The 21Ninety Beauty Awards are a celebration of the products our team loves and trusts. These makeup, hair and body must-haves have been vetted by 21Ninety’s staff. There are more than 80 winners in 21 categories that offer quality, convenience and even some luxuriousness.
Want to take a deeper dive into what makes each product so special? Our team has broken down each winning item on the list. Plus, get acquainted with the three 21Ninety beauty pillars: Makeup Motivation, Crowning Moments and The Skin We’re In.
Makeup Motivation is a category dedicated to being the best cosmetic consultant for your beauty routine. Recommendations for every beauty-related need is on this list.
From supplementing your daily makeup routine to elevating your extra-glam, nights out, there’s something for everyone.
Best Makeup Brands for Black & Brown Skin
Mented Cosmetics Not So Basic Kit
Founded by Kristen Jones (KJ) Miller, every Mented Cosmetics product is designed to help all makeup wearers feel their best. From foundation to eyeshadow, this Black-founded brand ensures that you have your makeup-related bases covered.
On days when you want to amp up your basics, reach for the Not So Basic Kit. Your 21Ninety team picked this seven piece set that because it has everything you need to take your daily glam to the next level.
Beauty Bakerie Coffee & Cocoa Palette
Beauty Bakerie is known for its assortment of bakery-inspired cosmetics that are as effective as they are on theme. The Coffee & Cocoa Palette serves up versatile, earth-toned flavors in creamy, satin finishes for every skin tone.
This Black founded brand also has a real focus on making a difference in the world. Through Beauty Bakerie, founder Cashmere Nicole offers cruelty-free, all-inclusive cosmetics. She’s also implemented initiatives such as Sugar Homes which supports the needs of orphaned children worldwide.
Black Radiance Artisan Color Baked Face Blush
Black Radiance is makeup for dark and Black tones. The brand, founded in 1993, has celebrated diversity and inclusivity, beautifully for two decades.
The Artisan Color Baked Face Blush, especially in the “red brick house” color, is an example of the brand’s commitment to offering unique products that are tailored to deeper shades.
Fenty Beauty Match Stix Color Adaptive Cheek + Lip Stick
Fenty Beauty, founded by entrepreneur and entertainer Robyn Rihanna Fenty, is a brand that consistently delivers skin care and beauty products to enhance its consumers’ beauty routines.
The Match Stix Color Adaptive Cheek + Lip Stick offers a playful way to amp up your makeup game. While the product looks bright pink in the tube, it shifts color once it comes in contact with your skin. Creating your perfect shade.
Best Lipstick for Black & Brown Skin
The bestselling Lipstick by NARS is a lightweight formula that comes in three different finishes: matte, satin, and sheer. Every tube of this award-winning lipstick delivers hydrating, long-lasting color to your lips.
MAC Lipstick/ MAC X Whitney Houston
M·A·C x Whitney Houston by MAC cosmetics is a tribute to the beloved, powerhouse performer through her signature shades. Each of the three lipsticks have a creamy formula with a semi-lustrous finish that lasts for up to eight hours.
The Lip Bar Nonstop Liquid Matte
The Lip Bar’s Nonstop Liquid Matte lipstick goes on like a gloss and dries down to a soft matte finish. Started by Melissa Butler, the Black-founded brand offers a blend of beauty and quality cosmetics. This liquid offering is infused with jojoba oil and vitamin E. The long-lasting high-pigment color will keep your lips comfortable. Just choose one of 21 shades.
Yves Saint Laurent The Slim Matte Longwear Lipstick
The Slim Matte Longwear Lipstick by Yves Saint Laurent is available in over 20 shades covering an array of purples, reds, and pinks. The 21Ninety team loved how this beauty award-winner paints your lips with high-pigment, long-wearing color.
Best Foundation for Black Women
Mented Cosmetics Skin
Skin by Mented Cosmetics is a hydrating foundation stick that’s available in 16 skin-complementing shades. You can glide the foundation directly onto your skin then buff it with a brush for a skin-like finish.
