As the saying goes, beauty is only skin deep, and it’s what’s inside that counts. That may be true, but it’s becoming increasingly more important to examine what we use to protect and maintain that beautiful skin as well. 303 put together the following list of local, natural beauty brands that offer a wide range of makeup and skincare products to help you save face and support the community in the process.
Where: Two locations: 1408 Larimer St., Denver and 3000 East 1st Ave., Denver (in the mall near Apple and Macy’s)
When: At the Larimer location the hours are Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday noon to 5 p.m. At the Cherry Creek location, hours are Monday-Saturday 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The Lowdown: Former beauty industry executive, Kathryn Murray Dickinson, established AILLEA to offer a space in which people could trust the makeup and skincare products they purchase are genuinely safe — free of parabens, sulfates, petrochemicals, endocrine disruptors and other toxic chemicals. AILLEA offers products from top organic brands like Indie Lee and Suki, as well as its own line of canvas makeup bags.
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