Enhance Your Skincare and Haircare Routines with These 6 Metro Detroit Brands

Get glowy skin, healthy hair, and more with these local products
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Amazing Mango Shampoo and Conditioner Set, $20, at Ruby’s Natural Hair Care Products; rubysnaturalhaircare.com

Looking for solutions to skincare and haircare issues or just want to try out new products? Support local businesses and step up your routines by shopping these six metro Detroit brands.

Ruby’s Natural Hair Care Products

Ruby’s products are packed with beneficial ingredients, like essential oils, to support healthy hair and skin. The brand’s best-selling Love Oil product helps with hair regrowth, eczema, dandruff, and frizz with ingredients like castor oil, white tea, thyme, grape-seed, lavender, and rosemary. The brand also offers whipped body butters, raw African black soap, shampoo, and conditioner. Rubys; rubysnaturalhaircare.com

Dirty Girl Farm

Dirty Girl Farms creates personal care products that are free of chemicals, dyes, toxins, and gluten. The brand’s philosophy is “we believe in healthy skin and happy souls.” Get glowing skin with the Turmeric Root Glow Body Wash, combat acne with the Breakout Buster Facial Toner, or refresh your scalp with the Rosemary Mint Shampoo and Bamboo Conditioner. Dirty Girl Farm; dirtygirlfarm.com

Detroit Rose

This local brand offers “handcrafted everyday essentials.” Detroit Rose’s skincare line is made from natural, organic, and non-toxic ingredients. Pick up the Aphrodite Face Oil — made with rosehip, seabuckthorn, chia, jojoba, and camellia — to get plump, hydrated, and glowy skin, or try the Detox Clay Mask, which is formulated with French green clay and kaolin clay, as either a full face mask or spot treatment. Detroit Rose; detroitrose.com

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Dramatic Definition Gel, $38, at Naturalicious; naturalicious.net


Naturalicious specializes in curl patterns. The brand’s website breaks down loose and tight curl routines and offers a “fool proof haircare regimen” quiz, making it easy for customers to customize a new haircare routine using its Moisture Infused Styling Crème, Dramatic Definition Gel, and other products. Naturalicious also carries skincare items like the Flawless Canvas Face Masque, Glisten Up! Vitamin C Serum, and Plump It Up Anti-Aging Serum. Naturalicious; naturalicious.net

Ilera Apothecary

Based in Detroit, Ilera Apothecary offers solutions for dry skin. Selling body butters packed with shea and cocoa butter, night oils that protect and hydrate your skin, and body washes that help keep moisture intact, Ilera’s products are a must-have for the colder months. Ilera Apothecary; ileraapothecary.com 

Cream Blends

Owned and operated by local entrepreneurs Yolanda and Rick Williams, Cream Blends’ offers gender-neutral body products with natural ingredients. Its body butters are made with more than 85 percent shea butter, the body oils are created using Cream Blends’ own shea butter oil blend, and its lip balms are made with beeswax from Detroit Hives. Products come in fragrances like lavender, lemon, Michigan cedar, oatmeal honey, and more. Cream Blends, creamblends.com