Molly Rose Balms

American Made Since 2013

Molly Levine

Mitchellville, Maryland
Handcrafted vegan and organic balms and scrubs in a kaleidoscope of colors and scents!

Tell us about your business.

I started making lip balms about six months ago when I was out of work. I saw a gap in the market for high-quality vegan beauty products, which in turn filled a gap of fulfillment in my life. I find inspiration constantly in my daily life for new products and scents. I cannot wait to start work every day! I'm thrilled when someone tells me how much they like my products. I hope to someday quit my day job and pursue my passion full-time.

What makes your business stand out?

I produce handcrafted organic and vegan products, in a huge range of colors and scents. There's something to meet everyone's taste, and all without having to worry about chemicals or animal products.

What's the best business advice you've received?

Just go for it! Before I started my business, I didn't have any money because I was unemployed. My mom told me not to worry about having every single little thing I wanted to help me start producing my products. She told me to just get a little bit of anything I needed to start, make few, sell a few, and go from there. If I hadn't listened, I probably would still be waiting!

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