We’re always on the hunt for innovative wellness and beauty products that really work. Most of our favorites come from small, independent brands that we’ve watched grow over the years, from May Lindstrom to Kypris Beauty.
The Indie Beauty Expo is hitting L.A. again this month on January 18th. Below you’ll find five brands whose product we’ve been ogling in the lead up to the big day. From bacteria spray that promises to replace your moisturizer to a CBD body oil that’ll balance all the things, check out these interesting products, then join us later this month at the IBE. Use the code CHALKBOARD4IBE at checkout to get 20% off your expo tickets!
Mother Dirt AO + Mist | If you’ve been paying attention you know how important gut bacteria is for our health. Turns out certain kinds of bacteria are key to vibrant skin health too. We’ve been doing a ton of research since discovering this brand and experimenting with their bacterial skin mist that promises to be totally safe and possibly even replace your moisturizer altogether! CHECK OUT HERE
The Seaweed Bath Co Firm + Lift Treatment Mask | This brand isn’t new, but the value of sea veggies for the skin is still a revelation to most. Think of how stretchy and resiliant most seaweeds are – some seaweed products can help skin retain the same qualities. Our favorite? The sheet mask! CHECK OUT HERE
Crave Skincare Alchemy Oil Lex Body Serum | Our recent fascination with CBD continues with this rejuvenating body serum. Learn more about the benefits of hemp-derived CBD oil here! CHECK OUT HERE
Los Feliz Botanicals Yucca Valley Eau de Parfum | Perfume has earned a toxic reputation with good reason. This new brand provides strong scents named for our favorite California spots without any unnatural chemicals.