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Soap Guild 2016

Guess who’s going to the annual Handcrafted Soap & Cosmetic Guild? Jedwards is! This is the 19th annual HSCG Conference, which will be held from May19th-May21st. It is located at the Saddlebrook Resort just outside Tampa Florida. We will be displaying samples of a variety of our products. There will also be goodie bags filled with our…

Good, Clean Fun! Shampoo, Conditioner and Lotion Bases

From rinsing hair with fermented rice water, to boiling herbs and their extracts, to grinding yucca and mixing with ashes, to slathering the skin with animal fats –  rarely do we consider the inelegant beginnings of hair and body care. SHAMPOO– According to the Online Etymology Dictionary, the word shampoo was introduced into the English…

Citronella Oil: Summer’s Scent

Citronella oil is one of the essential oils obtained from the leaves and stems of different species of Cymbopogon (lemongrass). The oil is used extensively as a source of perfumery chemicals. These chemicals find extensive use in soap, candles and incense, perfumery, cosmetic and flavoring industries throughout the world. The oil is a colorless or…

African Black Soap

Jedwards International is a wholesale supplier of African Black Soap from the western African nation of Ghana. Regionally, in Africa, Black Soap is often referred to as “Ose (soap) Dudu (black)”. Since African Black Soap is produced by different cultures in several regions of West Africa, and is often associated with tribal practices and spiritual…