Black women owned cruelty-free beauty brands

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Cobalt Honey

Skincare designed to moisturize, nourish, and smooth your skin. Try their 24-Hour Glow Duo inlcuding the Sweet C Serum and Firm Face Peptide Preserve at a reduced price. Proceeds benefit honey bee conservation.

Owned by founder and CEO Alycia Washington.

Demosea Botanicals

Skincare, haircare, and bodycare striving to inspire others to live a balanced life through self-care and mindfulness. Try their Radiant Skin kit with five minis to clarify, cleanse, brighten, nourish, and glow.

Owned by founder and CEO, licensed cosmetologist Ronni Wilson in Los Angeles, CA.


vegan Skincare on a mission to make the best products for ethnic skin. Try their Papain Concentrate Toner using papaya extracts to naturally exfoliate the skin.

Owned and founded by unknown individuals in Australia.

The Healing Place Apothecary

non-toxic vegan Made in the USA Skincare and haircare bringing awareness to the immense benefits of natural beauty solutions for humans and the environment. Try their Hydrating Face Kit with three minis to cleanse, tone and moisturize skin.

Owned by founder and CEO, licensed acupuncturist Nubian Flunder in Oakland, CA.

Hue Noir

Cosmetics putting multicultural women at the center of the modern beauty movement. Try their True Hues foundation in a patent-pending long-wear formula, designed especially for women of color.

Owned by founder and CEO, chemist Paula Hayes in Portland, OR.


Cosmetics built around luscious lips. Try their Lip Pop — shade “Take It Off” was responsible for Keyshia’s nude lip at her wedding.

Owned by founder and CEO Keyshia Ka'oir.


vegan organic non-toxic Skincare, Haircare, Bodycare made to be multi-use, based on family heritage and the wisdom of their grandmothers. Try their Multi-wash as a 97.79% organic body, hair, or facial cleanser.

Owned by founders and partners in life + business Talima Davis and Allison Lamb in Brooklyn, NY.

Other Black owned brands

The following brands are not majority women-owned (either by founding or through an exit) and/or test on animals where required by law.