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Q: How long will it take to receive my products?
A: Barring delays due to sales or sold out products, please allow up to 5-7 business days for order processing before shipment although most orders will ship the next business day. Orders are shipped based on place in the order queue. Please note that we do not typically debit credit card customers until after their orders have shipped. For a full description of our billing and shipping policies, please click here.


Q:
Do you accept checks or money orders?
A: No, we do not accept checks or money orders.

Q: What is the shelf life of your products?
A: One year. Shelf life can be shortened or lengthened depending on the storage conditions. Please store your Amla & Olive Heavy Cream in a refrigerator when not in use. This will help it maintain its consistency. Refrigeration is not necessary for our other products though they should be stored in a cool, dry location.

Q: Do you use pre-fab bases?
A:
No. Our products are derived from proprietary confidential formulas developed by Qhemet Biologics.

Q: What is the pH of your products?
A: All of our water containing products have a pH range of 4.0 - 6.5. The pH of our anhydrous products is meaningless as oils do not yield pH values.

Q: Are your products available in salons or stores?
A: Yes, for a list of retail locations, please click here.

Q:
Do you ship overseas?
A: We only ship domestically and to a limited number of Caribbean countries. For a list of Qhemet retailers that ship internationally,
please click here.

Q.
Why are some products discontinued?
A. Products are discontinued for the following reasons:
1. The necessary supplies have been discontinued by the manufacturer or distributor and a similarly priced replacement of equal quality cannot be found or exceeds our storage capacity.
2. It is no longer cost effective to manufacture at existing retail rates due to increases in supplier pricing or shipping costs.
3. The product did not meet sales expectations.

Q: What is the difference between natural and vegan?
A: Vegan simply means that a product contains no animal or animal by-products. Honey and beeswax, for example, are considered animal by-products and are therefore, not vegan.

Q. How do I use the pumps/pumps aren't working?
A.
To dispense product from a pump, be sure that the neck is tight then turn pump counterclockwise until it pops up. Most products require 10-20 pumps before the product dispenses.

Q: Why isn't my jar/bottle filled to the rim?
A: Our 8 oz. jars and bottles have a 9 oz. rim or overflow capacity so expect 1/4 to 1/2 inch of space between the fill level and the rim. Our stiff creams may shift in their jar creating an air gap. An air gap is not an indication that your jar was underfilled. All containers are auto-filled by fluid volume or net weight to the capacity listed on the label.

Q: Why is this product lighter/darker than the last one I received?
A: Artificial dyes are not used in our products. The products obtain their tint and color from the natural herbs and oils used which may vary from batch to batch.

Q: Why is this product slightly thinner/thicker than the last one I received?
A: QB products are made fresh using natural oils, butters and emulsifiers so slight differences in texture from batch to batch may occur. This will not affect performance. A thinner batch will thicken over time as is the nature of certain emulsion systems.