Black-owned Lipstick Brands

30+ Black-owned Lipstick Brands to Support

Before she was BadGalRiRi: music, fashion and beauty icon, Robyn Rihanna Fenty was a little girl in Barbados transfixed by her mother’s lipstick. The first time she experienced makeup for herself, she never looked back. Makeup became her weapon of choice for self-expression—a way to radiate her ever-changing mood—and it powered a fearless take on beauty that helped her become the boundary-breaking icon she is today. Check out these other brands of lipstick to highlight your inner melanin. #MyBlackIsBeautiful


These millennial-made cosmetics come with bold names, such as F*CKBOY REPELLENT, and its made to give you Instagram-ready, glowy, sun-kissed skin. Don’t miss the Lip Drip mica-infused gloss and WILDAF powdered highlighter for added glam.

Omolewa Cosmetics  

We’re on a mission to empower women of color to follow their dreams. We believe that women should feel confident enough to be true to themselves and be in control of their own destiny regardless of what others think. We encourage you to live a bold..

Ada Cosmetics 

Loveland Cosmetics 

Laws of Nature Cosmetics  

Plant-based mineral foundation for women of color,​formulated with high performance botanicals.

CiCiCouture Lip Lustre  

Prissy Posh  

Prissy Posh Incorporated was founded September 24, 2017. We are a styling company and this current website is a segment of what we do! We believe the best way to express yourself without saying a word is through your appearance.

The Makeup Store  

Colour U is a full service cosmetic line that is geared to Women with olive to mahogany complexions. Our exclusive products are made with the finest ingredients in the cosmetic industry. We specialize in Colours that are true to colour…

Lovengood Lips  

OLD Colors and Products that evoke Confidence and Sensuality for glam lovers of all shades!

Juvias’s Place  

Juvia’s is a cosmetic brand providing you with the most rich, vibrant and highly pigmented essential colors of life that takes you from the office to the Caribbean Islands and everywhere in between! We created Juvia’s as a way to provide beauty…

BLAC Minerals  

This company specializes in all natural makeup for women of color. All their products are free from animal testing, FD&C synthetic lakes and dyes, phthalates, parabens, sulfates, propylene glycol, benzene, mineral oil, petroleum, peanut oil, triclosa

127 East Cosmetics  

Because a little lip color and mascara can go a long way.

Joy Lorraine Cosmetics  

Joy Lorraine believes that from the young to the old, everyone can look their best at any age with high end quality cosmetics, without the high end price. Our exceptional line of cosmetics is for everyone who are tired of spending too much…

Vera Moore Cosmetics  

VERA MOORE is President and CEO of a highly competitive business, Vera Moore Cosmetics. She has national recognition as one of the first black actresses to be contracted on a national television show when she portrayed “Linda” on Another World…

The Vintage Bar  

ur passion for design started at an early age, as my older sister constantly had the urge to draw shapes on my face with our mother’s different color lipsticks. Growing up in a small town in South Carolina…

The Lip Bar  

I launched The Lip Bar because I was incredibly frustrated with the beauty industry. I had so many questions. Why were most cosmetics filled with unnecessary chemicals? Why did lipsticks only come in a limited range of colors? 

Komplexx Blends Cosmetics  

Komplexx Blends Cosmetics was founded in Detroit, MI by Karian Newby-Durham. She believed that the cosmetic industry did not make products for every skin color and wanted to make a difference; thus Komplexx Blends Cosmetics was born.

Nagi Cosmetics  

NAGI Cosmetics was officially launched in 2012 by a woman with a burning desire to promote all the colours of Beauty. Our mission is to help you showcase your beauty…

Lip Addyct Cosmetics  

 Lip Addyct was born out of a love for lip gloss & a love for women! All women want to feel sexy and confident while being allowed to keep things simple. Lip Addyct lip care products do just that.

Ka’oir Cosmetics  

Cosmetics, Lipsticks, Lip Pops, Eye Shadow

Magnolia Makeup  

Magnolia Makeup, based out of New Orleans, Louisiana, is a company devoted to color. We are trying to fill a void in the cosmetic industry and our tool is the spectrum.At Magnolia Makeup we are known for our highly pigmented products.

The Crayon Case 

 The Crayon Case is a cosmetic line dedicated to aspiring mua’s & amateur make-up users

Jay Jill Cosmetics  

It all started with makeup brush, a face as my canvas and a little glam work. Today I am proud to provide quality cosmetics products and beauty accessories direct to your doorstep through a glamfabulous experience you’ll enjoy.

Sacha Cosmetics  

Our company started as and continues to be a family-owned business, passionately committed to the philosophy that a woman’s makeup must enhance her natural beauty, not hide it. We believe that people must see the woman, not her makeup. 

Mented Cosmetics  

One night, over a glass of pinot, we sat down and asked ourselves why it was so hard to find the perfect nude lipstick. That conversation sparked an idea, and that idea became the brand we are building today.

IMYB Cosmetics 

A makeup Maverick who’s eye for photography has encapsulated her ideals of beauty. Inspired initially by the inner sphere of the beauty business, Danessa’s career hit the ground running at the corporate level, where she discovered her true passions…

Gold Label Cosmetics  

Gold Label Cosmetics is a color cosmetics company for the beauty enthusiast who seeks opulence and convenience. GLC is heavily influenced by the arts, fashion, travel, affirmations and especially the notion of genuinely loving the skin you’re in.

MDM Flow Cosmetics 

MDMflow is an accumulation of all of Florence’s obsessions; the colours black and gold, hip hop, beauty, fashion and science. The brand sits in the post 90s era, with a heavy influence of the mid 90s-00s glamour that comes from the hip hop culture. 

Fenty Beauty  

Before she was BadGalRiRi: music, fashion and beauty icon, Robyn Rihanna Fenty was a little girl in Barbados transfixed by her mother’s lipstick. The first time she experienced makeup for herself, she never looked back. 

Lamik Cosmetics  

Beauty is revealed, not applied.Lamik Beauty is the first eco-chic makeup brand, including facial care and eyelashes. Lamik gives makeup a new purpose, women a new zeal, and a healthy platform for its existence. 

Coloured Rain Cosmetics  

We believe makeup has no boundaries, and our products reflect that. Lets live our best lives in Colour! ????

Black Radiance  

The beauty of dark skin tones is that every color of the rainbow looks good on our lips, especially bright berry. This creamy matte delivers in the color category.

Kimberly Elise Naturals  

Kimberly Elise Naturals® is your gateway to natural radiance. Formulated without sulfates, parabens, silicones, or drying alcohols, our products capture the power of nature to help you achieve your most radiant, beautiful glow.

AJ Crimson Cosmetics  

AJ CRIMSON BEAUTY, voted the BEST Brand for Multicultural Complexions by Pros and Make Up Enthusiast like YOU!!!

SHEEQ Cosmetics  

SHEEQ Cosmetics is a Luxury Makeup and Skincare brand for Women of Color Founded by Beauty Expert Melissa Hibbert.

Sp3ctrum Cosmetics  

Sp3ctrum Cosmetics (also Spectrum Cosmetics), the cosmetic brand of Sp3ctrum Makeup & Brow Bar, was created for our passion to create, understand, and advance the science of uniquely natural cosmetics to help women and men alike feel more confident…

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