Show Me the Honey

In the 1380’s while writing the Canterbury Tales, Geoffrey Chaucer coined the phrase, “Busy as a bee.”  This ancient comparison of women to bees is fairly apt, as every single worker honey bee that gathers nectar and pollen from flowers is female.  The activity surrounding a bee’s daily tasks seems exhausting, but their determination, day…

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…

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). 

Sweet Rewards Contest

How many Organic Bittersweet 70% Chocolate Wafers do you think are in this container? Submitting a guess could bring you sweet rewards!!  Jedwards International is excited to be holding a contest to celebrate chocolate, in conjunction with the “Captivated By Chocolate” Blog released today, Monday, May 22, 2017.  In the comment section below, guess how…

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…

The History of Soap Making

  The word soap, from the Latin root “sopa” has created abundant interest throughout time, and much original usage speculation, as well as the first introduction into civilization, has been debated.  There is a fascinating re-publication, originally published prior to 1923, aptly titled, “The Handbook of Soap Manufacture,” by W.H. Simmons and H.A. Appleton, which…

December 2016 Coupon Codes

    Check out our delightful discounts for December!  Castor oil has been around for a very long time but is growing in popularity for usage on the hair and skin, as well as a plethora of uses around the house.  It is derived from the seeds of the Ricinus communis plants that grow wild in wastelands across…

October 2016 Savings!

Celebrate October with a cart full of savings! Fall is finally here along with Jedwards’ October savings.  Please inquire about the awesome products we have picked for this month! October discounts: Use code: FBOct16 for 10% off the following: Perilla Seed Oil (S1430) Echium Oil (S1165) Grape Seed Oil (S1220) Use code: FBOct30 for 30% off the following: Tamanu Butter (B3081)…