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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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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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[Video] How to Use and Market Our Stock Skin Care Products

Written by: | March 30, 2020 | Leave a Comment

Do you want to market and sell our stock skin care products? In this video, Lauren shows you different ways you can use and market the stock products we sell here at Essential Wholesale & Labs. You’ll learn some not-so-conventional ways of how to use: Vital Skin Face & Body Cleanser as an after-swim shampoo Natural […]

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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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How to Quickly Start Selling Skin Care: 2019 Gift & Shopping Guide

Written by: | November 19, 2019 | 4 responses

Now that the holiday season is in full swing, we’ve put together our 2019 seasonal shopping guide to provide a little inspiration. Below you’ll find ideas for instant gifts (think Ready to Label) and ideas for how to make simple skin care recipes to carry you through the busy shopping period. This guide doubles as […]

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Creating Sets for New Product Lines: Ready to Label Pairing Guide

Written by: | September 24, 2019 | Leave a Comment

For this blog we’re doing something a little different: offering our pairing suggestions for all our favorite Ready to Label (RTL) products so you can create coherent lines that fit in with your brand. They are marketed to people, skin, and hair of all types and should make the selection of RTL products much easier. […]

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Golden Rules of Graphic Design for Your Brand

Written by: | August 20, 2019 | 3 responses

We all know that graphic design is important for a brand, but design is more than just a brand image that matches your products. It’s useful to get some solid basics of design under your belt, so we’ve compiled a few golden rules to help guide you as you create or develop your brand. Much […]

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Navigating Internet Sales Tax, Your Business, and Essential

Written by: | August 7, 2019 | Leave a Comment

First let me be very clear:  I am a marketing professional, not a tax professional or attorney, and I have two goals in writing this blog: First, what I am writing below is intended to give you some resources so you can begin – or continue – your work in dealing with the rise of […]

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