The Brixton Workshop Collective X Muse Apothecary
Meet the Maker

The Brixton Workshop Collective X Muse Apothecary

November 02, 2022

Kristen Flores, the founder and creator of Muse Apothecary is passionate about designing premium plant-based products sourced with sustainably-harvested botanicals, whole essential oils, and the finest quality minerals from around the world.


The Brixton Workshop Collective X Muse Apothecary

Small Batch Quality Goods From Our Community to Yours

A core philosophy at Brixton is to create enduring classics that only get better with time. Brixton’s Workshop Collective was launched in this spirit, celebrating craft brought to life through the makers and creators around us.

Our passion for community and creativity takes shape in our limited edition collection of unique products made by a select group of talented artisans. This curated lineup of small-batch, sustainable goods is here just in time for the holidays with handmade lifestyle accessories perfectly tailored for thoughtful gifting.

Kristen Flores, the founder and creator of Muse Apothecary is passionate about designing premium plant-based products sourced with sustainably-harvested botanicals, whole essential oils, and the finest quality minerals from around the world. Based in Long Beach, California, her work reflects her strong belief that daily self-care rituals invite ceremony into our modern lives.

When we first experienced the beautiful smoky aroma of her hand-poured flannel-scented candle with palo santo notes, created exclusively for Brixton, we knew we’d found the ultimate way to set the mood in a room with relaxing and positive energy.

Flores is also dedicated to creating products that support the community, including small batch flower farms, plant-based production and made-in-the-USA manufacturing. So the collaboration with Brixton, where we care deeply about our environmental impact, is a natural fit.

Meet the Maker

Kristen Flores — Muse Apothecary

What inspired you to start your business?

“Muse Apothecary was created from my passion with nature and sharing botanical rituals for self-care practices in the wellness community.”

Was there a person who helped teach you your craft?

“There have been many teachers along my path. However, the greatest teacher has always been my connection to nature and the elemental world.”

Why is it so important to you personally to hand-craft your pieces?

“Hand-pouring candles is a skilled art form that requires attention to both detail and patience. It is very important for me to personally hand-fragrance each candle. The delicate balance of artisanal perfumery and observing temperature is a very intimate process for me in the studio.”

How does Sustainability play a role in your approach to the goods you create?

“Not only is sourcing high quality ingredients and sustainable botanicals essential to building the foundation of Muse Apothecary, but it’s also essential for our planet. Our relationship with the botanical world was founded on building relationships with small batch flower farms, plant-based production and Made in USA manufacturing. At Muse, our goal is to educate and support our growing community with plant-based rituals that are both beneficial for self-care and community-care.”

Why did working with Brixton on the Workshop Collective feel like the right opportunity?

“Working with Brixton on the Workshop Collective was an exciting and wonderful opportunity for building collaboration, design inspiration and community. It is so exciting to design a candle with Brixton and share the studio and story of Muse Apothecary. As a maker, it is so special to be able to create, grow, and share my offerings with the world. Thank you so much Brixton!”

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Collective X Muse Apothecary

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November 02, 2022
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