Style & Substance: Sweet Relief 

click to enlarge perfume2.jpg

Carole Stevens started her home-based business out of necessity. Stevens has such a severe intolerance to chemicals that even a perfume-wearing person passing by can cause her skin to become irritated.

"Perfume in the air [at  work] was affecting me so badly I had to quit my job," she says. A desperate Internet search for a salve yielded a recipe for a chemical-free lotion Stevens could make at her South Side home. Thus Honey's Homemade Stuff was born.

Stevens has expanded her line, named after her grandmother, to include soaps, lip balm, mosquito repellent and more. All products are plant-based and chemical-free, and are made from all-natural ingredients. For the complete product line, contact Stevens at 230-1555 or e-mail her at carolestevens@comcast.net.

Tags:

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

  • Re: Body Language

    • I want ear cropping..elvin! Can you do this?

    • on August 5, 2016
  • Re: Four Virginia Summer Brews Worth Trying

    • Starr Hill is trying something new by making drinkable beer? It's been a while for…

    • on August 1, 2016
  • More »
  • Latest in Belle

    More by Mary Burruss

    • Shakespeare, Shaken

      Twenty actors and one rehearsal: What could go wrong?
      • Oct 23, 2012
    • Camp Revamped

      Firehouse Theatre Project stages a darker, sexier version of "Rocky Horror."
      • Jul 17, 2012
    • McCarthyism

      Broadway veteran Jeff McCarthy works hard to be a Scoundrel.
      • Jun 21, 2011
    • More »

    Copyright © 2016 Style Weekly
    Richmond's alternative for news, arts, culture and opinion
    All rights reserved
    Powered by Foundation