Owned by founder and CEO, trained aromatherapist Aba Gyepi-Garbrah.
Black women owned cruelty-free beauty brands
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- Aba Love Apothecary
- Alikay Naturals
- Anita Grant
- Anne’s Apothecary
- Antonia Burrell London
- BASE BUTTER
- Beauty Bakerie
- beauty by Africa Miranda
- Benu Cosmetics
- BGLH Marketplace
- BLAC Mineral Cosmetics
- Black Girl Sunscreen
- Blade + Bloom
- Brown and Coconut
- Camille Rose Naturals
- Choate BODY
- Cobalt Honey
- Cream and Coco
- Curl Junkie
- Danessa Myricks Beauty
- Delish Condish
- Demosea Botanicals
- The Doux
- EA Polish
- Earth’s Nectar
- Elements of Aliel
- Fashion Fair
- Fenty Beauty
- Foxie Cosmetics
- Ginger + Liz
- Girl + Hair
- The Glamatory
- Gold Label Cosmetics
- Hanahana Beauty
- The Healing Place Apothecary
- Heritage 1933
- The Honey Pot Co.
- Hue Noir
- Hunnybunny Boutique
- iwi fresh
- Jacque Mgido
- Jane Carter Solution
- JD Glow
- Juvia’s Place
- Kami Cosmetics
- Koils By Nature
- Lamik Beauty
- Lauren Napier Beauty
- Laws of Nature Cosmetics
- Lena Lashes
- The Lip Bar
- Lotus Moon
- Magnolia Makeup
- Maréna Beauté
- Marie Hunter Beauty
- Marla Rene Luxe Skincare
- MDM Flow
- Melanin Essentials
- Mented Cosmetics
- Makeup for Melanin Girls
- Mielle Organics
- Miss Jessie’s
- Nuban Beauty
- Omolewa Cosmetics
- Oyin Handmade
- Pholk Beauty
- Plain Jane Beauty
- Pnk Digger
- RANGE Beauty
- SDOT Beauty
- Sienna Naturals
- Soap Distillery
- Taliah Waajid
- Thank God It’s Natural
- Trepadora Curly Therapy
- Unsun Cosmetics
- Vera Moore Cosmetics
- Vow Beauty
- Wonder Curl
organic Haircare and bodycare inspiring everyone to embrace their natural beauty, accessible everywhere. Try their bundled product collections for cleansing, conditioning, protection, and styling treatments that fit together.
Owned by founder and CEO, YouTube influencer Rochelle Alikay Graham-Campbell.
Factory-free and fresh vegan handcrafted Haircare, skincare, and bodycare. Try their no lather, sulfate-free, low-suds rosemary-mint co-wash conditioner.
Owned by founder and CEO Anita Grant.
Owned by founder and CEO Anne in Durham, NC.
Skincare and Cosmetics for women of every color, started by a college student. Try their face-lift-in-a-box introductory facial cupping set.
Owned by founder and CEO, facialist Antonia Burrell in London, UK.
Cosmetics designed to withstand heat and humidity of the U.S. South. Try their liquid face pigment foundation available in sixteen deep shades.
Skincare and Cosmetics for women of every color, started by a college student. Try their Sunflower Sweets Serum for retaining elasticity and fading hyperpigmentation.
Owned by founder and CEO Danielle Bahi.
Owned by founder and CEO She'Neil Johnson.
Owned by founder and CEO Cashmere Nicole in San Diego, CA.
Luxury, travel-inspired Skincare and bodycare. Try their flagship Facial Elixir for blend of nourishing oils safe for sensitive skin.
Owned by founder and CEO, beauty expert Africa Miranda.
handcrafted Cosmetics with a badass twist, started by a college student. Try their illuminating setting sprays aptly and originally named “F*ckboy Repellent”.
Owned by founder and CEO Brianna Queen.
handcrafted vegan Skincare, haircare, and bodycare made from healing botanicals for women of color. Try their Creme Brulee curling cream for kinks, curls, and coils or agave-aloe face mask-scrub hybrid.
Owned by founder and CEO Stevonne Ratliff in Bay Area, CA.
vegan handcrafted Skincare celebrating diversity in people and skin. Try their hero product made with fresh flower petals, Hello Skin Serum.
Owned by founder and CEO Mena Nwabenu in Chicago, IL.
Owned by founder and CEO, black girl with long hair Leila Noelliste in Brooklyn, NY.
Cosmetics made naturally for women of color. Try their yellow-based cream concealers formulated for medium to deep skin tones.
Owned by founder and CEO Merced Boyce.
Skincare — sun protection that doesn’t leave a white residue on your skin. Try their flagship everyday SPF30 sunscreen made by women of color for people of color.
