Wellness Products from Austin-Based Brands Worth Trying
10 ways to upgrade your self-care routine
By Vanessa Blankenship
Vetiver is a fragrant grass native to India that has been found to help with insomnia, anxiety and balance — and it’s one of the key ingredients in Carrie Sexton’s skin care products. The holistic esthetician created her own facial oil, body oil and body scrub that will leave your skin nourished while working against inflammation, aging and hyperpigmentation.
Olive + M founder Mariska Nicholson started her high-quality yet affordable beauty product line in her Clarksville kitchen back in 2015. She was on a mission to create olive-based products that will cleanse and hydrate both the face and body and can be used by women and men. By using high levels of antioxidants, these products will restore your natural glow at an affordable price.
Good Company Home’s Mallary Carroll envisioned creating an apothecary line after beating her cancer diagnosis, which is why she makes organic products like a lip balm, facial serum and deodorant that are chemical-free. Carroll hopes people will reconnect with their bodies through these all-natural skin care items made right here in Austin.
AMMA’s mission is to bring “natural, effective, hempderived products to everyone at affordable prices.” While its spectrum salve and hemp oil are great for soothing, its nanoemulsion CBD soft gel caps are designed to have a long-lasting effect. The CBD gel caps come in two options: Focus (Curcumin) and Rest (Melatonin).
Matthew “Mills” Miller founded his whole plant hemp brand, MINERAL, after a near-death experience in Peru and finding relief in plant-based remedies. Today, his brand crafts a range of topical creams and hemp oils that help improve inflammation, skin and anxiety.
Co-founders and sisters Shayda and Sydney Torabi started their CBD wellness brand because they wanted to show the healing powers of using CBD cannabis oil as a natural alternative to prescribed medications. The sister duo offers CBD topicals, edibles and even pet products for furry friends.
Curie infuses simple yet natural ingredients like aloe, jojoba, avocado and olive fruit oil to make soothing plant-based body care and fragrances that will nourish and cleanse from head to toe. Plus the aluminum-free deodorants and full body sprays are actually effective, so you can take on the day without breaking a sweat.
Elevé Cosmetics founder Gertie Wilson crafted her vegan-based beauty line with the purpose to enhance one’s natural beauty while stressing the importance of wellness. The clean beauty line is packed with antioxidants, peptides and anti-aging ingredients to pamper your skin.