When we shop for beauty, we all know to look for products that are clean, sustainable and cruelty-free. But as conscious and well-meaning as we try to be, do we ever ask about WHO MADE OUR BEAUTY PRODUCTS? And more importantly, were they were treated fairly?
Ethical Beauty Products
Beautyologie is the only online beauty marketplace offering fair trade and ethically-sourced products from minority women owned beauty businesses.
Beautyologie highlights and promotes Black and other Minority owned businesses with beauty products ranging from makeup, face and body care, lotions, oils, soaps, cleansers, candles, diffusers, body scrubs, and more! Featuring the best and most ethical beauty and makeup brands with minority female owned small businesses.
Here are some of our Best Sellers!
Ethical Beauty Products from Around the World
Beautyologie is founded by Robin Doyle, a beauty industry professional with 25 years of experience in editorial and public relations. “I have created an online shopping destination that uses my knowledge of the beauty industry as a force for good,” says Doyle. “There are several mission driven beauty brands around the world using beauty as a vehicle for social change.
But they are all over the place and not easy to find.
This site is for consumers who want to help make a difference in the world with their purchasing power.
Beautyologie's collection of ethical and fair trade beauty brands support indigenous communities by helping women afford to send their children to school, practice sustainable business models, and help provide better standards of living around the world.”
Shop some of the products below from our Women Owned Businesses
Balms, Creams, & Oils
Ethical Beauty products like balms, creams, oils, sunscreens, body butter, and spot treatments
Bath and Body
Ethical Beauty products like soaps, scrubs, spa rituals, bath bombs, body and face polishes
Ethical Beauty products like deodorants, bars, any pit clay masks
Hand and Body Soaps & Sanitizers
Ethical Beauty products like soap, sanitizers, facial bars, and shaving creams
Ethical Beauty products like sprays, essential oils, perfume, and fragrances
Ethical Beauty products like facial cleansers, clay masque, soap bars, acids, and kits
Ethical Beauty products like eye care, serums, cleansers, and oils
Ethical Beauty products like lip care, lip whips, and balms
Masks & Scrubs
Ethical Beauty products like masks, scrubs, facial masque, body polish, clay masks, and body scrubs
Ethical Beauty products like facial cleansers, clay masque, soap bars, acids, and kits
Beautyologie partners with upcoming and new beauty and makeup brands brought to you by self-owned businesses from women from around the world.
Beautyologie currently has 22 ethical beauty brands: 700 Rivers, Arbor Mundi, Aroha Oils, aYR
Skin Care, Candela Peru, Cris’s Blends, Essential Oils Peru, Humanist Beauty, Kaibae,
Katari, Love, Indus, LUXE Botanics, Odylique, Original Source & Supply, Shea Yeleen,
Silktage, Some Moroccan, Srida Herbals, Terres D’Afrique, The Pure Collection, Tierra
and Lave and True Moringa.
And represents minority owned women businesses from many countries around the world including
Bangladesh, Brazil, Chile, Egypt, Ghana, Guatemala, Haiti, India, Jamaica, Japan,
Madagascar, Malawi, Mail, Morocco, Namibia, Mozambique, Peru, South Africa, Sri
Lanka, Tahiti, and Tunisia.
See some of our Featured Business Owners Below
owner of Shea Yeleen
Established in 2005, Shea Yeleen International, Inc. is a social enterprise dedicated to empowering women in West Africa and the United States through the production, sale and use of shea butter products.
A unique blend of grassroots organizing and business development, Shea Yeleen specializes in manufacturing high quality, organic, fair trade skin care products and utilizing a sales strategy that incorporates women’s’ micro enterprise development.
Ultimately, Shea Yeleen's beneficiaries are the women producers who will receive a fair price, small business start-ups and consumers who will have access to a guaranteed high-quality product that meets their health, cosmetic and personal beauty needs.
