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Allure: The 21 Best Black-Owned Beauty Products From BLK + GRN to Buy Now
The wide mix of products available on BLK + GRN is enough to make any beauty lover giddy. And the clever name only begins to sum up the goodness that this online beauty destination has to offer. If you're unfamiliar, the entire site features a curated lineup of Black-owned brands, all within the beauty and wellness space. The products are earth-friendly and natural, so you have green beauty, created by Black artisans — BLK + GRN, get it?
With everything from raw shea butter to sage bundles and sunscreen, BLK + GRN takes the concept of good ingredients and sustainable packaging, and rolls it all up into a holistic marketplace that also give the Black entrepreneurs creating them a dedicated space to shine in.
While made to answer many of the skin, hair, and wellness concerns that affect people of color — like hyperpigmentation and dry hair — just about all of BLK + GRN's products can be used by anyone. There's a lot to choose from, but we picked these 21 standouts to help get you started.
Kreyol Essence Haitian Black Castor Oil
You may have heard of Jamaican Black castor oil as a hair and skin rejuvenator, but, according to Internet rumblings, this Kreyol Essence Haitian Black Castor Oil claims to be more potent than most on the market. In Haiti, castor oil has been used for centuries as a cure-all. The 100-percent pure castor oil used here (from Haiti) is naturally high in omega fatty acids and vitamin E, which nourish and strengthen brittle hair.