Our visit to the Healsburg Soap Company was definitely one of the highlights of our Napa Wedding Weekend. I met Jen at the Soap Guild show in 2006. She introduced herself after my talk and we’ve been friends ever since. We’ve even signed up for the Nike Women’s Half Marathon together. Fingers crossed that we both get accepted.
Jen carries a variety of product– from CP soap, to shower steamers (bath fizzies with a cool packaging name and look), liquid soap, pet products and sugar scrubs. Her packaging is professional, inviting and uniform in appearance.
Jen opened up her store in November of last year. As you can see from my (not so great) photos, it’s a cute store with a wide variety of products. Jen has space in the back for her soap production. Check out the video (below) of the store. She’s packed a lot of product in that little space!She also took us to this amazing candy store where I promptly spent $28 on candy and have chowed down on it from the last week. Not surprisingly, I appear to be gaining a winter layer of fat on my tummy now. The $28 of chocolate, eaten single handedly over 7 days, probably contributed to the layer of adipose tissue.
Seeing the success that Jen has made of her business made me happy, proud and inspired me to really clean up our displays at Otion. I loved her aesthetic sensibilities and definitely can learn from her success.