Saavy Naturals

Pitchline of edible beauty care products
Entrepreneur Hugo Saavedra and Debra Saavedra
Asked For$200,000 for 10%
Deal$100,000 for 40% + $100,000 for purchase orders
SharkBarbara Corcoran
StatusIn Business

Company Background

What is Saavy Naturals?

Saavy Naturals is a line of artisan body care products that is all-natural, entirely made from food grade ingredients, and is cruelty-free, gluten-free, soy-free, non-GMO, and vegan. The brand has an additional list of ingredients which are banned from any and all product formulations, including parabens, phthalates, artificial colors, and synthetic fragrances.

Who Owns Saavy Naturals?

The business was started by Hugo and Debra Saavedra, professional chefs and former restaurateurs. They are also garden hobbyists who are passionate about the health and quality of the ingredients that go into the body as well as on it. Prior to launching Saavy Naturals, they enjoyed making their own natural, food grade soaps and lotions.

Founder’s Story

Hugo and Debra Saavedra have what they describe as a “food-perspective.” This is evident in their work as chefs, creating delicious yet nutritious dishes, and in their personal lives.

They began gardening as a hobby to support their work in the kitchen, valuing their healthy, sustainably-grown ingredients.

This passion branched out to include personal care products, as the skin is the body’s largest organ and what you put on it will ultimately be absorbed into it.

They experimented making their own high-quality soaps and lotions, which then led to the formation of their business: Saavy Naturals.

What Happened After Shark Tank Update

Is Saavy Naturals Still in Business?

Saavy Naturals is still open for business and thriving. They have expanded beyond their local farmer’s market scene in Los Angeles and are now available online at their official website, on, and, as well as in-person at Whole Foods, Clark’s, Lassen’s stores, and more.

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