We’re all on the hunt for safe, healthy and effective skincare and body products aren’t we? After years of slathering on potentially toxic creams and lotions, many of us are working hard to detox and repair our skin, as well as eliminate harmful ingredients from our skincare routines going forward. But finding products that meet all of our skincare needs is tough. But, there are some incredible Latinx, Afro-Latinx and Black skincare brands out there that are trying to make it even just a bit easier on all of us.
Afro-Latinx and Black entrepreneurs who’ve found themselves frustrated with the lack of options for safe products that meet the needs of melanated skin have developed products that meet the unique skincare needs of people of color. We also wanted to highlight some of the Latinx-owned brands that are using natural ingredients inspired by their roots to create effective skincare products. To get your healthy skincare routine on track and support Latinx, Afro-Latinx- and Black-owned businesses, check out some of our skincare recommendations below.
Owned by Afro-Latina Priscilla Jiminian, Skinergy Beauty offers a range of high-end skincare products created with ingredients that are native to the Dominican Republic. The line is best known for its dark spot correcting cream, but includes products suitable for use by people with all skin tones and textures. That said, Priscilla told HipLatina, “Skinergy Beauty greatly benefits Latinas because each product is specifically formulated with our skin in mind.”
Reina Skincare has everything you need to make your skin glow. The products, which include everything from body oils to facial toners and serums, are handmade and feature ingredients inspired by the Caribbean, like coconut butter and avocado oil. Whether you’re looking for face masks, body butters or exfoliators, Reina Skincare offers it all.
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