Support them today, tomorrow, the next day, the day after, and forever. We need to support and celebrate beauty brands. There are many brands of cosmetics that have no shade for black skin… So let’s showcase those innovators who are expanding lines, innovating pigments and creating all the major beauty trends. Discover the 2 make-up brands owned by black women. 

      IMAN Cosmetics is much more than a makeup brand—it serves as the premier cosmetics and skincare collection designed for all Women with Skin of Color. Offering over 10 best-selling foundation shades, IMAN works to meet the skincare needs in African American and multi-cultural makeup that other companies were lacking. This black-owned beauty brand features a full line of cosmetic and daily skin routine products to embolden your everyday look no matter where you go. From primer to lipstick, IMAN offers the most variety in makeup for black women.  

      UOMA Beauty means beautiful and they believe that beauty starts the moment you decide to be yourself. They exist to re-write the rules of inclusivity and diversity to create a world of beauty that truly is for all of us. Founded by Nigerian born, LA & London based former beauty executive Sharon Chuter, the UOMA Beauty range is rebellious, innovative and created for all.At UOMA they are an empowered tribe. Their race is human, their people are free, their language is color. All are welcome to their beautiful tribe.

By Justine Duclaux

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