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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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CBD-Infused Products at Essential

Written by: | March 4, 2020 | Leave a Comment

We are excited to announce that we are now selling CBD-Infused products! Now you can finally purchase your favorite Essential products enhanced with pure, tested CBD isolate. Our new line of CBD-Infused products uses 300mg/ounce, about 3 times higher than industry standards. These CBD products not only deliver the highest quality CBD, they also retain […]

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Report from the ISSE 2020: Hair Care Trends and Updates

Written by: | February 19, 2020 | 6 responses

Just a few weeks ago we attended the International Salon and Spa Expo (ISSE) 2020 Conference in Long Beach, California. Apart from a chance to bask in a little winter sun, there was a lot to see and learn. We discovered that the Expo leaned heavily towards the Salon branch of its name, so first […]

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How Brexit May Affect Cosmetic Regulations

Written by: | February 4, 2020 | Leave a Comment

It’s finally happened—the United Kingdom has left the European Union and “Brexit” is law. Whatever your views on this, it will impact cosmetic regulations in the EU and the UK, with the deadline for compliance of the new rules taking effect December 31, 2020. Let’s cover the current information on how Brexit will affect cosmetics […]

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The Pros and Cons of Fair Trade Ingredients

Written by: | October 7, 2019 | 14 responses

We often get asked whether we use Fair Trade ingredients or if we’re a Fair Trade certified company. And though we can start by saying we’re not, there’s a lot more behind our reasoning for that decision that’s worth diving into. While Fair Trade has some incredible impacts and positive effects, there are also a […]

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Report from CosmoProf 2019

Written by: | July 30, 2019 | 4 responses

CosmoProf North America is one of the best trade shows for North American beauty brands to find packaging, ingredients, contract manufacturers and of course, distribution and recognition. Vendors and brands come from all over the world to spend three very intense days here in Vegas moving their business forward. For us as a contract manufacturer, […]

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Formulators know it all, right?

Written by: | February 19, 2019 | 4 responses

Our formulators here at Essential Wholesale are ready to assist almost anyone. However, when questions arise, often what is missing is why they are being asked. In most cases, someone reaches out about an experiment or recipe gone bad; but sometimes the answer may be deeper than someone’s ability to recall their education or knowledge. […]

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Explore the New ‘Best Of’ Essential Sampler Pack

Written by: | January 15, 2019 | 4 responses

We get a lot of questions from customers asking where to start with our products—after all we have thousands to choose from! To make this easy and demonstrate some of our favorites, we’ve created the “Best Of” Essential Sampler Pack. In it, you’ll find a showcase of 11 of our best-selling favorites and a few […]

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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, […]

Upcoming Improvements to the Ready to Label Line

Written by: | August 21, 2018 | 5 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 […]