Thread Beauty Face It Complexion Stick
Another Melissa Butler-founded brand is Thread Beauty. The brand’s Face It Complexion Stick comes in 26 shades. Each stick contains a weightless foundation that offers even buildable coverage. That being said, you can use these as concealer or contour sticks depending on which shades you decide to try.
Uoma Trippin Smooth Powder
Founded by Sharon Chuter, comes beauty brand Uoma. Its Trippin Smooth Powder is a sheer-to-medium coverage option for evening skin texture and controlling shine. The powder comes in five shades that you can wear alone or on top of a full-coverage foundation.
Ami Cole Skin-Enhancing Tint
Ami Cole’s Skin-Enhancing Tint comes in six shades that deliver a glowing, satin finish to your skin. This Diarrha Ndiaye-founded beauty award-winning brand’s formula is ultra breathable so it truly feels like a second skin.
Best Eye Shadow Palette for Black & Brown Skin
Pat McGrath Labs Mini Eye Shadow Palette
The Mini Eye Shadow Palette from legendary makeup artist’s Pat McGrath name namesake brand is a portable winner on our list. It’s a convenient way to always have professional-inspired shades in your back pocket. Containing six matte and shimmer shades you can easily get creative with how you customize your look.
Dominique Cosmetics The Essential Palette
The Essential Palette by Dominique Cosmetics is half shimmer, half matte, and all essential hues that you can wear on the daily. With this10-pan, award-winning eyeshadow palette you can fully customize your glam depending on how extra you’re feeling that day.
Black Opal 12-Well Eyeshadow Palette
Black Opal’s 12-Well Eyeshadow Palette is another Black-owned 21Ninety beauty awards winner on our list. Since 2019, the brand is under the ownership of Desiree Rogers and Cheryl Mayberry McKissack.
The palette itself is a collection of shimmer and matte nudes that combine to create any look you wish. This eyeshadow palette takes you from day to night depending on which color you dip your brush into.
Sacha Cosmetics Trio Eye Shadow
The Sacha Cosmetics Trio Eye Shadow palette contains highly pigmented colors that easily glide on the eyes. Plus, it comes in 12 eccentric color combinations.
Best Brow Pencil for Dark Skin
Luna Magic Eyebrow Pencil with Spoolie Brush
Luna Magic’s Eyebrow Pencil with Spoolie Brush — a brand founded by sisters Mabel and Shaira Friasis — is made with sensitive skin in mind. The formula is free of parabens, gluten, phthalates, and fragrance.
Best of all, the angled head allows for you to create realistic strokes for a natural look when you want it.
Black Radiance Eye Appeal Micro Brown Pen
The 21Ninety team chose this Black Radiance Eye Appeal Micro Brown Pen for its unique applicator. It features a three-point tip that swipes on lifelike brows, fast. This beauty award winner comes in one deep brown shade.
Vive Cosmetics BoldBrow Pencil Bundle
The BoldBrow Pencil Bundle by Vive Cosmetics is a customizable brow pencil duo. Both long-wearing pencils can be the same color or you can mix shades. Each pencil has a retractable head on one side and a spoolie brush on the other.
Rare Beauty Brow Harmony Shape & Fill Duo
Rare Beauty’s Brow Harmony Shape & Fill Duo is an all-in-one brow kit in a compact case. The duo features a two-in-one spoolie and eyebrow brush that slides into the rear of the compact. Inside the components are two complementary colors for the perfect waterproof brows every time.
Best Makeup Under $21
Fenty Beauty Portable Contour & Concealer Brush
Fenty Beauty’s Portable Contour & Concealer Brush retracts into a compact case for easy storage. The mini brush can sculpt, blend, and touch up your look at home or on-the-go.
Milani Bold Color Statement Matte Lipstick
Milani’s Bold Color Statement Matte Lipstick is a long-wear lip product that comes in 14 bold colors. The smudge-resistant formula glides on smooth and dries to a comfortable matte for up to eight hours of wear.
Clinique Bottom Lash Mascara
Clinique’s Bottom Lash Mascara coats every lash with a water- and smudge-resistant formula. The mascara features a smaller spoolie brush that can get into the corners of the eyes with ease. For $16 you get a 90-day supply of product.
