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Five Black Owned Nail Polish Brands You Should Try!


Fall is officially in session and with it comes bright oranges, vibrant reds and Golden yellows that are perfect for your melanin. We’re bringing to you five amazing Black-owned nail polish brands you should try.


1. 25TH & JUNE NAIL ELIXIR

25th and June was created by Nexus Cook. Her nail polish collection stems from her desire to tell stories using vibrant colors and inspiration. 25th and June is cruelty-free, vegan-friendly, and made in the USA. You can check them out here!



2. Coloured Raine


Coloured Raine was created by Loraine R. Dowdy. Loraine is a NYC-based woman with Caribbean roots who sought to create a beauty brand that celebrated the beauty of diversity through cosmetics. Coloured Raine is headquartered in Orange County, California and you can find the brand here.



3. D.I.D. Nail Paint


D.I.D. Nail Paint was created by Adrienne Blanks, a licensed nail technician and esthetician. Adrienne combines wellness, style, and social responsibility to create formaldehyde and cruelty-free nail polishes. You can find D.I.D. Nail Paint on their website.



4. Rooted Woman


Rooted Woman is a line of Eco-conscious, small-batched, non-toxic, vegan nail polishes that promotes self-care through its polishes. Created by India D. Williams in 2015, you can find this calming brand here.



5. LaPierre Cosmetics


LaPierre Cosmetics was founded by Brandi Blocker. This line of vibrant nail polishes are non-toxic, vegan, and safe, with style and affordability in mind. You can find the line here!




We hope you check out these amazing Black owned polish brands for some Autumn style inspiration!



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Minerve Jean is a Haitian-born storyteller who shares her poetry and writings unapologetically. She believes in the power of words and their ability to help and heal. Her debut book, For The Secrets That Gave Themselves Away, is an anthology of raw poetry where she uses words to paint pictures that will resonate with the human soul. She has also contributed pieces to Hercampus, Orange and Blue Magazine and MLNNYC. In her free time, she likes to snack on Avocado toast and curl up with a good book.