After what can only be described as a chaotic election, we look forward to a comforting holiday season. Now is the time to get a head start on your shopping list, which likely includes someone with a love for all things beauty. As it turns out, black-owned brands are on the up and up, making it pretty easy to support at least one of them through your gifting efforts. Whether you're a makeup junkie, skincare enthusiast of hair care lover, these 15 finds will get you in the holiday spirit.
Buy Black Beauty Guide
These Marie Deneen shea and cocoa butter colors are sure to please the woman who loves lipstick and lip balm. $20 each, mariedeneen.com.
Photo by Marie Deneen
Aj Crimson Beauty Artist Kit
The contouring connoisseur will jump for joy over this AJ Crimson Beauty Artist Kit, which has six creamy shades. $150, ajcrimson.com.
Nubian Heritage Coconut & Papaya Body Wash
Help her wash away her cares and smell good while doing it, with this Nubian Heritage Coconut & Papaya body wash. $12, ulta.com.
Eu’Genia Shea Butters
These pint-size Eu’Genia shea butters will delight the skin care fanatic. $13 or $18 each, eugeniashea.com.
The Facial Forensics Green Tea toner and Apricot moisturizing oil bring pampering to any powder room. $22 each, facialforensicsskincare.com.
P.R.M.I.T. Beauty gel-effect lacquers give nails a fresh coat of festive. $11 each, prmitbeauty.com.
Bovanti Cosmetics Pro 11-piece Brush Set
Beauty buffs can take their routine on the road with the Bovanti Cosmetics Pro 11-piece brush set. $85, bovanti.com.
Junkprints “Overgive” Pouch
The whimsical Junkprints “Overgive” pouch is for the woman who can’t live without her makeup essentials. $28, junkprints.com.
Seth Kornegay Fragrance
For the friend who loves fragrances, this First Lady Michelle Obama–inspired scent is a must. Seth Kornegay Orla eau de parfum, $115, sethkornegay.com.
Bubbles + Butter Artisan Skincare
This Bubbles + Butter Artisan Skincare lotion is so lovely it deserves to be wrapped with a bow. $16, bubblesandbutter.com.
Oui Shave Razor Set
Gift a luxuriously glam shave and soft-to-the-touch skin, compliments of Oui Shave “Carrie” 14-karat gold razor set. $85, ouishave.com.
Oh My Heavenly Hair
For the queen who adores her heavenly crown: OMhh Vegan Hair & Body Wash. $13, ohmyheavenlyhair.com.
Vera Moore Spa Trio
She can get the spa experience with the Vera Moore shea butter spa trio. $40 including shipping with code EST16, veramoore cosmetics.com.
Joy Lorraine Cosmetics
Joy Lorraine Cosmetics offers 120 eye-popping shades for the sister who enjoys her eye shadows! $28, joylorrainecosmetics.com.
Vernon François Essence Holiday Box
The Vernon François Essence Holiday Box is a naturalista’s dream. $95, vernonfrancois.com.