If you are a makeup lover, such as myself, and seek to support more INDEPENDENT black owned makeup companies, then you are in for a treat. It is very important that we circulate funds back into our community for the longevity and betterment of, not only our culture, but to ensure of thriving black owned businesses. The companies listed below are independently owned and are not backed by a major company. So, HAPPY SHOPPING!
(click the name of each brand to be taken to their respective websites)
The Lip Bar, previously turned down by Shark Tank investors, makes lipsticks of a “unique blend of natural ingredients and then loaded with pigment to give you kick-ass colors. Each lipstick is enriched with Shea Butter, Avocado oil, Coconut oil and Vitamin E for maximum moisture.”
The pigment of the colors in Juvia’s Place’s palettes are AMAZING! It blends perfectly and is vibrant on women of color. Juvia’s Place also provides “makeup tools and beauty essentials.” Sis, grab a palette or two for your collection!
Chentilly Cosmetics is on the rise (mark my words)! Their palettes give you sunny in California vibes featuring brown buttery shimmer shades.
Danessa Myricks, beauty artist, photographer and makeup owner, is a force to be reckoned with in the beauty industry! She offers cruelty-free products as well! If you are looking to glow like the sun permanently beams on your skin, then check out her Illuminators!
Revel by JL offers a wide variety of beauty products for your beauty needs! It has been worn by some of today’s hottest fashionistas such as Michelle Williams, Karrueche, Angela Simmons, Lisa Wu, Toya Wright and Cynthia Bailey and more! Did I forget to mention that all of her makeup is natural and cruelty-free?