HobaCare Blog

We love jojoba, and we know you do, too.

That’s why we’re excited to bring you the best and the latest in our personal care blog. We’ll share inside peeks into our production, simple DIY jojoba product recipes, interviews with industry professionals, and a whole lot of education about the many uses and jojoba oil benefits for your skin!

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FAQ

Can You Use Jojoba Oil for Acne?

We get asked a lot of questions about how/when and what type of skin conditions can be helped by using HobaCare Jojoba. “Can you use jojoba oil for acne?” and “Is jojoba oil good for acne prone skin?” are some of the most common. The answer is a resounding YES! Jojoba is naturally anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory, which makes it highly

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Massage Therapy

Interview #1 with Allissa Haines of ABMP Podcast

What would you say is the #1 reason you use HobaCare in your practice?

It’s simple and eliminates fear. Once you learn how much of the product to use (way, WAY less than you think) it’s all a no-brainer. Non-allergenic, nut-free, and great for sensitive skin means I don’t have worry about harming a client inadvertently.

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FAQ

Top 5 Jojoba Oil Misconceptions

Over the 29 years that we have been in business, we’ve heard all manner of jojoba oil misconceptions about jojoba. In fact, barely a week goes by where we don’t receive a question about one of these via email, social, or on the phone. One of our main focuses has always been to educate people about the amazing qualities of

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jojoba leaves surrounding plant tag for Jojoba Simmondsia chinensis listing botanical name and how to pronounce jojoba
FAQ

How to pronounce Jojoba like an expert!

It’s very common for people to not know exactly how to pronounce JOJOBA oil. In fact, we get that question ALL THE TIME! Do not feel bad if you’ve been wondering how to pronounce jojoba oil or have been pronouncing it differently. We hear all manner of pronunciations and see all manner of spellings; from jajoba, jojaba, jojobo, jobajoba, jobola,

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hands massage dark skinned woman's bask to promote jojoba oil as a massage medium
Massage Therapy

12 Most Compelling Reasons to use Jojoba Oil for Massage

Can you use jojoba oil for massages? FOR SURE – it’s actually the BEST medium and we are here to give you the 12 most compelling reasons (there are plenty more as well). There’s a reason that here at The Original Jojoba Company we only provide one product to our clients, that’s because we believe that HobaCare Jojoba is the

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101 Uses For Jojoba

Top 5 Reasons Jojoba is Best for Bald Heads

Today we are discussing the Top 5 reasons Jojoba is the BEST hair and scalp oil for bald heads. Whether you are bald by heredity or hairstyle choice, losing one’s hair can be a stressful and emotional experience, particularly when it is the result of chemotherapy. As someone who is facing or has faced this experience, you may be wondering

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using HobaCare Jojoba oil for oncology esthetics
Oncology

Jojoba Oil For Oncology Esthetics

This week we are focusing on using Jojoba Oil for Oncology Esthetics (If you are a Massage Professional, check out our in depth page about using jojoba oil as a massage medium). We want to get to know our customers better and have you along for the ride!In our #HowDoYouHobaCare series, we find out how/why individuals, professionals, and businesses use

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black woman doing facial gua sha massage with pink stone
Skincare

Jojoba Oil For Gua Sha Massage

A lot of my clients have sensitive skin. Other massage mediums I have tried with a variety of added ingredients tend to be irritating.  I always go back to jojoba oil for gua sha for this reason.  I like something plain and simple.  HobaCare Jojoba oil provides the perfect slip and it actually calms the skin.  Clients often say they like the smell!

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jojoba oil for salt stone massage
Massage Therapy

Jojoba Oil for Salt Stone Massage

When our stones arrive in the US we finish them off with a final sanding and sealing with HobaCare Jojoba – we find that the qualities of the Jojoba seeds delicate waxy nature helps to seal and smooth the salt stones far better than just a traditional oil.

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using jojoba oil in soap
How Do You HobaCare?

Jojoba Oil in Soap

Many soap makers purchase HobaCare Jojoba oil for soap. In addition, many different brands of castile soap include jojoba as an ingredient. So why is jojoba used in soap making? Please find out more in this blog interview with one of our soapmaking customers.

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jojoba oil as a massage medium
Massage Therapy

Jojoba Oil as a Massage Medium, a Great Interview

What I explain to my clients about jojoba when they ask “what is it?” is that it’s a seed extract and I let them know its non-toxic, it’s non-allergenic, I use it safely on myself and I use it safely on clients that have sensitive skin, auto immune disorders, pregnancy – anyone who is highly conscious of what goes onto their skin, as everyone should be.

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Amber glass bottle with dropper filled with golden jojoba oil for aromatherapy
Recipe

Jojoba Oil for Aromatherapy, Relax w/this Free Recipe

Amy has used HobaCare for one of her carrier oils of choice for over a decade. Posted below is a wonderful DIY Sleep Massage Oil Recipe of hers, using HobaCare Jojoba as a base. We hope you enjoy the experience of concocting the recipe and the slumber to follow. We think this recipe would be a perfect fit for a before-bed self massage session or Abhyanga.

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interview with Laura McCann of Adoratherapy
How Do You HobaCare?

Interview with Laura McCann of Adoratherapy

We want to get to know our customers better and have you along for the ride! In our #HowDoYouHobaCare series we find out how/why individuals, professionals and businesses use our HobaCare Jojoba Oil*– and showcase their lives, services or products! (see more series in this post) In the first of our business series, we’d love to introduce you to a

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using 100% jojoba massage oil on back massage
Massage Therapy

100% Jojoba Massage Oil – A Naturally Superior Product

Probably the best reason I know of for choosing 100% Jojoba Massage Oil is for the way it feels. There are so many reasons that I use the product, but for me the bottom line is how it works for massage. I like the sheerness of the product, meaning, I get a really good feel for the tissues beneath my fingers. I feel that I can easily regulate how much glide or friction I can achieve. With oncology massage, it’s a lot about the glide, but not a light and tickly touch. There needs to be full contact with a gentle, smooth glide, and I can get that using jojoba.

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Making chamomile infused jojoba
Recipe

DIY Calming Chamomile Infused Jojoba

DIY chamomile-infused jojoba oil is a fairly quick and easy make, imparting the soothing properties of chamomile in soothing jojoba and creating a luxurious elixir for the skin! Ah…chamomile. Growing up, a bedtime ritual was a mug of Celestial Seasonings’ Sleepy Time tea, a blend of calming, sleep-promoting herbs, primary of which is chamomile. I adore the sweet apple-like fragrance

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The Jojoba Company First Press Jojoba Oil
Recipe

Jojoba for Makers

When I started my herbal skin care product business in 2015, HobaCare Jojoba extract was the only jojoba I wanted to use in my products. In fact, HobaCare Jojoba was the only jojoba extract I had ever used myself, knowing it was a local Maine product and loving from the first drop how it felt on my skin. It was

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Common Ground Fair Vendor Booth
HobaCare News

Missing the Common Ground Fair

Hillary, one of our Customer Care Specialists, has been working the HobaCare booth at the Common Ground Fair for many years. Being the one in the office with the most experience, we had her write up a post about why we will miss being at the fair this year. One of the biggest reasons the Common Ground Fair  in Unity, Maine

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jojoba and pregnancy
How Do You HobaCare?

Hillary – How Do You HobaCare?

Over the coming months, we will be sharing posts about how our staff uses our jojoba themselves in our new #HowDoYouHobaCare campaign. Today’s post is from Hillary, one of our Customer Care Specialists, who will be answering the question “Is jojoba oil safe during pregnancy”? I am happy to say I have been working at The Original Jojoba Company for

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