Hi everyone, I am so happy to be welcoming you to our brand new website and blog!
Our new improved website is designed to make shopping even easier for you, with clear information and easy navigation, so please go ahead and have an explore!
Starting a blog has been on my mind for a long time, but being so crazily busy (any fellow business owners out there will understand I am sure!) it has always gone to the back of my mind. Now we have launched our shiny new website I thought it would be the perfect time to launch the blog, and in this space I will be sharing everything from wellbeing, beauty & lifestyle tips, exciting news, and new product launches.
To let you in on a bit of background about myself and our products, my name is Corinne and I am the managing director of our small Brighton, based company. My partner Dan runs the business alongside me and we have two lovely workshop assistants Emma and Pippa who help make and ship out your products.
I first qualified as a Holistic Therapist many years ago and soon started my first therapist job practicing in Aromatherapy, Reflexology and Massage Therapy. I was amazed to learn the incredible benefits of essential oils, which I learnt through working with clients and seeing the amazing benefits received after their Aromatherapy treatments. During this time I began experimenting with making my own products for myself, friends and family.
It was during a trip to London when Dan and I visited Spitalfields Market that we had our lightbulb moment! Why not create a range of natural wellbeing products to sell locally at markets, alongside my therapy practise. This is where we began, creating our first range which included bath salts, candles and soaps. We started selling every weekend at markets in and around Manchester, where we lived at the time. We wanted our products to be vegan friendly and cruelty free as this has always been important to us, and with organic ingredients wherever possible. One of the best things about using natural ingredients to make anything, is that in the long run, it will benefit not only ourselves but the planet too.
Back then its safe to say we didn’t have a clue about business. One thing is for sure though, we created products that people loved! My massage clients were enjoying the products to compliment the treatments I was providing and we were selling successfully at events every single weekend. This is when we took the leap, left our jobs and focused on our business full time.
Fast forward almost five years later and we now run a successful ecommerce store shipping all over the world, alongside launching in retailers such as Planet Organic, Oliver Bonas and Amazon Prime. We have left our home workshop this year to move into our first commercial premises and have two employees. It has been an incredibly exciting journey, both challenging and rewarding!
As well as making natural products I am passionate about healthy living, the natural world, spirituality and self care. Through my own personal journey I have worked through many challenges in life such as losing my mum to cancer and suffering with some of my own health issues. I would love to share some of the things that have helped me along my way.
Thanks for reading my story! I am looking forward to sharing more and I would love to hear what YOU would like to see on the blog, so please comment below with any ideas that you are interested in. Also any feedback on our new website is very welcome!
Love, Corinne x