Vanessa’s Take 5
Five New Orleans companies providing natural beauty products.
A gluten free, corn free, soy free makeup brand that is 100% organic, vegan, and chemical free. Husband and wife team Aimee & Ron Carr are the founders of the New Orleans’ French Quarter cosmetics line. Find Voodoo Makeup at their French Quarter location or online.
888-352-4061 | 515 St. Louis Street, New Orleans, LA 70130
FOLIO + FLORES
Folio + Flores is dedicated to offering high grade organic skincare products, medicinal plants, superfoods, and herbs, as well as eco-friendly items for life and home, all sourced from New Orleans and around the world. Shop online or in their Magazine Street store.
504-541-010 | 93512 Magazine Street, New Orleans, LA 70115
Located in Mid City near Bayou St. John and the Lafitte Greenway, Rosalie Apothecary offers a growing assortment of high quality, affordably priced, organic essential oils, carrier oils, bulk shea and cocoa butters, local honey and beeswax, as well as other hard to find ingredients for DIY beauty concoctions.
(504) 488-4425 | 3201 Toulouse Street, New Orleans, LA. 70119
100% natural skincare products, enriched with premium plant-based oils, herbs, minerals, and ethically sourced ingredients. Handcrafted in small batches by Erin Wexstten in New Orleans, LA. Visit www oxalisapothecary.com to shop online or to find a list of New Orleans stockists.
Smoke Perfume began as a single fragrance of vetiver, citrus, and jasmine created in Kathleen Currie’s French Quarter kitchen. Currie has since expanded beyond the signature scent that spawned a cult following to include several high-quality products using ethically sourced, all-natural ingredients like bayou cypress. Find Smoke Perfume products at Rosalie Apothecary, Folio + Flores, Raw Republic, and the New Orleans Museum of Art. For a full list of local stockists or to purchase online visit www.smokeperfume.com.