5 Black-Owned Beauty Brands to Support Right Now

We're living through a major historical civil rights movement right now.

The entire United States and beyond has taken to the streets, protesting the unlawful acts of police brutality against African Americans, most notably George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Ahmaud Arbery.

The world has taken notice that we need to end to systemic racism with reform and diversity, both in government and in the representation of black-owned businesses and creatives. Ahead, we're rounding up the most aspirational Black-owned beauty businesses so you can support female-led brands.


If you haven't heard of Briogeo, listen up—this is one of our go-to clean haircare lines available at Sephora. They have products for all hair types with incredible ingredients and super clean, cute packaging. Their Don't Despair Repair Honey Moisture Mask is one of our faves.

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Klur is an eco-friendly, inclusive line of high-end skincare made in sunny California. This impossibly elegant line has unique formulas, including our fave, Elements Of Comfort—a fragrant multi-purpose botanical body oil formulated to nourish and replenish skin while releasing tension and soothing a busy mind.

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Uoma Beauty

Uoma Beauty is a line for the makeup-lover, jam-packed with highly pigmented lip and eye shades that are sure to get you noticed. Founded by Sharon Chulter, Uoma Beauty is making waves around inclusivity, and calling upon other beauty brands to have fair representation of POC on their leadership teams.

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Mented Cosmetics

Mented Cosmetics is a vegan, cruelty-free line of clean cosmetics with major pigment payoff. Their sleek and chic packaging makes a gorgeous addition to any makeup bag, and the brand is founded by two strong women, KJ Miller and Amanda E. Johnson. 

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Golde is a beauty and wellness line that offers both yummy elixirs like matcha and turmeric lattes, along with superfood masks that are basically begging for an Instagram shot.

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