One of the main changes amid these turbulent times has been the way we shop. As online retailers are gaining more and more momentum, it’s time to support the online stores of San Francisco's finest beauty boutiques. So if you're looking to refresh your beauty regimen for summer, this list has everything you need to get started.
Heliotrope travel kit at Acacia
Discover a wide range of lotions, soaps, gels and balms at Acacia, an all-natural beauty store housing the gender-neutral skincare line Heliotrope.
Noe Valley’s beauty supply store, Common Sense, carries a diverse selection of natural beauty products and candles. Don't skip the custom fragrance oils and scented oil bars.
Using the most precious ingredients merged with traditional techniques, elizabeth w handcrafts fragranced bath and body goods. Must-smells include the neroli chamomile and tea rose perfumes, while the rosemary shea butter lotion has been consistently among customers’ favorites.
Sandalwood aftershave at Nancy Boy
The artisanal bath, body and home products store, Nancy Boy, features collections ranging from face masks to diffusers. The boutique is ideal for all those seeking high-quality skincare ingredients.
Make-up products at the balm
Not only are the balm’s makeup products toxin-free, affordable and suitable for all skin types, but the website also provides e-customers with makeup tutorials for free. Some of the brand’s all-time favorites are the Bahama Mama bronzer, the Schwing black liquid eyeliner and the Mad Lash mascara.
From Ellis Faas and Rodin cosmetics to Blackbird and locally made scents, Veer & Wander boasts non-toxic, independent beauty and wellness brands that will elevate your skincare routine.
Living up to its name, 100% Pure sells toxin-free skin and hair care products, fruit-dyed cosmetics and one-of-a-kind body scrubs with simply irresistible scents.
Photography by: Heliotrope photos by Michaela Joy Photography 2019; all photos courtesy of brands