There's still a bit of noise around 'clean beauty'. But to put it straight: clean beauty products are made without ingredients proven or suspected to have harmful health effects. Though the bottom line is to avoid ingredients such as parabens, phthalates, PEGs, ethanolamine, chemical sunscreens, and synthetic fragrances, clean beauty brands are also expected to maintain a sustainable supply chain all while delivering products that are hyper effective, luxurious and aesthetically-pleasing.
Here at Skintellect, rounding up good-for-you products is one of our superpowers, so we researched some of the best clean beauty products for both men and women, for you to consider.
Naturally, to round out Black History Month 2021, here are 13 Black owned clean beauty products, converging high performance botanicals and sustainable practices, for every skin type and skin tone— because Black founded doesn't mean it's not formulated for everyone.
Packed with nutrient-rich and purifying ingredients to gently slough away environmental debris and decongest pores. Papaya fruit extract kaolin clay exfoliates and detox, all while antioxidant agent protect, soothe, and hydrate.
A restorative, clinically approved cream mask packed with antioxidants to fight the root cause of acne breakouts and skin flare ups. We recommend using as an overnight mask to soak up its full barrier recovery benefits.
The most non-white cast sunscreen for darker skin tones formulated with high performing moisturizing ingredients like jojoba oil, avocado oil and cacao, without the funky stuff that are usually hidden in everyday sunscreens.
A brightening cleansing gel, infused with 10% glycolic acid and rosehip oil to improve skin clarity, even skin tone, and smoothen rough textures to reveal a more radiant skin without aggressively exfoliating dead skin cells.
100% clean, pure and edible, Golde's papaya + lucuma brightening face mask is a vitamin c rich powder-to-gel formula made up of super-fruit enzymes to gently exfoliate rough textures and radiant skin.
Made with clean and natural sea kelp, volcanic kaolin clay, and ginger, this is the ultimate moisture-boosting detoxifying mask formulated to pull impurities from the skin without stripping the skin of its natural oils.
Formulated with Persian silk tree, horse chestnut, and hyaluronic acid, Fenty's newly launched eye cream primarily targets puffiness and hydration to revive the most delicate skin on your face.
Empowering bald and balding men and women, MANTL is made with gentle clean ingredients to invigorate scalp care and soothe irritated skin. High performing ingredients include willow her extract, aloe, and allantoin.
An antibacterial spot-banishing acne treatment that fights and prevent future acne breakouts. The active sulfur ingredients works overnight to speed up cell turnover and clear out clogged pores.
A lightweight, silky smooth gel-like moisturizer that works to both restore and balance the skin's barrier. Formulated with oily and acne-prone skin in mind, lavender regulates sebum secretion, and tea tree penetrates the skin to purify pores.
A dewy facial mist packed with botanical extracts to boost hydration in dull skin and restore the skin's pH balance. One of the key ingredients, white willow bark, is a natural salicylic acid that repairs the skin for a healthier glow.