Now more than ever is time we support our local brands, especially after boycotting. Let’s face it, we willingly pay an arm and leg to buy high-end brands. Even inflation hasn’t stopped us from paying more and more when we know we have local alternatives in every industry whether food and beverages, beauty, fashion, you name it. For a few years now, our local brands have been doing such a wonderful job in offering products that can easily compete with compete with international ones in terms of quality, aesthetics, packaging, and definitely pricing. So grab a notebook and jot down these amazing local brands you need to give a try.
This brand has raised the bar high in the aromatherapy industry. Areej offers a wide ray of products leveraging the power of essential oils and aromatherapy to elevate the body and mind. Bring the rejuvenating spa experience straight to your home with their body aroma, bath bombs, and mood sprays to name a few.
A cruelty-free brand that brings you the secrets of nature in a range of products for the face, hair, and body in addition to top-rate essential oils. This brand has got a solution for every skin and hair problem. The products are cruelty-free and made from 100% natural ingredients.
Give yourself the pampering it needs with a variety of bath products including shower gels, body lotions, and scrubs in different scents such as coconut, lavender vanilla, oud, blueberry, and bubblegum. The Bathland has also a variety of hair products including shampoos, conditioners, and hair mists. You would also love trying their lip masks as well as their lip and cheek tints.
At first glance, you will be stunned by the cute packaging and unique French names with English translations underneath such as their ‘On Fait Quoi Ce Soir?’ Shampoo translating into ‘What are we doing tonight?’. With the massive success they achieved in the market with their hair products, they expanded their range with other must-try products such as their exquisite lip oil ‘Bisou’ which works like a charm on softening the lips in addition to their face oil ‘Regarde Moi’. All those beauty potions are made from natural ingredients, no parabens, no SLS, and no fragrance.
Clean, and cruelty-free skincare products that bring the perfect mix between health and beauty. ‘Moon Milk’ is a cleaner and better alternative to drugstore sunscreens. Made with all-natural ingredients this daily SPF moisturizer is rich in hyaluronic acid and vitamins that repair the skin barrier with a non-greasy finish. The ‘Caffeine Dream’ eye cream is also a game-changer. It very effectively nourishes and brightens the skin around the eyes. These two are just a few of more products you will totally love.
You definitely will find all your essentials in this brand. From shower gels and creams, scrubs, body lotions and creams, and deodorants to haircare products, skincare products, and an extensive range of cosmetics and beauty products. A hero product that you have to try is their cleansing balm. It effectively removes all makeup residues, dirt, and buildup.
This brand is a game-changer when it comes to your shaving routine. Bid your farewell to post-shaving itchiness and irritation with 4 products that will make your skin as Glazed as a doughnut. Currently, the brand offers 4 products. ‘Smooth Operator’ is a pre-shave scrub formulated with nourishing ingredients such as coconut oil, sweet almond oil, and vitamin E. The scrub buffs away dead skin cells, unclogs hair follicles, and clears the pores for a smooth shave. ‘The Shave of Your Dreams’ is a moisturizing shaving cream that prevents ingrown hair and razor bumps. Follow these products with the star of this brand ‘Glazed Donut’; it replenishes the skin, retains moisture, and leaves your skin silky smooth and glowing. As for ‘Wealthy Gel’, it is an advanced gel that brightens, resurfaces, and soothes the skin.
The Hair Addict
They indeed took the lead in encouraging Egyptian women to embrace their natural hair and go heat-free. The Hair Addict reshaped the hair care industry as we know it providing innovative and natural hair products to make women confident in embracing their curls. The Hair Addict penetrated the market with their exceptional product The Indian Recipe, a lightweight pre-shampoo hair mask that contains several natural oils giving a mega hair growth boost.
Formulated in the USA and made in Egypt, Hanser products will make your hair supple and soft, and will bring back its shine. The shampoo and conditioner are packed with all the nutrients your hair needs such as coconut oil, sweet almond oil, shea butter, keratin, and more. The hair mask is also a game changer.
