We had the good fortune of connecting with kimberly Barajas and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi kimberly, can you walk us through the thought-process of starting your business?
I wanted to create more natural products for women of color, beauty products often contain more toxic ingredients than products marketed to white women. I also wanted to create items that resonates with my Mexican culture for example right now I have a cuernito pan dulce and Milagros heart bath bomb. 

What should our readers know about your business?
I create small batch bath and beauty products with a natural approach so anything from bath bombs, soaps, lotion, face mask, salves. Most of the products I create are inspired by my Mexican culture I feel like there isn’t a lot of bath/beauty brands that are created for Latinas by Latinas.

Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
The shops on 19th street in the heights has some cool locally owned boutiques and antique shop, also old town spring, there’s a lot of local shops that are great to support.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?

Website: www.etsy.com/shop/fivesunsapothecary
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/fivesunsapothecary/
Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kimberly-barajas-0b482113a/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/fivesunsapothecary

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