The Black-Owned Haircare Brands to Keep on Your Radar

Celebrity and indie hair care brands are popping up left and right — with Beyoncé being the latest entrepreneur to jump in.

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Photo Credit: Beyonce and Cecred on Instagram

Natural hair is having its Fenty Beauty moment. Celebrity and indie hair care brands are popping up left and right — with Beyoncé being the latest entrepreneur to jump into the billion-dollar industry. Her new haircare line, Cécred, just dropped and the early reviews are overwhelmingly positive. 

It’s wild to see Beyonce – along with Taraji P. Henson and Tracee Ellis Ross — making products for Black hair when the natural hair community is still in its infancy. Less than twenty years ago, perms and relaxers were Black women’s go-to hairstyle. Today? More than 40 percent of Black women are wearing their hair in their most natural state. 

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The push toward hair health has diversified the beauty space, with Black-owned indie hair care lines like Melanin Haircare and Briogeo becoming staple brands for curly-haired consumers. It’s never been easier to find a good conditioner for your coils or the perfect oil to add hair growth

Below, we’ve rounded up the 8 best Black-owned hair care brands. Of course, this list isn’t all-encompassed — there are plenty of great brands not included but these are some of our favorites.