ABOUT THE FOUNDER
Cheryl L. Mitchell discovered her love for teaching in 2013 while working with the local libraries giving free classes about aromatherapy and herbs. She has been formulating natural products since 2004 and is a certified aromatherapist and herbalist. Cheryl has owned two retail bath and body products stores in Savannah and Weston, Missouri. She chose to close those stores in 2020 after five years to move into teaching businesses how to take their bath and body products business to the next level. In 2017 she decided to speak at the HSCG conferences in the US (2018 / 2019)and Canada (2018) and open a supply company called Miss Doyle's Supply. To sell unique and different ingredients to other amazing makers! She also started her YouTube channel Making with Miss Doyle in 2018 and is growing steadily by teaching basic formulations and unique bath, body, and home products.
Her education started when she finished her bachelor of science business management degree as a mom and wife. She then attended numerous aromatherapy and herbal classes under Jeanie Rose, The School of Aromatic Studies, and The Herbal Academy. Next, she finished Formula Botanica: diploma in Organic Skincare Formulation and Advanced Diploma in Organic Cosmetic Science; the School of Natural Skin Care: Diploma in Natural Skincare Formulation, Diploma in Natural Haircare Formulating, along with numerous other classes. After reading every book and article she could, she attended The Center for Professional Advancement. She received certificates in Cosmetic Product Formulation, Antiperspirant, and Deodorant: basics underarm physiology, actives classification, evolving marketing needs global regulations, and Surfactants for body and home care.
Cheryl is serious about education and wants to teach proper and science-driven classes and formulations.
Cheryl has held board positions with the HSCG and Society of Cosmetic Chemistry (SCC). In addition, she served as the Chair-Elect and Chair for the St. Louis Chapter for the SCC.
Cheryl started The Unique Makers in 2020 to help bridge the gap between handmade indie makers and cosmetic chemists. Which then moved deeper into assisting businesses to grow and scale on their terms. She has helped 100's clients learn formulating, business, and scaling their Indie brands.
She welcomes everyone to take this journey of abundance and growth with her and join the tribe to elevate or start their bath and body products business.