Amid the George Floyd protests, people are looking for as many ways to support the black community as possible. One way to do that? Shop brands created and run by people of color.
The beauty industry is filled with inspiring stories from impressive founders, especially including innovative black women who have worked hard over the years to fill in the gaps of inclusivity. Though there are those stories we have heard, like the iconic and legendary Madam C.J. Walker’s, there’s lots of other ones you might not know about, such as the Beauty Bakerie’s Cashmere Nicole, who is also a cancer survivor, or Taliah Waajid Natural Hair. And what better time to learn more about them?
But it’s not just impressive women making moves in the field. After struggling with acne for years, Dorion Renaud wanted to develop a line for melanin-rich skin that actually worked, so he created Buttah Skin. As he put it, finding a routine that works for your skin is empowering.
From best-sellers and new finds, keep scrolling to shop from some beloved black-owned beauty brands.
After struggling with acne as a kid, Dorion Renaud wanted to develop a skin care line for melanin-rich skin that actually worked and made people feel good about their skin.