Black Beauty Businesses To Shop From On Black Friday

#BuyBlack is a hashtag that seeks to empower our communities to support black owned businesses and  encourage the financial investment of our dollars into our people. 

Heres a list of some of my fave black owned companies

Oyin Handmade

Oyin is the Yoruba word for Honey, a natural humectant and amazing ingredient in natural hair and skin care! With this ingredient, Oyin Handmade creates natural hair and body products with elements to inspire in their customers’ daily lives through acts of self-care through affirming marketing and nourishing, effective products.

Base Butter

Base Butter is providing women of color with access to quality products developed by and for them, building a community of like-minded women of color to collaborate, access & share knowledge, and creating and living by our own standards we can build a space where ALL women are empowered by their beauty.

Lip Fetish Cosmetics

This small company is quickly winning over lots and lots of beauties with their new “Werk It” Collection that has us all swooning! Lip Fetish is the answer for the girl who wants the lip color variety that can take her from office to happy hour

Los Angeles Beauty & Product Photographer

Vernon Francois

Get to know “The VERNON FRANÇOIS” collection if you don’t already! The brand is proud to have a collection of products that will leave the world in a better place than how we found it and improves lives of while creating outstanding products for textured hair.

Taitu Botanicals

Taitu Botanicals provides high-quality body care, health and wellness products that are all-natural and can be enjoyed by all. Their goal is to cleanse the body’s largest organ, the skin, with ingredients suitable for royalty and have carefully selected some of the world’s finest ingredients including hemp seeds, African shea butter, jojoba and tea tree oils.

Juvia’s Place

Juvia’s is a cosmetic brand providing you with the most rich, vibrant and highly pigmented essential colors of life that takes you from the office to the Caribbean Islands and everywhere in between!

The Wrap Life

With bold prints and bright colors, The Wrap Life has nestled its way into the hearts of so many beauty and fashionistas!


Fanmdjanm which means “strong woman” in Haitian Kreyol has transformed over the years into a headwrap collection and lifestyle brand that serves to both empower and inspire women to live boldly. Fanm Djanm encourages women to wear a bold print, take command of a room, laugh a little too loudly, and pursue their greatest goals.

This article originally appeared on Essence.

8 Black Owned Cosmetics Companies

With dreams and goals to release a few books and lipstick line in 2017 . I rather take my time and test the different products before rushing. That being said, there are so many black owned cosmetics companies we can and should be supporting like yesterday .

Given the current state of things going on in the world, many people are asking ,”what can we do?,” and the answer is and will continue to be: money ( capitalism). Therefore, I felt it was very necessary to bring to you just a random 8 from this growing list of black-owned cosmetics companies we can all begin supporting today:

Coloured Raine Cosmetics


Juvia’s Place


Gold Label Cosmetics


Sasha Cosmetics


The LipBar






Cake Cosmetics