers form a […]

Holiday Orange Spice Room Spray Recipe

Written by: | December 23, 2020 | Leave a Comment

One of the best parts of the holidays is all the smells—pine, peppermint, spices. You want your home to evoke all the rich memories and favorite treats of the holidays, even if family is further away this year. This easy-to-make holiday spice room spray leaves your house and linens smelling warm and cozy for the […]

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Why We Take Year-End Inventory & You Should Too!

Written by: | December 15, 2020 | 3 responses

This January, as we do every year, we are closing for part of the first week to run inventory here at Essential. We do this for many good business reasons, including to keep accountants happy and better forecast the next year. Counting inventory is critical for every commodity business, and in our case it means […]

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Why COVID-19 has impacted supply chains and shipping times

Written by: | August 11, 2020 | Leave a Comment

The COVID-19 pandemic has shifted how the world works, especially with supply chain delays and interruptions in the beauty industry. Unfortunately these delays are out of our control, and they stem from a whole list of reasons rather than simply “shipping delays”. Here are the main issues we’ve been facing, their causes, and how we’re […]

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How To Guide: Hyaluronic Acid Facial Serum

Written by: | July 29, 2020 | Leave a Comment

  Hyaluronic Acid is an amazing humectant able to hold up to 1,000 times its weight in water. This helps to draw moisture into the skin leaving you with a dewy, glowing complexion! Read more on Hyaluronic Acid here: http://bit.ly/2TDnbDe Today let’s make our own Hyaluronic Acid Serum to add moisture and a beautiful, bright […]

Recipe: Don’t Bug Me Skin Balm

Written by: | July 24, 2020 | Leave a Comment

This Summer, create an easy and no-mess balm that keeps your family and pets comfortable. It is especially useful if you live close to a lake or pond! The Don’t Bug Me Blend and Lemon Eucalyptus, in addition to Neem Oil, give this balm the power it needs to make sure you’re not bugged when […]