Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in candle and soap making but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Valerie Warren, owner of Arctic Light Soap, located in Newtown, PA, USA.

What's your business, and who are your customers?

We offer curated fragrances in a natural and toxin-free product. Our company is Leaping Bunny certified with a commitment to using cruelty-free ingredients.

Tell us about yourself

I love lotions and soaps. There's a certain special feeling when using something that smells great and actually works instead of being loaded with synthetic and harsh chemicals.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

Getting my first organic order!

What's one of the hardest things that come with being a business owner?

Time management.

What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?

Niche down. Keep an open mind about your consumer.

Where can people find you and your business?


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