A Trend Towards Sustainability – Water Use in Cosmetics

Written by: | November 27, 2018 | Leave a Comment

We all know that sustainability is in, and many brands have been working hard to ensure they are formulating with less water. As it becomes a more protected resource, brands will have to make considerations for how that will impact their product choices. The industry will most likely be seeing an increase in anhydrous (water-free) […]

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Food in Skincare – Seasonal & Inspiring Favorites!

Written by: | November 19, 2018 | Leave a Comment

Embrace foods not just for holiday meals, but as wonderful ingredients for your skin! This week we’re reviewing some of our favorite foods in skincare from the current season, most of which thrive in the Pacific Northwest as well. Then we’ll jump below the equator and acknowledge some of the other foods in season from […]

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Creating FDA Compliant Labels

Written by: | October 17, 2018 | Leave a Comment

To enter into the cosmetic market, it is important to create proper and compliant labels. The cosmetic label is usually the principal display panel of the product and needs to comply with labeling laws that the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) lays out. The FDA standardizes cosmetic labeling laws under the authority of both the […]

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Handling Price Increases & Tariffs in Cosmetics

Written by: | October 2, 2018 | 4 responses

Unpleasant though it may be, 2019 brings increases in ingredient prices from high demand and new tariffs. Given that these price increases are unavoidable, it’s important to take as many steps as possible to minimize any negative impacts on your business and for your customers—much as we are trying to do here as well. This […]

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How to Name Your Product & Upcoming Name Changes

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

In October 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, […]

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 […]

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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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! Please Note: you can find all the information you need to create labels for any of our RTL products here. In October we are making several […]

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, […]

Getting Started With Online Retailers

Written by: | August 7, 2018 | Leave a Comment

Selling your beauty brand online is an important step, and beauty products account for roughly 9% of online shopping sales. It’s an easier way to get your products in front of more people, so it may be worth finding an online retail partner to sell your brand in their established store. Compiled from interviews with […]

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