Samantha Dickey is a native of the state of Pennsylvania. She grew up in the town of State College and in the outskirts of Pittsburgh, PA. During her childhood, Samantha enjoyed visiting the farms owned by her Grandparents. Her upbringing cultivated a love and curiosity for everything that is harvested from the earth.
Her love for The South led her to pursue her collegiate education at South Carolina State University, where she obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering Technology with Honors. During her college career, Samantha completed a Cooperative Education position with the United States Department of Energy Industrial Safety Branch at Savannah River Site and an intern doing Auto CAD for the Pepsi Cola Company.
After graduation, Samantha was awarded a full time position with Pepsi Cola where she supervised and managed the high quality production of a 20 million case a year manufacturing facility.
Additionally, Mrs. Dickey held a position as a Project Manager for a firm that manages and assembles displays using plastic injection molding, blow molding, and vacuum forming as well as 4 color process printing on various medium including styrene. In 2000, Samantha launched 4D Engineering, Inc., with the purpose of performing high level drafting of warehouse layouts and implementation of the process designs she created.
After about 3 years, Samantha learned the term ‘natural skincare’ and was intrigued that the ingredients used in plant-based beauty formulas are the very same crops that grew on her ancestors farms.
Equipped with skills & passion for Lab Science, Microbiology, Quality Control, Production, High Volume Blending, Graphics, Manufacturing, Engineering Technology, Plastics, and more, Samantha began formulating skin care based on the principals of math and science and the methodology of Feedback Control.
She has developed over 100 successful beauty formulas and counting.
Samantha is a wife, mother, and mentor in her community.