Owned by founder and CEO Shontay Lundy.
Owned by founder and CEO Terri Bloom in Chicago, IL.
Owned by founder and CEO Nancy Twine in NYC.
Owned by founders sisters Letisha and Zeena Brown in Boston, MA.
Body and Haircare for the conscious consumer. Try their nourishing and softening Curl Definers & Butters.
Owned by founder and CEO Janell Stephens.
Owned by founder and CEO Rhandi Kai in Cleveland, OH.
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.
handcrafted Haircare, skincare, and bodycare offering a moment of comfort in the chaos life can bring. Try their Gooseberry Aloe Hair Pudding to nourish curls while giving definition, body, hold, and shine.
Owned by founder and CEO, biochemist Victoria Brown.
Owned by founders Mabel and Aimee Sowu, mother + daughter in New Jersey.
Haircare designed to be the brand every person with textured hair can’t live without. Try their Repair Me! protein treatment for weak, brittle, or chemically damaged hair.
Owned by founder and CEO Marsha Coulton.
Cosmetics from the mindset of the makeup artist. Try their versatile Colorfix 24-Hour Matte Cream Colors.
Owned by founder and CEO, celebrity makeup artist Danessa Myricks.
Nutrient-packed and ethically-sourced non-toxic vegan handcrafted Skincare, haircare, and bodycare. Try their Microdermabrasion-in-a-Jar with natural enzymes of papaya and kojic acid or hair repairing mask.
Owned by founder and CEO, visual artist and pop-culture painter Kashmir Thompson in Atlanta, GA.
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.
Haircare designed to give a salon-worthy look between regular salon visits. Try their Mousse Def Texture Foam to define and control your style with a light hold.
Owned by founder and CEO Maya Smith in Macon, GA.
non-toxic Nailcare that believes in faith, perseverance, and a fresh colorful mani. Try their gorgeous nail polishes in a quick-drying formula, opaque in one to two coats.
Owned by founder and CEO Riane Ellyse McWain.
Haircare inspired by natural curls. Try their aloe-based Honey Curls styling gel.
Owned by founder and CEO Tamika Fletcher.
non-toxic vegan Skincare for the individual looking for a minimalist, pampered approach. Try their I’m Beet face mask made with beet root and rose hip clay to leave your skin moisturized, even-toned, and glowing.
Owned by founder and CEO LaKeisha Entsuah.
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.
Cosmetics addressing Black women’s needs since 1973. Try their buildable coverage Foundation Stick.
Owned by Johnson Publishing Company, which is owned by CEO (and White House Social Secretary under President Obama) Desirée Rogers founded by the late co-founder of Ebony and Jet magazines Eunice W. Johnson.
50%-owned by Kendo Holdings (owned by LVMH, not a cruelty-free company) ; 50%-owned by 🇧🇧 Rihanna.
Owned by founder and CEO Kayla Phillips in Nashville, TN.
100% vegan non-toxic handcrafted Nail care. Try their smooth and opaque nail lacquers.
Owned by founders Ginger Johnson and Liz Pickett.
Haircare to treat natural or relaxed hair in protective styles, naturally. Try their complete set for your new routine.
Owned by founder and CEO Dr. Camille Verovic.
Owned by founder and CEO, celebrity makeup artist Mimi Johnson in Atlanta, GA.
Cosmetics supporting the ambitious beauty enthusiast. Try their unique, paraben-free matte lip pens.
Owned by founder Kristen Elise Brown.
vegan handcrafted Skincare to uplift women of color and use sustainable direct sourcing in Ghana. Try their Smooth + Confident Travel Set to try out three signature scents of whipped body butters.
Owned by founder and CEO 🇬🇭 Abena Boamah.
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.
Skin, bath, and haircare to challenge society’s narrow perception of beauty. Try their whipped moisturizer with coconut oil and mango butter made for hair and body.
Owned by founder and CEO LaToya Thompson in St. Louis, MO.
non-toxic Bodycare made by humans with vaginas for humans with vaginas. Some products raise funds to help menstruating folks who are homeless, low income, or living in poverty. Try their pads, liners, and tampons for all flows, made from pesticide-free and unbleached cotton or gentle washes and wipes.
Owned by founder and CEO Bea Feliu-Espada.
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.
non-toxic Bodycare products safe for children, designed for families. Try their All Natural Deodorant in 3 scents for a feel-good alternative to traditional antiperspirant.
Owned by founders Zuri + Nya, sisters, and their mother, Leigh in Washington, DC.
handcrafted organic Skincare with farm-to-body garden fresh formulations (and a full-service day spa). Try their Kelly Rose-Beets body cream exclusively formulated for Kelly Rowland.
