Skin care products are available by the hundreds or even thousands. Dry skin, oily skin, aging skin, acne prone skin and the list seems infinite, it’s difficult to make a decision on what works for you. It gets tiring especially when we’re offered a barrage of chemicals way too harsh for our skin, leaving us with more problems than when we started. Worse yet, they’re high end brands that seem to charge you per sq foot of skin you have.
But, what if I told you, there’s local brands using all natural ingredients that consider both your skin and wallet?
Read on to get to know 6 local skin care brands hand- making organic products made for our skin AND climate, because well, they understand just how much TLC our skin really needs.
Ever dreamt of covering yourself in chocolate? Say no more fam- PG is here to make dream that a reality with their line of cocoa infused scrubs, body butters and soaps. This line of products inspired by matriarch, Philippa has such a strong connection to family that getting a hold of it releases nostalgia of your mum or grandma slathering you in coconut oil as a child. Alas, this isn’t grandma’s coconut oil but skin care to enrich both the soul and skin, and to make you call up those cousins you haven’t seen a while.
Cover yourself in chocolate by clicking right…here
Skin care isn’t just for women! (I mean, we all have skin right). But to make the guys feel special Nell is doing skin care for you too! Most popularly for the men she’s doing body oils and foot soaks because let’s be honest, ashy only looks good on chimneys. For the ladies, scrub, butter and mist your way to your most radiant skin and you can share with the beau or just get him his own.
Get Yo Man nice and moisturised rightttt here
Vin Natural Cosmetics
Dry, Flaky, Crusty. I didn’t say what but you already know what I’m talking about- LIPS. You’ve been wondering why matte lipsticks look so wotless on you but so amazing on everyone else, it might be because those lips need divine intervention, ie, Vin and her lip products. With a Beet Root Balm crafted to remedy darkening lips and scrubs to stay eternally kissable, people might start speculating that you’ve had some work done.
To stay kissable, click here
Beauty Paradise by Ann
Ann already has a#1 skin care best-seller with her Tumeric & Lemon Peel Scrub (the tumeric is hand picked btw) formulated to say bye-bye to those dark marks and large pores. Scratch making and hand-picking is a clear sign that all her love and attention goes into moulding each individual product so that it’s made just for you.
Get the coveted scrub right here
Anthea’s Treasure Trove
Picture this, you’re sipping a mango mojito by the beach, wind in your hair, the sound of crashing waves. Now imagine that feeling but packed into a container of body scrubs or body butter and you’ve got ATT. Based in Store Bay, Tobago, uncovering a jar of Sorrel & Pomegranate body scrub, or lathering up with a Caribbean Spices soap bar, you’re instantly transported seaside for a full tropical skin care experience. Sunblock included! ATT combinations are nothing short of a Caribbean getaway neatly packaged and less expensive might I add.
Lather up here
Carefully concocted to create skin care mastery, Wholesome You just does what it says provide to tender-love&care. Whether you’re masking, exfoliating or moisturizing your skin’s best interest is at heart from the start to finish of your skin care routine, and from head to toe. Each product sounds like a potion (Egyptian Vanilla, Calendula & Sage, Cucumber & Geranium, just to name a few) designed to give you a magical outer glow and the most enchanting skin in all the land.
Become an enchantress here
A few of these brands and products I’m yet to try so look out for reviews!