Reflect Beauty Awards

2019 was the inaugural year of Reflect Beauty and the Reflect Beauty Awards: a celebration that honored the very best in makeup, haircare, and skincare products for women of all skin tones and hair textures, featuring culturally-relevant video tutorials, targeted editorials, and fabulous beauty box giveaways. And while the first-ever Reflect Beauty Awards may be a wrap, it’s far from over: we’re just getting started!

Our Judges

For four weeks in Fall 2019, high profile beauty influencers, editors, and industry experts came together to shine a light on multicultural beauty products like never before. Our team selected the hottest beauty products for women of color while tackling the biggest beauty-related challenges, discussing the most effective solutions for us and the winning products that get the job done.  The best part—our judges chose and shared the products that they actually use and love! So be sure to shop the complete list of 2019 Reflect Beauty Award winners, below. #YourFavesFaves

More than anything, Reflectbeauty.com is an educational tool, a platform for each of us to learn, and share our experiences, frustrations, and triumphs of being our naturally gorgeous selves! Please stay tuned for plenty of bomb tutorials, wholly relevant articles, frequent and surprise beauty box giveaways, and news and updates about the 2020 Reflect Beauty Awards!

 

We came, we saw, we slayed.

  The last 4 weeks were pretty epic. We identified and honored the very best in makeup, hair, and skin products that meet the unique beauty needs of multicultural women, aka the products WE use on the regular! Each week, the Reflect Beauty influencers and editors...

Haircare

CurlyNikki’s Top Tips for Bigger Hair

The Reflect Beauty Award season is in full swing!  It’s a first-of-its-kind celebration honoring the best in makeup, haircare, and skincare products that meet the unique beauty needs of multicultural women. This week: haircare!  By “Curly”Nikki Walton  I love me some...

Reclaiming the So-Called ‘Pelo Malo’: How Latinas Are Rocking Their Hair this Fall

The Reflect Beauty Award season is in full swing!  It’s a first-of-its-kind celebration honoring the best in makeup, haircare, and skincare products that meet the unique beauty needs of multicultural women. This week: haircare!  By Jacqueline Stiff The holiday season...

Styling Product Winners for Asian Hair

Much like makeup and skincare, haircare needs can vary by ethnicity. The Reflect Beauty Awards celebrate the best of beauty for women of all ethnicities, so here are my two cents on Asian hair and what many of us need!  It’s impossible to boil down the diversity of...

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Skincare

Vibrant Fall Makeup for Asian Faces

Ready to discover the best of makeup, haircare, and skincare for the needs of multicultural women? Welcome to Makeup Week of the first-ever Reflect Beauty Awards! Here’s my perspective on makeup, as an Asian American woman of a certain age.  The YouTube and Instagram...

Beyond Stereotypes: Latinx Makeup Trends to Try Right Now

by Jackie Stiff  The Reflect Beauty Award season is in full swing!  It’s a first-of-its-kind celebration honoring the best in makeup, haircare, and skincare products that meet the unique beauty needs of multicultural women. This week: makeup!   For many years we have...

Flawless Fall Makeup for Black Women – 5 Best Fall Makeup Trends for Darker Skin

By CurlyNikki Walton   Fall’s here! But for the first time in my whole entire life, I live where the seasons don’t switch up!  Instinctually, I still did, tho -- from iced to hot lattes, from slides to booties, and from sun-kissed, no-makeup looks to soft, glam ones. ...

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Makeup

My New Holy Grail Moisturizer – Clinique iD™

By: Nikki Walton A few years ago, in the hopes of preserving my sexy, I sat down and consumed a ton of those trending, ‘What Would You Tell Your 20-Year-Old Self?’beauty articles, and found that no matter her race, or ethnicity, she was basically like, “drink your...

CurlyNikki’s Black Girl Guide to Gorgeous Skin

By “Curly”Nikki Walton  Let's talk face.  Particularly, serving it.  Black Girl Magic is real.  So real that it’s actually backed by science! According to experts, skin color affects how skin ages and, generally speaking, the darker the skin, the longer it takes to...

The Most Common Skincare Problems that Latinas Face and How You Can Avoid Them

By Jacqueline Stiff  For as long as I can remember, Mami’s drawers have been full of different types of cremas for her skin, eyes, wrinkles, acne, you name it! That’s because, when it comes to the beauty world, no one is more obsessed with maintaining a youthful look...

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