Artisans Rising: Top Picks in Handmade Bodycare
These days, I can't get enough of the small handcrafted batch skincare. I believe there is profound beauty in handmade goods. They have a way of inviting an intimate connection between patron and purveyor, bringing joy and inspiration into our lives.
I think it is only when we begin to care for ourselves that we have a genuine capacity to care for others. Our hope is that this list moves you to reimagine self-care and celebrate a more meaningful and balanced life.
Here are some handmade, vegan and all natural brands to keep on your radar.
Katari Beauty brings forth Mediterranean single-ingredient, ancient beauty staples sourced from artisans who have been perfecting their craft for countless generations.
Martous Naturals is a family owned natural products company in Atlanta, Georgia. Their products include handmade soaps, lotions, and sugar scrubs. Led by Diana Marcelin’s creative inspirations, each item is carefully uniquely handcrafted and made with loving care like it was made for a member of the family.
Pratima's products are handmade by chemist, botanist, and Ayurvedic physician Dr. Pratima Raichur. The products are made with all natural ingredients sourced from sustainable farms in the U.S. and India, and are designed to combine wellness and beauty.
Born out of a need to provide luxury skincare products to women with dark skin tones, Ozohu Adoh developed Epara, a handcrafted, luxury skincare brand. it's high quality products derive from the rich soils of Africa that repair and hydrate the skin.
The London Grant Co. is a handcrafted collection of non-toxic, plant-based and fragrance-free body care based out of Atlanta. Handcrafted, in small batches, each recipe is rooted in meaningful and effective ingredients; without distracting fillers, embodying their motto of “simplicity without compromise.”
Nolaskinsentials is a plant-based, handcrafted skincare line for all skin tones and skin types. Their products are formulated in small batches to ensure quality and address multiple skin concerns including hyperpigmentation and acne-prone skin.
Iyoba Handmade is an environmentally conscious vegan brand that handcrafts organic products for the natural care of body and home.