Spring has sprung! Shed a few layers and allow your skin to soak in some much-needed sun. It's the time of year when we bid your goodbyes to blasé winter blues and grays and welcome a brilliant rainbow of vibrant florals and cheerful pastels. Sidewalks and gardens come alive with brilliant pops of pretty pink tulips, sunny yellow daffodils, and gorgeous grape hyacinths. The inspo welcomes fresh colors into our wardrobe, makeup bags, and beauty cabinets!
When it comes to capturing the splashy palette of the season, there's no better go-to than the beauty and skincare brands that make up our thriving force of Indie Business members. Find out what these nine Indies have in store for the most colorful season of the year!
9 Colorful, Spring-Ready Products From American Makers
Stella Chroma (IN)
Maker: Pam Rodgers
Spring cleaning, spring showers—and most importantly—spring training! This creamy jade is an homage to baseball's famed ‘Green Monster,' the all-too-tall left field wall at Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox. This pitch perfect nail polish from Stella Chroma will have you cheering from the stands all season long!
Prim & Pure (FL)
Maker: Kelli Jackson
It's the right time of year to freshen up your beauty bag! This sparkly accessory set shimmers like a star and comes ready with 3 glittery Mermaid makeup brushes and a pretty pink mirror. It's the perfect complement to the candy-colored lipsticks, eyeshadows, and blushes you'll be rocking this season!
Mango People (CA)
Maker: Sarah Bier
Get the perfect look with this multi-use color stick from Mango People! Available in 8 springtime-fresh hues like Apricot, gemstone pink Jaipur, and sweet orange Jalebi, you can use it on your lips, eyelids, and cheeks. Colored using fruits and veggies, your skin will feel just as fresh as the verdant ingredients inside!
Au Naturale Cosmetics (WI)
Maker: Ashley Prange
Bright and fun colors are a great way to play in the new season! This eye shadow in Bora Bora from Au Naturale Cosmetics flourishes like a dewy meadow. Apply to your lids or brows for a fresh-all-day pop of aqua.
Makeup by Mer (FL)
Maker: Mercedes Porredon
Keep your lips smooth and plush for your next spring fling. This yummy lip scrub comes in a sweet lemon that will have your honey singing your praises in no-time. It comes in 8 delicious, lip-smacking flavors!
Atomic Polish (MN)
Maker: Stacey Matern
Bring a touch of that bright blue sky into your nail polish collection! Satisfy your spring wanderlust with this holographic pigment that sparkles like the sun-soaked lake “winter-you” couldn't get out of your head.
Not My Mama's (FL)
Maker: Carly Bellis
Kick your spring fever by climbing new hiking trails and exploring unknown places. This Just in Case Bag from Not My Mama's comes with a handful of personal hygiene items so you and your young adventurers will always be prepared!
Vivid Glitter Cosmetics (FL)
Maker: Jacqueline Rivera-Howe
Dazzle your friends and family at springtime weddings, music festivals, and sports games! Trendsetters predict sparkly eyes will be the 2021 vibe, and this cheery-pop Blazin Unicorn glitter cream is the perfect way to shine!
Fate Beauty (PA)
Maker: Julie Czop
Brighten up your beauty cabinet with these pastel-colored body lotions! Whether you're a fan of the ultra white and fragrance-free Naked, or the baby pink, Jasmine-kissed Blush, these skin softeners add a sweet-hued pop to your skincare routine.
Questions for discussion and sharing
How do you celebrate the first days of spring? What are your favorite springtime colors? Let us know in the comments!
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