When you’re raised by a beekeeper and have a passion for nature, going into the natural products business seems like a perfect fit. But the founder of Babo Botanicals took a detour—first as a Peace Corps volunteer and then spending a decade in product development—before committing to launch her own line. For Babo Botanicals, family comes first. In fact, the brand’s name is inspired by a stuffed bunny named “Babo” who always made the founder’s son feel safe. That’s the same feeling Kate Solomon wants parents to feel when they bring her products into their homes. Today, Babo makes pure, high quality skin and sun care, with ingredients sourced from organic farms in the U.S.
The History of Babo Botanicals
After graduating from Harvard, Kate Solomon joined the Peace Corps and shared her knowledge of beekeeping with women in rural Paraguay. Next came a career in product development for the beauty industry, which provided a strong foundation for Solomon to pursue her own company. When her entrepreneurial spirit couldn’t sit on the sidelines anymore, she dove head first into formulating skin care and sunscreen made with clean ingredients.
Babo Botanicals Company Mission
Babo Botanicals makes non-toxic skin and sun care that’s safe for the whole family. Featuring natural and organic ingredients, your littlest family members can grow up relying on Babo Botanicals for everything from their first sunscreen stick to detangling shampoo. High safety standards and a commitment to quality make this brand easy to love.
Benefits of Babo Botanicals
Here are some of the benefits of opting for Babo Botanicals for your skin care needs.
- Safety: Every ingredient is screened for safety so even the most vulnerable (like newborns and pregnant women) can stay protected. For those with sensitive skin, hypo-allergenic products are made without dairy, soy, gluten or high-allergy nut oils.
- Education: Committed to urban farming and education, Babo supports programs that help the next generation learn about gardening and nutrition—skills that will last a lifetime.
- Plant power: Clean ingredients like colloidal oatmeal, shea butter, and jojoba oil abound. Plus, Babo’s proprietary organic Nutri-Soothe complex helps deliver effective results that don’t come from chemicals.
Top Babo Botanicals Products
These three products are a great place to start if you’re getting to know Babo Botanicals.
For gym bags, travel bags, or everyday clean-ups, calming wipes are always good to keep on hand. These are hypoallergenic and infused with lavender to soothe your senses while you clear away grime.
3 in 1 Calming Shampoo, Bubble Bath & Wash
This bubble bath has received a #1 rating from the Environmental Working Group and can help you ease into an evening routine. The plant-based formula gently cleanses the hair, scalp, and skin.
Cover up with SPF 50 that’ll protect you for up to 80 minutes with both UVA and UVB protection. Jojoba oil and shea butter help your skin stay hydrated, too.
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