Even though the fashion and beauty scene in the Baltics is not hugely known worldwide, its reputation is growing by the day, with beauty and fashion bloggers talking about popular local, homegrown brands. Here are some of the best Baltic cosmetic brands you should get acquainted with before they go mainstream.
Uoga Uoga translates to ‘Berry Berry’ in English and the name perfectly represents what this brand stands for: natural products made from high-quality Lithuanian minerals, berries, honey, herbs, and other organic products. It was founded in 2010 by two Lithuanian women who quit their corporate jobs to pursue their dreams. Today, after seven years, Uoga Uoga is one of the most popular cosmetic brands in Lithuania, so it is fair to say that the risk paid off!
Dzintars is one of the oldest cosmetic brands in Latvia, founded in 1849. Today, Dzintars is the largest perfumery and biocosmetics producer in the Baltics and the whole of Northern Europe. You can buy everything here from natural cosmetics to perfumes and face masks. The staff, including designers, chemists and biologists, are all experts in their field and all the labs contain the highest quality, up-to-date equipment to ensure the products are made to the highest standard.
Margarita is a trusted eco-friendly Lithuanian cosmetic brand. All the products are made using good-quality ingredients and customers know what they are buying from this trusted brand. Currently, Margarita produces over 70 cosmetic products, which target body, face, and hair needs. So, if you want to try some classic Lithuanian cosmetics and don’t want to take any risks, choose Margarita and your body will definitely thank you for it!
Ingli Pai is one of the first companies to produce organic beauty products in Estonia, including face and body oils, mud masks, shower products, and a range for babies. You’ll find Ingli Pai products in many Estonian spas and resorts, as well as big supermarket chains such as Rimi and Selver.
VIVI cosmetics are very popular among Lithuanians because of their superb quality and price. There are 22 shops in Lithuania where you can purchase VIVI products. The company specialises in producing eco-friendly and natural cosmetics for your body, skin, and hair. Lithuanians prefer to buy local products to support their economy and VIVI is definitely among the leaders when it comes to good-quality, natural cosmetics.
Green Nature offers the highest quality natural cosmetics in Estonia. The products have no synthetic fragrance, parabens, colours or alcohol, ensuring what you put on your skin is as close to nature as possible. On top of that, all ingredients used in manufacturing are organically certified and eco-friendly. Most of Green Nature’s products are distributed in Estonia, but you can find some cosmetics in neighbouring countries as well.
Madara may be a character from Naruto animé, but it is also a famous Latvian cosmetic brand, which manufactures some of the best-quality natural cosmetics in the Baltic States. Madara cares for the environment and only uses natural and eco-friendly ingredients in its products. Also, Madara encourages people to feel self-confident and beautiful inside, as they say: “a radiant heart leads to radiant skin.”