Social distancing has put a damper on our basic beauty needs, but there are many Black businesses still operating to give people the products they need during quarantine.
Whether by way of online orders or in-person delivery — these Black-owned beauty businesses are here to save the day.
Check out this list of Black-owned beauty brands and businesses below that you can support from home.
Mented Cosmetics, a vegan and cruelty-free makeup brand for people of color, features an array of products ranging from lipsticks and foundations to eyeshadows and more, which can all be ordered through their online store. They’re currently supporting COVID-19 efforts by donating 100 percent of their Blot Party profits to providing one million masks to New York City.
Beauty brand skinBUTTR sells a line of natural body and skincare products designed “to simplify, educate, build confidence, and promote healthy skin,” as outlined by founder Tatiana Price. All products are available to order directly from their website.
SolO’s ECLIPSE is a beauty brand that specializes in natural skincare products. Inspired by creating a remedy for dry skin and eczema, SolO’s ECLIPSE focuses on creating products meant to transform skin to reach its highest potential. You can order from their online store now.
Men can shop for their hair care needs too with Scotch Porter, a brand that specializes in multi-purpose grooming products to give solutions to daily issues. Designed to enhance men’s everyday routines, Scotch Porter develops products that cater to hair, beard, and skincare. Shop their variety of products through their website now.
eLo Lip Care is a sustainable plant-based line of products that specializes in creating lip balms that transform beauty. The vegan lip care line also creates products that promote aromatherapy. Shop their products online now.
The Lip Bar is a popular makeup brand that promotes inclusion and diversity in the beauty world. The brand prioritizes healthy ingredients in their products that target the face, lips, and eyes. Support the business at your local Target or by shopping their online store.
Smile Natural Products are non-toxic, vegan, and cruelty-free. Created with health and wellness in mind, Smile Natural Products makes teeth cleaning fun for everyone. The Downtown Los Angeles-based store hosts community events and workshops in addition to selling their products. Although they’re currently closed in light of the pandemic, their products are available online.
Exquisite Beauty Supply is a Black-owned boutique that caters to natural, healthy hair and skincare products. Their extensive online store features a large collection of different brands all available to order during quarantine.
Adey’s Beauty Supply was founded to increase visibility for African Americans in the beauty and hair spaces. With a mission to make both men and women feel comfortable in their own skin, Adey’s Beauty Supply features an array of products for everyone to lean on. During the pandemic, the company is directly delivering to customers located in Queens, NY, but shipping to those everywhere — shop their online store now.
Blessed Beauty Supply — a Black-owned store featuring natural hair products — is catering to everyone’s beauty needs during COVID-19 as well. The California-based shop is currently doing contactless delivery/shipping and offering curbside pick-up to assist people during this time. Natural hair, skincare, vitamins, supplements, and other products are available to order on their website.