By: Anita Hosanna (@anitahosanna)
Whether you’re in a part of the world where winter is finally coming to an end so you can get beach-ready, or even if your city is headed towards autumn instead, we can all use a little splash of sunshine for our skin right about now!
Africa is where it’s at! You may be on the lookout for your perfect shades of makeup, or perhaps you want to amp up your skincare regimen – either way, there is something for you here! Today, we are introducing you to 5 African beauty brands to incorporate into your beauty routine that’ll leave you feeling soft and supple, and your skin looking radiant as ever.
Christina Funke Tegbe from Nigeria is the founder of 54 Thrones. Products from the skincare line have been hyped by Oprah Winfrey, so you know that 54 Thrones has the secret sauce! To shop, they are conveniently stocked at both Sephora and Nordstrom.
Craig and Julia Noik created African Botanics in 2012. This sustainably sourced and ethically produced skincare company has a wide range of products to improve your self-care and wellness rituals. They use advanced bio-technology and the highest quality plant ingredients to deliver on their mission. The line is available everywhere from SSENSE to Net-a-Porter, Revolve and more.
Juvia’s place is a fan favourite due to their highly pigmented products extending from lipstick and foundation to eyeshadow palettes and more. CEO Chichi Eburu has mastered her formula, balancing affordability with inclusivity all without compromising on high-quality.
Alhudah Sonie Njoroge, better known as Huddah Monroe, went from online influencer to real life Beautypreneur when she launched Huddah Cosmetics in 2016. The Kenya-based company reached massive success right upon launching and sold out completely within just 10 days!
Nigerian born business woman Sharon Chuter is the creator of UOMA Beauty, a brand that strives to be the most inclusive in the industry. Formerly a beauty executive in London and LA, Chuter has led UOMA to it’s monumental success. Shop the line at Ulta Beauty, Nordstrom and more!
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