Sal Butter Is Back!

You butter believe it: we’ve brought Sal Butter back to our catalog. This natural ingredient is a popular component for topical personal care products. Extracted from the seeds of the Shorea robusta tree, the butter is refined into an off-white solid at room temperature material with minimal odor. Shorea robusta is native to India and…

The Latest Cedarwood Essential Oil

Introducing our newest cedarwood oil to add to your collection – Cedarwood Oil – Himalayan! The evergreen Cedrus deodara, more commonly known as Himalayan cedar or deodar cedar, is a native species of tree in the Himalayan Mountain region. The Himalayan cedar is the national tree of Pakistan and the state tree of Himachal Pradesh,…

Shop Local on National Small Business Week

It is National Small Business Week! For nearly 60 years, the first week of May has been celebrated and sported by small businesses and happy customers alike. In 1953, the US Federal Government established the Small Business Administration (S.B.A.) to assist, counsel, and enable small businesses to prosper. With the success of the S.B.A., 10…

When the Sun Comes Out to Play, the Skin Has a Say: Organic Aloe Vera Powder

Aloe Vera (aloe barbadensis) is one of the oldest and most known natural folk remedies. Native to eastern and southern Africa, aloe grows wild in tropical climates and is extensively cultivated worldwide for its potential healing properties, especially treating sunburns or discomforting skin conditions. This well-known succulent plant has been used for medicinal purposes for centuries,…

Give the Gift of Creativity This Christmas

Consumable gifts are being coming more popular than ever. These are gifts that can be eaten or used up in some way. They’re often budget friendly and not to mention total “space savers”. A lot of gifts usually make their way back to the store shelves from which they came or sometimes they just end…

Happy Vegan Month!

November 1st was Vegan Day, kicking off a month-long observation of the Vegan lifestyle.  Like any lifestyle, veganism exists on a spectrum. At its core, to be vegan is to avoid any product that comes from an animal. We’re all taught the Pythagorean theorem in math class, but did you know he was may have…

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Treat Yourself on International Bath Day

Ages ago, bathing was a community affair, done in large-scale public bathhouses, bodies of water, or with a washcloth and a basin of water. There was also a period of time when people didn’t really even wash often, if at all! In the modern age of go-go-go, many of us often opt for showers. The…

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June 1st Celebrates Olives with National Olive Day!

Olives hail from the Mediterranean region, and we have been cultivating them for thousands of years. Some of the oldest olive trees still standing are over 2,000 years old! Surprisingly enough, celebration for this fruit didn’t become recognized globally until June 1st 2015, established as National Olive Day. Ever heard of the “olive theory?” As…

Stop Soap Sweating With This Melt & Pour Soap Base!

Live in an area with high humidity? You’ve probably experienced moisture wreaking havoc on some of your personal items. In the soap-making industry, one of the most common issues that humidity causes for bars of soap is sweating. Sweating makes a soap bar look frosty as water droplets form on the surface. Glycerin, a natural…

Make Candles Easily With Our Two Newest Natural Wax Blends

Candlemakers, great news! We’ve added two fantastic options to our product line for you, whether you make pillars or jarred candles. These two products are Candle Wax Natural – Pillar Blend (B4098) and Candle Wax Natural – Container Blend (B4096). Pre-blended waxes only benefit you: no need for industrial-strength equipment or worrying about if you…

Make Palm Oil Soap, Sustainably

Palm oil is rightfully a contentious ingredient when it comes to ethical purchasing. The production of palm oil has been cited as one of the leading causes of harmful deforestation, a problem that has fueled the demand for sustainable palm farming practices and traceability throughout the supply chain. Our dedicated Procurement team at Jedwards takes…