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New Product: Steam Distilled Turmeric Oil

While turmeric may tend to stain your fingertips, this dish-elevating spice has a long history of use. A rhizome of the ginger family, Curcuma longa is native to the Indian subcontinent. It has been used across Southeast Asia for centuries, and has seen increased usage in the West in recent years. Originating as a dye,…

NEW Product: Zinc Oxide – USP

With summer just months away, it’s important to start planning for the harsh sun rays ahead of time. Our latest product addition is an ingredient commonly found in physical mineral sunscreen: zinc oxide! Zinc oxide is obtained from the vaporization and oxidation of metallic zinc. This process yields an odorless, powdery white to yellow material….

New Antioxidant Rich Oil: Virgin Buah Merah Oil

Looking for an exotic new oil with an extra antioxidant kick? Our latest product addition is definitely a contender. We’ve recently added Buah Merah Oil to our ever-growing product line, a viscous red oil cold-pressed extracted from the fruit of the Pandanus conoidus plant. It is believed that Buah Merah fruit is one of the…

Giving Special Appreciation on International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day honors the achievement of women all over the globe and promoting women’s rights. A national holiday celebrated in multiple countries, International Women’s Day was established due to the efforts of the suffragettes and the promotion of women’s rights in America during the early 20th century. With the suffrage movement resulting in success,…

Fractionation and Winterization: An Overview

What is Fractionation? Fractionate means to divide or break up; to separate (a mixture) into different portions, especially by a fractional process. In a general sense, fractionation is any process in which a mixture is separated into its different components (fractions). The term “fractionation” can also be used in the general and common context for…

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Contribute to Cruelty Free Industries

While cruelty free products are necessary for a vegan lifestyle, you don’t need to follow a vegan diet to support initiatives in favor of eliminating practices that harm animals or provide them with sub-par treatment. Many consumers agree that animal testing is unnecessary today with our history and knowledge of the products we use. Furthermore,…

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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…