Lindsey Camillo discovered her passion for soapmaking during a difficult period of her life. In the summer of 2021, the 32-year-old was staying at home with her newborn son while recovering from postpartum surgical complications and craved a creative outlet. She looked up homemade soap recipes to pass the time. “I really enjoyed the creative aspect of it and making something people can use,” she recalls. “It was love at first soap!”
Crafting the soaps in her Palm City home, she launched Lindsey Jane Soaps, an online store selling homemade, cold-processed, naturally scented, vegan soaps, this past February. She currently sells two collections: The Naturals, made with essential oil blends, and The Classics, created with phthalate-free fragrance oils that produce stronger scents.
“Some people love the bolder smell and others want to go the all- natural route,” says Camillo, who has added lotion bars, moisturizers, and more to her line, which can be found online as well as in local stores including Stuart’s Healthfully Yours, DT Beauty, and Herban Botanicals Apothecary. “Soap isn’t a gift that will just sit around,” she says. “Everyone enjoys soap, and it’s practical!”