When I turned 40, I was diagnosed with osteo-arthritis and over the next 15 years my mobility gradually deteriorated until I even struggled to put on my shoes.
Turning 50 was a testing time as I could no longer exercise – I taught aerobics and martial arts for many years – and I felt that I no longer had control over my own body. I became quite depressed and didn`t take much care with my appearance. My skin was dull, grey and lifeless and this was pretty much the way I felt about myself.
In 2015 I decided I had to stop feeling sorry for myself and start living again. I re-assessed my beauty routine and saw that the products I had used for years, were no longer suitable for my older skin and so, I began researching ingredients and making my own products based on plant and flower extracts.
As an animal lover and keen environmentalist, I use only ingredients that are not damaging to our surroundings,contain no animal derivatives and are not tested on animals.
My background is in sales and marketing and I admit to knowing very little about skin care until I became involved with the Sweet Willow range – but when I hear from customers about how they love the products, I really do love my job.
I never realised what a difference it can make to a woman`s confidence when she knows that her skin looks radiant and fresh.
Sharon and myself are both vegetarians and we believe that the planet and all living things should be respected and cherished, this philosophy includes every one of our products.
Although my official title is `Marketing Director`, customer satisfaction is vital to any business and it is disappointing that so many companies seem to pay so little attention to it. Whatever your concerns, please send me an email and I will do my very best to help sort any problems that you may have and answer any questions.I have also recently taken up bowling and so happy to chat with any other enthusiasts.
Many of you have asked where the name `Sweet Willow` came from and here
is the answer.
Meet the company mascot and all round sweet girl, Willow.
As are all our animals Willow is a rescue cat and approximately 18 years old. She has been with us for six years and – although initially nervous – has blossomed into a real character.
Although she suffers from heart disease and requires daily medication, she embraces life and is always available for a tummy rub.
Willow takes her duties as mascot very seriously and and is always available for photocalls.
She spends many an hour keeping her fur in tip top condition and cannot resist the lure of catmint – even if it is in the neighbour`s garden!
She is usually found sleeping, eating, patrolling the garden or being fussed
It feels smooth on the skin, but not at all oily, is easily absorbed and leaves the skin velvety soft and supple. It also gives my features more definition
gorgeous, my skin feels wonderful, no “tight’ feeling and after 12 days there is a visible difference in the look and feel of my skin
I have very dry, sensitive skin and this moisturiser is excellent and I don’t feel the need to apply a “top up” half way though the day
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