Women’s History Month Spotlight: Black-Owned Beauty & Fashion Brands You Should Know

Happy Women’s History Month! I’m delighted to showcase eight amazing Black-Owned Beauty Brands that you should know about. I won’t waste any time. Let’s get started celebrating these outstanding businesses in Honor of Women’s History Month!

  1. MIITRA

MIITRA silk scarves are designed with care in New York City, printed in Italy, and finished in the U.S.A. Committed to providing high-quality items at an affordable price.

At MIITRA, the purpose is simple: to empower one’s spirit through thoughtfully designed pieces and to promote strength, confidence, and self-love with every product offered. We create investment pieces at an attainable price point with a timeless appeal because everyone deserves to wear their values with pride. Our aesthetic is clean, modern, and minimal so our statement messages of positivity and hope always remain the focus.

Dimitra Williams founded MIITRA in March 2020 following a successful career as a sweater designer in New York. She created MIITRA as a way to utilize the themes, individuals, and experiences that feed her personal creativity and artistry. MIITRA is her way of amplifying the positive representation of the Black community in the luxury design space.

Available www.miitra-studio.com

price range $100–155

Instagram @miitraofficial

2. Shop Wayne Anthony

Established in 2019, Wayne Anthony is a female minority-owned brand existing to celebrate life and everyday heroes! Their official tagline and motto are ‘celebrating life and everyday heroes’.

Wayne Anthony is a clothing, accessories, monogram, and gift brand that inspires one to never stop passionately living their dream. The products created are intended to keep your head and heart moving in the right direction.

Available www.wayneanthony.com

Average price: $30USD.

Instagram @shopwayneanthony

3. Natalia Me-gan Hair & Beauty

Established in 2018, Natalia Me-gan Hair & Beauty is a female minority owned indie brand offering a wide variety of cruelty-free hydrating luxury matte lipsticks, lip glosses, and 3D mink faux voluminous lashes.

Celebrities seen sporting their products include but not limited to Jennifer Hudson, Mariah Carey, Naturi Naughton, K.J. Smith, Juju, Zonnique and many more.

Under $10.

Available https://www.nataliambeauty.com

Instagram @nataliambeauty

4. Mela Moore Exclusive Appearance

Established in 2018, Mela Moore Exclusive Appearance is a black owned start up shoe brand specializing in high quality glamorous footwear.

It’s an affordable luxury brand prices averaging $120USD striving to promote self-worth and self-identity. Manifesting life into Mela Moore Exclusive Appearance was a journey for CEO Mela Moore. It was an unexpected journey that led Moore to believe that whilst discovering her purpose she might as well do in the best 4inch heels she could possibly design. Their motto #StepIntoYourPurpose!

price point $120

Available melamoore.com

Instagram @melamooreexclusive

5. Vanity Tools

MEET THE SMART BEAUTY ACCESSORY.

Introducing the VANITYHOOD, from VanityTools.

The Vanityhood the Beauty Tool You Never Knew You Needed, don't get dressed without your Vanityhood. Premium Makeup Shield Protects clothing from makeup stains while getting dressed.

UNIQUE and USEFUL

This simple, yet beautifully constructed, easy-to-use mesh hood, slips easily over any head and hairstyle, keeping coif and cosmetics fresh and clothing free of makeup marks and hair strands. In a matter of seconds, you’re dressed and ready to go!

Price. $24.99

Available myvanitytools.com

Instagram @myvanitytools

6. ForHalle

Product 1: FORHALLE Seaberry Mask $45

Product 2: Wonder Oil $16.82

  • Unique Selling Propositions

FORHALLE SEABERRY MASK:

We designed a 4 -step method to repair hair extensions in 20mins using our unique Moisture Bag.

The SEABERRY MASK, Infused with Seaberry oil which is rich with vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and essential fatty acids (EFAs) would deeply nourish and refresh your extensions.

Simply apply the SEABERRY MASK with 3 pumps of Wonder oil on wet freshly washed hair extensions, place the hair in our Moisture Bag, and microwave on high for 60minutes. Leave in the bag to cool for 20mins and rinse off. Now, say hello to amazingly soft and velvety sleek hair.

Available www.forhalle.com

Instagram @for.halle

7. Bundles Luxury Hair

A luxury hair brand that focuses on making at home hair care simple for women in between their salon visits. Helping women to create a consistent home hair care regimen using vegan formula hair care products.

price point is $74.99 for the kit

Available https://bundlesluxuryhair.com/

Instagram @bundlesluxuryhairco

8. Jass Products

Janel A Sealy Smith

Just A Simple Solution

Janel is an entrepreneur and innovator who is attuned to spoken and unsaid client needs and through her love, passion and immense skills she launched JASS Products USA.

Janel created JASS Product Line as a simple solution to the needs of an increasing number of clients who were cancer patients, cancer survivors, suffering from alopecia or some other skin/hair condition. The Original Kit was less harmful to hair and provided a soothing experience.

The product line evolved from there to incorporate more treatment options (Keratin and Waterfall), embracing our men with the Jo Smith Collection and in spring 2020 conceiving the JASS Naturals line during a forced quarantine in the Caribbean.

Price Points

Single Products: $7-$80

Kits/Sets: $50-$260

Available www.jassproductline.com

Instagram @jassproducts

Be sure to support these amazing Black-Owned Businesses, follow on social media, visit websites, and purchase these super fun products.

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Tammy Reese is an award winning actress and writer. She currently serves on the Communications Committee for New York Women In Film and Television.