by Maddy Zollo Rusbosin | March 13, 2020
15 of Our Favorite Florida Goodies to Treat Yourself to This Spring
Elevate your self-care routine by adding these fine Florida-made products into the rotation. From plant-based body oils to hydrating beard balms and on-trend makeup, it’s never been easier to put your best face forward.
From a Bulgarian Lavender Body Oil to plant milk emulsion, everything offered in Fender’s beauty line harnesses the power of plants and botanicals.
From $65 for body oil to $125 for plant milk
Meet the founder: Not only is Tammy Fender one of the most sought-after aestheticians in Florida, but her reputation is highly touted across the U.S. with A-listers like Gwyneth Paltrow and Julianne Moore seeking out her expertise. Over the past 25 years, Fender has become a holistic skin care guru thanks to her hands-on treatments at her West Palm Beach spa and her namesake beauty line of luxury plant-based skin care products.
BRICKELL MEN’S PRODUCTS
Every product produced by this Miami grooming brand is made with the highest quality natural and organic ingredients.
$35 for Purifying Charcoal Face Mask
NO B.S. SKINCARE
The name says it all. This South Florida brand keeps icky stuff like harmful chemicals out of their products without compromising efficacy.
$35 for caffeine eye cream, $40 for vitamin C + E serum
NAPLES SOAP COMPANY
Time to fill up your bathtub. Naples Soap Company makes pampering yourself easy with products like fizzing bath bombs and sea salt scrubs.
From $6 for bath bombs and up to $38 for scrubs
This Naples-based brand is the epitome of feel-good skin care. It relies on natural formulations with packaging that’s 100 percent inclusive to the visually impaired community.
$44 for the Skin-Loving Treatment for Eyes and Lips
ZERO GRAVITY SKIN
This LED skin care device from Miami-based company Zero Gravity is designed to rejuvenate aging skin.
$1,499 for the Perfectio model
Just because you live in Florida doesn’t mean you have to bake in the sun. Instead use a faux glow formula from Tournesol Beauty like the self-tanning towelettes or powder.
$12 for towelettes, $32 for powder
Shave the years off your face with these anti-aging shaving essentials that are formulated to help minimize the look of wrinkles and discoloration while also nixing dehydration.
From $10.99 for the shaving products
BROTT’S BEARD CARE
Show your scruff some love with an all-natural, handcrafted beard care set that includes a beard oil and balm.
From $37.99 to $44.99 for a set that includes matching scents of the oil and balm
UNDER THE SUN
Every Floridian knows how the sun can take a toll on your hair. That’s exactly why this Delray Beach company launched a collection of shampoos, conditioners and leave-ins that are designed to protect against the elements.
From $28 to $100
With vitamins, antioxidants and nutrients, this deep conditioning mask prevents breakage, promotes growth and hydrates thirsty hair. Talk about curl power!
Meet the founder: When South Floridian Nickie Nougaisse decided to transition to natural hair, she struggled to find products that were healthy and effective at reviving her strands. Before long, she began mixing up her own formulas in her kitchen that were free of harsh chemicals, dyes and preservatives. Eventually, she launched Curls Dynasty, a haircare line dedicated to curly girls everywhere.
Makeup can be pretty and practical. Case in point: Palladio Beauty has infused vitamins and botanicals into their products, so you can give your skin a health boost while looking glam.
From $8 for blush and $10 for bronzer
MIA DEL MAR
Is there anything more Florida than flamingo-themed makeup? We think not.
$38 for Flamingoals blush palette
BE RAD COSMETICS
A set of faux lashes from this Miami company gives your eyes serious fringe benefits.
$23.99 for I Have A Thing For Drama lashes
$29.99 for the all-natural eyelash adhesive remover
FORMULA Z COSMETICS
From vibrant lipstick to high-shine gloss to luminizing balms, paint your pout (or your lids) with a playful pop of color.
From $14 for Amaze Glaze to $49 for the First Class Gloss Kit
Meet the founder: Most 15-year-olds wouldn’t think to start their own beauty brands, but for Zach Dishinger it was a no-brainer. Dishinger, who was born and raised in Weston, loved the freedom, creativity and self-expression that came from makeup, so he began creating his own cosmetics at home. Before long, he launched Formula Z, a collection that’s designed for everyone regardless of their age, gender, sexual orientation or race with the hopes to inspire others to be true to themselves.