E.L.F. Professional Set of 12 Makeup Brushes
The E.L.F. Professional Set of 12 Makeup Brushes is $12. That’s $1 per brush! In fact, with this buy you’ll have enough brushes to paint your entire face.
Best Makeup Brushes & Sponges
Lys Beauty Foundation Brush
Lys Beauty’s Foundation Brush is a cruelty-free option that uses synthetic bristles to evenly apply foundation. Founded by Tisha Thompson this brush is made with sensitive skin in mind. The fibers are hypoallergenic and super soft.
Danessa Myricks Yummy Skin Velour Puff Duo
21Ninety vouches for the Yummy Skin Velour Puff Duo by the namesake brand of makeup artist Danessa Myricks. The set comes with two ultra-velvety reusable powder puffs. Use the beauty award-winning puffs for all of your loose or pressed powdered products.
Beauty Bakerie Blending Egg Beauty Sponges
Beauty Bakerie’s Blending Egg Beauty Sponges are great to use for applying both foundation and concealer. Use the small side for concealer and the wide side to stamp on foundation. Best of all, the ergonomic eggs comfortably fit in your hand while you apply your makeup.
Mented Cosmetics Foundation Brush
The Mented Cosmetics Foundation Brush is a great tool to help blend foundation with a streak-free finish. This award-winning brush has soft synthetic fibers that are densely packed together.
The Crowning Moments category champions each-and-every Black hair type. Encompassing the entire cleansing and styling process, this list can easily build or upgrade your current hair care routine.
Those who sport their natural texture, are fond of a silk press, or rock protective styles can all find products that celebrate their crowns.
Best Hair Care Brands for Natural Hair
Briogeo Aloe + Oat Milk Calm + Nourish Bundle
Briogeo is a Nancy Twine-founded brand that aims to address every hair concern. Under the brand’s range of products is the Aloe + Oat Milk Calm + Nourish Bundle. Made for those with sensitive skin, every item in the bundle is silicone-free, fragrance-free, and essential oil-free.
The set includes shampoo, conditioner, detangling spray, and a multi-purpose hair and body cleansing bar.
Mielle Rosemary Mint Scalp & Hair Strengthening Oil
Monique Rodriguez founded Mielle to make hair products that helps hair grow long and strong. This fan favorite brand consistently develops items that fly off shelves.
That includes the Rosemary Mint Scalp & Hair Strengthening Oil. It can be used by almost every scalp to promote healthy hair growth.
Sienna Naturals Dream Curl Cream
Founded by Hannah Diop, and co-owned by actor and entrepreneur Issa Rae, Sienna Naturals is a beauty brand that uses technology and dermatologist testing to support the creation of its products.
The Dream Curl Cream exemplifies how the brand’s methodology makes for a product that keeps your curls bouncy and defined days before your next wash.
Camille Rose Perfect & Protect “Leave- In” Collection Trio
Janell Stephens’ Camille Rose offers products that nourish the hair from scalp to end. The Black-founded brand offers tons of products textured hair loves.
The Perfect & Protect “Leave- In” Collection Trio is a great representation of that commitment to keep hair happy. This collection includes the Honey Leave-in Conditioner, Latte Styling Cream, and Herbal Tea Hair Oil.
Best Silk Scarf for 4C and Curly Hair
Evolve Satin Edge Wrap Scarf
Evolve Satin Edge Wrap Scarf is an easy way to protect your hair at night. Just throw on the scarf and tie the side pieces to secure it to your head. It’s perfect for covering your whole head of hair, or just the roots.
Silke Hair Wraps
Silke’s Hair Wraps add that vibrant pop of color to your fit. No matter if you wear it indoors, or out, you can rock one of the eleven colors this bonnet comes in. Plus, three of the options are color blocked for a fun two-toned look.
Blissy Silk Bonnet
Blissy’s Silk Bonnet envelopes all of your curls, or protective style, in mulberry silk. The award-winning accessory comes in nine different colors so that you can match your bonnet to your pillow case or pajamas.
