Impact from VVC #1 – I Emailed a Company About Their Product!

The following in an email I sent to today.  It is my first-ever email to a company regarding their products.  Feeling relatively proud of myself!
Good afternoon,
I wanted to share with you something I noticed when shopping yesterday at the Virginia Beach Farmer’s Market at a retailer that sells your soaps.  I was excited to see (and smell!) the handmade soaps and noticed the display materials clearly state that your soaps are made without animal products.  I picked out a lovely lemon verbena scent.  I was a little dismayed to read the ingredients, and see honey listed.  I am a vegan, and so do not use any products that contain any animal products.  I appreciate the natural soaps you manufacture (and purchased the animal-free grapefruit bar), but was hoping you could contact your sellers to notify them that the “no animal products” statement is false.  I noticed your website actually says “no animal fats” which is an absolutely correct statement, and I would encourage you to change your advertising materials at point of sale to reflect that as well.
Thank you so much for your consideration,

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I am a 45 yo busy career single mom and doctoral student attempting to find her inner athlete, be a gluten-free(ish) vegan, and find a way to balance it all without going crazy! I love to cook, read, run, box, do yoga, dance, travel, and learn as many new things as I can - which often gets me in trouble.... I am passionate about life in general, and if I didn't write about it, I'd probably implode.

7 thoughts on “Impact from VVC #1 – I Emailed a Company About Their Product!

    1. I was a little nervous and probably went overboard in being super nice (nicer than I am in real life anyway), but I don’t want to insult or offend – just educate them. Perhaps the time will come to insult or offend…but today wasn’t that day 😉

    1. I came so close to buying the lemon verbena one (smelled SO much better than the one I did get). I normally just put things back that have honey or lanolin or something like that in it, but this one was so falsley advertised I had to do something!

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