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NEW PRODUCT: Mandarin Oil

Mandarin oranges and tangerines were once a common Christmas gift in the west, a tradition inspired by the Lunar New Year, where oranges represent good fortune. Oranges (a fruit which doesn’t grow well in most of the United States) would come from Japan beginning in November. Today, with oranges largely available year round in grocery…

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…

National Witch Hazel Day

Today is the first National Witch Hazel Day! Considering the popularity of this astringent, it’s surprising we weren’t celebrating sooner. The witch hazel plant has been used for centuries in folk medicine, but it took off in the 19th century when the plant was first steam-distilled and sold. Today, it’s used in a variety of…

Explaining Our Two New COSMOS Compliant Items

Shopping for a particular item and see that it’s tagged as COSMOS-Compliant? Some may wonder, what does this mean?  Well, we are here to educate and offer two new products that meet the criteria!   Our new Shampoo and Lotion bases from Stephenson are now available and both are Cosmos Compliant. They’re replacing our previously offered…

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Celebrate Mango Butter on National Mango Day!

Which exotic fruit is a great additive to smoothies, desserts, salsas, or simply considered a highly prized melon by itself? July 22nd is National Mango Day, so we’re talking about mangoes! An edible stone fruit native to the south and southeastern Asian region, this sweet fruit is perhaps more than 5,000 years old. While we…

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New Popular Skincare Ingredient: Roasted Coffee Oil!

Coffee: One of the most traded commodities since its discovery in the Middle East, during the 15th century. Humans quickly became obsessed with this beverage, favored for its stimulant properties and potential health benefits. Today, it’s prepared a myriad of ways, with dozens of words to describe how it’s served (most of them Italian). In…

New Popular Ingredient: Isopropyl Myristate

Ready to up your cosmetic-making game? One of our newest oleochemicals is here to help: Isopropyl Myristate (IPM) – RSPO MB (C2200). Isopropyl Myristate (IPM) is a colorless liquid oleochemical. A product of esterized Myristic acid and Isopropyl alcohol, this raw material is incorporated into formulations of everyday beauty products such as lipsticks, foundations, and…

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Mineral Oils: What We Offer & The Difference Between Them!

Mineral oil is an incredibly popular ingredient used by a variety of industries, ranging from cosmetic and personal-care manufacturing to mechanical work and engineering. The term “mineral oil” itself is often quite broad and applies to several different types of petroleum-based oils. The mineral oil supplied by Jedwards International is commonly known as “liquid paraffin”…

HAPPY NEW YEAR

It’s difficult to accept that the year 2020 is just a few short weeks away as 2019 has passed within a blink of an eye! On December 31st it is estimated that one million people will crowd the streets of New York City eager to catch a glimpse of the 11,875-pound Waterford Crystal ball as…

Jedwards Freezing in February -10%

As we all know February is the shortest month of the year, the mid-way mark between the blistery winter months and the blossoming months of spring. It is a time we await to see if the famous rodent, Punxsutawney Phil, encounters his shadow which somehow determines how many more weeks of winter we shall endure.