Make Your Own Face Mist

Make your own customized face mist or toner using our Hydrating Botanical Mist . Our mist contains the same root ingredients many big brands have that are great for the skin. It also contains dead sea salts that are rich in minerals. Extracts can be added to the base, targeting problem areas for the skin. And…

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Jojoba Beads, A Great Alternative To Micro Beads

Are Jojoba Beads The Same Thing As Micro Beads? NO! Jojoba beads are made out of jojoba wax, while micro beads are made from plastic. Allot of people mistake them for one another because they look so similar. But they are indeed very different, with jojoba being a natural alternative. Check out our jojoba bead…

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Solid Scrub Recipe Using – Sugar or Salt

Solid Body Scrub? There are tons of ways to make a scrub. However, some may think that scrubs in a jar are just too messy, especially for the shower.Essentials by Catalina decided to come up with a solution, and here it is – a Solid Salt Scrub recipe. It comes in bar form, so no…

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Ingrown Hair

Summer is just around the corner, that means when the weather heats up we strip down. Its time to trade in those sweat pants for a cute pair of shorts and a spaghetti strap tee. The chilly weather had us hiding away, so some may look like the beast from a fantasy movie. So as…

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Vloggers Boosting Product.

It is no secret that social media and the internet play a huge roll in influencing a customers purchasing habits. There are countless beauty vloggers reviewing products ranging fro someone who reviews or gives information thru a video blog/log. Many people watch these vloggs and and look up those products and often times purchase those…

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Combating Cellulite

What is Cellulite? Cellulite (Gynoid Lipodystrophy) is the irregular, dimpled skin surface of the thighs, abdomen, and buttocks in 85% of posti-adolescent women. That is the scientific definition of it, but the bottom line is it’s something most women dread and go to great lengths to treat it. There are countless of treatments and remedies,…

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Additives In Our Jelly Soap

We recently have come out with a jelly soap base. And we at Essentials By Catalina are always experimenting with our bases to find out what works and what doesn’t. We want our customers to get the most out of our products. We tried glitter, fruit juice, activated charcoal, and pumpkin powder. Those additives worked out…

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Making and using Soap Curls

   There are tons techniques to make a soap curl embedded soap, and mainly two ways to make those soap curls. The two methods I’ve tried are shaving blocks of prepared soap with a vegetable peeler, and pouring thin layers into a  flat long mold. Pouring thin method  Unless you have a great long wide…

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Embedded Curl Coconut Soap

Summer Coconut I Based this soap design around my top pick summer fragrance “Copper Coconut BBW Type”. Our rendition of it is buttery and warm but not too heavy. My mother who doesn’t fancy coconut fragrance loved it! I wanted it to look pretty so i added soap curls I mention in another blog to…

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EBC’s SUMMER FRAGRANCE PICKS

Summer Fragrance Season is almost here It’s time to put away the pumpkin and peony fragrances. And it’s time to Break out the summer themed fragrances! We went around the office here at Essentials By Catalina and hand picked our favorite and popular Fragrances.  Copper Coconut BBW type: Sophisticated and Sweet, our rendition is a…

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