The 10 Best Etsy Beauty Shops You Need to Know
January will soon be a distant memory, but chances are you're still proclaiming the age-old mantra "new year, new me." Once the ball drops, legions of women promise to apply the breakdowns and breakthroughs of a previous year to a brighter future. Whether it be a new job, novel romance, or recent relocation, a little motivation goes a long way. For beauty junkies, that means a glitch in the system that is our daily makeup routine. If you're known to peruse the local Sephora for go-to products, we encourage you to switch out a favorite for the underrated Etsy shops. There are literally thousands of options that not only rival mainstream brands but won't wreak havoc on your bank account. Check out our top 10 shops for all of your makeup, hair, and skin care needs.
This vibrant cosmetics line is all natural with pigments that literally jump off the screen. From glittery shadows to antiaging skin care and even cuticle oil, this indie brand has all bases covered at an affordable price point. If you’re a dedicated consumer, take advantage of the recently launched monthly box for just $20.
Recommended Buy: ‘Envy’ Eyeshadow Makeup ($6)
If you’re a fan of mineral-based brands like bareMinerals and PUR Minerals, take a chance on the Etsy-based Borne Cosmetics. The clean packaging is reflective of the actual products, all of which are handmade and free of synthetic fillers. And if that doesn’t sway you enough, everything is made in the USA, so there’s no long wait for shipping.
Recommended Buy: Anti-Aging Cream ($30)
Don’t be fooled by the name — these products are clean enough for your bathroom vanity. Although the indie label offers a wide selection of makeup, we’re particularly obsessed with the tasty bath options, made with delectable ingredients like honey, almond, and oatmeal.
Recommended Buy: Java Junkie Coffee Scrub ($9)
This throwback label combines fragrance and jewelry using classic scents and vintage designs. Beyond the go-to body oils and eau de parfums are travel-friendly mists, lip balms, and even solid perfume. Any of these options will turn heads on your bedroom mantel or work desk.
Recommended Buy: Solid Perfume Locket Ring ($32)
If sulfates and parabens are on your list of hair don’ts, this vegan-friendly hair and skin line is a godsend. The price point never steers north of $20, making them affordable. Expect products like whipped soap, cinnamon sugar body butter, and patchouli pumpkin sea salt. Yum!
Recommended Buy: Apple Cider Vinegar Cleanser Shampoo ($13)
These handmade bath products are equal parts soap and decoration. Crafted to resemble treats like macaroons and sweet peas, the 10-, 25-, or 30-piece sets make for amazing gifts and guarantee plenty of "likes" on your Instagram feed.
Recommended Buy: Berry Divine Soap With Almond Oil ($5)
The five-free and vegan-friendly lacquer line is packed with special effect pigments that will satisfy your inner beauty geek. Those who march to the beat of their own drum can snag the ultimate exclusive by designing and naming their very own shade.
Recommended Buy: ‘Fantasia’ Glass Flakie Polish ($10)
Are you still on a wait list for the Kylie Jenner Lip Kit? Save your pretty pennies and try out this cruelty-free line of lip products. There’s liquid lippies, color-pop classics, and healthy treatments for when your peckers need a break.
Recommended Buy: Disco DNA Lipstick ($9)
If you’re obsessed with Coco Chanel and French beauty, then you’ll be happy with this affordable and authentic line of skin care products. The minimal package design lends itself well to the mostly organic ingredients and homegrown aesthetic.
Recommended Buy: Bronzing Oil ($36)
This line of heat-activated nail wraps will make your weekly trips to the salon obsolete. With a crazy-cheap price point and styles for every type of beauty junkie, you’ll be hard pressed to find a design you don’t like. If you fall in love after one buy, take advantage of the BUY4GET1 free sale with your next purchase.
Recommended Buy: Petal Pink & Mint Nail Wraps ($8)