Beauty and the ’Burgh: 7 Spots to Go to Get Glam

No longer restricted to bigger cities, some of the latest cosmetic innovations and trends — think blowouts, microblading and lash extensions, just to name a few — are taking place in Pittsburgh’s evolving beauty scene.



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Una Biologicals

Lawrenceville: 4322 Butler St.
412/621-4126, unabiologicals.com

Thanks to her sensitive skin, Jessica Graves began making her own organic soaps and skincare products years ago. She would also gift them to family and friends, who would ask for more products for their family and friends, and so on, until a business was born.

Graves says she and her husband saw that there was a market in the Pittsburgh area for organic beauty and wellness products.

“We just felt, especially locally, that people were looking for it and wanting it and it just wasn’t readily available, especially in a high-quality format that was still affordable,” she says. “So we got serious about it.”
 


Graves grew her business at area farmer’s markets and pop-up events in the Strip District until demand necessitated she open her own storefront in Lawrenceville in 2015. Today, Una Biologicals’ products, which range from lotions to salves to natural deodorants, are carried in about 50 stores nationwide.

Each product is handcrafted on the store’s second level, and Graves constantly is working on new ideas. A number of classes and workshops, including yoga, chanting meditations and herbal mixology classes, also are hosted at the store.
 

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