15 Black Beauty Influencers On TikTok That Will Take You From A Makeup Novice To A Blending Baddie In No Time

If you remember back in the YouTube days, there were only a handful of Black beauty creators teaching us the tips and tricks of the makeup world. Back then, colors didn’t extend to every hue, and Black women were put into a limited box.

Jackie Aina at the 2021 Met Gala

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Thank God those days are over! Black beauty creators exist and are here to stay! They cover it all from learning the best skincare products for oily skin to testing brands like Makeup By Mario and giving their honest reviews.

Searrching foundation shades on TikTok to see results

The best thing with TikTok is configuring a search for Black women by typing it or putting “Black girl” at the end of every search.

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From OGs to newbies, these Black beauty creators signify boldness, beauty, and Blackness with the content they are pushing out every day. Although you can still find them shining and thriving on YouTube,

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Black Fashion Designers Reflect on Racial Reckoning

Following the murder of George Floyd in May 2020 and the subsequent racial reckoning, several corporations released statements in solidarity with the Black community and announced their commitment to fighting systemic racism. This materialized in an influx of Black business incubator programs and grants, companies donating to antiracism organizations, roundups of Black-owned brands, and articles calling on readers to invest in Black businesses. But three years later, the industry seems to be regressing. As another Black History Month closes, we reached out to four Black fashion founders to discuss the status of antiracism work in fashion.

Twenty-twenty was marked by a wave of activism in the fashion industry. To ensure it was more than a trend and rather the start of lasting change, several organizations set out to hold brands to task. Aurora James’s Fifteen Percent Pledge publicly called on corporations to dedicate at least 15 percent of

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Tweeps defend MaMkhize’s makeup-free look

It’s not often that one gets to see Royal AM owner Shauwn “MaMkhize” Mkhize dressed down or without makeup.

However, the 47-year-old mom and boss lady decided to give fans a different version of herself when she posted snaps of in gym wear and makeup-free.


Still in high spirits on Sunday 7 August after Royal AM’s win in the opening game of the 2022/2023 Premier Soccer League (PSL) on Saturday against Kaizer Chiefs, MaMkhize posted some snaps of her look before heading off to another soccer match.

“I’m definitely in high spirits coming off our first win of the season! What a way to start our 2022/2023 campaign! Congratulations @ruyalam_fc.

The business powerhouse, who recently announced that she had purchased a ladies soccer team called Royal AM Ladies, was off to support the club when she shared the snaps.

“Today though, I’m off to support Royal

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