Hello All! Don’t forget in addition to my posts on “BlushandSuch”, I am a beauty contributor for “Stylin N’ Profilin” which is an awesome blog for those that are fashion challenged. Check out my post on beauty boxes for women of color, there are some awesome ones out there!
Finding the right beauty products through conventional methods (read: over-the-counter drug stores) can be a struggle for women of color. With women of varying hues, oftentimes choosing the perfect foundation or shade of red lipstick is a game of trial-and-error. Essence magazine’s Smart Beauty research study revealed that African-American women spend $7.5 billion annually on beauty products, while paying 80% more on cosmetics and twice as much on skincare products than the general market.
Five years ago, Birchbox helped revolution the beauty industry by introducing a new way for women to experience products by offering a monthly product subscription box complete with 5 deluxe-size samples for a mere $10. Since then, there have been several beauty box services to hit the market specifically targeting the beauty needs of women of color.
Here are five we think are worth a look:
1.Essence Beauty Box: The legendary lifestyle publication, Essence…
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