About Turtle Herbals
Turtle Herbals creates small batch, hand-crafted, organic and herbal soap, salves, scrubs, bath products, tea and much more! As a Colorado-grown and a woman-owned business, we source high quality, sustainable ingredients from reputable farmers and purveyors. Our products are made with intention and with your needs in mind, leaving you with happy, healthy and beautiful skin.
Being a former chef, owner and founder, Kendra Kleidon Via, learned that food is the first step to optimal health. She began her study in integrative health care with this principle in mind; anything we put into our mouth influences our body’s systems, so why would the skin be any different than the mouth? Kendra soon became knowledgeable of the chemically packed body care industry and realized that the majority of our American population is slathering these chemicals all over their biggest organ, the skin, and these chemicals are causing major health disturbances.
For many years Turtle Herbals was just a lifestyle focused on healthy food, natural body care, plant medicine and learning the tools needed to live a balanced life. It became a business endeavor based out of pure necessity; the necessity to stop burdening our human bodies with unnatural and harmful chemicals. “I wanted to make a difference by getting people back to their ‘roots,’ using simple ingredients and inspiring healing,” says Kendra. Turtle Herbals was founded in 2020; its short beginning came to a dramatic halt, like most of us during this pivotal time. They relocated from the Front Range of Colorado to get back to their roots on the western slope and they set up shop in Grand Junction Colorado. Back in business by late 2021, they have been creating all-natural, organic skin-care ever since.