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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, […]

Tips for Successfully Sending Product to Amazon FBA Warehouses

Written by: | October 9, 2018 | 4 responses

Amazon continues to create programs for Indie Beauty brands and many consumers go to Amazon before anywhere else to shop.  So if being part of the Amazon marketplace is part of your go-to-market strategy, we’re here to help as best we can. We can provide you with the documentation Amazon requests to un-gate your products […]

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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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Leuconostoc Radish Root Ferment – Co-preservative and Moisturizer

Written by: | August 3, 2018 | Leave a Comment

Leuconostoc Radish Root Ferment is radish root with a particular bacteria added to it, specifically Leuconostoc kimchi. It is used as a co-preservative in skincare, but also as a moisturizer. Let’s discuss how to use it safely without compromising your product, and how to take advantage of its wonderful natural benefits. Radish root, combined with […]

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Witch Hazel Distillate (Organic) – What It Is & How to Use It

Written by: | July 13, 2018 | 4 responses

We’re pleased to announce that we have switched over to completely USDA Certified Organic Witch Hazel Distillate (14% Alcohol)! Everything about the product essentially remains the same—including the price. We’ll talk about the change and dive into how you can use witch hazel in skincare. The Same But Better Everything is the same, except now […]

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Natural chelator spotlight: Glucono delta-lactone

Written by: | March 23, 2018 | 2 responses

The Search for a Natural Preservative The skincare industry is constantly hunting for new reliable, safe, and natural preservative systems. Consumers are insisting that their hair and skincare products be safe, but also free from harmful or undesirable chemicals. This can pose a tremendous challenge to cosmetic formulators. Finding a natural preservative to prevent mold, […]

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A message from our President & CEO, John Landforce

Written by: | October 24, 2017 | one response

I’m writing to apologize for the disruption and inconvenience many of you experienced between Thursday afternoon, October 19th, and Saturday morning, October 20th. Our website went offline and we know that the outage affected many of you. We’ve had a lot of questions about what happened, so I thought I’d take a few minutes to […]

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At Essential We are Grateful for…..

Written by: | December 29, 2015 | Leave a Comment

All of us here at Essential are all tremendously grateful for you – our fabulous customers. You all make what we do possible and inspire us to be even better. As 2015 draws to an end, we are reflecting on all that we have been able to do this past year with gratitude. We are looking forward to 2016 with excitement as we have some amazing plans! Stay tuned! We asked the Essential Team, “What are you grateful for this year?” And were humbled by the responses we got, here are just a few.

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Spring Skin Care Essentials – Expert tips on skin care for warmer weather

Written by: | May 7, 2014 | Leave a Comment

Spring is in full swing, the birds are returning after a long winter and all those dormant plants and flowers are rising to greet the warm sun. After a long winter it’s time to rejuvenate, refresh and awaken that healthy glow to your skin! Harsh winter winds and freezing temperatures can often leave your skin […]

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Listen to what people are saying about Essential Wholesale & Labs!

Written by: | January 31, 2014 | Leave a Comment

Listen to what people are saying about Essential Wholesale & Labs! DMAE & MSM Mud Masque – five stars! Posted: January 12, 2014 Reviewer: Lightlyused619 This mud mask is amazing! No mixing, simple application. Left mine & my husband’s face looking toned & soft. He said shaving his face was easier bc the razor glided […]

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