Meet Maribel Colón
Owner of Maribel’s Creative Solutions (MC Solutions)
Maribel is the owner of Maribel’s Creative Solutions (MC Solutions), an independent business that specializes in training, consulting and coaching company in Chicago, Illinois. She is also the Founder of the beauty brand MareLuna Essentials, which provides skincare, body and bath and makeup, to the modern woman, with themes inspired by the Caribbean and other unique treats.
Maribel was born and raised in the beautiful Caribbean island of Puerto Rico. She has a degree in Chemical Engineering with a concentration in Industrial Biotechnology. She also consults for Fortune 500 companies in several Life Science and technological fields as well as cosmetics and OTC (over the counter). Her areas of expertise are quality management systems (QMS), proves improvement, and auditing of quality system.
Maribel has served a highly diverse clientele for over sixteen years and has earned several credentials and certifications in the technical and holistic fields such as Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, Quality Auditor, Project Management, Organic Cosmetic Formulation, Executive Coaching, and Holistic Wellness, among others.
After increasing her exposure to the independent cosmetic industry during the last two years and facing some challenges while developing her own beauty brand, she has recognized the gaps and needs in the fast grow cosmetic business industry regarding cosmetic manufacturing, cosmetic regulations, product development and setups and even scaling up their volumes. She also noticed that the information available out there, is delivered at a very high business level making it confusing, frustrating, and even intimidating to those that are not familiarized with the lingo. And not to mention the compliance agencies offering their services with a pricing structure that is not compatible with a small business budget.
Consulting with Maribel
Therefore, she decided to expand her consulting services and coaching to the indie beauty and creative businesses owners bringing a more relaxed and friendly approach including a creative and fun vibe. But most of all, at a budget friendly rate.
Since the demand for these services increased during the last year, you will find her rebranding her website (continuously) to accommodate for these services and other new ideas. Her goal is to include self-pace online courses within a friendly and fun platform. These programs will be focus on cosmetic manufacturing and compliance and some business basic. Because her executive coaching background, you might also find some other training on mindset, planning, and some professional tools. In her close group, you will find mini training, DIY tips, tools, and lots of valuable information for beauty and creative business owners. And today, for all of the readers of The Connector, she is offering a complimentary 30 minute consultation and 20% off consulting services. For details on how to schedule your consultation, you can reach Maribel at [email protected].
A little about her
During Maribel’s spare time, you can find her planning her next worldwide trip, trying a new restaurant in the City of Chicago, downloading recipes for a new DIY skincare or DIY recipe, spending some time in YouTube admiring artisanal soap creations, and religiously having brunch with friends on weekends to justify some new Mimosa’s deal in some corner of her neighborhood just a few blocks away from the Cubs stadium. She also can’t think without food, have long commuting trips without audible, her pedicures are like salvation, validated as a smart survivor soul, and finding balance without rules is her way to go. For details on how to schedule your consultation, you can reach Maribel at [email protected].