My Favorite Black Owned Beauty & Lifestyle Brands & Businesses

This past week has been a helluva year. I took a long break from doing blog post, but want to get back to it especially if it can be beneficial to the cause and to Black Lives Matter. I’ve already shared an incredible list of Black Fashion & Accessories Brands to follow and support on instagram as well as a list of Black Content Creators to support as well. In addition to that I also posted a few Black YouTubers to check out and the comments alone contain over 50+ to support. So make sure to check out those 3 posts if you’re looking to support Black people in general. But todays post is all about my favorite Black Owned Beauty & Lifestyle Brands & Businesses. Please feel free to add your favorites in the comments or leave your own information if you are a Black Owned Beauty or Lifestyle Brand or Business. 


Get Hyper Skin — Vitamin C Tonic to aid with Hyperpigmentation use code: monroe15 for 15% Off

COCOTIQUE — Monthly Beauty subscription box for Women of Color. Includes the latest hair, skincare, body and beauty products each month

Hanahana Beauty — Shea Body Butters, Scrubs, Exfoliating Bars and Balms all Natural Skincare & Wellness Brand

AMI COLÉ — My good friend Diarrha knows everything about skincare. I mean everything. She’s had positions at Glossier & L’Oreal and is launching her very own skincare brand soon.


Sisi Nike (NYC, NY)

Keanda (NYC)

Jaleesa Jaikaran (NYC)


Gabrielle Corney — NYC, Gabrielle has done all my friends hair and I can’t wait till she gets a hole of me. With 28 Years Experience she can do it all. 

Morkinks — NYC, Amaany helped me transition my hair from Permed to Natural. She also does my Havana/Marley Twists and Faux Locks. She is an expert on natural hair care.

Curl & Co Hair Studio — Harlem New, York Specializes in Natural Hair and Locs. Chuckie is who did my extra long Havana Twist seen here. 2505 Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd

Big Chop Hair — Natural Hair Extensions (Wigs, Clip Ins) Ships to US/Canada

Shea Moisture — I love all of Shea Moistures products from hair, bath body. They also have a great range of products for men, babies and kids.

Camille Rose Naturals — My favorite haircare products for a good twist out

EDEN Bodyworks — Haircare & Skincare Products, by the way the founder is not only the CEO of this company but also has a career in tech working at places like Microsoft & Facebook.


The Black Home — Interior Design by Neffi Walker

Lit Bklyn Candles — Candle company by Denequa Williams Clarke 

Rose Lazard — Photographer NYC

Nailah Ali — Graphic Designer who helped to create Steele Magazine & Website

The Idea Girl — Graphic Design & Branding by Brittany Antoinette

Thanks so much for reading and remember to drop your favorite Black Owned Beauty & Lifestyle Brands down below in the comments. I’d love for this post to be a resource.





  1. June 9, 2020 / 8:36 pm

    I’m a black owner of a online jewelry store. Would love your support @nogamajewelry.

    Thank you!!

  2. June 9, 2020 / 8:43 pm

    Thank you, Monroe, for being committed to using your platform for sharing other dope black content creators and influencers. As a new content creator, I’m already learning so much from you ladies. I invite you to check out the following:
    @lamikbeauty – black-owned make-up line
    @kam_kouture – 14yr old black fashion designer/blogger/author
    @lifewithkesh – my lifestyle blog & YouTube channel

  3. June 10, 2020 / 10:22 am

    This was such a timely post. I’ve had friends DM and text me about other black beauty and hair brands. I will be sending them this link. 🙂

    • monroesteele
      June 11, 2020 / 10:47 pm


  4. Renee Brown
    August 1, 2020 / 1:30 pm

    I really love, loved this Vlog, Monroe you definitely give us the MOST. I like your little singing, “ Welcome back to my channel” cute.

    • monroesteele
      August 1, 2020 / 7:22 pm

      Thanks so much!

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