Specializing in pure merchandise and fragrances whereas creating a calming atmosphere is considered one of The Chubby Unicorn’s missions. This perfume and well-being retailer opened its official storefront in July and is right here to point out Lafayette what the world of natural physique care has to supply.
Jessica and Lance Guillotte are the house owners of The Chubby Unicorn. They first went into enterprise in 2019. On the time, they weren’t making soaps however customized vinyl decals. The couple had a sales space on the Jockey Lot and shortly discovered success with their enterprise.
“We began with the one sales space,” Jessica says. “Then we began increasing within the flea market and had a number of cubicles. The decals have been very fashionable originally however when issues began to decelerate I knew we needed to change gears to outlive.”
Guillotte explains that whereas visiting her grandmother she seen an oil diffuser and fell in love with the aroma. She started doing analysis about promoting and utilizing important oils and shortly after began crafting bathtub bombs and salts. They added them to their providing on the flea market and it turned out to be successful.
Because the product line and model began rising, they needed to have a reputation that match the tone of the enterprise.
“Again after we have been nonetheless doing vinyl,” she says. “One of many greater items mentioned ‘Save the chubby unicorn’ and featured a rhino, and I beloved it. We went by way of about six designs earlier than it felt excellent and held a contest for our clients to call the rhino. Her identify is Locket as a result of we began out on the Jockey Lot.”
They formally opened the doorways to the Acadiana Mall retailer in July and nonetheless keep the favored flea market spot on the weekends. Going into the mall was a dream that they’re nonetheless amazed was actuality.
A few of the hottest objects they carry are: bathe steamers (bathtub bombs for the bathe), bathtub bombs, lotion bars, sugar scrubs, and important oils within the scent, Serenity and Locket’s Love. At the Acadiana Mall location, they carry vegan-friendly choices created by Magnolia Cleaning soap and Bathtub Co.
The Guillottes need to make the world of natural well being and sweetness extra accessible for everybody. They hope to at some point open a further location and train extra folks in regards to the energy of aromas and The Chubby Unicorn.
They’re situated within the Acadiana Mall 5725 Johnston St. C156. You possibly can join with them on social media fb.com/TheChubbyUnicorn20 or instagram.com/thechubbyunicorn20.