Owned by founder and CEO Yolanda Owens in Atlanta, GA.
Cosmetics specifically made to address makeup challenges in Sub-Saharan Africa. Try their Brow Pen for realistic hair-like strokes.
Owned by founder and CEO 🇿🇼 Jackie Mgido.
Haircare for all hair types and textures using the best ingredients available. Try their protecting leave-in conditioner to seal in moisture, especially for dry, fragile, color treated or relaxed hair.
Owned by founder and CEO Jane Carter.
handcrafted Cosmetics focused on metallic glow and pigment for all ethnicities. Try their Metallon single shadows in highly metallic foil finishes.
Owned by founders Deandra Craig and Jennifer Clifton in Baton Rouge, LA.
Cosmetics designed to be vibrant and affordable. Try their oversized pans of richly pigmented eyeshadows.
Owned by founder and CEO 🇳🇬 Chichi Eburu.
Owned by founder and CEO Keli Smith.
Cosmetics for the sophisticated, chic, and bold woman. Try their best-selling matte liquid lipsticks.
Owned by founder and CEO Kameka Barrett.
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.
made in the usa Cosmetics made with love. Try their highlighting body oil for all-over shimmer and hydration.
Owned by founder and CEO, beauty influencer Kaylar Will.
Haircare to enhance your natural beauty. Try their nourishing hair + body butters.
Owned by founder and CEO, U.S. Army veteran Pamela J. Booker.
handcrafted Cosmetics exclusively for brown beauties. Try their Contour Creams made only for medium to deep dark skin tones.
Owned by founder and CEO Courtney Coates.
Eco-chic Cosmetics and skincare. Try their inclusive brow kit featuring an angled brush with spoolie, highlighting creme, and brow powder.
Owned by founder and CEO Kim Roxie in Houston, TX.
vegan Made in the usa Skincare reinventing the makeup wipe. Try their facial cleansing wipes to gently hydrate, smooth, and cleanse while reducing redness and inflammation.
Owned by founder and CEO Lauren Napier.
organic non-toxic vegan Cosmetics for women of color. Try their silicone-free mineral foundations in several finishes, formulas, and 15 shades.
Owned by founder and CEO Jasmine Rose.
Owned by founder and CEO Marlene Aymone.
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.
Cosmetics exploring beauty through diversity and fun. Try their lipsticks made with hydrating shea butter, coconut oil, avocado oil and vitamin E.
Owned by founder and CEO Melissa Butler.
organic Cosmetics centered only on the lips. Try their earthy nude shade Brooklyn Brownstone.
Owned by founder and CEO Destiny Jones.
Owned by founder and CEO Lake Louise.
Cosmetics devoted to filling a pigmented void in the cosmetic industry. Try their loose pigment eye shadows inspired by their vibrant hometown.
Owned by founders Niala and Tia Howard in New Orleans, LA.
Cosmetics exclusively developed to match the complexions of women of color. Try their silky, matte finish Poudre Caresse pressed powder.
Owned by founder and CEO, makeup artist 🇸🇳 Diarry Maréna in Sweden.
handcrafted Cosmetics, Skincare, and Bodycare that donate a portion of each sale to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. Try their Luxury Matte Lipsticks with a velvety, hydrating formula or signature candles.
Owned by founder and CEO, makeup artist 🇬🇭 KéNisha Ruff in Madison, WI.
non-toxic Skincare passionate in rekindling that sparkle in you. Try their Cucumber Aloe Micellar Cleansing Water formulated to soothe and hydrate even the most delicate skin, as seen in Glamour or Vitamin C + E serum.
Owned by founders Marla Rene and Tez.
Cosmetics inspired by hip-hop, designed for black skin. Try their Mas Marina semi-matte lipstick in their signature black & gold packaging.
Owned by founder and CEO, cosmetic scientist Florence “Flow” Adepoju.
organic Bodycare and Haircare because celebrating all shades is essential. Try their Skin Enhancing Sweet Apricot Body Butter made with mango butter for total body use.
Owned by founders Olayinka Credle and Saba Williams in Lancaster, PA.
vegan non-toxic Cosmetics that enhance the natural beauty of women of all hues. Try their flagship lip products meant to give a perfect nude for women of color.
Owned by founders KJ Miller and Amanda E. Johnson.
Cosmetics that inspire you to be your own kind of beautiful. Try their Perfect Nude liquid lipsticks designed for all shades of brown skin to never need a liner.
Owned by founder and CEO, former model 🇳🇬 Tomi Gbeleyi in Toronto, ON.
organic Haircare encouraging healthier hair with healthier ingredients. Try their Babassu Oil line for strengthening protein and nourishing moisture.
Owned by founder Monique Rodriguez.