Grace Eleyae Silk Head Wrap
Grace Eleyae’s namesake brand has a Silk Head Wrap that’s a great way to protect your hair inside or outdoors. The double-lined turban is made of pure silk to fight frizz and prevent breakage.
Best Leave-In Conditioner for 4C and Curly Hair
SheaMoisture Leave In Conditioner For Damaged Hair
If your hair has been through it, reach for SheaMoisture’s Leave In Conditioner For Damaged Hair. The brand founded by mother-son duo Nyema Tubman and Richelieu Dennis infuses shea butter in a wide range of its products.
Along with shea butter, this leave in conditioner is also powered by Jamaican black castor oil. This combination allows for the leave in conditioner to soften, detangle, and tame frizz.
PATTERN Beauty Leave-In Conditioner
The lightweight Leave-In Conditioner from PATTERN Beauty by Tracee Ellis Ross, seals in moisture while defining curls. You can use it on hair that’s fresh from the shower as a foundational styling step or as a way to touch up flyaways or frazzled curls.
Ross has dedicated PATTERN to supporting everyone’s hair journey. Natural, protective, and straight styles included.
Kinky-Curly Knot Today Natural Leave In Detangler
The Knot Today Natural Leave In Detangler by the Shelley Davis-founded brand, Kinky-Curly, uses a blend of fruit extracts and herbs to moisturize, soften curls and add bounce. You can leave the conditioner in your hair for the maximum amount of moisture or rinse it out after a few minutes for a hydration boost.
Donna’s Recipe Sweet Potato Pie Leave-In Conditioner
Donna’s Recipe is founded by none other than multi-faceted mogul and content creator Tabitha Brown. The Sweet Potato Pie Leave-In Conditioner from the brand has earned a spot on the 21Ninety team’s list for its curl enhancing abilities.
The nourishing formula highlights sweet potatoes and vanilla to add softness and shine to your natural hair. There’s even cinnamon in the mix to remove buildup from your scalp for healthy hair overall.
Best Human Hair Wigs for Black Females
Outre 100% Unprocessed Human Hair Headband Wig
Replace your wash-and-go with Outre’s 100% Unprocessed Human Hair Headband Wig. The award-winning wig has a pre-attached headband that has 14 inches of perfectly defined coils flowing from it.
Luvme Hair Ready-to-Wear Kinky Straight Bob
Luvme Hair’s Ready-to-Wear Kinky Straight Bob will have people questioning if you’re actually wearing a wig. Your 21Ninety team chose the glueless lace wig has built in 4C edges to give a truly natural look without the heat damage.
Mayvenn Loose Wave Side Part Lace Bob Wig
Mayvenn is owned by founder and business expert Diishan Imira. Imira founded the brand to help his Los Angeles hair stylist sister enter the hair extension business with high quality hair.
One of the brand’s high quality pieces is the Loose Wave Side Part Lace Bob Wig is a pre-styled unit that measures at 11 inches long. The Remy hair wig features french lace, clips, and an adjustable band for a custom fit.
Kendra’s Boutique Full Lace Deep Wave Wig
Kendra’s Boutique founder is influencer Kendra Cooksey. The entire brand boasts luscious hair at various lengths.
This 22-inch Full Lace Deep Wave Wig is one of Kendra’s Boutique’s gems. Made of raw Brazilian hair and pre-plucked HD lace, you get a natural look with plenty of body.
Best Flat Iron for Black Hair
Ella Bella Ceramic Flat Iron
Ella Bella’s Ceramic Flat Iron is a hair straightener designed to add shine to your straight style in minutes. The built-in digital display will let you know how hot your straightener is getting – up to 450 degrees. Along with the heat tool you get a glove, heat resistant carrying case, and mat.
BabylissPRO Nano Titanium Ionic Hair Straightener
BabylissPRO’s Nano Titanium Ionic Hair Straightener is nearly two-inches wide. The titanium-plated tool heats up to 450 degrees to effectively straighten your hair in fewer passes.
