Best In Black Beauty 2017: The Bargain Goodies That Feel Like Luxury

Keep your wallet happy with budget-friendly brands that offer major payoff.

ESSENCE Editors Apr, 26, 2017

It’s that time again–the 2017 edition of our annual Best in Black Beauty Awards has officially arrived! We’ve spent weeks swiping, swatching and smelling the newest products so you don’t have to. From the splurge-worthy to the drugstore faves and Black-owned must-haves, these are the picks that every Black woman must know. Stay tuned as we continue to unveil this year’s winners!

This feature originally appeared in the May 2017 Issue of ESSENCE Magazine.

1 of 3

Available in an array of vibrant colors, this high precision liner comes equipped with a 0.1mm felt tip applicator that ensures your sleekest and smoothest eye look yet. 

available at Target $8 Buy Here

2 of 3

Made with all natural and certified organic ingredients, Nubian Heritage's African Black Soap Scrub minimizes the appearance of pesky blemishes, all while providing ample moisture. 

available at Nubian Heritage $13 Buy Here

3 of 3

Suitable for all curl patterns, this affordable detangler is infused with grapeseed, jasmine and olive oil, ensuring that you won't be left with sticky strands after brushing. 

available at Target $5 Buy Here