Recipe for a DIY Relaxing Aromatherapy Spray

Written by: | November 12, 2020 | Leave a Comment

We could all use a little relaxation these days, perhaps more than most! Reset and refresh your mood and your mind with this simple and easy-to-make aromatherapy spray! The acacia gum will not thicken, but it will solubilize the essential oils into the Body Linen Spray so no need to shake before use. Learn more […]

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 […]

How to Make a Keratin Treatment for Natural Hair: Recipe & Video

Written by: | July 10, 2020 | 5 responses

Keratin is a wonderful ingredient for hair care, and indeed is a building block of hair itself. The high percentage of keratin combined with the glycolic acid solution in this beautiful and easy recipe helps strengthen and smooth hair, leaving locks feeling strong, soft, and shiny. Why Use Keratin for Hair Care? If you’d like […]

Summer Survival – Best Skin Care Products for a Heat Wave

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Much of the country is deep in a summer heatwave, and with August coming 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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Rosemint Hydration Mist – How to Make Your Own

Written by: | June 3, 2020 | Leave a Comment

Rose is one of the most popular ingredients in skin care, and our Rosewater Facial Toner is a bestselling product. If you’re ready to enhance and customize it, this recipe is a great way to make it your own. Rose and mint smell like a bright June garden, and here in Portland, Oregon, our famous […]

How to Make an Oil Serum or Body Oil

Written by: | May 26, 2020 | 7 responses

We’ve often touted that one of the easiest ways to create and sell your own skin care is to start with mixing your own oil blend for a perfect body or face oil serum. Why? No emulsification and no need for an entire preservative system. Here we’ll go into a little more depth on how […]

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Ingredient Spotlight: Cetearyl Alcohol in Skin Care

Written by: | April 17, 2020 | 2 responses

Cetearyl alcohol is one of those ingredients that pops up a lot, without being easy to remember what it is and what it does in skincare. It is often combined with Cetearyl glucoside, adding to the confusion. This ingredient spotlight covers what Cetearyl alcohol is, how to use it in skin and hair care, and […]

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Ways for Small Beauty Businesses to Navigate the Coronavirus

Written by: | March 20, 2020 | Leave a Comment

The new coronavirus has had intense and wide-reaching impacts on every industry, but there are ways to mitigate some of the negative impacts. Let’s break down what small beauty businesses can do in this time of uncertainty to stay relevant, accessible, and safe for both customers and employees. Polish & Focus Your Online Presence If […]

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