Wellness Inspirations

Seven Black-owned beauty brands at the forefront of the wellness movement.
Desiree Verdejo, founder and CEO of Hyper Skin
Beyoncé snapped an Instagram selfie sporting this dramatic, cruelty-free and smudge-proof liquid lip formula; it’s the perfect hue for a classic red lip look. Matte Lip Whip in Cranberry Stiletto, $20, Beauty Bakerie; beautybakerie.com
Made with sensitive skin in mind, this refreshing facial spray soothes irritated or sunburnt complexions without alcohol, parabens or artificial fragrance. Petal Facial Mist, from $22, Aba Love Apothecary; abaloveapothecary.com
Winner of Allure’s Best of Beauty award in 2018, this creamy formula provides a dewy glow while softening skin with argan oil and hyaluronic acid. Skin Fetish Highlighter + Balm Duo, $48, Pat McGrath Labs; patmcgrath.com
An organic two-in-one makeup remover and moisturizer, Epara gently removes pore-clogging impurities without stripping the skin of its natural lipid barrier. Cleansing Lotion, $56, Epara; eparaskincare.com
Infused with rejuvenating CBD oil, the cruelty-free formula tightens and brightens skin with gentle fragrance notes of geranium and citrus. Glow Elixir, $42, Undefined Beauty; un-definedbeauty.com
Elevate your evening self-care ritual with a stress-busting fusion of pink Himalayan and Dead Sea salts, rose petals and lavender essential oils. Deep Detox Bath Soak, $23, Goodnight Darling Co.; goodnightdarling.co
This blend of fruit enzymes, turmeric, kojic acid and vitamins C and E purifies skin and eliminates hyperpigmentation. Hyper Clear Brightening Clearing Vitamin C Serum, $36, Hyper Skin; gethyperskin.com