Carter + Jane

We were able to chat with Susan Kier & Sara Pirok, founders of Carter + Jane the culmination of a a decade long journey to find one skincare product that would do it all. Read more about how she started the brand and her goals below!

What is the meaning behind your brand name?

We choose to use our middle names as a way to honor both their mothers as well as themselves.

How/why did you start your brand?

We went on a decade long journey to find one skincare product that would do it all. The end result of their amazing adventure exceeded their wildest expectations and brought the The Everything Oil.

What was your biggest obstacle with launching a brand?

Our biggest obstacle to launching was timing...waiting for the right time to enter the marketplace.

What motivates you to grow your brand?

We’re motivated to continue to grow to bring the most effective skincare on the market to consumers everywhere.

Any tips and tricks on using your products?

The Everything Oil and The Everything Oil Body can be used from head to toe, for all skin types, for all skin concerns. Apply a few drops on your palms and use liberally anywhere you need an extra boost of hydration and glow. Try using The Everything Oil over your make up on your cheekbones for a natural highlight. Also, you can add a drop of The Everything Oil to your favorite foundation for a more air brushed application look.

Does your brand give back? How?

We are a fair trade company and support many causes that are near and dear to our hearts.

Anything else you’d like to add?

Our star ingredient is prickly pear seed oil from the Prickly Pear Cactus, known as the miracle plant. The tiny seeds of the fruit are the source of the oil. Did you know it takes 1 ton of the fruit to create 1 liter of this precious oil? With 150% more Vitamin E than argan oil and brimming with anti-oxidants, prickly pear seed oil is one of the most powerful, luxurious skin care ingredients on the market and is perfect for all skin types and all skin concerns. It is most effective in its natural, pure, unfiltered, unrefined state with no additives to distract from its magnificent performance. So, when you smell The Everything Oil, you will smell the unique aroma of prickly pear seed oil coupled with our exclusive A3 Concentrate...some say it smells like a very earthy hay and some people even wrinkle their nose at the smell, but that smell tells you that it is pure and ready to give you glowy, healthy skin. And don't worry, the aroma dissipates quickly so all you will be left with is beautiful skin. You may even find yourself craving the aroma once you experience the results!