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Female: So we are here with the lovely Lisa Price founder of Carol’s Daughter.
Lisa you have such an incredible box. Do you start it off by mixing things in your kitchen? Is that right?
Lisa: Yes, and then I started making products in my home.
Female: How would you turn yourself into this whole PD Empire. Now your sell them some for it. You have this beautiful flagship store. You have this great brand Ambassadors that are totally behind you. Can you tell me a little bit about how that all this happened?
Lisa: Well it took about 15 years for it to happen so it hasn’t been an overnight success. Though sometimes it feel good a little bit like it but it was really started from making great products that people were proud to talk about.
And a lot of the connections that I have got into help the brand grow. Came from people knowing about the products and loving them, our spoke beauties like Mary J Blidge and Shady Pinky Smith, David came involved by hearing about it first and then years later, working with me in the company.
Female: You are such a great success story and such an inspiration for female entrepreneurs all over. Do you have any specific tips that you can give people that are striving to become successes on their own - the way you did?
Lisa: Well one of the most important things is recognizing what your passion is. What it is that you love to do, because you can't be successful as an entrepreneur if you don’t have passion for what you are doing. Because it takes so much work, even when it appears to everyone that you’ve reached success - you still have to work to maintain that to strive further and the passion is what keeps you going.
Female: So what body oil are we mixing today?
Lisa: We are going to make a lavender and citrus body oil and I am going to start out by putting a few little botanicals into the bottle. You can work with things that are small or at least pliable so you can get them through the neck. And it adds a little bit of decorative element to the product.
Female: Now are these purely decorative or do they have some sort of?
Lisa: These are purely decorative with the exception of the orange because we are going to put some orange oil in it. But the real smell and effectiveness from the orange is going to come from the essential oils that we will put in later. But these will just look nice, floating in the bottle and I will start off by putting the almond oil.
Female: And what are the benefits of almond oil?
Lisa: It is very good for the skin. It is a fine emotion it is not a heavy oil. So it really soaks into the skin without leaving the skin feeling greasy or coated. It also doesn’t have a scent of its own. This is our essential oil of lavender in here.
Female: That smells great.
Lisa: This is the orange, if you smell that.
Female: It smells exactly like an orange.
Lisa: It comes from the peel, this is wheat germ oil doesn’t have. It has kind of a nutty smell, this is the vitamin E that helps to preserve the oil plus the vitamin E is good for your skin. And this is some ahava oil, it helps that last longer. Ahava is actually a liquid wax and not oil. So between the ahava and regent oil is like natural preservatives.
Female: That is great.
Lisa: And here is just a little bit of Patchouli here just to ground it, citrus oils are very volatile so they evaporate into the air quickly. An oil like Patchouli is a grounding oil and it kind of gives it a base and warmth. And I am stirring with a cinnamon stick because it is handy and this is it.
Female: How easy, that is it?
Lisa: That is it.
Female: And this is gorgeous so this will be such a perfect gift even.
Lisa: Definitely you can tie it a ribbon on it, put a tag on it to the person explaining what is in it. They would put about two to three tablespoons into their bath and soak in it. Or they could put in on their skin when they are out of the shower.
Female: So it can be use as a direct moisturizer as well.
Female: That is fantastic. Well, thank you so much for showing us how to make those lovely body oil.