We’ve been hearing the testimonials for years. People tell us how they have tried everything and nothing has worked,then they try Minka’s all-natural Bodycare and are amazed at the outcome. Healing happens and it happens fast.

 Heather from Kennebunkport is currently documenting the results. She suffers from extremely dry, cracked skin on the heels of her feet. Below you will see the before and after of using Miracle Hand Salve for only 5 days.

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Minka Bodycare is 100% all natural and contains no harmful chemicals and no perservatives.  We reccomend in an addition to the using our salves, that you also switch to an all-natural soap for cleansing.  All of our Shower Gels are all-natural and scented with pure essential oils.

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Shopping & Romance

You’re walking the streets of Kennebunkport, Maine. Snow falls gently as you stroll along the shops of Dock Square.  You come across a place that catches your eye. Flames dance from wooden torches outside of the little boutique.

You go in.

Romance in KPort

When you step inside Minka, you’re immediately greeted by a fresh, natural scent. You notice the natural apothecary area, where you find an array of all-natural bodycare products . You sample the yummy smelling salves and notice that your skin instantly feels refreshed. You decide that Bath Salts and Bodybutter will be a nice treat later in the evening. Mmmm..smells delicious.

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You look around. The store is filled with unique handmade items, most of which are made by the owners, a husband and wife team.  The husband creates the prints, paintings and various other items. You learn that the wife creates the natural bodycare line along with the colorful and unique jewelry displayed throughout the store. She also designs the Minka handbags on the wall and composes the modern plantings in the store.  Everything is made with love by two people in love.

Kennebunkport romance

After browsing the boutique for a while, you decide on a few essential items. Must haves. Stylish reminders of your time spent in Kennebunkport. At the counter, you mention how much you think your daughter would love the store. She’s actually getting married in Kennebunkport sometime this summer and you’ll recommend that she stops in. Then to your surpise, you learn that the owner is an accomplished floral designer! She would love to speak with your daughter about her upcoming wedding. How wonderful!

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You leave the store feeling satisified. The snow is still falling. You look down the road and see the warm red lights glowing from store windows. It’s a perfect path to the delicious dinner you are about to enjoy.

Kennebunkport really is a special place. #lovekpt

Relief for Joe

Today a 67 year old man came into Minka wanting to meet Michelle.  He said he wanted to meet the woman who created the Minka Bodycare line.  He told her that for his entire life he has had a severe case of eczema that has tortured him. He’s been prescribed every type of medication by doctors and nothing has ever worked.  He’s been poked with needles and has had extremely painful creams applied but he’s never been relieved.


Last winter Joe was watching t.v. and came across a Holiday special about local businesses. Michelle was on T.V. explaining how she created the Minka Bodycare line after years of research to cure her own case of eczema. So the next day they traveled down from Westbrook in hopes of meeting Michelle and to learn more about the products. To his disapointment, Michelle wasn’t working that day, it was only me. I did my best to explain Michelle’s story and describe the benefits of the products. Interested but still doubtful, Joe went home with some of the products and I wished him luck.


Six months later, Joe and his wife returned to Minka. (This time calling ahead to make sure Michelle was in.) He explained to  Michelle that after 67 years, he is finally relieved of the itching and the pain.  Switching to the all natural Shea soap and applying the *Shea Bodybutter on a daily basis has repaired his damaged skin. He restocked on supplies and made Michelle promise that Minka would be sticking around for a long time.


This is one of many stories that inspire us and motivate us to do what we do.

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*About Minka’s Shea Body Butter:

No preservatives, no fillers, no harmful chemicals, every ingredient is beneficial.  Body butter doesn’t wash off, it keeps the skin feeling smooth and hydrated for long periods of time.

Shea butter comes from the African tropics.  Its extracted from the nuts of the Shea-Karite tree which only after 15 years starts to bear it’s fruit.  It can take up to 30 years for a tree to bear a quality crop of nuts with a high content of fatty acid.  Fatty acids are an essential ingredient for healthy skin.

2 signature scents: Lime-Frankincense and Amber-Grapefruit

Find Minka Bodycare online:


The Miracle

A specially created,extremely healing hand moisturizer featuring all natural ingredients, including Shea butter and Orange Peel Wax. Shea butter has been known to help heal burns, sores, scars, dermatitis, psoriasis, dandruff, and stretch marks.

Miracle hand salve

Scent: The citrusy blend of essential oils has a bright and vibrant scent that evokes feelings of cheerfulness and bliss. The energizing oils have anti-bacterial and healing properties that help to repair and restore dry, cracked and aging skin.

Lavender Love

The Bathroom can be a very special place, Keep it fresh with a little Lavender Love.
1.Minka’s Seaweed & Lavender Bath Salts (not a drug)
2.Minka’s Lavender & Sage Hand Soap
3.Charming Interior’s Lavender scented Soy Candle
*All Made in Maine

Psoriasis Awareness Month

An all natural moisturizer that heals dry skin like no other product on the shelf. No preservatives, no fillers, no chemicals, every ingredient is beneficial. Body butter doesn’t wash off, it keeps the skin feeling smooth and hydrated for long periods of time.