Business Spotlight – Body Love Products

Sabrina Benson Body Love Products

Sabrina Jones founded Body Love Products in 2015, and since then has been helping thousands of people with the natural health benefits of essential oils.

Body Love Products is a certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE), Minority Business Enterprise (MBE), Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB), and Targeted Group (TG).

Background
Struggling from childhood with a myriad of health challenges (eczema, asthma, poor vision, upset stomach, brittle hair), Sabrina treated her symptoms as most people do with over-the-counter (OTC) medication. But with such a fragile immune system, the harsh OTC medicines adversely affected her and caused more harm than good. Years later as an adult, Sabrina’s high-stress career in child protection proved too much for her first pregnancy and she sadly miscarried. When she became pregnant for a second time, Sabrina knew she needed a natural alternative to safely bring her baby to term.

“Essential oils saved my baby’s life!”

– Sabrina Jones, founder of SJC Body Love Products

Sabrina started researching healthier alternatives to deal with stress-related symptoms like headaches, dry skin, allergies, and anxiety. She discovered essential oils and aromatherapy combined with other natural ingredients, such as shea butter and carrier oils, improved her wellness resulting in a healthy pregnancy.

Because of this experience, she became wildly passionate about helping other people with similar health issues. She created her own line of hand-crafted aromatic body butters and treatments, made with natural ingredients that are safe for everyone, at any age.

Body Love Products Packaging
Packaging for Body Love Products

“Wellness goes beyond systemic health issues. A large part of wellness is prevention. Body Love Products help prevent stress, and also provide relief if you’re suffering from the effects of stress.” 

– Sabrina Jones, founder of SJC Body Love Products

Sabrina has been struck by how important her natural skin products are for cancer and Lupus patients who have extremely sensitive skin. Her products have also found traction with what Sabrina calls, “Dr. Moms”: women who embrace the role of caring for their family as well as themselves.

Body Love Products Consultations
Sabrina’s hands on approach to helping customers find the right products.

Challenges
The 2020 pandemic forced Sabrina to close her Gaviidae Commons store and temporarily stop all face-to-face connecting at trade shows and events. Sabrina responded quickly by reinforcing her online presence by adding e-commerce and increased her outreach through social media.

The months and years ahead may prove to be challenging for many small businesses, but Body Love Products is embracing change to create opportunities. Sabrina says, “Now more than ever, we need to take care of our health during stressful times.”

You can purchase Body Love Products online at sjcbodyloveproducts.com. Body Love Products are also stocked at Privilege Barber Lounge and Andros Med Spa.

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