This Ebook is a detailed guide for individuals who are looking to launch a handmade beauty business. It is written by our founder Dr. Pamela Jacobs. The Ebook will also be beneficial for individuals who are in the initial or intermediate stages of their product launch. It features:
- Great tips and strategies on how to get started as well as how to manage your handmade business.
- Clear insights on first steps to launch your business
- Product sourcing strategies
- Developing your business plan
- Customer identification strategies
- Business development strategies
- Bonus tips and a special bonus offer.
Zinc Oxide Powder (USP)- 5oz Uncoated & Non-nano-Pure grade for UVA, UVB sunscreen, diaper cream and ointments
Our zinc oxide is a pure grade of Non-nano uncoated white powder. It comes with excellent astringent properties and works great in lotions and creams. Because of its soothing effect on the skin, it is used for making diaper rash creams, ointments and foot creams. It offers great sun protection and is an effective sunscreen against UVA and UVB rays. You can also use it to thicken lotions and creams. It comes in a 325 mesh size. Zinc oxide has been used for a long time as a natural sun protection. It is extensively used in the beauty industry for making powders and foundation. As a sunscreen, it works by reflecting away the sun's UVA and UVB radiation. Unlike other naturally occurring sunscreens like titanium oxide, zinc oxide protects fully against UVA and UVB radiation. Each percent of zinc oxide gives 1.6 SPF units so at the FDA approved concentration of zinc oxide which is 25 percent. You will end up with an SPF of 40 which is an excellent level of protection. It is important to mention that zinc oxide has been extensively tested by the FDA over the years and found to be safe for use in beauty products.
Everyone loves strawberries, a beautiful and vibrant fruit that tastes absolutely delicious. Nature offers such amazing products that have the unique potential to cater for our entire body. Not only are strawberries good to eat, the seeds are incredible for beauty purposes. Our unrefined strawberry seed oil is an amazing oil that is extracted from the seeds of strawberries using cold-pressed extraction techniques. It is pure and premium carrier oil that is known for its yellowish green appearance. Please note that strawberry seed oil is not red because it is extracted from the seeds and not the pulp. It has a characteristic sweet aroma and possesses strong anti-aging properties. Due to its high levels of omega 3 fatty acids (linoleic and alpha-linoleic acids), it is extensively used in skin and hair product formulations. You can use this incredible oil in your body butters, cremes, lotions, hair butters, serums and face oils for fantastic results.
Our sea buckthorn fruit oil is unrefined and produced from the fruit of the exotic shrub "Hippophae rhamnoides". After the cold pressed extraction method, the oil is filtered to remove any impurities or debris resulting from the extraction process. The result is a beautiful deep red color with a characteristic odor. Please note that sea buckthorn oil has a pungent aroma but it will not overpower the aroma of your end products if added in reasonable quantity. Sea buckthorn oil when unrefined can be used in the health industry as an added ingredient in nutritional supplements because it is naturally rich in vitamins, essential fatty acids and nutrients. Our brand is sold for beauty purposes only. It can provide a vibrant and beautiful color to your body butters, lotions and cremes.26
Our brand of Buriti oil is a premium exotic oil that is also referred to by its botanical name Mauritia flexuosa. Buriti oil is obtained from the pulp component of the Buriti plant. It is extracted using a cold-pressed technique to preserve the nutrients and benefits the oil possesses. It is a unique plant that belongs to the palm tree family. Our Buriti oil is unrefined and is characterized by a pleasant earthly and woodsy aroma. Because it belongs to the palm tree family, it is renowned for its vibrant reddish orange color. This is as a result of its naturally high beta-carotene concentration. It possesses superior emollient qualities that make it highly suitable for use in the beauty industry. It can be used on skin and hair because of its high antioxidant properties made possible by its rich palmitic, arachidic and linoleic acid concentration. It can be used in a wide variety of products, including body butters, hair butters, skin lotions, serums, lip balms and more. In addition to providing a rich color to your end products, it can also protect the skin from sun damage.
Papaver Somniferum seed oil is the INCI name for poppy seed oil. Ours is a cold pressed oil extracted from dried poppy seeds. After being extracted and filtered, the resulting oil is light yellow with a characteristic odor that makes you thing about crushed poppy seeds. Although poppy seed oil is well known for its use in the food industry, it is also an important player in the cosmetic industry. Poppy seed oil is naturally high in fat and possesses unique antioxidant qualities that make is a great ingredient in skin and hair care product formulations. It contains essential fatty acids like palmitic acid, and linoleic acid. It is a highly versatile oil that is also used in the art and craft industry for painting purposes.
