Beatrice Dixon created The Honey Pot in 2014, a line of feminine hygiene products made from plants. The goal was to offer women healthy alternatives for feminine care. The Honey Pot is not only a revolutionary brand with a mission that is radical, but it also has an origin story that is radical. It all began with a dream—a dream in which Dixon, who was suffering from bacterial vaginosis in real life, was visited by her grandmother. Her grandmother gave Dixon a list and instructions on how to use the ingredients. The infection disappeared in a few days and the business was born.
Today The Honey Pot Company, the world’s first plant-based feminine line, sells feminine care products nationwide at Target, Walmart, Whole Foods, Walgreens and retailers across the U.S., including of course, Vitacost.
Vitacost spoke with Beatrice Dixon to find out what makes her tick, why vaginal health is so important, competition and how making feminine products from organic cotton is a way to come full circle with “blood” cotton—the cotton grown and harvested by black people during the centuries of slavery that formed economic underpinnings of this country.
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