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Experience and innovation – two words that are perfectly suited to Lotioncrafter.

 
Lotioncrafter LLC was founded by Jennifer (Jenny) Welch in 2002, a natural successor to Caprabella, the popular brand of goat milk soaps, lotions and sundries she started in 1996.
 
Rediscovering a love of chemistry that had been set aside in the pursuits of other business interests, Jenny’s epiphany came when she realized that the right combination of her experience and her interest in cosmetic formulations was embodied in the new company, Lotioncrafter. Proving to be the most suitable platform for launching the new products her formulations produced, Lotioncrafter gave her exposure to the wide and growing audience of small-business cosmetic crafting. The rest, as they say, is history – Lotioncrafter quickly grew to become a watchword for innovative yet affordable cosmetic ingredients ideally suited to the focused markets our clients support.
 
Her initial business career in the highly competitive distribution markets of Chicago and New York established the foundation of Jenny’s belief that effective communication and a consistently high level of customer service are the natural companions of quality products and fair pricing.  Close attention to customer needs, a strong commitment to provide the finest ingredients suited to a wide range of product formulations, and careful tracking of each shipment allows us to provide constant updates for each order. We tailor each shipment to the needs of each customer, make every effort to ship the same day each order is placed, and track all shipments to delivery.
 
Jennifer’s experience in international trade gives her strong insights into the value of intensive customer service and cost effective shipment pricing, while the innovative formulations that lead to our constantly-renewed product offerings arise from her relentless search for improvement. Well-grounded in product formulations, Jennifer’s natural curiosity leads her to investigate new and exciting ingredients perfectly suited to our growing customer base from the hobbyist, to small businesses and large enterprises.  Stringent product testing and a high level of quality control insure our customer orders contain only the finest materials.
 
Operating from our facility on a small island in the far northwest corner of Washington State, Lotioncrafter provides high quality materials that have been rigorously tested in professional laboratory environments at affordable prices designed to support the needs of the personal care industry.

 


News
08-29-2014
Lotioncrafter's office and warehouse will be closed on Monday, September 1st for observance of Labor Day. During that time email and telephone calls will not be returned (we will respond as quickly as possible when we reopen, after shipping deadlines have been met on Tuesday). Our shopping cart will remain active and we will continue to process orders in the order received. UPS and Mail shipping will resume on Tuesday, September 2nd.

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Our Customers Say...
I recently placed an order and part of my order went to the wrong place. I received several personal phone calls along the way from Jen, the mistake was explained, another shipment was sent out right away, and received it within a matter of days. I love the shipping cost adjustments that are normally made with my orders. I love the quality of the products, the packaging, and the new website. Thank you, Jen.
JO
JO

Just received my second order from you yesterday. Your service is FAST and the variety and quality of the products you offer are outstanding. The INCI ingredient listing is very helpful.
By the way thanks for the gift.
Judi
Judith Gordon

The new look of your web site is a plus to the already fantastic products, prices, and customer service. Your expertise, service and integrity keep me a a loyal customer. Thank you Jen!
Melanie, (Herbal Natures)

Just wanted to thank you for the excellent service, packages where shipped very quickly and packed well. The service and refund on excess shipping convinced me that Lotioncrafter cares about its customers.
Jack

I would just like to say a big THANKYOU to all Lotioncrafter staff!! My orders always arrive well packaged ,quickly and in good repair. The products are the best there is ! The service is great the shipping is fairly priced and any questions are always answered quickly. What more could anyone ask for ? GREAT place to shop for hard to find items ..Thank you !!
Susan Wilkinson

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