Skin Deep

Sabine GalvisFebruary 1, 2019
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Work local skincare products into your self-care routine.

Nothing hinders self-confidence like a bad skin flare-up. Whether acne, aging or sensitivity is on your mind, these local skincare brands have solutions for the dry skin endemic to the Valley’s hot, arid climate.


Rely on the miracles of science as prebiotics treat your skin with care. Joyome’s Illuminating Day Serum and Intensive Overnight Repair purportedly encourage good bacteria – yes, it exists – to flourish and nourish your skin.

Herbal Dynamics Beauty

A fan favorite, the Volumizing and Smoothing Rapid Lip Mask by Herbal Dynamics Beauty is designed to offer quick results that last for hours. Swipe on this hydrating mask for a plumper pout in minutes. This treatment includes apple extract, peptides and a touch of portulaca pilosa, a flowering succulent colloquially and aptly known as kiss-me-quick.

Strawberry Hedgehog

Strawberry Hedgehog’s Whipped Body Crème is a decadent vegan body butter made with deliciously natural ingredients, ranging from organic, fair trade cocoa and shea butters to soothing aloe vera. Almond and apricot oils add to the gently sweet scent and lock in moisture.


Emme Diane

Emme Diane built a reputation as the “Skin Whisperer” in her native California before relocating to Scottsdale and taking on Arizonans’ famously thirsty skin. Use her sulfur refining mask to scrub away dead cells, break down impurities and stop acne in its tracks.

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