We get up every morning driven to bring good to our users, others and the environment. Our products are good for you because they are plant based, organic, contain no residual chemicals, no additives and contain no petroleum products. Our products are good for others because we are committed to a supply chain that benefits everyone. We source only raw materials that pay a fair wage and are organic. We pay a living wage to all employees. We make sure all suppliers are treated fairly in every transaction. We do no testing on animals.
All products are personally tested by senior executives and a dedicated team of volunteers to insure our products are safe and effective. Everything we do we make sure we are not harming the environment. a'Beachin uses no plastic in our packaging. We choose to not use any plastic tubes, containers or sticks because no matter how small the amount used a massive supply chain is activated from drilling for oil to chemical plants to giant recycling centers needed to remove the single use plastic from our waste stream. Hence, we use packaging that is manufactured in the USA from 100% recycled American steel and limit our offerings to match what is the best packaging for our environment.
No Palm - No Petroleum
a'Beachin Soap limits the amount of raw ingredients used to produce or products. We call it the simplification revolution. a'Beachin uses no petroleum products, and most of all NO PALM OILS. Palm oil is the single number one reason we are cutting down the worlds rain forest. Regardless of certified palm oil sources, we have chosen not to support the palm industry in favor of our rain forest. We feel the benefits are not great enough to our customers. a'Beachin believes it is our mission to try every day to bring our purpose of "Good" to everything we do. We ask our customers to join us and do the same. Every every subscription helps send a message to the world that doing good matters.
What started out just as a personal quest for Rob Stehlin the founder of a’Beachin Soap Company, has developed into a comprehensive resilience and sustainability life model for the future. a’Beachin Soap Company is just one piece (a large piece) of a quest to model all three pillars of a purpose driven resilient and sustainable lifestyle: personal life, residence and business / place of employment. Only when all three of these pieces come together will we see real change in our world. A resilient lifestyle starts with a resilient personal life. Our efforts to make the world a better place to live starts the moment our feet hit the ground every morning
In the beginning
Our story starts with Rob’s quest for improved and optimal health while reducing his impact on the environment over the past 30 plus years. Nothing huge just little baby steps that made sense (so goes the strategy with a’Beachin Soap). By choosing to use soap to shave 35+ years ago it was his little effort to eliminate the waste and supply chain generated by shaving cream cans. To Rob’s journey to lose 50+ lbs in 1997 where he learned that it is harder to keep it off than taking it off thus the beginning of his journey in search of solutions to personal health issues. To the use of vinegar and baking soda as a replacement for chemically metal laden antiperspirants and to reduce the amount of single use plastic used in the packaging of such products. To the creation of protein packed pancakes in 2007 called “Power Cakes”. To the adoption of a “Plant Based” diet in 2010 to improve health and reduce environmental impact. To the use of coconut oil internally and externally. From wart removal to cuts to body butters, the use of of coconut oil and other natural ingredients have been a daily practice. Even the the creation of “functional” cold processed soaps, all are a part of a personal drive and commitment to a resilient and sustainable life. Health is our most important asset period. Building a resilient and sustainable life starts with health and should be worked on daily - it should be the part of everyone's daily routine. It was never about what others were doing, but about what personal effort can be done and if adopted at scale could bring about massive change.
Rob’s second step to modeling a complete resilient and sustainable life is the building of a resilient and sustainable home. In order for sustainability efforts to be effective, leaders need to live it daily not just speak it. High carbon leaders can not be effective corporate change agents. No matter while in rental properties or permanent residences, Rob always tried to make a difference. Hacking rental properties by changing light bulbs to LED’s, to installing low flow shower heads, to baffling toilets have all be done because it is the right thing to do. Rob’s family home currently under construction in Jensen Beach, Florida (home of a’Beachin Soap Company) is designed to use no electricity (solar), no city water (rain) and no city sewer (advanced aerobic waste processing) and built to withstand hurricanes over 200 mph, earthquakes, tornadoes and wildfires (visit the homes website for further details www.JensenBeachGreen.com). The goal is to have as little of impact on the community as possible by way of independent / decentralized systems and to be able to withstand the most significant systemic shock as possible without damage, disruption or impact on the environment.
Rob’s third step to modeling a complete resilient and sustainable life is the building of a purpose driven company from the ground up that does “GOOD” every day. The goal is to build a company and a culture that can be replicated by every small to large size company new and old. a’Beachin Soap Company is just that company. Nothing special about soap and personal care products - no what is special is why we do what we do - Good for users, others and the environment and how we do it. It is from this idea a’Beachin Soap Company was built and our unique team was formed. Success to us is when every company in the nation copies our model.
The team also has its unique story and is a result of Rob’s wanderings throughout the country over the decades. Everyone has traveled extensively thus earning the titles of “Traveler”. Rob Stehlin and Jon Hipp first met while running their first marathon in Los Angeles in 2009 at the 4 mile. They ran and talked to mile 21 where for the first and last time, Rob pulled away and finished 10 minutes faster than Jon Hipp. Rob and Andres met when Andres cast Rob and his son for a short film he was directing and producing in Miami Beach. From the beginning, relationships have been made and kept over time up until the creation of a’Beachin Soap Company. Everyone on the a’Beachin team, have their stories of how coconut oil, vinegar, baking soda and other whole foods have changed their lives and believe in the company's commitment to put purpose, to do good for users, others and the environment, over profit.
Meet the Team
We are a committed group of adventures with a yearning to do good for others our environment and our selves. Challenging the status quo is in our DNA and we look to challenge the personal health products industry with insight and wit.
Rob Stehlin, MBA
Founder, CEO & Chief Idea Officer
Director, Producer & Photographer
Chief Communications Officer
Actress, Singer & Songwriter
Chief Product Development Officer
Chief Communicator & Traveler
International Model, Adventurer, Tri-Athlete, VBlogger, Health & Nutritional Coach
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