12 BLACK WOMAN OWNED SKINCARE BRANDS TO SUPPORT THIS JULY 4

Supporting black women is (or should be!) as American as apple pie. Black-owned skincare brands have always been around, but they’re more visible now than ever.

Studies show that black skin is more prone to eczema and has higher levels of water loss. So it’s no wonder products formulated by black women prove to be high quality solutions to persistent skincare problems!

Here are 12 Black-woman owned natural skincare brands to try this July 4.

BGLH Marketplace

We’ll start with the obvious! BGLH Marketplace specializes in body butter, with more than 20 scent varieties. Shea, cocoa and mango butter are all used in their formulations, and everything is scented with essential oils (no synthetic fragrances.) From Rose Blended Butter to Mocha Latte, you’ll find something yummy that you love!

The Healing Place Apothecary

Bringing awareness to natural beauty solutions, Nubian Flunder created The Healing Place Apothecary to provide customers with plant-based products that are rooted in principles from Asia, Africa, and the Americas. We hear that their Pit Scrub not only detoxifies the armpits but the body as well!

Photo Credit: The Healing Place Apothecary

Marla Rene

Looking for a bright and even skin tone? Marla Rene Beauty & Co. may have something for you! Specializing in glowing and even complexions, this namesake skincare brand can help fade even the toughest of dark marks, the natural way.

Dirt Don’t Hurt

This natural skincare line will have your skin glowing in no time. Created by three beautiful sisters (Kaya, Maritza, and Sativa), Dirt Don’t Hurt has face oil, bath oil, and detox bath soak that is sure to leave your skin feeling smooth and moisturized.

Eve Milan New York

Eve Milan New York was founded by a black Esthetician named Eden Gilliam. The brand caters to all skin types but is known for the oily/acne skin line. Winning Allure’s Best of Beauty Award in 2021, Eve Milan New York is here to stay.

BeijaFlorNaturals

Founded by Stevonne Ratliff, BeijaFlorNaturals is a triple threat, making natural products for the face, hair, and body.With mouth-watering products like Body and Hair Honey, Cocoa-Mango Buttercream, and Lavender Milk Bath, who wouldn’t want to give them a try?

Oyin Handmade

Most forget that armpits should be included in their daily skincare routine. Fortunately, Oyin Handmade has got you covered. Promising to deliver simple ingredients with amazing results, Oyin Handmade is known for their Funk Butter – a natural deodorant that lasts up to 24 hours! Founded by Jamyla Bennu, this natural skincare and haircare brand is based on formulating products from natural ingredients that keep skin healthy and happy.

Hunny Bunny Boutique

This natural skincare line is special because its owners are two little girls – Nya and Zuri. The ingredients are pure, luxurious, and safe for the entire family. The brand’s Simply Shea So Vanilla Whipped Body Butter can hardly stay on the shelves and sugar scrubs? Chefs kiss!

Naturally London

Founded by Chrissy Cabrera, Naturally London is a health and wellness brand that can transform the way you care for your hands and feet. Their foot soaks and hand oils provide just the right amount of TLC for tired hands and feet.

Shea Radiance

Shea Radiance is a natural skincare brand that sources their shea butter directly from women-run cooperatives. Co-founded by Funlayo and Shola Alabi, Shea Radiance is carving a path of economic progress for women by sourcing from them. Not to mention their black soap and Antioxidant Body Cream continue to impress customers.

R&R Luxury

A plant-based skincare brand from Africa, R&R Luxury turns shea butter into luxurious products that nourish and moisturize the skin. Founder, Valeri Obaze makes sure her products offer a range of beauty formulations for the face and body. Shea Sugar Scrub anyone?

Kushae

We couldn’t end this list without giving you a natural skincare brand for your lady bits, purse, butterfly, nether regions…you get the point. Kushae was founded by Dr. Barbara McLaren and Kimba Williams. Unlike some feminine products, Kushae’s products are chemical free yet effective. Looking for a natural way to lighten ingrown hair dark marks? Try Kushae’s Premiere Lighting Cream!

What are some of your favorite black woman-owned skincare brands?

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