HSI Professional HSI Professional’s Glider Ceramic Flat Iron
No need to worry about scorching your fingertips while using HSI Professional’s Glider Ceramic Flat Iron. This award-winning hair straightener comes with a fashionable travel sleeve and safety glove for safe styling no matter where you are. Plus, it heats up to 450 degrees.
Infinitipro By Conair Tourmaline Ceramic Flat Iron
The Infinitipro By Conair Tourmaline Ceramic Flat Iron is a one-inch-wide tool that will help you achieve the perfect straight style. This Conair straightener has 30 heat settings with a maximum temperature of 455 degrees. Best of all it evenly heats up the floating ceramic plates in just 15 seconds.
Best Moisturizing Shampoo
TPH By Taraji Honey Fresh Aloe Vera Clarifying Shampoo
The TPH By Taraji — aka a Taraji P. Henson-founded brand — makes a Honey Fresh Aloe Vera Clarifying Shampoo clears everything you don’t want from your scalp. This vegan shampoo removes mineral and hard-water buildup without stripping your hair of its natural oils.
Sienna Naturals H.A.P.I Shampoo
No matter your hair’s porosity, the Sienna Naturals H.A.P.I Shampoo is here to cleanse and moisturize your curls. Backed by 21Ninety, this beauty award winner removes gunk from your scalp while adding moisture from root-to-tip.
Briogeo Density Shampoo
Briogeo’s Density Shampoo is an effective cleanser that leans on hair-healthy ingredients to improve the appearance of your mane. The hair density-promoting shampoo is made with caffeine and biotin to both strengthen hair while stimulating the scalp.
Carol’s Daughter Black Vanilla Sulfate Free Shampoo
Carol’s Daughter is a brand founded by Carol’s daughter Lisa Price. Price created the brand to spread beauty products throughout her Brooklyn community that were made with love.
Dry, dull, and brittle hair could use some love from a cleanse with Carol’s Daughter Black Vanilla Sulfate Free Shampoo. Made with shea butter, aloe, and rosemary, your hair and scalp will feel cleaner and softer after stepping out of the shower.
Best Hair Accessories
Baby Tress Edge Styler
The Baby Tress Edge Styler is the all-in-one tool to part your hair and lay your edges with ease. This three-in-one tool is produced by a Black- and AAPI-owners Shannon Kennard and Hannah Choi, respectively. It features a dual-sided comb and boar bristle head along with a pointed tip.
Gymwrap by Nicole Ari Parker Macchiato Gymwrap
The Macchiato Gymwrap from Gymwrap created by Nicole Ari Parker is perfect for anyone who loves to be active but isn’t in love with having a sweaty head. Each Gymwrap is made with the brand’s patented EvapoTECH. It’s a triple layer technology that wicks away moisture to keep your head cool.
Mocha Mane Stone-Encrusted Hair Clip
Reach for Mocha Mane’s stone-encrusted hair clip when you need to let the people know that you have your edges laid. Made of stainless steel, you can also rock this clip when you need some help holding your edges down.
Helecia Williams founded Mocha Mane to decorate kinky hair types. So, don’t be afraid to add a clip to your textured hairstyle.
Alileader 100pcs Gold Hair Jewelry for Braids and Locs
Alileader’s 100pcs Gold Hair Jewelry for Braids and Locs gives you ample accessories to adorn your crown with golden jewels. This 100-piece kit includes an assortment of carved cuffs in a box for easy storage.
THE SKIN WE’RE IN
The Skin We’re In category ensures that total-body skin care is never an afterthought. The cleansing, moisturizing, and grooming products on this list cover the entire body from face to foot.
Even if you have sensitive, eczema-prone skin, there’s a beauty award winner on the list to keep you feeling comfortable in the skin you’re in.
Best Body Wash for Black Skin
SheaMoisture African Black Soap Soothing Body Wash
SheaMoisture’s African Black Soap Soothing Body Wash cleans and calms all skin types – including sensitive Black skin. African Black Soap, coconut, shea and palm oils, shea butter, and vitamin E are the main ingredients that have earned this wash a spot on our list.
