CoQ10 Hydrating Cream to Gel rich in antioxidants and light but very moisturizing feel. Perfect antiaging product with natural ingredients.

Product Spotlight: CoQ10 Hydrating Cream-to-Gel

Written by: | January 23, 2020 | 2 responses

CoQ10 Hydrating Cream-to-Gel We’re excited to let you know about our newest innovative product: CoQ10 Hydrating Cream-to-Gel. A few things make this unusual, so let’s go through the ingredient deck and cover its unique texture and features. This Cream-to-Gel is the kind of product that will stand out in your brand, and we hope you’ll […]

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How to Use Beta-Carotene in Skin Care

Written by: | December 3, 2019 | Leave a Comment

Beta-Carotene (or ß-Carotene) is an excellent skin care ingredient, serving as an antioxidant and precursor to vitamin A, thus is frequently referred to as provitamin A. It’s a wonderful skin conditioning ingredient and is also used as a cosmetic colorant. Let’s breakdown what it is, where it’s found, and how to use it. What is […]

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How to Use Concentrate Bases to Personalize Your Brand

Written by: | September 17, 2019 | 4 responses

One of the easiest ways to add a new, unique product to your existing line is to use a concentrate base. At Essential we have three cream bases, each designed to be used with additives and scents of your choice. They function as easy and personalizable bases that are stable enough to have a significant […]

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Switching to Natural Colors, and the DMAE & Kaolin Clay Powder Mask

Written by: | June 28, 2019 | one response

One of the major challenges in ‘natural’ skincare or clean chemistry as a whole is finding ways to color products that not only look beautiful but impart benefits of their own. The real jackpot is finding a plant-based solution that creates lasting and stable color. Happily, we have found a great solution and are pleased […]

Create Your Own CBD Line with These Easy Base Products

Written by: | June 24, 2019 | 8 responses

It’s hard to ignore how popular CBD-infused products are in the market, and the CBD (cannabidiol) industry as a whole is set to grow from roughly $1 billion in 2018 to over $16 billion by 2026. This rapid market growth and increasing acceptance of CBD as a desirable ingredient means now is the time to […]

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What You’ve Been Waiting For: The Bamboo Face & Body Polish

Written by: | May 28, 2019 | Leave a Comment

You may already be familiar with the excellent new Bamboo Face & Body Polish, but we encourage you to try a sample of this premium and eco-friendly exfoliator. Safe for both your delicate facial skin and the environment, it uses sustainable bamboo stem extract to achieve gentle physical exfoliation ideal in a spa setting. One […]

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Exciting New Products in Time for Summer!

Written by: | May 14, 2019 | Leave a Comment

We’re introducing exciting new products in time for summer you customers will love! From spring cleaning to premium face polishes for pampering and cooling gels for the athletes, you’ll find something you love in our new lineup. For the casual or dedicated athlete, meet Arctic Blue Cooling Gel. A supremely relaxing gel that provides an […]

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Developing Your Outdoor-Focused Skin & Hair Care Line

Written by: | May 8, 2019 | Leave a Comment

Essential offers a wide variety of products, many of which can be easily marketed as seasonal, sport, camping, and general outdoor experience-inspired. As a company that calls the Pacific Northwest our home, seasonal products have a huge role in the market. When the sun only graces you for a few months out of the year, […]

Our 6 Favorite Oregon-Sourced Ingredients

Written by: | February 12, 2019 | Leave a Comment

Sourcing ingredients is a crucial part of any cosmetics company, and we love that we can source such great local ingredients from here in the Pacific Northwest. One of the reasons we also love living and working here creating cosmetics is the wonderful natural environment. Some of the purest (and tastiest!) water runs through our […]

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Start Using Tea in Skin Care – Here’s Why & How

Written by: | February 5, 2019 | 8 responses

Tea is one of my favorite ingredients in skincare—it combines powerful antioxidants, minerals and other key skin-loving compounds that can make a noticeable difference in how your skin looks and feels. Let’s start with some background and then explore our favorite products using tea for skin care, and how to make them your own. History […]