Stallholder Profile for Life on Shackleton
Your name: Amy Clark
Your business name and facebook/website name and link:
Life On Shackleton
Life on Shackleton : Handcrafted Products
The suburb/town you live in now:
What is it that you make and what skills do you use?:
Artisan Soap, Cold process technique
What inspired you to start your business?:
My inspiration comes from my passion for simplicity, the environment and natural skin care. My mission is to create an eye pleasing product using natural ingredients and reducing our environmental foot print.
How long have you been creating?:
I first started creating soap and natural beauty products in 2007.
Is it a full time/part time hobby or business?:
Where do you sell your creations?
Mostly market based: River street Night Markets, Sarina Markets, Troppo. And soon The Handmade Expo
What makes you so special or different?:
Our handcrafted cold process soap is free from synthetic foaming agents, fragrance oils and laboratory manufactured colourants. Our ingredients are ethically sourced and products are created in small batches. We are free from petroleum derived colourants and Micas that are inorganic. Our colours from herbal infusions, dried botanicals and clays. Products are scented with essential oils. We also do not use palm oil in our products and we package our soaps in biodegradable or recyclable packaging.
What is the most rewarding part of what you do?:
receiving positive feedback. knowing that the products I create have minimal environmental impact
What is your favourite product to make?:
I generally enjoy creating them all.
Do you teach classes or workshops?
I currently do not teach classes or hold workshops.