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About HF

Gloria Craik

store owner

Heavenly Favour (HF) is a luxury, totally natural & Eco friendly body care range.Using business to affect social change.......

Why buy my products? 

Body care products that are not 100% natural contain harmful chemicals that can disrupt hormones, create infertility, develop allergies and cancer.The most dangerous ingredients are parabens (on the labels, they can show as propylparaben, butyparaben, isobutiparaben)

“Fragrance” is a common ingredient in most commercial beauty products. The word “fragrance” or “parfum” on a product label represents an undisclosed mixture of various scent chemicals and ingredients used as fragrance dispersants such as diethyl phthalate.

Fragrances of this type have been linked with allergies, dermatitis, respiratory distress and potential effects on the reproductive system.” 

Sadly some “natural” and even “organic” labelled body care products include fragrance and while you may think that it is such a low dose that it should not be harmful, the daily application and bioaccumulation in the blood can create a concentration over time that can cause health problems.

Heavenly Favour products are 100% natural so you know you are avoiding these risks when you buy my products. All my product fragrances are also natural. 

HOW IT ALL BEGAN.....

Hi, welcome to my store, thank you for taking the time to read about my business & how it came into being. 

I’m Gloria Craik, sole owner & director of Heavenly Favour Ltd. I’m a single female of a certain age that works way too many hours because I’m passionate about what I do .Whilst confined to bed for several months due to serious illness, I developed Psoriasis & had to find alternative body care products because my usual ones irritated my skin. I couldn’t find anything that combined effectiveness with present-ability & a pleasant fragrance. Not to be defeated, I decided to try making my own once I was up and about more. I believed so much in the potential of the products I was creating that in April 2019 I set up Heavenly Favour Ltd in anticipation of being able to make it a successful business .

 As I became less bed bound, my mental health began to deteriorate because I was no longer able to continue working in homelessness, which I had done for the previous decade. I was also faced with difficult life challenges including finance as my marriage came to an end & I was catapulted into becoming independent. 

I had been absent from work for so long, I was ill health dismissed. This happened at the same time that I was successful in being accepted on the Accelerator programme delivered by Elevator UK in partnership with Highlands & Islands Enterprise & Business Gateway. The mentoring & access to resources & speakers was unbelievably helpful along with lots of networking opportunities.,

Realising,  through the support given by Elevator UK, I could combine business with social change ie: use my product to help others in more than one way was a game changer & has been a lifeline for me mentally. I have renewed purpose & something to give again. This drives me now. That same passion & tenacity I used to get out of a deep hole when i found myself homeless at 16 still fuels the fire that will continue to push me forward in this venture. To use my creativity & experience to carve a different & prosperous path for myself but take others with me. .

To help start my business, I completed a Soap Making Business Diploma to go alongside my work experience & BA in Social Sciences.

Moray Speyside is such a beautiful place to live. We are blessed with clean air, clear waters & the most stunning scenery. Its the natural beauty that grabs your imagination & draws visitors from all over the globe. I am currently developing my range of quality  essentials that will reflect the beauty in keeping things natural. 

My main target market is the Spa & hotel industry. I would love to see my products in hotel rooms by refillable means rather than small disposable bottles, across the nation & beyond, beginning with Moray Speyside. 

My company is committed to boosting the local economy by utilising as many local resources as possible. HF Ltd hair & body care will also be available to purchase by monthly subscription next year. 

Why Heavenly Favour?

I thank My Heavenly Father for all He has done, is doing & will do in & through my life, for the favour that has come from Heaven to carry me through this far. 

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Why Choose Us?

Heavenly Favour Ltd will offer a robust access to employment programme that will support individuals in Homeless services in Moray Speyside to learn new & grow existing transferable skills. This will include training & experience that will help build CVS, improve life chances & expand horizons.

I am also collaborating with Strathclyde University to stabilise the viscosity of an ointment for Psoriasis that will be available to clinics, charities working with rough sleepers in the UK & I will be working with partner ministries to set up micro businesses in Africa where the resources will be bought & training given to enable & empower local people to create income. 

Come be a part of this exciting journey with me. My chosen charity is SACRO Supported Accommodation Services in Moray. I will be organising fund raising activities & offering exclusive purchases that will directly benefit this charity.

I thank My Heavenly Father for all He has done, is doing & will do in & through my life.

Location

Goods can be collected in person from my address but bulk products are not stored here, they are made in small batches & to order. 

Address

21 Leslie Place Elgin Moray IV304GY