Verità Organic Argan Oil Skin Care is a DC-based handmade artisan skin care company. It specializes in organic Argan oil and Shea butters where its line is 99-100% certified organic, undergoes eco-friendly processing and packaging, and sources its ingredients from women’s fair trade cooperatives in Morocco, Nigeria, and Indonesia. Brands offer skin vitamins and promote a healthy lifestyle. Products are made with seven ingredients or less and are chemical-free. The Truth is in the Label.
Q. 'In what year did you start your business? Tell us about your company history?
A. Launched in October of 2013 as a small business in Washington, DC, with four products. Lead a fundraising campaign through crowd funding to raise start-up capital. Launched full skin care collections in February 2014. Fully operated drop-ship e-commerce business. Seeking retail outlets to expand wholesale business.
Q. What type of business do you operate — what do you sell, or what services do you provide and to whom?
A. Organic skin care including multipurpose skin moisturizer of Argan oil, skin therapies, body and hand creams, face masks, salt scrubs for the shower, sugar lip scrubs, lip balms, hand & cuticle balms, organic face toner, oil makeup remover, after shave, face lotion, pre-shave oil, anti-fungal oil, etc.
Q. What led you to work in this field?
A. A desire to create a business that supports women workers around the world, sustainable processing, and organic products.
Q. What is the goal of your business at an ecological level, what are you trying to achieve?
A. To change the way the skin care, personal care, healthy and beauty industry does business and offers products for consumers.
Q. What are your plans for the future of your company?
A. To sell in multiple retail outlets around the US, own a store front, hire female employees, expand the message or organic and green skin care, start a campaign for healthy products.