All organic and natural, Hathor relies on the power of ancient remedies inspired by our Egyptian roots. The brand offers natural, first-grade-certified, cold-pressed oil for therapeutic and holistic use. With a wide range of oils, scrubs, and other products, you will tackle any skin or hair problem in the rawest, most natural way ever. If you are new to using oils, don’t feel overwhelmed, you will find their recommendations for each type of skin on their social media pages.
High-quality products made from premium ingredients. If you seek to rid your skin of the harmful chemicals of deodorants, opt for Joviality’s range of natural deodorants that will keep you fresh, clean, and toxins-free. Also, try their Strong’n’Long nourishing nail oil that gives noticeable results in reviving bitter nails. Pick the right range for your hair from different options including Hyaluron Boost, Curl Wonder, or Moisture Bae. There is a lot more that Joviality offers to your hair such as styling products and hair mists. You can dress up your hair too with some of their wraps or bandanas.
This brand is every curly girl’s dream. This brand first kicked off with a curl-defining cream and later expanded with a shampoo, conditioner, and serum. So if taming your curls is one of your problems, rest assured this brand will make your hair Locken good.
A blend of the purest plant extracts made with love for the most natural skincare products. From nourishing creams, toners, serums, and masks, to body butters, scrubs, shampoos, and deodorants, there is a product for every skin concern. Whether you want to reverse the time on aging skin, revive and rejuvenate your body, or treat problems such as eczema, and painful joints, Meraki has got what you need and more.
It’s good to see a local brand good from the inside out. With very appealing packaging, what’s inside is even better. Mother Naked is a skincare-infused makeup that is also clean, vegan, and cruelty-free. Their light-weight sunscreen is infused with niacinamide and hyaluronic acid and comes in 3 tint shades. You can use it as your daily moisturizer and use it as a primer under your makeup to prep and protect your skin, while at the same time, giving it a natural glow.
Authentically Egyptian to its core, Nefertari is a market leader in promoting going natural and raising awareness on the dangers of harmful chemicals we use every day in our lives. Nefertari offers 100% natural products made from premium raw Egyptian materials. Between top-grade oils, soaps, bath and body products, to facials and hair products, Nefertari unravels the beauty secrets of the Pharaoh queen in chemical-free products packed in Egyptian allure.
A brand that loves not only your skin, and hair but the environment too. Norshek provides a range of handmade, ethically sourced, and eco-conscious products for the body, hair, and spirit. When it comes to skincare, Norshek has a variety of soap bars that suit every skin type in addition to sunscreen, lip balms, and face masks to name a few. You also don’t want to miss trying their natural deodorant, and shampoo bars. And of course, soothe your soul with one of their herbal tea blends.
All natural, vegan, and cruelty-free, Raw African offers a wide range of products for haircare, skincare, and bodycare. Their natural deodorants are excellent and promise long-lasting freshness in different scents. A must-try product is their Hair Follicle Booster, an anti-hairloss treatment with rosemary that promises effective and noticeable results.
Saskia brings the luxurious spa experience right to your home. Sourcing the purest ingredients and manufacturing in Egypt, Saskia aims to create natural, innovative, and luxurious products. The shampoos and conditioners are enriched with first-grade essential oils that will nourish the hair and boost growth. One of the must-try products is Miracle Fortifying Shampoo, it will revive even the most damaged hair. In addition to haircare products don’t miss out on trying their luxurious skincare products and face creams.
A brand that brings together ancient Egyptian beauty secrets with the latest technology in skincare. This brand offers premium skincare products that treat different concerns whether hyperpigmentation, lack of elasticity, or dullness. So whatever problem you have there is a range to treat it.
Soul & More
Make your soul happy with this brand that offers a diverse range of products from hair mists, soaps, deodorants, body splashes, and lotions in addition to dry brushes and other tools. So whatever it is that you need to pamper yourself you will find it at this brand.