Recommended suppliers of cosmetic ingredients, raw materials and packaging
We are often asked about the best place to buy the ingredients, materials and packaging needed to make natural and organic skincare products.
As part of our courses, we provide a comprehensive supplier list that includes hundreds of suppliers from all over the world that provide ingredients, raw materials, equipment, packaging and labels.
Here is a shortened version of that list; useful suppliers of cosmetic ingredients from around the world that we (or our students) have used and can recommend.
Ingredients (USA and Canada)
Naturally Thinking: great for vegetable oils, essential oils, packaging and more www.naturallythinking.com
Soap Kitchen: wide range of ingredients www.thesoapkitchen.co.uk
Akoma: good for cold-pressed unrefined shea butter, cocoa butter and other butters www.akomaskincare.co.uk
Aromantic: wide range of ingredients – preservative eco, emulsifying wax, CO2 extracts, etc www.aromantic.co.uk
The Soapmakers Store: soapmakers-store.com
Baldwins: sells dried herbs, bottles and jars and essential oils www.baldwins.co.uk
Essential oils (UK)
Fragrant Earth: high-quality essential oils www.fragrantearth.com
Materia Aromatica: high-quality essential oils http://materiaaromatica.com
Purple Flame Aromatherapy: for essential oils www.purpleflame.co.uk
Amphora: inexpensive range of essential oils www.amphora-aromatics.com/