When Rihanna's Fenty Beauty dropped last month, girls all over the world were so excited. This would be the largest launch of a 40-shade foundation range made to fit the subtleties of darker complexions.
Fenty Beauty was a hit but did you know there are WOC-owned makeup brands that have perfected the art of foundation a longgg time ago? We'll we've made you a long list and maybe, perhaps, you'll want to get some of these through us!
1. Marena Beaute
Those looking for a lightweight base that will blur imperfections without suffocating your skin will love this offering from Marena Beaute.
2. Ashunta Sheriff
When it comes to stick foundations that glide like a balm and last hours, this is the one to beat. Ashunta Sheriff's stick foundation is not only a classic, but one that's stood the test of time.
4. Danessa Myricks
5. Plain Jane Cosmetics
This lightweight foundation from Plain Jane's foundation line, of course, feels just like your skin — and allows you to build and build on it without that cakey feel. Plus, the formula lightly diffuses into your skin to blur any imperfections into a gorgeous, demi-matte finish.
This foundation scores major points in the wear department — whether you’re oily-skinned or on the drier side. It feels ultra-light and breathable on the skin, while still offering superb coverage. There’s no slip-and-slide, no caking, just a beautiful, seamless finish.
7. AJ Crimson
AJ Crimson's cult-favorite foundation is a winner because of its natural-looking finish. It's perfect for those up-close selfies, because it keeps your skin looking like actual skin.