10 QUESTIONS WITH SOAP MAKER SHAMUS

10 QUESTIONS WITH SOAP MAKER SHAMUS

Shamus is the owner/operator of Real. Soaps, based in Chicago. What started as handmade, small-batch soaps has grown over the years. He now has an ever-expanding line of all natural products. He is a professional in the field and has been making soap and all natural products since 2012. His products have been featured on Kickstarter, MSN & Etsy and are sold online, in-person, and in over 25 retail locations around the country, including all of the Chicagoland West Elm stores.

What’s your favorite book?

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Favorite movie?

Rocky Horror Picture Show

Favorite TV show?

Rick & Morty

When did you realize you wanted to share your passion/skill?

Five years ago!

Did you go to school for your craft or teach yourself?

I am completely self-taught.  

If you could choose a spirit animal what would it be?

I recently learned that my spirit animal is a deer.

What makes you laugh until you cry?

Samantha Bee.

How do you like to spend your weekend?

In the woods.

What’s your favorite city and why?

Chicago cuz it's awesome.

Where do you find inspiration?

Nature and perfect imperfections.

Check out an upcoming workshop in Chicago!

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