5 Canadian Black-Owned Beauty Brands to Know

Black History Month Celebration

In honour of Black History Month, we're highlighting Canadian Black-owned brands that are revolutionising, redefining, and changing the beauty industry landscape toward a better and more inclusive space.

QueenFidence Cosmetics by Francine B

Queenfidence Cosmetics by Francine B is a Canadian all-inclusive black-owned makeup brand in Abbotsford, Canada. Their makeup cosmetics are 100 % cruelty-free, paraben-free, gluten-free and vegan-friendly.

EDITORS FAVOURITE: BOLD- Semi Matte Lipstick for rich in pigment effect and moisturizing effect.


QueenFidence Cosmetics by Francine B


Sade Baron

Every family has their own favourite recipes for skin remedies that are passed from generation to generation. Sade Baron is one of those brands that brought all their knowledge and passion to botanicals in their skincare products. With compassion for people’s experiences with skin issues and the need for drug store alternatives, Sade Baron was born in Toronto in 2016. Run by a mother and daughter duo, Sade Baron is here to change your perspective on skin treatments.

EDITORS FAVOURITE: French Pink Clay Bar Soap for redefining soap function into a heavenly scented moisturising treatment.


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Apprenti Ôr'ganik

Reconnecting body and soul with cosmetics made with natural and organic ingredients. The brand’s mission is to promote healthy and earth-friendly living. Born in Montreal in 2018, Apprenti Ôr'ganik revolutionised the approach to the concept of clean living and a clean body without toxins.

EDITORS FAVOURITE: Natural Eau de Parfum - LE SOUK for taking us on a lifetime journey with the scents of bergamot, labdanum, myrrh, and mimosa flower.


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Kinksology delivers an eco-luxury experience fit for your diverse lifestyle using powerful plant extracts and essential oils. Marva Duncan, a hairstylist and salon owner, created Kinksology out of the need for curly hair products in order to cater to the diversity found in Toronto, Canada.

EDITORS FAVOURITE: Healing Serum for locking in the moisture and adding that extra shine that it’s always needed.


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Hand-made hair products dedicated to afro and relaxed type hair. This Montreal-based beauty brand features a high-quality haircare cosmetic line developed with natural oils and butter to moisturize and fortify curly or relaxed hair.

EDITORS FAVOURITE: MelaGold L’Elixir for the all-in-one conditioning scalp and hair treatment.


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DISCLAIMER: Our editors selected items featured in this roundup based on a company origin, contribution to the Canadian market and quality of its products. We do not earn any commission on products purchased through our links to retailer sites. We support Canadian businesses, and we hope you will join us.