WAIMEA, Hawaii: Recently, Jessica Taylor – the woman behind Waimea’s Shaka Soap – let us know about some exciting news for her company. Once again, her product will figure into the high profile celebrity swag bags on the national stage. In February, Shaka Soap was included in gift baskets given out to movie stars at an event held in conjunction with the 84th Academy Awards. This time, her soap will be distributed during a MTV Movie Award event in June.
From the Shake Soap media release:
Shaka Soap has announced that it will participate in a luxury Gift Lounge hosted by GBK Productions on June 1-2, 2012 at the L’Ermitage Beverly Hills Hotel in Beverly Hills, California, in honor of the 2012 MTV Movie Awards Nominees and Presenters. Shaka Soap is participating in the annual event in association with The Artisan Group.
“We are so excited to have our lotion, sugar scrubs, and soap be prominently featured on display at The Artisan Group’s exhibit,” says Jessica Taylor, sole proprietor, Shaka Soap. All attending celebrities will receive our jute bag gift set with a lotion and lip balm in their swag bags and will be asked to take photos with their display piece. This event will also be attended by over fifty media outlets.
After their involvement in the 2012 Academy Awards, the Kamuela based company had the opportunity to provide donations for a fundraiser for MS, participated in an Earth Day event, gifting to celebrities such as: Tom Hanks, P!nk, Leonardo DiCaprio, Dave Matthews, Drew Barrymore, Ellen Degeneres, Orlando Bloom, Sting, Mark Ruffalo, and Edward Norton. Recently a custom gift bag was made for Tom Cruise and family as well. Following the MTV Movie Awards event, Shaka Soap will be preparing for the Primetime Emmys which take place in September, where their products will on display at the luxury gift lounges once more.
Shaka Soap was selected as a member of the Artisan Group in 2011. The Artisan Group is a juried community of talented artisans who provide a sampling of handcrafted products to celebrities and members of the press at major award show Gift Lounges leading up to The Academy Awards, The Golden Globes, and The Primetime Emmys. Additional information about the Artisan Group is available at www.theartisangroup.org . For media inquiries, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Shaka Soap
Shaka Soap is an innovative bath and body products company specializing in naturally made handcrafted soap, lotions, lip balm, salves, sugar scrubs, bath salts, and more. Able to customize all products, they can place company logos, phrases, and pictures on their handmade soap, also great for custom wedding favors. Founded in 2011, creator and founder Jessica Taylor works to fully understand every customer’s unique needs and specific requests. Information and designs can be viewed at www.shaka-soap.com.