Todd Cooper and his business partner Ejyo Remington were developing a product that would use a petroleum jelly-like substance as a base, but they did not want to use petroleum-based ingredients. So, they sought an alternative. After conducting extensive market research, they found that there was a need for a natural alternative to petroleum jelly. Many body care products in America use ingredients derived from crude oil, and Todd and Ejyo believe that can lead to a number of harmful side effects. The idea behind Waxelene was born.
Waxelene contains only natural and organic ingredients made of beeswax and natural and organic oils. Waxelene can be used for everything from soothing and moisturizing chapped skin to removing make-up and styling hair.
Todd had used the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) as a resource to start his first business in Oregon. So, when he decided to start a business in San Francisco he contacted the SBA and was referred to SCORE. SCORE... Read More