Our Pomegranate seed oil is unrefined and organic. It is also known by its INCI name "Punica granatum seed oil". Our brand is cold pressed to preserve all the nutrients and properties of pomegranate seed oil. This oil is unique not only because it is raw but because it contains a unique and rare pure source of conjugated linoleic acid (CLA). CLA is a unique Omega-6 fatty acid with several health benefits for the entire body. As far as beauty and personal health go, it has highly potent antioxidants that help preserve and protect skin and hair from environmental oxidative stress and damage. Our unrefined pomegranate seed oil is characterized by a dark orange color and a strong aroma. In addition to protecting the skin, it is known to stimulate hair growth, keeping it hydrated, nourished, soft, luxurious and shiny. You can use it in your beauty and personal care formulations for maximum benefits. Examples of best applications include in hair and body butters, skin cremes, lotions and serums.
Find all you need to make lovely handmade gifts for your friends and family in this lovely box. You can also order and have this sent to friends and family so they can enjoy the DIY experience at home. You are able to request substitutions for some of the products in the box. It contains the following:
- 1 LB Organic Shea butter or 1LB Mango butter
- 8 oz Unrefined Cupuacu butter or 8oz Tucuma butter
- 4 oz Kukui nut oil or 4 oz Abyssinian oil
- 4 oz Organic face and body oil or 4 oz hair massage oil
- 4 oz Extra virgin organic coconut oil
- 15ml essential oil. Grapefruit or Lavender
Now you can make the ultimate moisturizing cream in the comfort of your own home. Our pure Organic Vegetable Glycerin is the icing on the cake for your DIY beauty products. It is a 100% natural product derived from organic vegetable oils. This oil is an amazing natural humectant, colorless and odorless with a slightly sweet taste. Our vegetable glycerin is a very thick and highly viscous oil used in various industries. The beauty and food industry are just some of the industries in which you will find it being extensively used in several applications.
TOP FEATURES OF OUR ORGANIC BLACK CASTOR OIL
- Our organic black castor oil works well for all hair textures and skin types. You can apply it to your scalp, eyelashes and eyebrows to encourage and facilitate hair growth and length retention.
- Nourishes and replenishes the scalps natural oils and strengthens, moisturizes, and structures the roots and hair follicles to make your hair thicker, fuller, shinier, and more manageable
- It contains nutrients which helps to fight acne, skin inflammation, reduce joint pain, and promote healthy skin
- It is rich in vitamin E and Omega 6 & 9 Fatty Acids that can improve blood circulation to the scalp which helps nutrients reach your hair and encourages hair growth
- Our black castor oil is organic and extracted and processed using traditional extraction and roasting methods
- Moisturizes and nourishes the skin. Use it for conditions such as acne, age spots, skin discoloration, inflammation, and sunburn
If you love the moisturizing benefits of Shea butter but not a fan of the aroma, we have you covered. This Shea butter is lightly refined to retain the moisturizing properties of the "Almighty versatile ingredient" in beauty products, Shea nut butter. Shea Butter has been extensively used for thousands of years to effectively treat for dry and aging skin. Its high content of unique fatty acids give it the ability to moisturize and retain the elasticity of the skin. It is pure white and almost odorless so that your DIY creations can shine through. Buy unrefined organic Shea butter here
We all know cocoa butter is an outstanding natural gift of nature with great moisturizing properties. The raw unrefined cocoa a butter which we also offer, smells incredible but sometimes, the smell can be overpowering in beauty products. If you want the great benefits of cocoa butter but without the strong chocolate odor, you should purchase this butter. It will leave your DIY creation creamy and rich. Your essential oils and fragrance of choice will be able to come through in your products as well. After being extracted from the cacao bean, Natural Cocoa butter has a rich pleasant chocolate aroma. This aroma is naturally removed in this butter leaving a hint of cocoa that will not overpower your fragrance of choice. This butter is still unrefined and retains all the natural properties of cocoa butter. The appearance is a characteristic pale yellow color and comes in easy to use wafers. Our Natural Organic Cocoa Butter is known for its high oxidative stability as a result of it being naturally rich in antioxidants and vitamin E. With a typical melting point ranging from 88˚F-95˚F, it is a stiff solid at room temperature. The cosmetic industry utilize Cocoa Butter as an important ingredient. **PLEASE NOTE: This butter is not refined or bleached. It therefore has a hint of cocoa smell but not a significant one. If you want absolutely no smell, please look for bleached cocoa butter. We do not carry that.**