This is Valerie, founder and maker of Plumpy Balms.
After a volunteer trip to Ghana in 2013 and falling in love with natural shea and cocoa butters, Valerie decided to make her own beauty balms. She wanted to see whether it was possible to make vegan alternatives to the beeswax balms on the market and after 4 years experimenting with ingredients, scents and texture, she finally had vegan beauty balms she loved and so Plumpy Balms was born! First launched in November 2017 at a local Christmas market, it has gone from strength to strength and Valerie has never looked back!
Based in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Valerie travels all over to local artisan markets selling her Plumpy Balms, and restocking her online store too. The range has grown from Lip Butters & Lip Tints to include Hand Rescue Balms and Beauty Balm for the face as well as fab and affordable vegan beauty gift sets. Valerie stills make absolutely every product in small batches with the freshest and finest natural butters, oils and plant waxes - truly artisan and local.
Plumpy Balms are wonderfully nourishing vegan skincare products, made in Belfast, Northern Ireland. They are loved for their rich, creamy texture and ability to moisturise and repair dry skin. We hold a wide range of lip balms, including healing lip butters and hydrating tinted lip balms. We have a skin nurturing Beauty Balm for a facial treatment, Hand Rescue Balm for hard working hands and Body Repair Balm for general use on skin.
See Valerie's range of balms here.