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Body Candles

Body Candles is a 100% soy based candle, which comes in a variety of fragrances and melts into a moisturizing lotion.

  • Stage Concept Only
  • Industry Consumer Products
  • Location Silver Spring, MD, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Website

Company Summary

Body Candle makes and sells 100% soy based candles that serves not just as a candle, but a moisturizing body lotion. This candle is all natural, hypoallergenic, and burns at a low temperature reducing the risk of damaging to the skin. Our customers are masseuses, whether working in a parlor or has a private business, and individuals who are just curious about Body Candles as a gift for someone.


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    Tavia Burke
    Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

    Tavia Burke, Senior Vice President and Chief Operations Officer of BODY CANDLES, LLC, is a native of Jamaica and an aspiring entrepreneur. She presently resides in Silver Springs, MD and is currently in pursuit of her Masters degree in Business Management and Leadership from CUNY SPS. Ms. Burke was awarded a full- athletic scholarship to Bethune-Cookman University where she earned her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.

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    Olivier Kpotsra
    Senior Marketing Analyst

    Olivier Kpotsra, Senior Marketing Analyst for BODY CANDLES, LLC, brings 3 years of experience as a Marketing Analyst for a top International firm to our company. He is also fluent in 4 different languages. All of which are great assets for our push into international markets.

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    Ruqayyah Shabazz
    President and Chief Executive Officer

    Ruqayyah Shabazz, President & CEO of BODY CANDLES, LLC, is an aspiring entrepreneur from Brooklyn, New York. As part of a College Now program at the Borough of Manhattan Community College, Ms. Shabazz learned how make her own fragrant lotion out of paraffin wax and natural fragrance oils. Since then, Ms. Shabazz has experimented with a variety of different wax types and discovered the benefits and usefulness of soy wax, hence the creation of BODY

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    Charlene Alexis
    Vice President of Sales and Distributions

    Charlene Alexis is the Vice President of Sales and Distributions for BODY CANDLES, LLC. Mrs. Alexis hails from the beautiful twin islands of Trinidad and Tobago and has acquired extensive experience in domestic and international sales and distribution, establishing and maintaining internal controls, and problem solving. As the former Director of Sales.


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