Shea Yeleen cares about the global community. They believe that business has an equal responsibility to make profits while benefiting and making change in the communities in which we do business.
owner of 700 Rivers
700 Rivers is a global, ethical and sustainable lifestyle brand that creates all-natural products allowing us to be kind to ourselves, kind to others, and kind to our planet. Their mission is to create high-quality, eco-friendly products that employ women across the world who are guaranteed fair, living wages for their work, a safe work environment, and are treated with dignity and respect. Your 700 Rivers purchases are handmade by women in Bangladesh that have been granted a fresh start at life after escaping human trafficking. Thanks for playing a role in empowering women across the globe.
owner of Tierra & Lava
Situated in Guatemala, Tierra & Lava believes you shouldn’t have to compromise with natural skincare - you can have a product that is both kind to your skin and the earth. All of their ingredients are locally sourced in an ethical and transparent way so they can ensure quality at every part of their journey; from inception to the final product.
Lucy Ashman, the creator and founder of Tierra & Lava builds relationships with their farmers and financially supports them so they can carry on the legacy of their disappearing traditional cultural practices. Many of their ingredients are grown in their very own organic garden, ensuring the utmost level of care. Because they are so connected to where their ingredients come from, they work to preserve their natural integrity - using as close to their whole, raw, and unadulterated forms as possible.
owner of Katari Beauty
Katari scouts the most remote parts of the Mediterranean to assemble a collection of unique and proven by millenia single-ingredient beauty staples and artisanal accessories for the purest, most effective and luxurious skin and hair care. Their ingredients work incredibly well for people all ages with all skin and hair types. Natural simplicity in beauty is extremely complex when done right. Katari even makes their own plastic-free artisanal glass packaging, because we all deserve more sustainable and naturally beautiful world.
owner of LUXE Botanics
Founded by Jené Roestorf, a South African biological scientist and global ingredient hunter, LUXE Botanics is a range of potent, high performance skincare formulated with the planet’s most transformative botanicals.
LUXE Botanics is a targeted skincare line that features Global Botanical oils whose molecular structure mimics, balances and protects our skin. Scientifically researched, Marula nut oil from Kenya, Camu Camu berry extract from Brazil, and Kigelia africana fruit extract from Malawi deliver antioxidant protection, prevent trans epidermal water loss and provide antibacterial benefit. Only the highest grade, nutrient dense, organic and wild harvested oils are sourced through fair-trade alliances to support local communities while safeguarding the environment.
owner of True Moringa
Natural skin and hair care powered by nature's best kept secret- antioxidant rich moringa oil. True Moringa's 100% cold-pressed moringa oil is sourced ethically from smallholder farmers and manufactured locally in Ghana with proprietary technology developed by MIT engineers. They took the unused part of the Moringa tree - the seeds- back to their labs at MIT and figured out how to cold-press the moringa seeds into a nourishing oil that outperforms argan, jojoba, and shea. Together, they built True Moringa with the mission of doing wellness differently. They believe that being healthy should be simple, affordable, and accessible to all.
owner of Love, Indus
Love, Indus was born of personal discovery and rediscovery fueled by the richness, nostalgia, energy and intimacy of brand founder Surbhee Grover’s two homes – India and all that its mountains and valleys have to offer, and the mad cultural mélange that is New York. It is a skincare and wellness brand driven by confluence – the confluence of India and New York, of tradition and modernity, and of natural and clean, lab-designed ingredients.
The aim of Love, Indus is to apply cutting edge technology to hyper-local, precious ingredients and practices from the Indian subcontinent, some lost, some forgotten and some that are yet to be discovered outside their regional bastions.
owner of Humanist Beauty
Humanist Beauty is a skincare line created by longtime beauty professional and activist Jennifer Norman that fosters self-love, wellness, sustainability, and radical inclusivity for all humankind. Humanist Beauty believes they have a responsibility to be a better beauty brand and will always stand for radical inclusivity. They are a Certified B Corporation and a Social Enterprise Alliance member, reinforcing their promise to prioritize people and planet over profits, always acting as a force for good.