Win for your Valentine!

We’re running a contest!  How many pieces of individual candies are in this vase?   UPDATE:  The winner of the contest, with the winning guess on Facebook of 375, is Amy Barnes. The actual number of candy pieces was 371!  Thanks to all who participated.  Happy Valentine’s Day!  Submitting a guess could win you or…

The Down Low on Jojoba Beads

I have always been fascinated with Jojoba, my enchantment extending far past its pronunciation, “hə-ˈhō-bə”.  Extracted from seeds of the jojoba plant, this carrier oil is different from other seed oils in that Jojoba Oil is a mixture of long chain monounsaturated liquid wax esters, whereas other seed oils are made of triglycerides.  Read on. …

Kalahari to the Rescue

I have fond memories of neighborhood barbeques on hot, summer nights in my youth.  Ultimately, the evening would end with devouring sweet, delicious watermelon slices.   However, the biggest quandary I recall was, “What do I do with those pesky seeds?” 

Your Questions Answered

At Jedwards International, we pride ourselves on providing exceptional customer service, offering quality material and competitive pricing.  We have qualified sales staff manning the phones Monday through Friday, from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, Eastern time to field the myriad of questions that come our way.

Materials that Bind

I’m sure we’ve all been accused of using the idiom “oil and water don’t mix.”   While cliché, this theory does have an element of truth, as oil and water have been proven to be immiscible.  Any time the force of attraction between molecules of the same liquid is greater than the force of attraction between…

Summertime Savings – August 2017

The weather is heating up at Jedwards’ headquarters in New England, so too are the savings!  Jedwards International is offering a savings of 10% off (*restrictions apply) for the following materials this month:  Almond Oil – Sweet (S1000), Eucalyptus Oil, Smithii Organic (EHM1051) and Organic Mango Butter (B3041).

Olive Oil 101

Considered the oldest known cultivated tree in the world, Olea europaea, or the olive tree, could be found throughout the Mediterranean basin over 6000 years ago, before written language was invented.  The appearance of olives throughout history has been documented and observed. 

Getting Zany with Xylitol

Progressive choices on the market in sweeteners and sugar substitutes are on the rise, with good reason.  The average American consumes 400 calories per day from added sugars in their diet.  Excess sugar contributes to tooth decay and obesity.   Jedwards International is joining the ranks of businesses dedicated to offering healthier alternatives to sugar.  The…

In Tune with June Savings

As the weather gets warmer and our dispositions get sunnier here at Jedwards International headquarters in Braintree, MA, we want to pass along new savings to you.  Our 10% off carrier oil discount for the month of June features Safflower Oil – High Oleic (S1540). 

Captivated By Chocolate

  There have been numerous studies done over time to ascertain how chocolate consumption impacts humans.  One such study at the Human Olfaction Laboratory at Middlesex University concluded the smell of chocolate triggers positive reactions and may improve your mood. 

HSCG 2017 Conference Highlights

Jedwards International was delighted to be included as a proud sponsor of the HSCG Annual Conference in Las Vegas from May 1 through May 3.  The event was well attended with close to 600 participants; from the “just starting out” soap making hobbyist looking to mix and mingle with like-minded individuals to start up cosmetic…