LEFT: Rachel Rene soaps offer all sorts of fun colors and scents. The boutique also offers seasonal scents and custom scents, and labels can also be requested. RIGHT: The mineral salt bar inside Rachel Rene Bath & Body.
LEFT: Rachel Rene offers all sorts of scented soaps, body scrubs, lotions, bath bombs, body mists, vegan deodorants, perfume oils, etc. Plus, pampering accessories like pajamas, slippers, robes, socks, makeup bags, soap holders and more. RIGHT: Rachel Rene is not just for the ladies. The bath and body shop also offers a men’s line, J&S, named after Christine’s two sons, Jack and Shane. Continued from page 7
She opened her first storefront business in May 2017. The boutique did so well, Davis began outgrowing the space and made a move to her current location at 620 S. Main St. this past September. Owning a business in Princeton Davis said owning a business on Main Street in Princeton is like having a home away from home. “I hate not being here. It’s exciting. I love the people, selling the products and satisfying the customers,” she said. “A lot of people use these products and come back and tell me about how it worked for them. You can’t find that anywhere else.” Davis said when she sold her products from home, 95 percent of her customer base was people from out of the area. But now, 75 percent of her customers are from Princeton or the surrounding area. “It speaks volumes. If they didn’t come back, 8 — Spring 2020
Christine Davis (right) and daughter, Rachel Rene (left), pose for a photo. Davis named her business after her daughter, because soap-making all started while Davis was looking for solutions to cure Rachel’s severe eczema when she was a baby. (Photo contributed)
we wouldn’t be here,” she said. About the products Every bath and body product sold at Rachel
Rene is made from scratch, packaged and labeled in the store. The production room looks a lot like a kitchen with bowls and mixers, ingredients lining the wall, and even a cooling rack for product to chill. On the store floor, one can browse all sorts of scented soaps, body scrubs, lotions, bath bombs, body mists, vegan deodorants, perfume oils and more. It’s not all geared toward women and kids. Rachel Rene does carry a men’s line, J&S, named after Davis’ two sons, Jack and Shane. Custom orders can be made for showers, weddings, gender reveals, birthdays, anniversaries and so forth. Aside from the body products, Davis also carries pampering accessories like pajamas, slippers, robes, socks, makeup bags, soap holders and more. The business also ships product from online sales at RachelReneBath.com. Living magazine