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Antonia & Jonny Founders of Nursem

Meet Antonia & Jonny- Founders of Nursem

We love a good birth story so give us the dets of how Nursem came into the world? Antonia: We like to think of Nursem as our third baby - the other two Oscar (2) and Harry (8 months) come in more of a human form - so talking of births is definitely relevant! The idea which led to the birth of Nursem came about when I was off work for a week due to contact dermatitis - this was a result of the constant hand washing required as a nurse. I did a little digging and found this to...

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Meet Rebecca & Clare- Founders of Balance Me

Meet Rebecca & Clare- Founders of Balance Me

Back in 2005 long term stresses and 21st century fast paced living had taken its toll on co-founding sisters, Rebecca and Clare’s health and skin. They’d developed skin reactions over time – incredibly sensitive, red and suffering from hormonal breakouts where previously they could use any skincare without consequence. They turned to natural skincare at a time when it wasn’t highly regarded by consumers or the beauty industry, with the belief they could create powerful natural skincare that would solve their skin concerns. They wanted to effect change and Balance Me was born.  A skincare range that’s evolved as the sisters...

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Meet Vanity Founder of Blink Brow Bar London

Meet Vanita- Founder of Blink Brow Bar London

From humble beginnings with one threading chair at Fenwick Bond Street almost 15 years ago Vanita Parti has built one hell of a brand. Today there are 30 Blink Brow Bar locations that do brows, lashes, nails, and so much more.   Best part about working for yourself For me it’s definitely the variety and the fact that one day is never the same. Every day is a new challenge from different parts of the business and I love being hands on to get a full idea of everything that is happening. I also love how I am always meeting new people and...

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Founders of Neuoil- Mary and Helen

Meet Mary & Helen- Founders of Neuoil

Tell us about how Neuoil was born and what you were doing before Before starting Neu Oil in 2018 we were both working as teachers, Mary taught art and design in London and Helen taught primary age children in Cornwall. Outside of our working lives we were both loved natural, plant-based skincare and with two young children each, we were passionate about the untapped wellbeing and health benefits of essential oils for young and old.  We both found that our working lives weren’t compatible with having young families and so we decided to follow our passions to develop a natural wellness...

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Meet Laura Rudoe- Founder of Evolve Organic Beauty

Meet Laura Rudoe- Founder of Evolve Organic Beauty

In 2008 Laura (mumma & beauty entrepreneur) set up Good Ventures which is as an ethical development company with the mission to create organic personal care brands that make a difference. She wanted to make organic beauty desirable, affordable and accessible to a wider audience. Evolve is a modern apothecary-style brand made with the purest and most effective organic oils and natural superfoods. Each product is vegan, cruelty free and hand-crafted in small batches in their eco studio in Hertfordshire.What does a typical day look like for you from eyes open to eyes shut?I normally get woken up by a child...

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meet the mumma maker:                  Nicola Rowlands

meet the mumma maker: Nicola Rowlands

What drove you to go into business for yourself?  I’ve always been enterprising and creative. I used to plan kids camps for the kids I babysat with games snacks and crafts. I sold friendship bracelets, Dr martens, lemonade... even mud pies. We moved a lot when I was growing up and I think it made me quite self sufficient and almost with a sense I never really fit in anywhere, and I guess I have just used that to my advantage.  What was the hardest part of getting things going?  Getting going was the easy bit it’s the bits where...

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