The Nigerian beauty industry is fast evolving. Everyday we see new indigenous beauty brands, hair care, makeup and skin care brands taking their place in the market. Some of these brands are giving foreign makeup brands a run for their money with spectacular quality and competitive prices. We’ve been encouraged to #BuyNigeria to boost our economy and we are so glad that these Nigerian makeup brands are creating products worth buying.
From foundations, to highlighters, and gorgeous lip products, these Nigerian brands are doing it all! Here are 14 Nigerian Makeup brands you should know.
1. House of Tara
House of Tara is the most popular Nigerian and African makeup brand in Africa and probably the world at large. Owned by Tara Fela-Durotoye, this makeup brand has kept growing stronger through the years. Known as a pacesetter in the industry, House of Tara, now boasts of various outlets within Nigeria and Africa. Recently HOT launched the #IStandWithTara campaign, speaking against counterfeiting and encouraging people to buy original HOT products. HOT is popularly know for their powders, highlighters , contouring palettes and eye shadows.
2. BMPro Makeup
Banke Meshida Lawal is another pacesetter in the makeup industry in Africa. BMPro Makeup was launched in 2006 and after 10 years it has grown to become one of the biggest African makeup brands in the world. Known for their spectacular quality, BMPro Makeup products have become a must have. Their lips products are simply beautiful and long lasting. This is one Nigerian makeup brand that keeps releasing creative makeup products like their eyebrow glitter which gives a subtle shimmer to the eyebrows
3. Zaron Cosmetics
Zaron cosmetics is one of the most popular established Nigerian brands. This makeup brand birthed in 2011, has released a wide range of products with exceptional quality. With outlets all over the Nigeria and Africa, Zaron cosmetics has taken its place in the beauty industry. Best known for their lip products and powders.
4. Hegai and Esther
Hegai and Esther has been on the beauty scene for a while now. They launched their eyebrow cream few years back and it has been doing pretty well. However, late last year they took things to whole new level when they launched their foundation, powder, contour kits, eye shadows and lots of other products.
5. Toas Cosmetics
This new and edgy Nigerian makeup brand is evolving fast and making a name for itself in the beauty industry home and broad. Their liquid lipstick was featured on dupethat’s Instagram page, one of the world’s leading beauty influencers. Taos Cosmetics currently owns a range of matte and metallic lip creams as well as a glow kit, eye shadows etc.
6. Yanga Beauty
Have you heard of #Browlution? Well if you have its all thanks to Yanga Beauty. This makeup brand officially launched last year and is quickly becoming everyone’s favorite. They also have a range of matte and metallic lip creams as well as their very own eyebrow product called Browlution.
7. Nuban Beauty
Nuban beauty is a start up popularly known for their amazing pro blending sponges which are a perfect dupe to the original beauty blender. They also have eye shadow palettes which are now trending.
8. Prestige Nigeria
Relatively new on the beauty scene, prestige cosmetics is gradually making a name for itself. With a huge array of products to choose from, they’ve got something for everyone.
9. Sleek Studio Nigeria
Sleek studio is currently run by Dr, Ebele Ugochukwu. They major on skincare and rejuvenation products. They are most popular for their Flash a Pout Lipstains which were all they rave when they were launched.
10. Elsas Pro
If you attended The Makeup Fair Series this year, then you must have heard of Elsas Pro. This new makeup brand launched its product line last year. The have a very wide range of products, eye shadows, lip glosses, lipsticks, beauty sponge, blushes,powders, foundations and lots more!
11. Blot Cosmetics
This is one of the relatively new Nigerian makeup brands. They recently launched their line of products in 2016, consisting of brow gels, mascara, lip products and mattfiyers. We are really eager to see what Blot cosmetics has in store for us in 2017.
12. Kayge Cosmetics
Kayge Cosmetics is a Nigerian brand that focuses mainly on lip products. Their line of lipsticks, lip liners etc. are of good quality.
13. Kuddy Cosmetics
Kuddy Cosmetics is one of the few indigenous makeup brands that produce foundations. The also produce setting powders, lip products and hair products.
What other Nigerian makeup brands do you know that are not on this list?