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Heaven Scents

American Made Since 2013

Kim Thompson-Covell

Inverness, Florida
Handcrafted luxury bath products because you don't have to bathe with ugly soap.
Style, Beauty

Tell us about your business.

My son was diagnosed with neuroblastoma at 10 weeks old. When being let go at my job so I could take care of him, I had to do something to help with finances. My passion is art. My mother in law calls me up one night after paying $18 for 6 ounces of sugar scrub and says, "Kim, you can do this!" The research began. After taking notes, watching countless videos, creating recipes, making test batches, I now have soaps, lotions, scrubs, and hair products that are wonderful for your skin and hair. I'm growing with my business. My son is cancer free and we're just taking each step one day at a time.

Tell us about your workspace, shop, or studio.

My workspace is my small kitchen. I have soaps curing on racks. One shelf has lotion and hair conditioner. I make due with what I have until I can afford a building just for my business.

What inspires you?

My children inspire me. I watch them and know they are happy. I take that happiness and use it in my creativity.

What makes your business stand out?

Great customer service is my motto. I ensure everyone is happy with their products. I create lotions for special needs and before the lotion is purchased, I make sure the customer is happy with it and it works. It's ecstatic to receive letters, emails, and messages from customers saying how wonderful your soaps are!

What advice would you give an aspiring creative entrepreneur?

Have a business plan of what you want to do with your company. Where you want to go with the company. Do extensive research in your area as to prospering businesses. Don't try to make your million with a couple of customers. You will lose more business that way. Have small goals and once accomplished, set even higher goals.

What does American Made mean to you?

American made to me means a product isn't a piece of garbage. It's made with working hands and pride of each object.

Comments (1)

  • arnett34446 22 Aug, 2014

    Absolutely the only soap my family use. Her sugar scrub is amazing and the body butter is heavenly. And all of this on her own from her kitchen while being a homemaker, mother, and wife.

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