SAGINAW, MI — A couple years ago, with some help from her mom, child entrepreneur Sa’Veya Jackson turned her bath bomb-making hobby into a small business.
Now at 11 years old, the Saginaw County tween makes and sells her own bath bombs, has published four books, and has a website and two free gaming apps on Google Play. The sixth grader dreams of growing her business even more.
“I want to be my own company,” said Jackson, who learned how to make bath bombs by watching YouTube videos.
In 2018, Serina Jackson encouraged her then 8-year-old daughter to write about something she loved. Sa’Veya Jackson, who had an interest in making bath bombs, launched her first book, “Exploring Bath Bombs: Bath Time Fun with Sa’Veya,” on her 9th birthday.
“After she wrote her first book, I said, ‘You could turn your book into a business,’” Serina Jackson said.
Since then, she has published three more books, launched her website, www.exploringbathbombs.com, and hosted her first solo pop-up shop this month to showcase her products.
“It’s fun. It’s fun to make the bath bombs and write my books,” said the White Pine Middle School student.
Sa’Veya Jackson’s natural bath bombs are infused with essential oils, come in a variety of colors and shapes, and are marketed toward girls and boys, men and women. Serina Jackson said they donated more than 1,000 bath bombs to health care workers at area hospitals and out of state during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Serina Jackson said they’ll soon have a vending machine at Oakland Mall in Troy and they’re planning a pop-up shop at Great Lakes Crossing Outlets.
Find Exploring Bath Bombs on Facebook to learn more.
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