Round-Up of Our Favorite Black-Owned Brands

by chirpyest

In honor of African American Heritage month, we rounded up some of our favorite black owned brands. Taking a look at both beauty and fashion, we are highlighting black owned brands you need to know about if you don’t already.



We love everything about Nancy Twine’s hair brand. Their motto is celebrating everyone’s unique and natural beauty, providing products to help enhance that. With products for every hair type you are sure to love Briogeo.


How could we not mention Queen Rihanna’s brand? The singer originally made this brand in attempt to fill a void for products lacking in shade range and undertones. Now it has taken over the beauty industry, and rightfully so with the number of bomb products they offer.


From smoothies to skincare, Golde is a brand that focuses on superfoods that can help make you feel your best. Both vegan friendly and 100% natural, this is the perfect brand to support for your lifestyle needs.


Designed to help women of color find their perfect nude shade, Mented was born after two women found it hard to find their shade of nude. Since then it has grown from lipsticks to blush and eyeshadows that you absolutely need.

Pat McGrath

As one of the most influential makeup artists, Pat McGrath has created one of the most prestigious and luxurious beauty brands to date. With popular items like her skin fetish foundation and luscious lipsticks, her brand is the perfect way to splurge on makeup.


Anima Iris

A newer high fashion brand that is a blend of modern and luxurious. The founder and Princeton graduate pulls inspiration from African elements such as the geometric shapes of Ghana’s kente, or palm oil reds of Cameroon’s traditional cloth.

Brother Vellies

With the goal of creating one of a kind pieces, founder of Brother Vellies keeps traditional African design practices when creating accessories. We find this brand is unique and something you need to add to your wardrobe.

Farai London

With its debut collection taking over the world by storm, Farai London’s pieces have been worn by thousands including Kylie Jenner. Always colorful and full of designs, this brand is the definition of an “it girl”.


A sustainable brand of resort wear, lemlem has a mission of preserving the local art of weaving in Ethiopia. With colorful and handcrafted patterns, be sure to pick out a few pieces for your next vacation.


Founded by doctors and originally created beauty products, Nubyén has now expanded to athletic wear that we are obsessed with. Another wellness and lifestyle brand we think everyone should support.

Let us know some of your favorite black owned brands below!

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