In a journey to improve my wellbeing toward a healthier lifestyle, finding better skin care products was a natural progression. Inspired by two of my favorite ingredients, I started Lavender & Shea to share natural handcrafted products with the goal to cut through the clutter of conventional skin care and embrace the simplicity of clean beauty in our everyday routine.

After studying at the NY Institute of Aromatherapy, the proper use of therapeutic essential oils and natural butters became the foundation in formulating products that nourishes the skin as well as awaken the senses. Handmade in small batches with botanical ingredients from my hands to yours, breathe in and smile…

Siu Chong-Basdeo