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A Plant-based skincare Boutique




Goldenseal Skincare is a holistic skincare boutique located in the Piedmont Avenue neighborhood of Oakland. Specializing in organic, plant-based facials and sugaring hair removal, Goldenseal Skincare's treatments focus on enhancing one's natural beauty, and creating at-home rituals to keep up your best skin health. All products used are as body and earth-friendly as can be, Products featured within treatments are local Botnia from Sausalito, Wild Hill Botanicals from Vancouver Island, BC and Khus + Khus from Denver, Colorado.

With over ten years of experience in the beauty industry, Goldenseal Skincare founder, Tarren Brooks, believes the key to the healthiest skin is connecting to oneself and carrying out daily self-care rituals. She is fascinated and passionate about the link of nutrition in conjunction with skin treatments and the educating in the importance of following a personalized skin care regimen. She studied skin with an Ayurvedic background and has a deep excitement about natural skincare and is trained in finding remedies for an individual's skin concerns and conditions. Tarren's experience has shown that working *with* the skin's natural functions is the best way to achieve optimal skin health. Also certified in Reiki, Tarren has a healing nature that will soothe both the body and mind. She believes that daily mindful rituals are an important tool to connect the self and body. Her utmost priority is to help each client move towards wellness and to achieve their most glowing skin!

Please note, Goldenseal Skincare is by appointment only. If you wish to purchase products, you can book a "Product Pickup" or reach out directly. 


tarren brooks

Healing is an art.
It takes time.
It takes practice.
It takes love.


some of our services

goldenseal facial

The luxury plant-based treatment. Deeply cleansing and healing exfoliation and two customized treatment masks. Loads of relaxing massage, and cathartic extractions.

Option to add Microdermabrasion +$25

70 minutes | $140


Quickie facial

A swifter treatment with no massage. (Not for first-time clients)

45 minutes | $90


cannabinol facial

Meet the healing power of CBD. A CBD facial treatment, taking advantage of the amazing anti-oxidative, anti-aging and anti-inflammatory benefits gifted to us by this non-psychoactive herb. A targeted facial treatment and loads of massage with CBD infused coconut oil. Prepare to be blissed out! (21+ only)

80 minutes | $180

Since my facial a few weeks ago, I’ve gone without any makeup. My skin looks and feels amazing!
— Mackenzie M.