Our Story

Enchanted Plants started from my personal love of plants since childhood and their endless potential for improving our health and well being. After completing a degree in Health Science and Medicinal Plants at Westminster University in London in 2002 with a specialism in treating skin conditions I returned home to my roots in the country and started a small limited company based in Dorset, England a few years later. We create beautiful, artisan organic skincare and soap using my knowledge of plants and the finest organic ingredients, crafting them into unique beneficial blends for naturally beautiful and healthy skin. I think of everything we make as a celebration of the properties of plants and flowers and a means by which we can all benefit from their magic everyday. X Jemma

As a Medical Herbalist I blend our specialist organic plant based ingredients into formulas for their natural benefits to the skin and body but also to support our overall well-being. Great care is taken in sourcing the highest quality vibrant plant ingredients for our products and as much care in making sure the ingredients are truly organic and from a responsible resource, in terms of fair trade and sustainability. I love British grown organic ingredients they have a magical quality to them and we source as many as we can for the beauty and heritage they give our products. Each recipe we make is independently assessed to comply to the highest standard of the latest 2013 European Union Cosmetic Safety Directive and manufacturing good practice.

We never use any artificial colours or fragrances in our products as we believe nature does a far better job of making those. Nor do we ever use any ingredients that have been tested on animals. We are proud to say all our products are now vegan. We preserve our products naturally with a non GM Soya derived vitamin E and other plant derived ingredients. Our facial skincare products are hand blended and hand poured one by one with care so each product you receive has had the love it deserves which we think transfers to you when you use them. To add a little more power to our plant ingredients we support their earthly energetic by adding tiny crystal minerals to some of our leave on skincare products, we feel these positive vibrations create a little bit of magic and it's lovely knowing there is something special in each bottle, look out for the specific crystals on the product label.

The soap bars are made by hand too to our unique old fashioned recipe and hand stamped one by one with our logo. After taking up to six weeks to cure, our organic scented soaps are then wrapped by hand in recycled paper and labeled with vegetable ink print and are a long lasting joy to use everyday.

Our first Enchanted Plants shop opened in Swans Yard, Shaftesbury, Dorset in July 2007, we moved to our current high street shop , 6 The Commons, Shaftesbury in September 2013 We are looking forward to spreading our lovely products and good wishes out there in the years to come. We hope you enjoy the products as much as we love making them.

Jemma Ricketts - BSc (Hons) Health Science/Medicinal Plants x