Throughout Black History Month, Black people of all kinds are praised for their contributions to society. Before Black History Month comes to an end, I decided to join in on the praise by highlighting 15 black-owned beauty brands you've been missing out on.
1. Base Butter
For my shea butter lovers, Beurre is an all-natural skincare company that provides a variety of different creams with its main ingredient being shea butter imported all the way from Ghana.
3. BLK + GRN
BLK + GRN is a beauty brand made by women of color for women of color. With each product being chemical-free, this brand works for anybody.
4. Coloured Raine
Founded in 2013, Coloured Raine was founded by Brooklyn native, Loraine Dowdy and has all your makeup necessities, from eyeshadow palettes to highlighter.
5. Ginger + Liz
Ginger + Liz is a vegan-friendly and toxin-free nail polish company that has any and every color you may think of.
6. Juvia's Place
Not only is Juvia's Place super affordable, but they have a wide range of pigmented makeup products that'll have you looking flawless on a daily.
7. KayLux Cosmetics
With beautiful highlighters and body glitter, KayLux Cosmetics is the perfect place to go when you're looking for some extra sparkle in your normal beauty routine.
8. Lena Lashes
Lena Lashes has every type of lash you can think of. From everyday lashes to dramatic 3D lashes, you'll surely find the perfect lash for you.
9. Mary Louise Cosmetics
This organic beauty line was created by Akila Releford while she was a student at Howard University. The primary focus of this brand is to provide a solution for each and every skin type and to help everyone have the healthiest skin.
10. Mented Cosmetics
Mented Cosmetics was created by two friends, KJ Miller and Amanda E. Johnson, after struggling to find the perfect nude lipstick for their skin. Since then, Mented provides cruelty-free makeup products and nail polish specifically for women of color.
11. Pear Nova
Founded in 2012 by Rachel James, Pear Nova is a vegan, cruelty-free nail polish brand with shades catered to women of color.
After battling an illness, Dawn Fitch created Pookah which is a skincare brand that provides butters, oils, fragrances.
13. SDOT Beauty
SDOT Beauty provides all-natural soaps and oils meant to take care of your hair, skin, body.
15. The Lip Bar
Since its launch in 2012, The Lip Bar has been known for its vegan and cruelty lipsticks with shades of all colors.