About Bestowed Essentials
Looking for ethical + eco-friendly home goods that don't break the bank? You've come to the right place!
It can be tough, trying to find the perfect products that fit all of your criteria:
- all-natural ingredients
- vegan + cruelty-free
- minimal to no packaging
- gives back to charity
- ethically made by hand
- high quality yet affordable
And we know you don't want to continue wasting a bunch of your valuable time trying to research if a company actually matches your core values or if they're just #greenwashing.
Bestowed Essentials was created by a passionate zero waste activist to make ethical + eco-friendly living easier + more accessible.
You don't need a billion different expensive + toxic products in plastic packaging.
We've done the work for you so that you can enjoy ethical + eco-friendly home goods in zero waste packaging even if you have no time or a limited budget.
Plus, we remove 1 lb of trash from American beaches through our partnership with Ocean Blue Project for every online order!
Callee is a self-proclaimed hippie who is dedicated to inspiring + enabling others to live their best ethical + eco-friendly lifestyle. She created Bestowed Essentials at age 23 while on active-duty in the US Navy, and is now an eco-entrepreneur, zero waste activist + speaker, and host of the Hippie Haven Podcast, all while traveling the United States in her converted 2014 Ram Promaster van. Her first book Starting A Zero Waste Business: Everything I Wish I'd Known will be available Summer 2019! Learn more about Callee on her blog AHippieInAVan.com or join her Hippie Haven community on FB.
Chesca is the newest member of our team, taking over product production + online order fulfillment in April 2019. She also manages inventory and assists customers at our Rapid City store. In her free time, Chesca enjoys yoga, stand-up paddleboarding + traveling.
Nicole joined the Bestowed Essentials team in May 2018 and has been the behind-the-scenes girl ever since! Social media management, podcast producing, website design + customer service are just a few of the many things she contributes to our company. Nicole is also an LA-based actress, model + blogger with a focus on slow fashion + natural beauty.
Alexzandria is our go-to gal for product photography. She + Callee were roommates wayyyy back in 2013, and have stayed dear friends from afar over the years. Alex lives in Oregon with her partner + son. Check out her photography here.