Aromatherapist, Formulator, Innovator
In the early 1990′s after leaving a successful career in Corporate America, I began experimenting with herbs, essential oils and natural ingredients in my kitchen. In 1993 I began my small business in natural soaps and body care, which expanded rapidly. Plantlife Inc. is now an industry leader in the natural products arena.
Propelled by my Native American Heritage and love of nature, I studied with many of the great teachers of our time. Some of my most Influential Mentors include:
Victoria Edwards, author of “The Aromatherapy Companion”. Victoria founded Aromatherapy Institute & Research Center from which I earned my certification in Aromatherapy/Natural Perfumery. Well-known aromatherapist and author, Jeanne Rose, of San Francisco.
Harvest McCampbell, Native American Herbalist, Naturalist and Author, who taught me many of the traditional and healing ways of her people.
I have been formulating natural products since the early 90′s, and have acted as a teaching assistant / consultant to James Symes, Ph.D., of Cosumnes River CollegeSacramento, CA, who established an on-going class on the Chemistry of Natural Products.
With an extensive background in the cosmetic industry, holistic medicine and natural chemistry, I have created a line of exceptionally pure and luxurious skin care. These completely vegan products have been developed with naturally sourced organic Phyto-Dynamic vitamins, antioxidants and essential oils, which show extraordinary clinical results.
My products maintain the integrity and purity which I am known for, only the highest quality biodynamic, organic and natural ingredients made without the mounting concerns of dangerous toxins and carcinogens commonly found in cosmetics today.
Ultimately, My journey has led to a return to what I always meant to do, now a brand all my own “MonicaHallSpa”, a brand that will give the beauty and balance that many have been searching for.