9 Black-Owned Brands That Have All Your Grooming Needs in Mind
If you're looking to support Black-owned businesses, the buck doesn't just stop at makeup and fashion brands. There are plenty of Black-owned grooming brands out there that deserve your support, too, whether you're in need of specially crafted skin-care goods, fragrances, or shaving products.
In the event that you need a little boost while on your search, read ahead to check out some Black-owned grooming brands you should be shopping from here on out.
Ceylon boasts a collection of products specifically designed for men of color who deal with common skin concerns like acne and hyperpigmentation. The brand gets its name from Ceylon tea (aka black tea), a key ingredient that was used in some of its first products.
Founded in 2014, Velvet Noir specializes in beard products that are made from 100 percent natural ingredients and vitamins that moisturize the hair and, most importantly, promote growth.
Oui the People
Oui the People sells all kinds of body products, but it's best known for its single-blade razors that provide a close, smooth shave minus the potential razor burn and ingrown hairs that sometimes follow.
Oui the People Matte Gold Sensitive Skin Razor
How to support Oui the People: Oui the People Matte Gold Sensitive Skin Razor ($75)
Michael James founded Frederick Benjamin in an effort to sell products to men who frequently suffered from razor bumps, burns, and ingrown hairs after shaving. The brand carries pre- and postshaving treatments as well as barbershop-quality hair-care products.
Frederick Benjamin Complete Shaving Regimen
How to support Frederick Benjamin: Frederick Benjamin Complete Shaving Regimen ($36)
Founded by an alum of Target's Takeoff Accelerator Program, Scotch Porter was created with a focus on encouraging men to look and feel their best.
Aaron Wallace specializes in hair and skin-care products for Black men. Black seed oil and mango butter are the callout ingredients for all of the brand's products for their moisture-retention properties.
Queer Eye's Karamo Brown helped found Mantl, a brand specializing in face and scalp products for bald men.
Bevel got its start as a shaving company that specifically targeted Black men who deal with skin irritation after shaving, but the company has since expanded its offerings to include skin-care products like face washes, moisturizers, and body bars.