About The Refined Apothecary

The Refined Apothecary
Heal through self-care

The Refined Apothecary was founded by Marc J. Kelly in 2020 during a pivot in America and the world. We are a Black-owned business that provides natural, holistic self-care solutions to help people manage their mental health and physical health during the pandemic and beyond.

Handmade with love, our all natural, holistic products are designed for a luxurious self-care experience.

We are passionate, ethical, and environmentally friendly. We are passionate about our products and the results it brings to our customer’s lives. We use all natural ingredients. All of our products are made by hand to ensure we deliver the same luxury quality throughout the refined experience. Our products are free from parabens and harmful ingredients - we strive to provide an uncompromising range that’s kind to our bodies using only the best holistic ingredients.

About The Founder

Marc J. Kelly
Advisor. Curator. Digital Marketer. Content Curator. Influencer.

Marc is an entrepreneur, educator and business advisor from Harlem, New York. An entrepreneur, Marc launched the Refined Apothecary in 2020 to help provide natural, holistic self-care solutions to help people manage their mental health and physical health during the pandemic and beyond.

Marc advises entrepreneurs, non-profits, small businesses from various industries with his expertise in marketing, branding, financial analytics, sales, and business development.

Marc has worked in the high-pressure environment of Wall Street with premier financial firms, including Alliance Bernstein, Merrill Lynch and JP Morgan. As a business advisor, he has worked with food businesses at the Hot Bread Kitchen Incubator in East Harlem, tech startups with the New York Angels and the NYS Small Business Development Center, and businesses of several industries at the Harlem Business Alliance, Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, and Harlem Chamber of Commerce. Marc also launched Mr. Refined™ Magazine, a digital men’s fashion and lifestyle publication in 2013, with a print edition which circulated in 2016. Marc used Mr. Refined™ as a platform for other venues, including print publication, lounge/bar concepts, event promotion and personal styling. Marc has also served as an Adjunct Professor at New York University teaching Digital Marketing in the School of Professional Studies.

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