Dove Purely Pampering Body Wash
Need to stock up on body wash? Then, turn to this four-pack of Dove’s Purely Pampering Body Wash. The blend of shea butter and warm vanilla moisturizes skin while providing a decadent sensory experience.
Olay Hydrating Body Wash with Witch Hazel and Vitamin B3 Complex
Olay’s Hydrating Body Wash with Witch Hazel and Vitamin B3 Complex clarifies clogged skin without depriving it of moisture. Best of all, it’s safe to use daily for a gently exfoliating wash with every shower.
Buttah Egyptian Coco Shea Body Wash
Buttah founder Dorion Renaud infuses his African heritage into each of his products. That includes the Egyptian Coco Shea Body Wash.
It uses a silky smooth lather to coat your skin in its African cocoa butter-rich formula. Fragranced with white lily rose, white musk, and vanilla, the luxurious lather will cleanse your skin from head-to-toe.
Best Bubble Bath for Women
Honest The Wind Down Bubble Bath
Honest’s The Wind Down Bubble Bath instantly relaxes you from the inside out. We chose this for Black skin that could benefit from its calming effects. Made with calendula and aloe, this myrrh-scented bubble bath calms your skin and your senses.
Bath & Body Works Champagne Toast
Bath & Body Works’ Champagne Toast bubble bath brings brunch to the bathtub. The 21Ninety team thoroughly enjoyed the fragrance notes of tangerine, berries, and champagne in the energizing soak.
OUAI Chill Pills
Pop OUAI’s Chill Pills into your tub for a relaxing soak. The pills, which emit a jasmine and rose scent, also have skin enhancing benefits. Each time you soak in the tub your skin will be moisturized, smoothed, and calm.
Soap Cherie Bubble Bath – Meditation
Soap Cherie’s Bubble Bath – Meditation offers a moisturizing soak with its infusion of jojoba oil and vitamin E. Let this beauty award winner coat your skin in comfort while you inhale notes of magnolia.
Best Skincare Kit
Buttah Supreme Customizable Skin Kit
Buttah’s Supreme Customizable Skin Kit is a four-step skincare routine that you can tailor to your unique needs. All you have to do is choose which face cream you want. There’s a facial shea butter that’s great for dry skin, an oil-free gel cream that works with combination skin, and a cocoshea cream for all other skin types.
Cay Skin Deepwater Hydration Bundle
Founded by supermodel Winnie Harlow, Cay Skin’s Deepwater Hydration Bundle pumps hydration into your skin from the lips down to the toes. An illuminating body serum, nourishing body crème, and reviving lip mask are included in this award-winning bundle.
Shani Darden Skin Care Retinol Starter Set
Shani Darden’s namesake brand has a Skin Care’s Retinol Starter Set will transform your nighttime skin care routine. With regular use, the brand’s Retinol Reform Treatment Serum, Lactic Acid AHA Exfoliating Serum, and Cleansing Serum smooths fines line, fades dark spots, and refines pores.
Hyper! Skin Even Daily Duo (Full-Sized)
The rand Hyper! is a beauty brand founded by lawyer-turned-beauty-executive Desiree Verdejo. The entire brand is dedicated to helping Black and Brown consumers reduce dark spots.
Hyper Even Daily Duo (Full-Sized) enhances your skincare routine with a brightening punch. This 21Ninety-backed winner includes a Hyper Even Brightening Dark Spot Vitamin C Serum and Hyper Even Gentle Brightening Cleansing Gel that will even out your skin’s complexion with regular use.
Best Facial Mask
Buttah Charcoal Detox Mask
Buttah’s Charcoal Detox Mask will have your skin feeling smooth like butter with a grease-free glow. The Black-owned beauty brand’s face mask has topped this list for its ability to suction debris from pores, while moisturizing skin with argan oil and shea butter.
Fenty Skin Cookies N Clean Clay Pore Detox Mask
The Cookies N Clean Clay Pore Detox Mask from Fenty Skin will leave your skin feeling luscious. Blended with salicylic acid and charcoal, this creamy mask draws out dirt without drying out your face.
