South Florida isn’t only an area with thriving art and culinary enclaves; it is place for many homemade industries like breweries and now locally made beauty products. One doesn’t have to go to New York and buy Lancome, Clinique or Chanel for the best beauty products. An in-depth search reveals that there are companies dedicated to the female form that make products that help women with different skin types, are known worldwide and uphold the highest standards in the industry to protect the customer and sell great products. One need not be hesitant to shop locally for beauty products.

Deep Sea Cosmetics
1005 Park Centre Blvd.
Miami, FL 33169
(305) 627-9370

Deep Sea caters its products to helping women maintain their skin using technological advances and the nourishing minerals from the Dead Sea. There are cleansers and exfoliators, purifying milk, Dead Sea soap and a men’s line of hydrating face cream, hand and body cream and shaving cream.

Beauty Tech
20241 NE 16th Place
Miami, FL 33179
(305) 834-8840

Beauty Tech is a Miami-based company whose products have been viewed as far east as Russian public television and stateside on QVC, HSN and ShopHQ. This company manufactures products such as sonic skincare, hair straighteners, micro current facial tool, wrinkle care, etc. Women of south Florida can buy local and be repeat customers without having to waste too much time in shopping malls.

Paris Perfumes, Inc.
532 NW 29th St.
Miami, FL 33127
(305) 576-7033

Based in the thriving artist enclave of Wynwood, Paris Perfumes started off as a home-based business in the early 1960s. Brands that many can recognize are Niurka Plus, Nuit D’Orient, Nuit D’Orient Lavender and Natural. Take a trip to see the art galleries in Wynwood and walk a short distance to this store to sample even more brands that it has created. There is no doubt that after one sniff, Paris Perfumes will become a part of the ensemble for any occasion.

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Jennifer Bradley Cosmetics
255 E Commercial Blvd, Suite 202
Ft. Lauderdale by the Sea, FL 33308
(954) 647-4142

The former television actress, singer and model is based here in South Florida with the only medical grade skincare line paired with a professional cosmetics line for sensitive skin. The actress has dedicated herself to producing a line of products that maintain and enhance a woman’s skin rather than destroy it with unneeded oils that create acne, redness and irritation. She believes that makeup should enhance the basis of a woman’s face with what is naturally there. “The skin should be the star of the show” is a key statement on her website that should have women breaking down the doors to her store to buy/sample the products.

Audrey Morris Cosmetics
1501 NW 49th St
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309
(954) 354-5090

Since 1965, this brand has stood for the artistry of fashion in welcoming the new and fascinating. Audrey Morris Cosmetics has been manufacturing beauty products from the usual – blush, brushes, concealer, eye shadow – to the natural/technical – mineral blush, mineral kits, skin care regimens for people with acne, hydration, firming, etc. Women should be aware of this local gem of a business and travel to the website to see what is available.

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