Karen Kriebl Farmer, Entrepreneur, and Lotions & Potions Girl

On the slopes of Mauna Loa on the Big Island of Hawaii, Karen Kriebl lives with her family in a comfortable cabin on their coffee and avocado farm. While trading in a PhD in history for chickens and compost might seem strange, living an agrarian life and developing her own businesses has provided a rewarding adventure of inspiration, hard work, and time to play. When not attending to gardens and orchards, Karen can be found blending Hawaiian oils and botanicals for her natural skin care line, Luana Naturals.

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And Karen and her daughter, Mia, continue the family's entrepreneurial spirit by recently launching - an invitation to the lip balm of your dreams.

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