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Meet Karmillia Hubbard

Today we’d like to introduce you to Karmillia Hubbard.

Hi Karmillia, can you start by introducing yourself? We’d love to learn more about how you got to where you are today?
I originally started making bath concoctions in high school, but it wasn’t anything serious back then. After having my son, I started to suffer from post-partum depression. I knew I needed to find something that I enjoyed doing to help me get back to my normal self. Taking a hot bath would always help me feel better. It made me feel as if I was soaking away whatever was bothering me. Six months into motherhood, my son was diagnosed with eczema. After my son’s diagnosis and dealing with postpartum depression Soak and Relax Co. was born. I started doing research on how to treat and heal eczema while also looking into ingredients that helps with muscle pain and stress. The mixture of ingredients that I’ve come up with can help you minimize stress, anxiety, and depression, all while cleansing and detoxing your skin.

Post partum depress took a huge toll on me. Soak and Relax Co. took me out of the low spot that I was in. My brand has brought me so much pleasure and peace into my daily routine.

Getting back into this hobby, I gained a new profound admiration of myself and want to encourage others to do the same. We often lose sense of self after having a child, and that’s ok. Just make sure you take the proper steps to finding YOU again. Soak and Relax Co.’s mission is to help each customer understand the importance of incorporating and inviting self-love, self-care, and self-worth back into their daily routines.

Would you say it’s been a smooth road, and if not what are some of the biggest challenges you’ve faced along the way?
Thankfully, the road hasn’t been too bumpy. Of course, there has been a few hiccups here and there, but nothing too out of the ordinary. The support of my family and friends has really helped with the start-up process.

Can you tell our readers more about what you do and what you think sets you apart from others?
I make milk baths, sugar scrubs, and bath salts. I specialized in bring self-care and self-love back into every customer’s life, one bath or shower product at a time. I am most proud of the determination I had to heal myself from postpartum depression. What sets me apart from the rest in this business is my research. I not only research the ingredients in my products but how they affect/react to different skin types as well.

What matters most to you?
What matters to me most to me (besides my family) is self. I know it sounds selfish, but hear me out. A lot of times, we’re on the move running around for our entire family, that we neglect ourselves. We are so busy filling everyone’s cup except our own. Now we’re grumpy because we’re tired, burned out, and whatever else is wrong. At some point, you have to stop and re-evaluate the role we’ve played in our exhaustion. We have to stop and focus on us sometimes. You can’t give people more of you when you’re on E. No matter how small the gesture is do something for YOURSELF. Regardless if it’s getting a manicure and pedicure, taking a hot candle-lit bath, taking a walk and enjoying nature, or buying your favorite drink from Starbucks. Always incorporate something you like to do while doing something for others. You can’t be the best you for others if you aren’t the best you for yourself. I’ll leave you with an acronym that helps me, I hope it helps you too.

Self love isn’t selfish
Enjoy the small things
Loving you isn’t wrong
Focus on you too


  • All 4oz bath salts, milk baths, and sugar scrubs are $8
  • All 8oz bath salts, milk baths, and sugar scrubs are $13

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