Developing an organic, cruelty-free beauty product from scratch is no easy feat as local businesswoman and animal lover Gemma Garrett has found out.
he former beauty queen has navigated a minefield of red tape and the challenges of lockdown to create her first own-brand, ethically sourced, environmentally friendly body cream.
The launch of her luxury lotion this week was not exactly the champagne celebration she has planned, thanks to Covid-19 restrictions, but Gemma (39) is still thrilled to finally see over two years of hard work come to fruition.
Her Buella Hydro Firm body cream also boasts the coveted PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) stamp of approval, a vital part of what Gemma’s thriving beauty business is all about.
A popular beauty blogger and make-up artist, Gemma launched her own beauty shop Buella Life two years ago, selling cruelty-free luxury brands.
The former Miss Great Britain who