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.
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A nutrient-rich blend of rosehip, argan and coconut oils work together to protect hair from UV exposure, all while adding shine and reducing frizz. What isn’t there to love?
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