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Charlene Sullivan

Hello, my name is Charlene Sullivan. I am a member service consultant in Brattleboro. I have a background in business and history education. I thoroughly enjoy getting to know people and find out what I can do to help them. I like to read, watch movies, and travel to historically significant places. When I am not at work I am with my husband and our cats.

By: Charlene Sullivan

March 16th, 2021

Try Something New: How to Make Lip Balm & Lotion Bars

About 40 years ago, consumers began asking for skin and lip products made with natural ingredients. Several companies (like Maine’s Burt’s Bees, founded in 1984; New Hampshire’s Badger Balm, founded in 1995; and Georgia’s Savannah Bee Company, founded in 2002 – to name just a few) were quick to recognize the trend towards quality products that were made with natural ingredients and essential oils. The consumer demand for these products has created a very profitable industry that is growing.

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