Local brands add new colours into Indonesia’s beauty scene. Carefully made to suit the local climate, skin conditions of the people, and active lifestyles, the products from these brands vary varyfrom skincare to makeup. Here we present a number of local beauty products that are definitely worth trying .
Based on Indonesian jamu, a centuries-old ancient herbal medicine tradition, Juara is a lifestyle skincare brand that uses ancient beauty secrets and herbal traditions of Indonesia. Inviting users to experience Bali in a jar, the Candlenust crème is the rich and luxurious body cream that provides the nourishing benefits of candlenut oil, which has been used for centuries in Indonesia to treat dry, rough skin. The unique properties of candlenut oil allows for superior skin penetration with a comfortable, velvet finish. Available at Glow Living Beauty.
Dew It was founded by Prestige cover girl Rachel Nathani to solve the needs of having healthy and glowing skin without a lot of hassle. Inspired by her busy schedule as an entrepreneur and mother, she aims to help women in bringing back self-care as a top priority. Dew It released three hands-free body care product including Dew It in The Shower, Dew It’s Body Polish, and Dew It Before Bed, the latter which comes with a Body Brush as the applicator created in collaboration with Aeris Beaute. With vegan and cruelty-free ingredients , Dew It is safe for all skin types, and also for pregnant and nursing women.
SADA by Cathy Sharon was born from the founder’s love with beauty products and her passion for the diversity of Asian women. The brand carries a wide range of products, from lip creams to highlighters and setting sprays. Recently, SADA by Cathy Sharon released the Velvet Passion Matte, a creamy and rich lipstick formula that helps your lips look instantly fuller and velvety with intense and long-wear colour. Available in five shades from natural to bold, it contains a special formula that prevents the lips from wrinkling and aging. Available at Glow Living Beauty.
The story of ESQA starts with its fabulous founders, Cindy Angelina and Kezia Toemion, who are also former Prestige cover girls. Launched in 2016, the first and leading vegan cosmetics brand in Indonesia plays a strong role in the local beauty scene with its famous Matte Lip Liquid and has expanded to products for eye- and face0care. The Radiant Cushion Blush, for one, gives your cheeks a natural blush with a satin finish. It comes in five shades that have a buildable and blendable formula for natural, glowing skin. Available at Glow Living Beauty and Bonheur.