Donna Maria

Legal Issues for Aromatherapists

From starting up to shutting down, learn about the legal issues that practicing aromatherapists should consider.

In this talk, we’ll discuss:

  1. Business Structure and Setup
  2. Intellectual Property
  3. Insurance & Types of Insurance
  4. Hiring
  5. Cosmetic Regulations
  6. Business Closure and Wind Down

Donna Maria, Esq. is the Founder + CEO of the entrepreneurial training company the Indie Business Network, and is one of the nation’s most recognized Certified Entrepreneur Mentors. Launched in 2000 from a spare bedroom in a sparsely furnished rented clapboard house in Washington, DC, IBN is the first membership-based entrepreneurial training company on the Internet, and has been consistently 6-figure profitable for over two decades.

Donna Maria is The Lifestyle CEO — having built a 6-figure lifestyle business from a laptop while raising her children, much of the time as a single mom. She is also a certified aromatherapist.

She was named the US Small Business Administration’s Home-Based Business Advocate of the Year, and has been featured as an expert in major media outlets such as Working Mother, Entrepreneur Magazine, Ebony Magazine, ABC World News,, and many others. As she expands her impact nationwide, Donna Maria offers innovative entrepreneurial thought leadership with a philosophical approach that puts “happy before hustle,” and is unavailable anywhere else.

Donna Maria is based near Charlotte, North Carolina. She travels often and has intentionally organized her life so she can manage IBN from anywhere in the world. Follow her at

Certificate: Pacific Institute of Aromatherapy

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