Healthy living with less ingredients, pesticides, binders and preservatives. Simple is often better! 

La Vida Essentials works with the highest quality ingredients available to us to provide the healthiest hair and skin. We make small batch products for better concentration and freshness. No additives, preservatives, binders and chemicals! 


Making products that are easy to use and friendly to the skin, hair and environment remain the goal!


La Vida Essentials has hand crafted ready made products that are customizable. All product ingredients are of the highest quality we can find. Because we have no middle people we are able to offer reasonable pricing! 

Our story!  Due to skin cancer I found it necessary to eliminate all market products. Rashes and sensitivity became a real problem. The answer was found through elimination of chemicals in products. The results were immediate! As a stylest and salon owner of over 30 years I have incorperated the benefits of these products for the last couple of years for myself and my clients. 


The response has been overwhelming! My husband, Dr. Anthony Cortez D.C.,  has helped me with the chemistry education and background to understand what is in a product and how it effects the body. His support with Chemistry and Biology background helped greatly in making a fantastic product.  

I work with the highest quality ingredients available to me to provide the healthiest hair and skin. Making small batch produts and keeping it local for better concentration and freshness will remain my goal. 


None of my products are tested on animals.

Thanks for supporting your local small business! 

Dr Anthony and Elisse Cortez

La Vida Essentials


975 E Birch St.

BREA CA 92821

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