10 Black Owned Fashion & Beauty Brands To Support Today & Always

10 Black Owned Fashion & Beauty Brands To Support Today & Always
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Spread some love by putting your money toward these incredible brands.

10 Black Owned Fashion & Beauty Brands To Support Today & Always

In a fight against racism in America, there are plenty of ways to support the Black community. If you have a particular interest in fashion and beauty, you can consider supporting these Black owned brands today. True activism goes beyond social media posting, it's making a more meaningful impact than that.

Putting your money toward Black owned businesses is a win-win situation. You get an amazing product, and these brands get your financial support. Although there are so many wonderful companies to support, we've created a list so you don't need to search any further.

Saying "Black lives matter" is one thing, but showing your love and support for the movement starts here. Update your wardrobe and beauty collection while advocating for a positive change in this world.

1. Uoma Beauty

via Instagram: @uomabeauty

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If you haven't already heard of this brand, it's time to put it on your radar. Uoma Beauty had one of Ulta's largest launches in 2019. Creative genius and founder behind the beauty brand, Sharon Chuter believes in on the importance of inclusion.

2. Beauty Bakerie

via Instagram: @beautybakeriemakeup

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Founder Cashmere Nicole founded her beauty brand on inclusion. Her cosmetics cover a broad spectrum of skin tone coverage, so all women can feel beautiful using her products. Beauty Bakerie can be shopped online or in Ulta stores.

3. Pyer Moss

via Instagram: @pyermoss

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Pyer Moss founder Kerby Jean-Raymond has an extensive history of advocating against police brutality. He is also the creative mind behind the viral "They Have Names" shirt, which lists Black victims of this senseless violence. The clothing brand breaches traditional design standards, making it one of the most innovative companies in the game.

4. Fenty Beauty

via Instagram: @fentybeauty

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The multitalented Rihanna launched her cosmetics line, Fenty Beauty with 40 foundation shades and a collection of highlighters. Some of Rihanna's products have become cult classics in the beauty community. The brand has set the tone for inclusion in industry, and has even challenged other brands to widen their color spectrum.

5. Brother Vellies

via Instagram: @brothervellies

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Brother Vellies has been bringing one-of-a-kind luxury accessories to the fashion market since 2013. The brand utilizes traditional African design practices as it creates and sustains artisanal jobs. Wearing any of these pieces will instantly make you stand out in a crowd, while supporting an amazing company.

6. Mented Cosmetics

via Instagram: @mentedcosmetics

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Mented is actually short for "pigmented". Created by KJ Miller and Amanda E. Johnson, the brand's goal is to the fill the gap between what the beauty industry considers a nude lipstick and what that shade is for Black women.

7. Pattern Beauty

via Instagram: @patternbeauty

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Launched by Tracee Ellis Ross in 2019, Pattern Beauty is specially designed for women with curly, textured hair. The brand sells everything from treatments, shampoos, conditioner, and more with a goal to "support the curliest, coiliest, and tightest of hair textures". By doing this, it counters the harmful message of Western beauty standards.

8. Hanifa

via Instagram: @hanifaofficial

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Showing her latest Hanifa collection on Instagram Live with 3D models, Anifa Mvuemba is a designer from the future. Her brand has demonstrated what the future of fashion could begin to look like in the midst of a pandemic.

9. Pear Nova

via Instagram: @pearnova

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Pear Nova is vegan and cruelty-free, 5-free, and owned by a Black woman! This luxury nail polish line is hard to pass up. Founder Rachel James has a background in fashion merchandising and beauty, allowing her brand to be a culmination of her two biggest passions.

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