Conscious Skincare – which was arrange in 2011 by husband-and-wife crew Rebecca Martin and Quentin Lees after they moved to west Wales – just lately shipped its first supply of co-branded skincare merchandise to London’s Westminster Abbey.
The Abbey’s crew contacted the corporate in May with a plan of introducing an unique co-branded range for his or her reward store in the abbey itself and have 4 merchandise with bespoke branding.
“We had been amazed to be contacted by the Abbey. We have collaborated on co-branded initiatives beforehand with The Royal Balley and National Trust so it was an honour so as to add this prestigious identify to our portfolio,” stated Rebecca and Quentin.
Rebecca added: “This alternative got here out of blue! To be chosen to associate with such a prestigious organisation was such a privilege.”
Rebecca has all the time had a ardour for well being and health and their transfer led to the chance to show the fervour right into a enterprise, prompted additional after Quentin was poisoned by wooden stain and have become in poor health.
“It was a terrifying time,” stated Quentin. “I gave the impression to be hyper allergic to every little thing so Rebecca shortly scrambled via her notes to make merchandise I may use safely.”
The Westminster Abbey range (Image: Conscious Skincare)
The expertise led to the couple making Conscious Skincare utilizing solely pure plant-based natural components together with award-winning facial cleansers, moisturisers and oils in addition to hair, hand and physique merchandise and a range of reward units. There can be a particular males’s range.
The Westminster Abbey collaboration is simply the newest in a line of co-collaborations which started in 2014 with The Royal Ballet. At the time, the couple had been approached by The Royal Opera House for a range of bespoke merchandise for The Royal Ballet which might be bought in the reward store.
Rebecca stated: “We had been completely thrilled to supply an unique range of merchandise for The Royal Ballet in London. This was such an thrilling alternative particularly as I like ballet. In truth, I’m about to take my RAD Grade 4 ballet examination!”
There had been eight key merchandise produced with co-branded designs incorporating completely different silhouettes of ballet dancers in every set.
In 2019, they had been approached by the National Trust about supplying all of their vacation cottages in the UK after which newest from one of many consumers on the National Trust seeking to supply pure and sustainable merchandise for his or her reward retailers throughout the UK.
One of The Royal Ballet range. (Image: Conscious Skincare)
“To obtain two alternatives from this prestigious organisation on the similar time was simply wonderful! The numbers for supplying The National Trust cottages had been thoughts blowing and we merely couldn’t scale up that shortly at the moment. Instead, working intently with the client, our merchandise had been quickly on the cabinets in the National Trust reward retailers throughout the UK.”
And now, in 2023, they’ve but once more expanded their collaborations with the Westminster Abbey reward store, with their merchandise being launched in the well-known location which hosts royal weddings and just lately held King Charles III’s coronation.
Over the years, they’ve gained quite a few awards and achieved accreditations from the likes of The Vegetarian Society, Ethical Consumer and PETA.
Find out extra about Conscious Skincare at www.conscious-skincare.com.