Aveeno Oat Hydrating Full Face Mask
Aveeno’s Oat Hydrating Full Face Mask infuses pomegranate seed extract with kiwi water and prebiotic oat. It reinforces your skin’s natural glow. Best of all, you won’t feel dry or deprived when you rinse it off.
Cetaphil Dermacontrol Purifying Clay Mask
Cetaphil’s Dermacontrol Purifying Clay Mask is a beauty award pick for its swift gunk-removing abilities. The non-comedogenic fragrance-free mask removes dirt and oil and is still gentle on skin.
Best Moisturizing Body Lotion
Clinique Deep Comfort Body Butter
The 21Ninety team knows that some of our readers are Black with newly discovered eczema-prone skin. That’s why Clinique’s Deep Comfort Body Butter has been selected as an eczema skin-friendly option. The rich lotion’s silky smooth formula deeply moisturizes and soothes stressed skin.
Jergens Ultra Healing Hand and Body Lotion
The Jergens Ultra Healing Hand and Body Lotion is the perfect moisturizer for extra dry skin. It’s packed with vitamins C, E, and B5 as well as glycerin for comfortable skin throughout the day.
Silk + Noir Cocoa Butter + Cashmere Whipped Body Cream
Silk + Noir is an Emily King brand that was birthed out of the respiratory therapist’s passion for making natural soap as a side hustle.
Since expanding from handmade soap, the brand now has a Cocoa Butter + Cashmere Whipped Body Cream that delivers a sumptuous self-care experience. The formula delivers a skin-nourishing mix of oils, extracts, and butters that go past the skin’s surface for lasting moisture.
Bevel Body Lotion
Bevel’s Body Lotion is a non-greasy way to keep your skin moisturized all day long. This body product has made this list for its unique lightweight blend of niacinamide, vitamin E, shea butter, and argan oil.
Built by Tristan Walker-founded to focus on the hygienic needs of Black men.
Best Razor for Women
Venus Pubic Hair & Skin Razor and Refills
Venus for Pubic Hair & Skin Razor and Refills is a sensitive skin must-have. The brand’s patented irritation defense bar on the razor head allows for a smooth shave where the blades cut hair, not skin.
Schick Hydro Silk 5 TrimStyle Dual Trimmer
Schick Hydro Silk 5 TrimStyle Dual Trimmer is on the best razor list for its ability to serve as both a razor and a bikini trimmer. Use the waterproof battery-powered trimmer to tidy up where you want and the five-blade razor to get a clean shave every time.
Billie Razor Starter Kit
Billie’s Razor Starter Kit is great for people who are just starting to shave and veteran shavers. This list-worthy kit includes a handle, two refill blades, and a wall-friendly holder. No matter which of the seven colors you choose, you pay the same price.
Bevel Essential Disposable Razor
Black-owned brand Bevel has an Essential Disposable Razor that everybody can benefit from using. What makes this razor an award-winner is its ability to prevent nicks, tugs, and bumps in a disposable, partially plant-based component.
Best Unisex Fragrance
Malin + Goetz Cannabis Eau de Parfum
Malin + Goetz Cannabis Eau de Parfum uses rich, spicy, and smoky aromas to emit a carefree chic scent. This fragrance will elevate your mood without the literal high.
Snif Sweet Ash
Snif’s Sweet Ash fragrance has made is known for its long-lasting sweet and earthy scent. The blend of juniper, bergamot, fir balsam, tonka, vanilla bean, white moss, and patchouli will keep your senses satisfied all day long.
Chris Collins Danse Sauvage
The sultry notes found in the Danse Sauvage scent by the namesake brand of Chris Collins landed this unisex fragrance on this list. Indulge in a blend of plum, cognac, and chili scents inspired by the 1920s of the Black Venus.
Gucci Mémoire d’une Odeur
Gucci’s Mémoire d’une Odeur is one of the best fragrances on the market for its timeless scent. Envelope yourself in the unique combination of sweet, floral, and musk notes blended by master perfumer Alberto Morillas.