Primp Locally: Portland-Made Beauty Products

Written by
Megan McCarty Liz Hummer

You shop at farmers markets and ask restaurants where their ingredients are from—why not stay as close to the source when it comes to looking beautiful on your wedding day? We’ve found the best Portland-made beauty lines, all of them organic and/or sustainable. Because that’s how we do it in Oregon.

  • Alima Pure
    Why We Love It: These all-natural mineral cosmetics come in an impressive array of colors and offer silky textures and photogenic results. Best Seller: Satin Matte Foundation, a weightless powder that provides glowing coverage, available in 60 shades.
  • OLO fragrance
    Why We Love It: Hand-blended essential oil perfumes distill the very essence of the natural beauty and creativity in the Northwest—and smell gently amazing to boot. Best Seller: Nationale 6/7, a delicate floral warmed by sandalwood and musk and lightened by lemon.
  • Servello Skincare
    Why We Love It: Old-world inspiration— therapeutic plant extracts and medicinal herbs—meets modern formulations in these aromatherapy-based bath and skincare products. Best Seller: Organic Blueberry C Serum, which uses natural extracts to protect and heal damage from free radicals.
  • Sidlab Haircouture
    Why We Love It: Truly high fashion hair products free of parabens and sulfates, and in recycled packaging. Best Seller: Chic Styling Spray, which protects from heat and humidity, builds volume, and adds shine to any ’do.
  • Willamina Modern Apothecary
    Why We Love It: Because beautiful skin starts on the inside, aesthetician Willow Ladd created calming, purifying, and revitalizing serums and balms using essential oil blends. Best Seller: Revitalizing Balm, which tones and brightens with lemongrass that reinvigorates cell memory and circulation. 

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