Now available in select Scottsdale, Gilbert, Carefree retailers and online
Phoenix is called the “Valley of the Sun” for a reason. The average temperature in March is 77-degrees, in April it is 85-degrees and by May the average daily temperature is 95-degrees. That’s why local entrepreneur, and inventor of the Bergy Bag, Heather Dziedzic created a cooling cosmetic bag to keep products like lip gloss, lip balms, lipsticks, eyeliners, serums, lotions, creamed-based make-ups and sunblock from melting down in the summer.
“I want to prevent products from being compromised in the Arizona heat, because cosmetics are so expensive,” Dziedzic said. “We shouldn’t have to worry about toting cosmetics to activities and events because of the heat. I set out to design something that was able to prevent melted lipsticks and damaged skincare, so I didn’t have stress about replacing products because of weather.”
The average woman in the U.S. spends nearly $1,400 annually on makeup and just under $3,000 each year on skincare. Exposure to Arizona’s year-round warm weather will ruin these items if they aren’t cared for or stored properly, especially while on the go, traveling, at the golf course, pool, sporting event or the pickleball courts, and that’s just the tip of the iceberg.
Dziedzic’s vision was to combine industry standard cooling technology with superior fabrics and leathers. She wanted to make a bag that was not only beautiful and high-quality, but could keep things cool and go from day to night.
Designed by a cryogenic engineer, the patent-pending Bergy Bag is 7” wide and 5.5” tall. It comes with a “D” ring on one side to hang from a golf or tennis bag, tote, beach bag, backpack or diaper bag. It can also clip to things like Air Pods or keys. Each bag is made of high-quality saffiano leather that is scratch and water-resistant. In normal conditions, the Bergy Bag stays cool up to four hours.
Bergy Bag can now be purchased online at www.bergybag.com and at select Scottsdale boutiques, including Silverleaf Country Club, DC Ranch Village, Emmi D Salon Spa and NakieFace, as well as the SkinCafe in Gilbert and Civana resort in Carefree.
Retail price of the BergyBag is $130 and includes a propitiatory, built-in ice pack that stays cool for up to four hours. Bergy Bags come in three colors – black with a white zipper, white with a yellow zipper and pink with a red zipper. Additional colors and accessories will be launched in 2023. Follow the company at @bergybag on Instagram to learn more.
About the Company
Bergy Bag is an innovative, fashion-forward cooling cosmetic bag founded by Heather Dziedzic, a Scottsdale-based entrepreneur. The female-owned and operated company spent three years researching, designing and developing this innovative product, launched in November 2022. For more information, visit Bergy Bag on Instagram and Facebook.
Photographer is Sarah Hoag Photography