We had the good fortune of connecting with Shante Threatt and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Shante, what was your thought process behind starting your own business?
I always knew that I wanted to be an entrepreneur. I just never imagined I’d start that journey with candle making. I enjoy the idea of working for myself and providing something that I can pass down to my children in the future.

Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
I’ve lableded myself as a creative. A creative is an individual. I believe that I am someone who doesn’t quite fit into any box. I enjoy the freedom of being to creative freely, I work better that way.

A lesson I learned was that when I tried to follow trends and keep up with other brands in my field it only caused me stressed. So I made the decision do whatever felt right to me.

I am most proud of my progress from when I 1st started and my choice to keep going , and adapt to our new way of living.

Was it easy?.. Of course not 2020 was the toughest year for me as an entrepreneur but looking back I’m actually grateful for the hard times. It helped me learn new ways of making things happen, I’ve always been a problem solving but all the trails have just made me even better.

I want the world to know that Scented Treatts here to stay and we’re only going to keep going and keep growing!

If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
I am a chill person, and I don’t like large crowds so we’d have a nice quiet dinner somewhere like a Sushi restaurant . We’d definitely have a Spa day that’s a must. I would probably end up at the beach I relax whenever I can.

The Shoutout series is all about recognizing that our success and where we are in life is at least somewhat thanks to the efforts, support, mentorship, love and encouragement of others. So is there someone that you want to dedicate your shoutout to?
I always have to shoutout my hubby Deandre and our 2 boys Deion & Devyn. For always holding me down since day 1.

Shoutout to my best friend along with my family and friends for riding with me, allowing me the freedom to create with your support.

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