Stay Woke: 17 Black-Owned Skincare Brands You Should Know

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Stay Woke: 17 Black-Owned Skincare Brands You Should Know

Put your money where your mouth is!

Published October 10, 2017

In light of the recent Dove controversy, many of us are questioning which beauty brands actually deserve our support. Of course, buying Black is always in style — and something that should be 100 percent top of mind, despite what's happening in the headlines.

Admittedly, it does take a little bit more research to figure out which companies are in fact Black-owned. Yep, there are a lot of posers out there, peeps. Stay woke, y'all!  

Need help navigating the market? We pulled together a quick, curated guide of Black-owned skincare brands we love to line your bathroom shelves with. Plus, don't forget to check out our other guides to Black-owned cosmetic and hair companies as well. You can thank us later! 

  1. Nykaio
  2. She-y by Menaye

    Hydrate and nourish your skin with our luxury Body Creams for a natural glow. #SHEYbyMenaye

    A post shared by SHE-Y srl (@shey_by_menaye) on

  3. Tiossan

    🌵Tiossan terrarium🌵 #tiossan #senegal #terrarium #blackseedoil #greenbeauty #naturalbeauty #nature #plants

    A post shared by Tiossan (@worldoftiossan) on

  4. Cleanse by Lauren Napier
  5. Base butter

    Tea tree + lavender face gel is the hydration your skin needs to RADIATE the day away.

    A post shared by BASE BUTTER (@basebutter) on

  6. Unsun Cosmetics

    Smooth sailing. 😎 Thanks for sharing @patidubroff!

    A post shared by Unsun Cosmetics (@unsuncosmetics) on

  7. Luv scrub
  8. Anita Grant
  9. Bolden Skincare
  10. True Moringa

    The one good thing about winter weather is warm baths 🛀🏽 #bathsoak #treatyoself

    A post shared by True Moringa (@truemoringa) on

  11. Cocoa Butter Mothers
  12. Joshica Beauty
  13. Blaine Lorenn

    I'll be giving GLOW UP vibes today // #BlaineLorenn #EverythingOil #Luxe #Apothecary #GlowUp #Natural #essentialoils

    A post shared by Blaine Lorenn (@blainelorenn) on

  14. Georgia by Jodie Patterson
    (Photo: GEORGIA BY JODIE PATTERSON)
  15. S Dot Beauty
  16. Vera Moore Cosmetics
  17. Foxie Cosmetics

    Next week everything Fall is finally coming 🍂

    A post shared by Foxie Bombs Cosmetics LLC (@foxiecosmetics) on

Written by Brianna Allen, Edited by Janell M. Hickman

(Photo: PeopleImages/Getty Images)

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