Materiae (muh-teer-ee-ay) Latin, noun 1. What truly matters. The ultimate online beauty destination for impeccable brands created by passionate people.
Founded by connoisseur of cool and industry veteran, David Pirrotta, this digital platform is designed to showcase only the best of the best in beauty. From hair to toe, fragrance to face oil, Materiae only stocks brands that pass Pirrotta’s stringent set of standards. If a product isn’t a “triple threat”—i.e., an innovative formula housed in shelfie-worthy packaging created by a genuinely inspiring founder—you won’t find it on our shelves. After launching 76 brands (and counting!) over the course of his illustrious career, Pirrotta is committed to creating a space for discerning, advice-hungry consumers to peruse a carefully curated selection of products and talk shop with some of the most knowledgeable experts in the beauty biz. In just a few clicks, discover your new favorites, score insider secrets, and get inspired.