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Juggling Life, a Small Business and Mental Health

Melissa Robinson

Juggling Life, a Small Business and Mental Health

~~~I wrote this blog post in advance prior to the Coronavirus pandemic and was going to share this in May for Mental Health month.  In light of our current situation and seeing so many who are struggling mentally on Social Media, I thought I'd post it now.  Stay healthy, friends.~~~ ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Do you ever have moments of overwhelmed.... overwhelm?  Lately, it feels like I have so many irons in the fire that I struggle to keep my head above water!  If you don't know already, Dreamy Suds is a business I own and run alongside a full time job.  I'm also...


How about that Coronavirus, huh?

Melissa Robinson

How about that Coronavirus, huh?

Amid the coronavirus panic and depleted stock of hand sanitizers in stores, I’ve gotten some emails wondering if I have any for sale or requesting I create some.⁠ I want to be clear because it’s important: Do not make or buy DIY hand sanitizer!! It is NOT safe or effective!⁠ Proper hand sanitizer is classified as a drug, therefore regulated and needs to be produced and labeled as such - because there is a concentration of isopropyl alcohol (not drinking alcohol - different substance) that needs to be present to be effective against virus and bacteria. IT NEEDS TO BE...


Combatting the Winter Skin Blues

Melissa Robinson

While Spring is just around the corner, some of us may be dealing with some Winter Skin Blues.  Winter can be a harsh season for our delicate skin!  The ultra cold weather, wind beating it down, chapping lips and drying out our skin.  Sometimes it can even be painful! The key to combatting the Winter Skin Blues is hydration!  Seems easy enough, but it does take a little more focused effort in this extra dry season.  Here are some tips to help you get the best results of hydration to your skin. Exfoliate regularly:  When skin gets dry, many of...


It's time for the Dreamy Suds Spring Release!

Melissa Robinson

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It's still a little cold (and wet!) here in the Pacific Northwest, but it's time to start thinking of flowers and bunnies!  It's been a long and wet Winter here, so I'm excited to start seeing the sunshine and little buds on trees again.  I love the change of seasons - don't you? Here at Dreamy Suds, it's time for some new goodies!  This season's Limited Edition varieties are: Lavender and Sweetheart!         If you've been a customer of mine for a while, you'll notice this is a bit of a new format.  (and if this is your first...


Where to find Dreamy Suds!

Melissa Robinson

I'm so excited about 2020!  I spent the first part of January doing business planning and mapping out where I want to be this year with my products.  2020 is going to be so much fun! First - did you know that Dreamy Suds products are available in a couple of retail spaces?  That's right!  Sweet P Beauty is a local Beauty Bar in Renton, WA that carries many of my products.  Tiffany and her team are THE BEST in the biz for makeup, lashes, waxing and so much more!  If you're looking for any of these services, check out...