Black-Owned Skin Care Brands

Looking to circulate your dollars within the Black community? Check out the top 10 Black-owned skin care brands and each of their top products.


Alaffia was founded by Togolese native, Olowo-n’djo Tchala, and Prairie Rose Hyde, a U.S.-born Peace Corps volunteer. The organization’s award-winning clean and fair trade beauty and grooming collections are made with handcrafted unrefined shea butter, African black soap and coconut oil using traditional methods by members of the women-led Alaffia Village Co-op in Togo, West Africa.

Alaffia Body Wash
Top Product from Alaffia

Alaffia EveryDay Shea Body Wash

This EveryDay Shea Body Wash is sulfate-free and clean, handcrafted with neem extract, fair-trade unrefined "raw" shea butter, and virgin coconut oil. Gently cleanses for radiant and renewed skin.


As a brand built by Black women, Bolden emboldens women to confidently embrace their natural beauty. Through expertly-cra­fted, responsibly-sourced, and tailor-made beauty experiences, they make beauty products that really work well for women of color.

Bolden skin cleanser
Top Product from Bolden

Bolden Skin Clarifying Cleanser

A pH balanced face wash for oily skin and acne prone skin. This pore cleanser works well on oily skin types that are more prone to experience blockages that lead to whiteheads and blackheads.


Buttah was founded in 2018 by Dorion Renaud. They unite the best of nature and science in highly effective products for both women and men, formulated to reveal more radiant results. Each Buttah Skin product targets the issues we face every day – dryness, discoloration, oiliness and blemishes with simple, proven-effective, good-for-you ingredients that leave your skin glowing, healthy and renewed.

Buttah Skin Cream
Top Product from Buttah

Buttah Skin CocoShea Revitalizing Cream

This light-as-air face moisturizer blends deeply moisturizing Hyaluronic Acid and antioxidant and Vitamin E packed Sunflower Seed Oil to restore a radiant complexion and healthy looking glow.

Black Girl Sunscreen

A sunscreen for every day use, filled with natural ingredients, that will protect your skin from the sun and doubles as a moisturizing lotion. Black Girl Sunscreen was designed to start the conversation around sun safety and education. BGS took the #1 reason Black women weren’t wearing sunscreen and solved it in a way that connected with them specifically.

Black Girl Sunscreen
Top Product from BGS

Black Girl Sunscreen SPF 30

Black Girl Sunscreen dries completely clear so it’s perfect to use before any outdoor activity or even under your favorite makeup products.


Bevel has created shave products that help reduce bumps and skin irritation, body products that moisturize and nourish, skin products that gently exfoliate and fight hyperpigmentation, and hair products that will keep you trimmed and polished.

Top Product from Bevel

Face Moisturizer for Men by Bevel

The Bevel Moisturizing Face Gel is a lightweight clear hydrating gel that helps restore and balance your sensitive skin by reducing dryness and oiliness.


BeautyStat’s line of skincare has been created with a breakthrough formula that provides instant radiance and long-lasting results. Ron Robinson, founded BeautyStat after dedicating his research to formulating products for years at Clinique, L’Oréal, Revlon, and Avon.

Top Product from BeautyStat

BeautyStat Universal C Skin Refiner

BeautyStat Universal C Skin Refiner Serum, A powerful, Vitamin C based facial skincare product, formulated with 20% pure Vitamin C (L ASCORBIC ACID), patented for stability.

16J Organics

16J Organics was founded by Lourdes Liz in New York City. 16J Organics is a 100% natural organic skincare line that feeds our largest organ with “REAL FOOD.” 16J Organics products are made by hand in small batches with 100% natural, organic, raw, food grade ingredients, utilizing a gentle process of extracting, cold press, low heat and mixing.

16J Organics
Top Product from 16J Organics

Body Bath Spa Collection

Body & Bath Organic Spa Skin Care Collection, Gift Set includes 16J Organics’ 4 signature handcrafted products made of 100% natural, organic, nutritionally dense food grade ingredients.

Minimo Skin Essentials

Minimo Skin Essentials is a Black-owned and woman-led skin care brand headquartered in Houston, Texas. Minimo Skin Essentials sources the world’s highest quality natural and organic ingredients.

Minimo Face Scrub
Top Product from Minimo

Minimo Glow Skin Brightening Face Scrub for Dark Spots

The Minimo Glow Skin Brightening Face Scrub is a powerful, but gentle turmeric-based exfoliator that naturally buffs away surface dark spots that remain after acne breakouts and hyperpigmentation.


Founded by Katonya Breaux in 2016, after much frustration by the lack of options within the world of clean sunscreen products for women of color. Unsun Cosmetics was created to provide clean, no-residue options that were kind to the person using it as well as the environment it’s being used in.

Unsun Sunscreen
Top Product from Unsun

Unsun Mineral Tinted Face Sunscreen

This sunscreen was formulated to cover a range of skin tones from olive to dark chocolate without leaving behind a ghostly residue.

Scotch Porter

Founded by Calvin Quallis, Scotch Porter is for men who want to look their best at all times. They brand creates skin care and hair care products for men. All natural and full of good intentions, Scotch Porter is a high end line for wallets of all sizes.

Scotch Porter Face Scrub
Top Product from Scotch Porter

Scotch Porter Exfoliating Face Scrub For Men

Unlock deep cleaning power with this refreshing face exfoliating scrub. Removes excess oil, dead skin cells, and bacteria from facial skin and beard areas that can cause blemishes, such as blackheads and acne.