Beach Bird Botanicals

American Made Since 2010
Soap making is my passion; it allows me all the creativity I need while also making natural and luxurious products that are useful.

Tell us about your business.

I started soap making in 2008 after recovering from Hurricane Ivan. My first batch wasn't pretty but it was soap!!! I was hooked and have been experimenting and creating since then. In 2010 I started my business, selling at the Palafox Farmers market and have added many wholesale accounts. I'm amazed how Beach Bird Botanicals has grown and am excited to see how far it will go.

What makes your business stand out?

I try to create products that represent the barrier island I love so much, Pensacola Beach.

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

It's all about the customer!

Mark Your Calendar

  • Nominations
    June 3–Aug. 29, 2014

    Nominate yourself or other aspiring makers.

  • Judging
    June 23–Sept. 8, 2014

    Judges will select finalists throughout this period.

  • Online Voting
    Sept. 15–Oct. 13, 2014

    Vote for your favorite American makers.

  • Winners Announced
    Oct. 17, 2014

    2014 Award Winners and Audience Choice Winner announced.

  • American Made Event
    Nov. 7–8, 2014

    Join us for our annual event in New York City.

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