Watch Out for These 13 Rising Star Indie Beauty Products
We're always keeping an eye out for amazing beauty products and we love learning about new indie brands that are offering standout options. These products won Best in Show at the Indie Beauty Expo in Los Angeles in 2017 and they are poised to be rising stars this year. Find out what they are and why you'll love them! Bonus: We also have included our own product pick from 2018!
Our Favorite Face Wash 2018: TE MANA ULTRA SOFT POLISHING BALM
Why we love it: We love it for its ability to remove makeup and nourish the skin. Unique multitasking balm resurfaces dull and congested skin, revealing smooth, evenly-toned and radiant complexion. This product is a water, detergent, preservative and perfume free melt featuring New Zealand skincare ingredients such as finely grounded New Zealand Merino Wool and Clay, along with Avocado Butter and New Zealand Lavender Oil.
2017 Best In Show
Best Body Moisturizer: Olio Di Alessandro Body Oil
Why you’ll love it: This body oil is anti-inflammatory, nourishing, and will keep your skin feeling super soft!
Best Body Scrub: Beneath Your Mask Detoxifying Body Scrub
Why you’ll love it: This detoxifying body scrub is designed to draw out toxins and exfoliate skin, help to calm and moisturize it.
Best Clean and Green Cleanser: Plant Apothecary Lather, Cleanse, Repeat
Why you’ll love it: This gentle foaming cleanser will cleansee and moisturize your skin with the magic of avocado oil and sea buckthorn oil.
Best Device/Accessory: THE BRUSH BAR Brush Bar
Why you’ll love it: This will dry your makeup brushes faster while keeping them in great condition.
Best Eye Cream: COLLEEN ROTHSCHILD BEAUTY Complete Eye Cream
Why you’ll love it: This eye cream fights it all—wrinkles, lines, under-eye circles and puffiness.
Best Face/Body Balm-Butter: Live Botanical Skin Repair Balm
Why you’ll love it: This multi-purpose, all-in-one formula acts as an anti-inflammatory, an astringent, and it also has antiseptic properties.
Best Lip Color: Noyah Lip Gloss
Why you’ll love it: This all-natural gloss will add a pop of color to your look and moisturize your lips with the healing properties of coconut oil, cocoa butter and vitamin E.
Best Makeup Remover: Cailyn Cosmetics Dizzolv' It Make Up Cleansing Balm
Why you’ll love it: We’re always on the hunt for a good makeup remover that will take off even the most resistant mascara. This cleansing balm will dissolve everything from foundation to waterproof makeup, leaving skin soft and more radiant.
Best Nail Care: Gloss Naturals Nail Polish
Why you’ll love it: It’s vegan, 7-free, cruelty free chip-resistant, fast-drying and highly pigmented.
Best Sheet Mask: Double Dare Spa OMG! 2-in-1 Bubbling Microfiber Mask
Why you’ll love it: We’re all about a great sheet mask and this one is so much fun. Small carbonated bubbles stimulate and cleanse to remove excess dead skin and oil.
Best Soap: Province Apothecary Boreal Forest Soap
Why you’ll love it: This moisturizing organic olive oil soap smells amazing with the essentials of Black Spruce, Fir, Pine and Cedar Wood.
Best Haircare Product: Virtue Recovery Shampoo
Why you’ll love it: If you're struggling with damaged hair and buildup, try this color-safe product to revive tresses.