The Top 9 African American Beauty Bloggers of 2016

Beauty is a big business, especially for African-American women, who spend around $7.5 billion a year in beauty products alone. With a number that high it's no wonder they have become the go-to source for natural haircare, beauty and skincare advice for women with darker complexions.

Let’s check out the top 9 African-American beauty bloggers below!


1. Afrobella

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Afrobella is written by Trinidadian-born writer, Patrice Gell Yursik who has been featured in major media outlets such as Ebony, NPR, Newsweek and Glamour. She brings you all the latest natural hair tips and trends. One of the original beauty bloggers, Patrice calls herself the ‘Godmother of Brown Beauty Blogging’ and goes beyond hair into skin care, red carpet looks, and even social issues and female empowerment.



    2. Miss Whoever-You-Are

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    Miss Whoever You Are is written by New York City-based Eileen Dautruche. She gives you honest reviews on must-have makeup and skincare items. Eileen has been featured in Dove ads and is an influencer in the beauty industry.



    3. The Style and Beauty Doctor

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    The Style and Beauty Doctor is written by Queens native, Danielle Gray. A fashion and beauty expert, Danielle shares her love for all things beauty, fashion and travel. She likes to have fun while posting to her blog and doesn’t take herself too seriously.




    4. Hey Fran Hey

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    Hey Fran Hey is written by British blogger, Francheska. She blogs about natural beauty, haircare and fitness tips, all with a bohemian twist.










    5. Gorgeous in Grey

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    Gorgeous in Grey is written by Baltimore based blogger, Ty Alexander. Her blog is a reflection of what life can be like if you take risks and adopt a fearless personality. It also celebrates women of all shapes, colors, and sizes - no matter their age.




    6. Shake Your Beauty

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    Shake Your Beauty is written by Virginian, Tia Williams. From make-up to hair and wellness, this is the ultimate beauty blog informing readers of what’s hot and what’s not.



    7. Curly Nikki

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    Curly Nikki is an inspiration for all of us. Yes, her blog contains amazing tips on how to style curly hair and embrace your natural texture, but her personal story is a must-read for all of us who seek balance in beauty and in life. Founder Nikki Walton’s motto is “If you’re not feeling your hair, you’re not feeling yourself,” and with degrees in psychology and a public speaking, and TV appearance resume a mile long, she’s more than qualified to help us all learn to love our hair – and ourselves. Don’t miss her story.



    8. Kinky Curly Coily Me

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    Kinky Curly Coily Me is written by New York based blogger, Jenell Stewart. Jenell shares tips and tricks with readers on how to fully embrace their natural hair. She has been featured as a Beauty Expert on the Dr. Oz television show as well as in Essence,, Black, and many more.





    9. All About the Pretty

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    All About the Pretty is written by Washington DC blogger, Julia Coney. This blog shares tips and techniques for everything from beauty to travel and lifestyle.






    Now that you’re caught up on the top 9 African-American beauty bloggers, check out InstaNatural to see what natural beauty product is right for you. We at InstaNatural value the safety of our customers, therefore we reveal every single ingredient included in our products on the label. If you’d like to find out even more, please feel free to call us at +1 (800) 290-6932.

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