Whether you’re a die-hard beauty enthusiast or a beauty newbie, there’s nothing more exciting than finding a makeup or a skin care product from unexpected places. Some of them are right here at home! Here are eight Pinoy indie beauty brands that should be on your radar, whether you’re looking for holy grail skin care items or makeup worth raving about!
Nekkid Beauty stands by simple, natural, and gentle products that care for your skin. Made from organic, all-natural ingredients, glowing and healthy skin can be achieved without harmful chemicals and added parabens. Some finds worth checking out from Nekkid Beauty include their Green Tea & Tea Tree Mud Mask, Tender EDP, as well as their body butters and scrubs. Nekkid also offers organic shaving cream for men and organic diaper rash cream for babies!
Shop Nekkid Beauty through their website.
Leyende is one of the best-kept secrets in the Pinoy beauty community. Their organic skin care products are made from ECOCERT-certified ingredients that are sourced from local farms and enterprises. As a result, their products not only care for your skin, but for the environment too! And oh, their names for their products are too catchy for life.
Aphrodyte is one of those indie beauty brands that takes pride in their natural and cruelty-free skin care and makeup products, while still being reasonably priced. Some of their products worth checking out are the CC (Cucumber and Calendula) Face Mask, Tomato Face Serum, and Matte Liquid Lipstick. In fact, their matte liquid lipsticks have been given the seal of approval by YouTube beauty guru Anne Clutz!
Check out Aphrodyte on Facebook.
4Anouk Natural Skin Care
Anouk Natural Skin Care is another one of the local indie beauty brands that offer pure and organic skin care products that care deeply for your skin and overall well-being. Some of their hit products include their Charben Clay Facial Mask and Miracle Healing Salve. If you are a matcha lover, they have matcha-flavored lip balm too!
Check out Anouk Natural Skin Care on Facebook, or check out their stall at POP by Retail Lab in Power Plant Mall.
All-natural, paraben and preservative-free, Beauty Bakery offers decadent skin care products with flavors that seem delectable enough to eat! Choco Chip Mint and Strawberry Mint hair masks, anyone? If you are looking for beauty products that nourish your skin while enjoying the smell of delicious desserts, then Beauty Bakery’s products are for you. It is definitely one of the sweeter Pinoy indie beauty brands!
6Pili Beauty and Wellness
Known as Bicolandia’s precious secret, the pili and elemi oils from the pili tree are the star ingredients in Pili Beauty and Wellness’ products. If you are looking to find luxurious skin care and relaxation products that treat and nourish your skin, don’t hesitate to check out Pili Beauty and Wellness.
Rraw lives by its constant goal to stay natural by producing organic, plant-based, and handmade skin care that nourishes and heals your skin according to its needs. Some of the products worth checking out from the brand are their Mr. Bean Mandarin Coffee Scrub, Sun and Moon Crystal Cleanser, and Witch Hazel toner. So, if you’ve been meaning to find an indie beauty brand that focuses on natural skin care at its raw and powerful glory, don’t hesitate to check out Rraw!
8Black Rose Botanicals
Black Rose Botanicals takes pride in producing high-quality personal care and home care products made from natural ingredients that care for your body and the environment. It’s another one of those Pinoy indie beauty brands you will grow to love! Some of their best sellers are their pillow sprays, lip balms, and bath salts. They also offer personalized fragrances, which are perfect gifts for the holiday season!
Black Rose Botanicals is currently available at POP by Retail Lab in Power Plant Mall. You can also shop through their website.