Demystifying Organic Certification

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Meeting the Increased Demand for Certified Organic Products The demand for certified organic ingredients and certified organic products seems to be getting greater by the day. At Essential Wholesale & Labs, we receive an almost constant stream of questions about organic ingredients, about formulating organic bases and about labeling and marketing organic products. It’s no […]

Six Rules for Making Money in Your Business

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One of the most important lessons I learned is that business is a math problem. Yes, you need customer service, wonderful products, great employees and all the other things that come along with having and running your own business, but in the end, to make money in your business, you need to understand that business […]

The Honest Company: A Manufacturer’s Perspective

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  Do you know what’s in your bottle? You may have heard about the problems Jessica Alba and the Honest Company are facing. Due to what have turned out to be inaccurate claims in the Honest Company’s marketing materials, they are confronted with a potentially costly lawsuit as well as a dent in what had […]

Pricing Your Natural and Organic Skin Care Products

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Use Cost to Set Retail & Wholesale Prices Have you ever been puzzled trying to figure out how to price your products for retail sale? Pricing questions come up a lot for all businesses and we certainly get asked about it, especially from those new to the beauty industry. The first step in setting your […]