Resources for Raw Materials

Brick and Mortar

 Source What They Sell The Good The Bad and Ugly
Trader Joe’s
  • Coconut oil
  • Jojoba oil
  • Olive oil
  • Tea tree oil
  • Affordable
  • Not a great selection
Costco
  • Coconut oil
  • Olive oil
  • Very affordable
  • Need a membership to access
Fairway
  • Carrier oils
  • Essential oils
  • Large selection
  • Only available in NYC
Any old grocery store
  • Olive oil
  • Salt
  • Sugar
  • Easily accessible
  • Common materials are typically affordable
  • May not have a large selection
  • More specified materials may be expensive

Online

 Source What They Sell The Good The Bad and Ugly
Mountain Rose Herbs 
  • Butters
  • Carrier oils
  • Herb and spices
  • Essential oils
  • Waxes
  • Organic
  • High quality
  • Expensive
Bulk Apothecary 
  • Butters
  • Carrier oils
  • Herb and spices
  • Essential oils
  • Waxes
  • Cheap shipping
  • Great quality
  • Affordable
  • Essential oils don’t come with droppers
  • Great customer service
Brambleberry
  • Butters
  • Carrier oils
  • Herbs and Spices
  • Essential oils
  • Waxes
  • Wide variety of soaping materials
  •  Not very responsive to customer service issues
Specialty bottle
  • Bottles
  • Tins
  • Tubes
  • Wide variety
  • Expensive
  • High shipping prices
The Sage

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