Following the list of Nigerian-American beauty influencer, Jackie Aina aka Our Aunty, this is a list of African owned makeup brands that you should definitely try.
1. Yanga Beauty
Yanga Beauty is an innovative powerhouse behind extraordinary beauty products and services located in Lagos, Nigeria. Shop your primers, beauty blenders, lipsticks and liners here
2. Nuban Beauty
Nuban Beauty is a Nigerian owned brand that specialises in face, eyes and lips products. Jackie compares the texture of their face products to that of NARS, so if you like NARS, you would love Nuban. Shop their new foundation collection In My Skin here
3. UOMA Beauty
Looking for a makeup brand that cares about skincare? UOMA is it for you.
4. Prime Beauty
Prime Beauty is focused on creating makeup products for women of colour and it is so good to see beauty products that are made specifically for dark skin women. Shop for your eyeshadows and bronzers here
5. OPV Beauty
OPV Beauty plays with different eyeshadow colours, so if you’re are looking for more playful tones, you should shop here
6. Whiplashed Cosmetics
Eyelashes literally take every makeup look from 40 to 100 and Whiplashed offers the best, check out their variety of products here
7. Marena Beaute
We love beauty companies with a mission and Marena Beaute is specifically for dark skin, shop here for lipsticks, foundations and blush set
8. JD-Glow cosmetics
Are you into highlights and pigments like me? Then JD-Glow is the brand for us.
Their products are insanely pigmented to give you a much-needed glow and we love it.
Shop eyeshadows, powders, and lippies here
Watch Jackie Aina’s makeup look here