UC Davis Proves:

Organic Farming DOES Increase Carbon Sequestration! Confession:We sell organic ingredients into the cosmetic industry because I “believe” that organic farming is better for the planet. As I often say about science, it is not a belief system, it is the pursuit of provable truth. I am happy to report that U.C. Davis (yeah! My alma […]

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How to analyze Cosmetic Ingredient Marketing

HOW TO ANALYZE COSMETIC INGREDIENT MARKETING: Welcome to another rant about the sin of omission AKA marketing. Let’s explore what some of these marketing terms really mean. Read through the ad copy example below then look at the comments below: “more than 50% biomass” – This probably means 50.1 % plant inputs (snort) – or […]

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Transition to Transparency

Defining Transparency Personal care consumers want transparency, safety and sustainability, but what does that mean in terms of all the current claims being used? Clean, Green, Sustainable, Non-Toxic, and Conscious, are just some of the terms used to sell personal care products today. Retailers, however, all define these words differently, creating confusion in the marketplace. […]

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Green Suppliers: The Sin of Omission

💚   💚   💚   💚   💚   💚   💚   💚   💚   💚   💚   💚   💚   💚   💚   💚 (This is a letter to many of the chemical manufacturers and their distributors and formulating chemists. You know who you are…) Green Chemistry is the future and so many of you are working hard to use the principles of […]

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Round 2: Why Blacklists Suck

I’ve ranted about this in the past, but I keep seeing new “Standards” or “Blacklists” that are really just long lists of chemicals. (Eye rolling. Heavy sighs. Maybe a couple of curses.) There are about 60,000+ chemicals used in cosmetics – which ones go on the list? How long is that list and how do […]

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The most sustainable oil of all!

Oh, Oh Organic provides Organic Jojoba Oil, Golden, and Organic Jojoba Oil, deodorized.   Organic Jojoba Gold is a captivating bright yellow-gold with a slightly nutty aroma. The deodorized Organic Jojoba is a clear carrier oil with little to no scent or color.    How do you choose which is best for your project? Choose the ingredient that will give you […]

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Valentine’s Mini Blog “Eating Lipstick”

So – I’m listening to someone cite that old myth about women eating seven (7) pounds of lipstick a year and I decided to the math. Lipsticks seem to range from .10 to .15 ounces each.  So we’ll call it .125 ounces in an average lipstick tube. Math: 7 lb. x 16 ounces = 112 […]

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Love Guacamole? Why not add it to your beauty formulas?

INCI: Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil Oh, Oh, Organic, Inc. is proud to offer organic virgin and organic avocado oil, refined. Our organic virgin avocado oil is a gorgeous, deep green with a rich aroma of concentrated avocados. Due to its high pigmentation, it will change the color of your formula to a lovely green. The […]

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Our Liquid Gold

Organic Argan Oil INCI: Argania Spinosa Kernel Oil Origin : Moroccoo The Story: Our “liquid gold” is sourced from the ancient forests of South West Morocco from the “Trees of Life” , Argania Spinosa. Traditionally, Berber women would gather the fruit and men sell it. Today, we work with over 40 co-ops that sustain local […]

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What More Can I Say About Coconut Oil?

Coconut Oil has had millions of words written about it. It is good for you, it is bad for you, it is good for everything, it’s terrible, it causes acne…where to start? It comes in a few forms: Virgin Coconut, which when it’s a good quality, smells amazing and is a gorgeous, pearly white. Refined […]

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