With the world of cosmetics being so vast, its understandable why some stores like Sephora and Alta can be a bit overwhelming for some people. Even the cosmetic aisle at places like Walgreens and CVS can be somewhat daunting for those of you that aren’t as knowledgeable about the many brands that we see on a day yo day basis. As an avid shopper and style editor, its my job to keep you up to date on what’s what and who’s who in the world for beauty and fashion.
Fortunately for you, I’ve provided a list of awesome independently owned cosmetic brands that are not only unique, but also provide an amazing array of products that your skin and hair will benefit from.
If you haven’t realized it by now, I’m an avid user of various cosmetics. I’m also very drawn to products create from natural, earth-friendly substances. Kannies Cosmetics creates a beautiful line of ethically sourced products that help you maintain gloriously soft skin. Offering -body-butters, body-oils, soaps and facial serums, Kannies Cosmetics is definitely something I would recommend you try.
I would be amiss if I didn’t represent the big D. The Lip Bar is a fabulous cosmetic brand. Founded in Detroit, MI the LP uses vegan ingredients to produce an amazing line of products that is easy on the body. These products are vegan and are animal-cruelty free. In addition to having a mindboggling selection of creamy lipsticks. The Lip Bar also offers a range of foundations and concealers for a vide range of skin tones. The Lip Bar’s products are sold at Target and their flagship location in Detroit, Michigan in Downtown Detroit near the Shinola Hotel.
This next brand is for my natural’s out there. For those of you looking for an amazing Black owned brand that specializes in haircare, Hydratherma is the brand you want to go to. Offering an amazing line of products purposed to nourish, protect and maintain a healthy scalp, Hydratherma is sure to deliver maximum results. Remember, if you have a healthy scalp, you’ll have a healthy head of hair.
Before I go into the bigger details of the product, I have to acknowledge the visual appeal of this brand here. Its eye-catching and fabulous. Off-rip it looks like something the Rihanna or Kylie Jenner would pull out of their purses while walking from Starbucks on a sunny and stylish day. Coming in a variety of colors, this creamy product is sure to moisturize your lips and keep them looking fresh and fabulous!