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15 Must-Try Black-Owned Cosmetics Brands

Stay pretty. Stay woke.

Want to step up your beauty game? Give these Black-owned cosmetic lines a try.

  1. Shea Moisture

    Richelieu Dennis doesn’t only make hair products. Get into the full line of makeup and skincare items, too. https://www.sheamoisture.com/

  2. IMAN Cosmetics

    She went from supermodel to boss lady. Iman has you covered. http://www.imancosmetics.com/

  3. Ginger + Liz Color Collection

    Ginger Johnson’s and Liz Pickett’s gorgeous polishes are vegan and non-toxic. http://www.gingerandliz.com/

  4. Laws of Nature Cosmetics

    Founder Jasmine Rose created this all-natural line after learning that many chemicals used in cosmetics have been linked to cancer. http://www.lawsofnaturecosmetics.com/

  5. Plain Jane Beauty

    Makeup artist Lake Louise set out to create a natural and organic line of foundations and other products that are fit to cover every complexion. https://plainjanebeauty.net/

  6. The Lip Bar

    Melissa Butler launched this vegan lipstick line to create shades that make everyone who slicks them on an “It Girl.” https://www.thelipbar.com/

  7. Vault Cosmetics

    After having a difficult time finding fab makeup in her native Zimbabwe, Jackie Mgido decided to create products that maximize the beauty of Black and brown women everywhere. http://www.vaultcosmetic.com/

  8. Beauty Bakerie

    Cashmere Nicole’s cosmetics line is all about helping women show off their sweet side. https://www.beautybakerie.com/

  9. Lamik Beauty

    Kim Roxie’s cosmetics line is eco-friendly. http://www.lamik-beauty.com/

  10. KA’OIR Cosmetics

    Keyshia KA’OIR isn’t just Gucci’s fiancée. She’s a lipstick maven, too. http://kaoir.com/

  11. A.J. Crimson Beauty

    Makeup artist A.J. Crimson created his eponymous line to combat the one size fits all mentality that dominates the beauty industry. https://ajcrimson.com/

  12. Bernadette Thompson Nail Collection

    The founder says her polish lasts up to 10 days and is free of the seven harmful chemicals that many naturalistas avoid. http://www.bernadettethompson.com/

  13. Juvia’s Place

    Not only are the highly pigmented colors designed to make a mark on dark skin, but Chichi Eburu’s products are packed with our culture and history in mind. https://www.juviasplace.com/

  14. Danessa Myricks Beauty

    Danessa’s cosmetic line is picture perfect. http://www.danessamyricksbeauty.com/

  15. Gold Label Cosmetics

    Founder Kristen Elise Brown says she started this company to “speak positivity and grandeur” into the lives of the people who wear her makeup. https://www.goldlabelcosmetics.com

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