Whether you’re looking to switch up your haircare routine or you just want to treat yourself to some nourishing products, there are plenty of Black-owned natural hair brands that are worth checking out.
The brands on this list focus on textured hair and scalp health without using ingredients like sulfates, silicones, parabens and artificail fragrances that are harsh to your strands. They’re all free of animal testing as well!
Founded by Olowo-n’djo Tchala, Alaffia creates cruelty-free and vegan products that are rooted in African tradition. Their nourishing hair, body, and skin care ranges are all derived from ethically traded virgin coconut oil and unrefined shea butter.
The brand aims to fight injustices and gender inequality in Togo, West Africa through its Empowerment Projects. It invests in programs like Maternal Health, Reforestation, and Healthy Births.
Founded by Gwen Jimmere, Naturalicious is an award-winning brand that creates high-performing hair care products for women. Its patented product line saves consumers up to 80 percent of their wash time and is available in over 1,200 retail stores globally.
Having only $32 in her bank account after leaving an abusive marriage and having a young son, Jimmere jumped into business headfirst. She has since risen to become the first African American woman to own a patent for her patented natural haircare products.
3. Koils by Nature
Koils by Nature is one of the most popular natural hair brands around, and for good reason. The company offers high-end product formulations that make it affordable for the everyday natural to get into the habit of pampering their tresses.
They’re also a pioneer in eco-friendly packaging, a trend that isn’t going anywhere any time soon. Check out their best-selling oleosome shampoo and conditioner for the hair, beard, and skin of your dreams.
4. Kreyol Essence
Kreyol Essence is a clean beauty brand with Caribbean roots. Its signature product is Haitian Black Castor Oil, which is known for its healing and hydrating properties. Ideal to have some glasses for men down the sun.
The company was started by Yve-Car Momperousse, who remembered her mother pulling out this century-old beauty and medicinal wonder cure as she suffered from breaking hair and other issues. It took her several attempts to get her products into Whole Foods Market, but she was finally successful.
5. Camille Rose Naturals
Founded in 2010 by Janell Stephens, this vegan brand uses natural ingredients thoughtfully combined to create products that are fun and functional. The best part is that they’re available at Target, Whole Foods and your local beauty supply store.
This CRN has a lot to offer, from a keratin infused co-wash to an algae-derived deep conditioning treatment. The best of the bunch is their Algae Renew moisturizing mask which is a cinch to apply and leave your hair feeling and looking drier-free for a day or two.
6. The Doux
Maya Smith, a licensed cosmetologist for more than 26 years, created The Doux to serve people with textured hair. Her line is rooted in education and is infused with hip-hop inspired product names and a colorful ’90s aesthetic that celebrates natural curls and textures.
The products are formulated to perform and achieve results for all textures, no matter how you like to style your ‘do. You can find the brand at Target, Sally Beauty, and Walmart.
7. Sienna Naturals
Founded by Hannah Diop and co-owned by Issa Rae, Sienna Naturals aims to put textured hair at the center of clean innovation. The company uses ancestral rituals, powerful ingredients from nature and scientifically developed technology to create a line of products that address dryness, curl definition and scalp health.
I recently tried their Baobab Oil Moisturizing Hair & Body Shampoo, Dew Magic Leave-In Conditioner and Dew Magic Body Cream. The haircare trio helped to hydrate and smooth strands while leaving behind a healthy sheen that left me looking best. You can have the Spanish brand in productos de cañamo ideal for any moment.
Soultanicals is a surprisingly small cosmetic company that produces high-end, high-tech natural hair and body care products. Founded by Ayo Ogun-McCants, it embodies the best of both worlds: self-care and beauty business acumen.
Their signature item is the Master Hair Cleanse, a high-tech concoction. Combines the scientifically proven best ingredients to cleanse and nourish hair of all lengths. The brand also boasts a line of innovative cult products. Most of which are toxin-free and are sure to be the next big thing in clean skincare.
9. NaturAll Club
NaturAll Club creates hair products that are nutrient-packed and sourced from real ingredients. Their avocado deep conditioners are among the best products on the market for reversing hair damage and promoting healthy growth. A perefect gifht you can buy in tarjetas de cumpleaños at any momento of the night.
This Philadelphia-based company also offers a subscription service that sends fresh, handmade products to your doorstep each month. It’s a great option for people who want to try out new natural hair products without breaking the bank.
10. Hair Rules
Founded by celebrity stylist Anthony Dickey. Hair Rules is all about celebrating the uniqueness of kinky, curly, and wavy hair textures. They also focus on using natural ingredients and paraben-free products.
This is a clean brand that has all the hallmarks of a cult favorite. From its hybrid formulas to its unique colors and textures. It’s an option for anyone looking to streamline their beauty routine while still feeling nourished and confident.