When you grow up in a community that is centered around agriculture you know most everyone. I grew up in a small town south-east of Columbus called Carroll, in Fairfield County. I was recently at an event downtown at the new Columbus, Ohio Hotel LeVeque. We were touring one of the rooms and their fabulous bathrooms. The owner of the company Cliff Original was telling us about himself and he said he grew up on a farm in Fairfield County. Say no more I immediately began trying to figure out how in the world I didn’t know about his amazing company and how I didn’t know who this Jared person was.
After a few moments I learned his last name was Friesner and the pieces all started to come together. I knew who his family was but still did not know of his company and the premise it was founded on.
Cliff Original wants to provide the best, carefully crafted and sourced all-natural men’s grooming products possible. All their products are chemical and toxin free. The business is built on the desire to support community projects and causes. They give back a portion of their proceeds to communities and organizations they feel connected. With roots in my county they have donated back to 4-H which is a program near and dear to my heart. They are also involved in the local food scene which also I resonate. My son is a budding fan of his products and enjoys his man shampoo and soap. I hear he has a line for beards but lets hope its a while off that my 7 year old needs to groom his beard!
Jared’s business was also inspired by the original Cliff, Grandpa Cliff a man passionate about his faith, family and farmland which takes Jared back to his rural roots even though he and his family reside in Columbus.
While his focus is on male grooming you can find his shampoo, conditioner, face soap, body soap and chap stick in each of the 149 rooms in the new Hotel LeVeque a high-end boutique hotel. I think even us ladies can appreciate his products. My samples have been claimed by the little man in our house so I may have to stay at the hotel or make a purchase to get another box of his top of the line products. Speaking of the box, his products come in amazing packaging and the logo is fabulous. I love to see local businesses succeeding but it is even more exciting when you know the business is a little more close to home. Be sure to follow Cliff Original on Social Media.