About Us

Skincare For All

We’re a queer and woman-owned independent skincare brand that makes products designed to work for all skin types, no matter your age, gender, or ethnicity.

What you put on your body matters. 

That's why we formulate vegan products with the best plant powered extracts and clean, dermatologist approved ingredients.

Products Made to Simplify Your Life.

We use universally beneficial ingredients in our formulas, so that you know they will work for you no matter your skin type. No complicated instructions or esthetician’s license necessary.

Meet The Founders Nina Zilka & David Krause

Nina and David began their collaborative partnership at Pratt Institute in NYC over a decade ago. As designers, they have received accolades from publications including WWD, Nylon, Elle, and Surface.

In 2016, a passion for wellness led them to create Alder New York where they bring their design sensibility and attention to detail to their line of uncomplicated, high performing personal care essentials.

"Everything Nina Zilkaʼs and David Krauseʼs Brooklyn based hair, skin and lifestyle brand, Alder New York, makes is fabulous," - Goop