The success of the Vermont Simple Soy Candle was never supposed to happen. When Sheri came to me with the idea of launching the company that eventually became Vermont Simple Beauty, there was no discussion about candles. We talked about lip balm, moisturizers, scrubs, even makeup (sort of glad that one didn't pan out), but not a word about candles.
Winters in Vermont are well known for their unrelenting brutality. Needless to say, we hold on to our moisturizers pretty tightly as we struggle through a long season of dry skin brought on by cold, dry, and windy conditions.
What has often been a source of frustration for Vermonters proved to be a pretty good test lab for Vermont Simple Beauty as we set out to create a great general use moisturizer.
Vermont Simple Body Soap is a glycerin-based soap made from saponified coconut, safflower, and palm oils. Glycerin is an excellent humectant, which makes a great moisturizing soap. In addition, Vermont Simple Body Soap does not...