Haircare for styling curly, kinky, and wavy hair of all types and textures. Try their Leave-In Condish for lightweight styling prep.
Owned by founders Miko Branch and her late sister Titi.
Owned by founders 🇳🇬 CEO Stella Ndekile and celebrity makeup artist Jane Ogu in Nigeria.
non-toxic Cosmetics empowering women of color to live a bold life in a bold look. Try their Pro Perfect foundation in a water-based, buildable formula with SPF 15 sun protection.
Owned by founder and CEO, makeup artist and professional fruit carver 🇳🇬 Irene Dele-Adejumo.
Award-winning, 100% handcrafted organic Haircare. Try their herbal, humectant leave-in conditioners.
Owned by founder and CEO Jamyla Bennu in Baltimore, MD.
vegan Skincare inspired by the multitude of ways that people of color infuse the globe with beauty. Try their brightening CBD-hibiscus night oil infused with peony petals or Glow Replenishing cleanser.
Owned by founder and CEO Niambi Cacchioli.
Owned by founder and CEO Lake Louise.
vegan handcrafted Cosmetics focused on lips. Try their unique, hydrating, three-in-one metallic lipglosses.
Owned by founder and CEO Stephanie Bennett.
Owned by founder and CEO, fashion industry veteran Alicia Scott in Atlanta, GA.
handcrafted organic Skincare, Haircare, Bodycare that is earth-conscious while making women feel luxurious and beautiful. Try their Papaya + Turmeric Brightening Bar with natural exfoliating and antioxidant properties.
Owned by founder and CEO Stephanie Coker in NYC.
Haircare and skincare — effective, natural products for textured hair and dry skin. Try their shea butter and grapeseed oil split end eliminating serum.
Owned by founder and CEO Hannah Diop.
handcrafted Bath and bodycare inspired by the scents of spirits and cocktails. Try their booze-free, seasonal & small-batch subscription box.
Owned by founder and CEO Danielle Martin in Chicago, IL.
vegan non-toxic handcrafted Haircare and bodycare products that are soul-infused and melanin-inspired. Try their best-selling Knot Sauce coil detangler.
Owned by founder and CEO Ayo Ogun-McCants in Queen Creek, AZ.
Haircare providing natural textures with moisturizing, conditioning and cleansing excellence. Try their African Healing Oyl to help nourish and protect hair and skin as a styling product, hot oil treatment, or moisturizer for hands and body or brother brand, Uncle Jimmy.
Owned by founder and CEO, hair entrepreneur since age 14 Taliah Waajid in Atlanta, GA.
organic Haircare designed to kiss dryness goodbye. Try their for natural hair needing repair Honey Miracle Deep Conditioner.
Owned by founder Chris-Tia Donaldson.
vegan organic Haircare meant to embrace your curly hair not as a statement, but a state of being — made with airless packaging. Try their Hibiscus Pink Cleansing Clay Wash to purify your scalp and restore precious moisture to your curls.
Owned by founder and CEO Keisha Jo Lawler in United Kingdom.
Skincare made to protect all complexions. Try their Tinted Mineral Sunscreen with 30 SPF and no white cast or ashy tone.
Owned by founder and CEO (and Frank Ocean’s mom!) Katonya Breaux Riley.
Cosmetics and skincare made affordably, from dark to light. Try their skincare signature collection of moisturizing peptide formulas.
Owned by founder and CEO, former actress Vera Moore.
Owned by founder and CEO, lawyer Tangie Griffin.
Haircare to give people with curly hair great hair days, every day. Try their sampler pack to kickstart your new routine.
Owned by founder and CEO Scarlett Rocourt.
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.
Owned by founder and CEO AJ Crimson in San Diego, CA.
cruelty-free Grooming, skincare, and haircare intersecting with lifestyle to unlock a better you. Try their subscription service Shave System with refill kits auto-shipping every season.
cruelty-free Haircare for all textures, for people of all ethnic backgrounds. Try their customized regimen just for your hair.
Cosmetics specifically for multicutural women since 1994. Try their award-winning, moisturizing Skin Tone Evener BB Creme.
Owned by Impala Inc, founded by supermodel Iman.
Owned by founder and CEO, global makeup artist Pat McGrath.
cruelty-free Grooming, haircare, skincare and bodycare providing healthier, good-for-you and your body products. Try their sensitive skin shave set with gentle ingredients to avoid irritation.
Owned by founder and CEO Calvin Quallis in New Jersey.
vegan cruelty-free Skincare that serves 2,500 small family farmers across Ghana. Try their for face, hair, and body 100% pure cold-pressed moringa oil.
Co-owned by Co-founder Kwami Williams in Boston, MA.