The Seattle area is home to various artists, business entrepreneurs and small-business owners that create and produce unique, handcrafted products. So it is not surprising to find a few who have designed and made their own all-natural beauty products. If you have sensitive skin, or just prefer to buy handmade items that are great for your overall well-being as well as the environment, then be sure to shop at any of these local Seattle shops for all of your beauty product needs.
2400 N.W. 80th St. #328
Seattle, WA 98117
Seattle Sundries is the creator and seller of one-of-a-kind, handmade skincare and bath products. The company only uses all-natural ingredients such as botanicals, oils, clays and butters to create all of its beauty products. All beauty products made by Seattle Sundries are produced in the small-batch method, and then cut by hand, so that each item is given the proper amount of attention, quality and detail it deserves. In addition to artisan soaps, which is Seattle Sundries’ biggest seller, the company also makes all-natural, handmade shaving soaps, solid lotion bars, lip balms and seasonal items for the holidays, such as its Winter Solstice Soap.
Rainbow Natural Remedies
409 15th Ave. E.
Seattle, WA 98112
Rainbow Natural Remedies not only sells herbal remedies and naturopathic medicines for health purposes; the company produces and sells a variety of organic beauty products to help keep you feeling beautiful and healthy on the outside, as well. Rainbow Natural Remedies is also an educator for its customers, and has an experienced and qualified naturopath available to answer questions and offer advice. Shop from a variety of beauty products Rainbow Natural Remedies has available, including all-natural deodorants, soaps, shampoos, conditioners and body lotions, lip balms, sunscreen and vegan make-up.
Dr. Jen’s House Of Beauty
617 E. Pike St.
Seattle, WA 98122
Based in downtown Seattle, Dr. Jen’s House of Beauty is the creative genius of “mad scientist” Dr. Jennifer Dietrich. Dr. Jen created an entire line of all-natural cosmetics and skincare products that won’t make you sick and are actually beneficial and healthy for your skin. Her Atomic Cosmetics line is completely free of any toxins and unwanted chemicals, while her Xerion Skin Care line offers beauty products that are also freshly made and nourishing for your skin. At Dr. Jen’s House of Beauty, you don’t have to shop solo either. Come in for a professional consultation and allow one of the store’s experienced staff members, including Dr. Jen herself, assist you in finding the best cosmetic products, shades and skincare products that will specifically complement you.
Lush At Westlake Center
400 Pine St.
Seattle, WA 98101
Lush at Seattle’s Westlake Center features fresh, handmade beauty products, including cosmetics, skincare, fragrances and more. All items Lush creates and sells are 100 percent vegetarian, 80 percent vegan, 67 percent unpreserved and 46 percent unpackaged – meaning the company strives to make each of its items as all-natural as possible. Ingredients used to create Lush items include fine essential oils, herb infusions, fruits and vegetables. One of Lush’s top beauty products is the fresh-face mask, as it is available in several types for various purposes, i.e….dull skin, dry skin and acne-prone skin. Other beauty products that come highly recommended are the bath bombs, lip scrubs, bath bubbles and solid shampoo bars. Lush also has samples customers can try of various beauty items.
Wild Moxie Skin Care And Aromatherapy
5024 129th Place S.E.
Everett, WA 98208
Seattle Hill Soap Company is now known as Wild Moxie Skin Care and Aromatherapy and is still located in the same Mill Creek-area neighborhood of Everett, Washington. While the company may have a new name, it still sells the same quality handmade beauty products it always has. Since the company’s name change and full re-branding, it has also introduced new, all-natural items including aromatherapy sprays in scents such as Christmas Tree Room and Warm Apple Cider, as well as a soothing lip butter in flavors like Orange Creamsicle, Pure Cocoa and Vanilla Mint. Additional beauty products available from Wild Moxie include handmade liquid soaps, handcrafted bar soaps and herbal nail and cuticle oils.
Sue Gabel has been writing entertainment and travel-related articles in the greater Puget Sound/Seattle area since 1999. She writes about music, the Seattle scene and more. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.