How to Make a 5% Niacinamide & Cucumber Toner

Written by: | July 22, 2021 | Leave a Comment

Today’s recipe: A powerful and soothing 5% Niacinamide & Cucumber Facial Toner Niacinamide, also known as Vitamin B3, is a powerful and popular ingredient in skin care that can work wonders. It’s a versatile ingredient that’s relatively easy to work with while providing unique benefits in terms of helping create a stable, healthy-looking, youthful glow. […]

How to Use Niacinamide in Skin Care

Written by: | July 21, 2021 | 2 responses

Niacinamide, also known as Vitamin B3, is a powerful and popular ingredient in skin care that can work wonders. It’s a versatile ingredient that’s relatively easy to work with while providing unique benefits in terms of helping create a stable, healthy-looking, youthful glow. In this article we’ll cover what Niacinamide is (and why it’s referred […]

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What Are Polysorbates & How to Use Them in Cosmetics

Written by: | June 25, 2021 | 2 responses

Polysorbates are in many personal care, food, and some pharmaceutical products, and you’ll find them frequently in perfumes and colognes. Here we discuss what they are and how to use them. What Are Polysorbates? Polysorbates are emulsifiers with mild surfactant properties and are used primarily to solubilize essential oils into water-based cosmetics. Since oil and […]

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Skin Care Basics: How to Wash Your Face

Written by: | June 22, 2021 | Leave a Comment

Washing your face seems like a task we’ve done a million times, but there are some easy tips that make a big difference. In case you or your customers need a refresher, we’ve gathered these tips and made product suggestions based on information from the American Academy of Dermatology. Step 1: What is your skin […]

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Skin Care Tips & Routines for Men

Written by: | June 15, 2021 | Leave a Comment

Skin care for men has only recently become a focus of the beauty industry, but globally men are increasing their use of skin care products with the same goals women have traditionally had: clean, healthy, youthful looking skin.   The men’s skin care market is expected to grow from ~$12.3 billion in 2020 to almost […]

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Seasonality & Your Business – How to Take Advantage of Seasonality

Written by: | June 3, 2021 | Leave a Comment

In some industries you hear a lot about seasonality, but what does that mean for your particular brand, and how can you take advantage of it? This blog outlines seasonality, tips to help cope with the quiet times, prep for your busy season, and how to make the most out of both your busy season […]

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Face Masks & Skin Care: How to Help Your Skin in a Pandemic

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

Instead of our normal focus on pampering, rejuvenating face masks, let’s talk about the protective cloth coverings we’ve all become familiar with during the pandemic and how we can prevent skin issues from arising. Though mask mandates are mostly lifting, mask-caused skin issues are likely to linger as long as cloth masks are worn on […]

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Summer Survival – Best Skin Care Products for the Summer Months

Written by: | May 10, 2021 | Leave a Comment

With summer coming the mercury isn’t going down anytime soon, so here’s a list of our favorite summer skin care. These items are designed to help you keep cool and hydrated in the summertime heat but all double as excellent year-round skin care–check out the list and find one perfect for your brand below. The […]

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How to Start a Skin Care Brand – Getting Started with Essential Wholesale & Labs

Written by: | April 27, 2021 | Leave a Comment

Wondering how to get started building your skin or hair care brand with Essential? We’re here to help! The possibilities are almost endless, but we’re sure we have a solution that will fit your needs. To start we walk through the foundations of a skin care brand: the business side of things. This includes how […]

Essential’s Sustainability Score Card

Written by: | April 22, 2021 | Leave a Comment

Since our start as a company, we’ve been focused on creating a sustainable skin care company.  Not only do we carefully source ingredients from sustainable producers, we invest in sustainability measures in our manufacturing and business practices. Here’s a quick update on our sustainability efforts – thank you for your support in helping us with […]

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