8 Black-owned beauty brands to check out in Birmingham

Bianca Derisma, A.K.A. Wink by B. Photo via Nathan Watson for Bham Now

We all know it by now—where you spend your money matters. Whether you’re looking for Birmingham-owned, minority- or woman-owned, sustainable, etc., it all makes a difference. Check out these 8 Birmingham Black-owned beauty brands that span everything from brows and lashes to nails, makeup and more.

1. Wink by B Lash Studio

Photo via Wink by B Lash Studio on Facebook

Wink by B Lash Studio’s exclusive technique tailors a perfect design for your unique eye shape using their custom-built mapping system. These lash extensions eliminate the need for mascara, giving you a low-maintenance beauty routine.

2. The Nail Nook

Photo via The Nail Nook 205 on Facebook

The Nail Nook is located in Avondale. They do natural nail care for both men and women, as well as acrylic sets, dip powder, manicures, pedicures and tons of custom options.

3. Hayah Beauty

Photo via Hayah Beauty on Facebook

Hayah Beauty is a luxury, natural hair care salon located in the heart of downtown. They proudly offer the largest selection of style options that showcase natural, afro-textured hair in the most modern and refined way.

4. Blend Beautique

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Blend Beautique provides professional makeup services for any occasion. Makeup artist Tasha Deyampert has over 10 years of cosmetic experience and training, and she believes beautiful makeup doesn’t have to sacrifice a natural finish.

5. Healing Waters Wellness Center & Spa

Photo via Healing Waters Wellness Center on Facebook

Healing Waters is a colon hydrotherapy wellness center, but they offer much more than just colonics. Guests have the opportunity to experience various degrees of wellness balancing, including educational classes, natural products and therapies and more.

6. 3 Daughters Beauty Supply

Photo via 3 Daughters Beauty Supply Store on Facebook

3 Daughters Beauty Supply is a retail beauty supply store offering a vast and diversified mix of products & services. It’s run by—you guessed it—three Birmingham women who happen to be sisters (pictured above).

7. Tempting Faces

Photo via Tempting Faces on Facebook

Tempting Faces Semi-Permanent Makeup Studio offers services for both men and women. Owner Temperance Letrese is a certified permanent makeup artist and self-proclaimed #BrowBae. She specializes in scalp micropigmentation (SMP) and brow microshading in addition to classic makeup.

8. The Kirk Effect Hair Studio

Photo via The Kirk Effect Hair Studio on Facebook

The Kirk Effect Hair Studio’s goal is to curate styles that make their clients look great and feel even better. Owner Courtney Kirk is a former professional basketball player who’s now been in the industry for over a decade.

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