Our Story

Circa 2006 Welstar Essential Wellness Spa, Orleans, MA

Circa 1989 at Essential Restoratives shop, Orleans MA

The Fresh Made with Love product line (formally WELSTAR and Essential Restoratives) is formulated & developed by Vicki (Mahara) Bedell. Fresh Made with Love product formulas are inspired by our common needs for self-care and interest in improving our health and well-being. Mahara is committed to using high quality, nature-based and organic ingredients. Her products are never tested on animals but are time tested by her friends and family who help to inspire them.

Fresh Made with Love products are handcrafted in small batches using fresh raw materials. If you do not see something that you need please contact Mahara as this is how her formulas are inspired. Mahara also creates custom formulas for the skin, remedies for internal use, aromatherapy blends, and perfume.

Please go to Customs Blends to learn about how to get a custom formula.

Mahara’s mission is to provide all-natural, safe, and effective personal care and lifestyle products to the consumer. With Fresh Made with Love products and services, Mahara offers authentic alternatives to conventionally produced synthetic products.

Mahara believes in transparency and education. She feels that customers are best able to make educated and correct purchasing decisions only when armed with honest accurate information.

Your well-being and the planet are being affected every single day by the personal care products you use. Fresh Made with Love provides truly natural products that have a positive effect on both you and our planet earth.