(MALIN+GOETZ) family-owned and operated apothecary in New York’s Chelsea neighborhood launched March 2004. The Chelsea store, while modern in every way, is similar to traditional neighborhood apothecaries of years past: full of activity, wonderful treatments, and great customer service. Matthew Malin and Andrew Goetz waited on each customer themselves for the first three years and still live in Chelsea around the corner from the store, similar to chemists 100 years ago.

“The key to our extraordinary cleansers is our hydration science. Gentle amino acid-based cleansing agents thoroughly purify and hydrate, helping to maintain a natural pH balance. Our advanced moisturizers are rooted in our absorption science to compliment our cleansers; they are oil-free and residue-free, blending nourishing fatty acids instead of traditionally greasy pore-clogging oils, silicones and waxes. Into both our cleansers and moisturizers, we incorporate beneficial botanical extracts that enhance performance and provide fresh natural scents that quickly evaporate – leaving room for personal fragrance choices. Each ingredient is carefully chosen as the least irritating and most advanced for performance”.

They enhance their performance without relying on unnecessary chemicals or preservatives that could potentially harm people and the environment. Two-step regimens offer head-to-toe pH balance – face, body, and hair – for both women and men. Each advanced formula blends trusted natural ingredients with gentle performance technologies to address skin sensitivities, irritations and allergies resulting from unnecessary products, over-marketed harsh ingredients, and false claims. The result is formulas without unnecessary detergents, colorants and synthetic fragrances creating the most effective systems to simplify your life. (MALIN+GOETZ) makes skincare easy, starting with sensitive skin. Natural based treatments incorporate gentle technologies for ultimate performance. Each product performs as the single best, multi-tasking and value added item. Two steps, a cleanser and moisturizer, create perfect pH balance for either face, body or hair. The head office is situated in the historic 210 West 29th Street, 3d Floor in New York City in the Chelsea neighborhood.


FOUNDERS


+ MATTHEW MALIN

Matthew started his career in the Executive Training Program at Saks Fifth Avenue following university in 1991. After two years there, Matthew worked for three years as a cosmetic buyer at the privately owned Barneys New York.

For the next five years, Matthew oversaw global distribution and sales development for the family operated Kiehl’s. After Kiehl’s sale to L’Oreal, Matthew accepted a position with Prada to develop and manage the Helmut Lang Parfums Division and licensing agreement with P&G. Two years later, Matthew and Andrew began developing a business plan for (Malin + Goetz).


+ ANDREW GOETZ

For ten years preceding the launch of (MALIN+GOETZ), Andrew worked as Marketing Director for family owned Vitra, a Swiss-based design manufacturer. Andrew’s responsibilities included finding and cultivating the architects and industrial designers whose careers Vitra is known to begin. Both the New York flagship (MALIN+GOETZ) architect and graphic team behind our packaging were organic extensions of previous collaborations and relationships. Utilizing his creative expertise for (MALIN+GOETZ), Andrew has also established himself as chef for a monthly dinner party that March 2006 Food & Wine Magazine call one of Manhattan’s “best.”

PRODUCTS

Rum Body Wash

It’s a foaming cleansing gel synthesizes the warm Rum Tonic eau de toilette with amino acid-based cleansing agents. Gently and effectively purifies and balances all skin types, unlike traditionally harsh detergents. Blended to hydrate, rinsing free of residue without irritation, drying, or stripping; helping to reduce epidermal stress.

Peppermint shampoo

It’s a gentle, hydrating shampoo (part of our hotel amenity program) synthesizes natural peppermint extract with amino acid-based cleansing agents. Effectively purifies and balances all hair and scalp types, unlike traditionally harsh detergents. Mildly foaming, residue-free formula leaves hair soft and scalp conditioned. Blended for frequent use.

Vitamin b5 Body moisturizer

Its a body moisturizer oil-free. This nourishing treatment scientifically synthesizes natural vitamin b5 and soothing bergamot extract with absorbent fatty acids for instant performance and results. Naturally hydrates and ph balances all skin types, unlike traditionally greasy, pore-clogging oils, waxes and silicone fillers.

Rum bar soap

Our foaming cleansing bar is synthesized with our warm rum tonic eau de toilette, gently and effectively purifying and balancing all skin types. Blended to hydrate while rinsing free of residue without irritation, drying, or stripping; helping to reduce epidermal stress. Natural color. Easily integrated into daily maintenance and prevention regimen.

FORMULATIONS

Since we opened our doors, we have developed our own formulas and manufacture our products locally to our Manhattan operations. We support other small, family run manufacturing and formulating businesses in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.

We have maintained loyal development and manufacturing partnerships since our beginning.
This allows for quality control and volume pricing considerations that ultimately benefit our customers.

The intent was to create products that supported and served our community from start to finish, and, to offer effective treatments that benefit everyone.
The key to our extraordinary cleansers is our hydration science. Gentle amino acid-based cleansing agents thoroughly purify and hydrate, helping to maintain a natural pH balance. nto both our cleansers and moisturizers, we incorporate beneficial botanical extracts that enhance performance and provide fresh natural scents that quickly evaporate – leaving room for personal fragrance choices.

 

CANDLES

Dark Rum Candle

16% Eau de Toilette. Our dark rum candle is synthesized for a seductive, warm and exotic well-being aroma of traditional bay rum. Its rich scent has top notes of bergamot and plum, middle notes of rum and leather, and base notes of amber-patchouli and vanilla. It perfectly balances the sweet warm notes of rum, with a subtle balanced dry down.

Mojito Candle

16% Eau de Toilette. Our mojito candle is synthesized with natural notes of fresh lime and mint to instantly uplift and arouse the senses and spirits. Inspired by the iconic mojito cocktail, the top notes are lime, mint leaves, and peppery basil, a heart of spearmint and chinese mint, with a base note of white musk.

Cannabis Candle

16% Eau de Toilette. The cannabis candle is as seductive and compelling as its name suggests. The candle begins with top notes of fresh lemon and orange, middle notes of fig and pepper, with a sophisticated base of oakmoss, sandlewood and amber-patchouli. The result is an exact blend of notes for a relaxing and general aphrodisiac.

Vetiver candle.

18% Eau de Toilette. Known for its tranquil and restorative energy, vetiver is a clean, fresh and comfortable scent. With fruit and citrus at the top, clove leaf at the middle, and cedarwood and vetiver at its dry down, our vetiver candle is classic. Top notes of effervescent fruit and citrus, middle note of clove leaf, base notes of cedarwood and vetiver.