Posted by editor | January 11, 2022

Every ingredient used in cosmetic formulation is added for a specific purpose. There are many different types of cosmetic ingredients, such as emollients, humectants, emulsifiers, preservatives, fragrances, etc. Active ingredients...

Posted by editor | November 13, 2021
Truth about Phenoxyethanol

Phenoxyethanol is widely used as a preservative system in cosmetic products. It is not considered natural and ECOCert and natural formulators mainly avoid it. One of the reasons for not...

Posted by editor | August 31, 2021
Essentique in PUNCH Magazine!
Hair Anatomy
Posted by editor | July 28, 2021
Hair Anatomy: A strand of strength and flexibility

Hair consists of two main components; the hair root and the hair shaft. Hair root consists of two sections: the bulb and the follicle. Hair follicle is an amazing self-renewing...

Hair Growth Cycle
Posted by editor | July 7, 2021
How your hair grows!

One of the most amazing things about our hair is its growth cycle which is different from the rest of the cells in our body. Hair growth happens in four...

Posted by mondonna | April 12, 2021
Shades of Natural

Shades of Natural Having been in the beauty industry for a while, owning a natural beauty brand, and making my own products in my own lab in small batches, one...

Posted by editor | December 5, 2020
Opt for Oils

Oils are well known in the beauty kingdom, praised for their luxurious feel and successful effects. Cleansing oils are the best in the business for a reason: they are more...

Posted by Gaby Candes | November 19, 2020
Stop Counting Sheep and try Essential Oils

With the wide variety of essential oils available, learning their groupings and categorizations can be extremely useful. There are approximately thirteen different families of major constituent groups of essential oils;...

Posted by editor | November 3, 2020

Candles have many purposes—helping you relax after a stressful day, decorating the table for a dinner party, setting the mood with your special someone, providing light during a power outage, or celebrating. Essentique’s...

Posted by editor | October 30, 2020
Natural Retinol

Retinol has been praised a lot in the beauty world. It is a vitamin A derivative, a retinoid, and like all forms of vitamin A, it aids in cell turnover,...

Posted by editor | September 24, 2020
Fabulous Facial Fat

In the beauty industry nowadays, fat transfer is totally “in.” Perhaps we owe it to celebrities in the public eye for paving the way for the idea of taking belly fat...

Posted by editor | September 13, 2020
Lungevity For Your Lungs

You probably remember the horrible fires last year that led to many of us inhaling air with the worst pollution levels in the world causing increasing health concerns. The Bay Area is...


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