The Nigerian beauty industry is fast growing. Every day we see new indigenous beauty brands, hair care, makeup, and skincare brands taking their place in the market. Some of these brands are giving international makeup brands a run for their money with spectacular quality and competitive prices. 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! If you are looking for quality and trustworthy Nigerian-made makeup brands, it is with great enthusiasm that we bring these top 10 makeup brands for your perusal.
Makeup in Nigeria, and House of Tara, go hand in hand. It is impossible to talk about the makeup industry in Nigeria and Africa as a continent and not mention this brand. This international brand, owned by a veteran lawyer and makeup artist and has since been the avant-garde of beauty and makeup in Nigeria.
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With beauty studios all across Africa, HOT, as it is popularly called, is known for its quality, many shade ranges, and affordable products, ranging from foundation powers, highlighters, lipsticks, contouring palettes, mascara, and eye shadow.. House of Tara has successfully bridged the gap of makeup in Nigeria, setting a pace, and creating a profitable business in makeup.
Banke Meshida Lawal is another pacesetter in Africa’s machining industry. BMPro Makeup was launched in 2006 and has grown into one of the world’s largest African makeup brands after 10 years. (Source BMpro Make-up) BMPro Makeup products, renowned for their outstanding quality, have become a must-have. Their lips are just beautiful and long-lasting products. This is a Nigerian makeup brand that Continues to release innovative make-up products such as eyebrow glitter that gives the eyebrows a subtle shimmer.
Cosmetics from Zaron is one of Nigeria’s most popular established brands. Born in 2011, this makeup company has launched a wide range of exceptional quality items. Zaron cosmetics has taken its place in the beauty industry with outlets across Nigeria and Africa. Best known for the products and powders of their lips. (Source Zaron Cosmetics)
This is an innovative and premium makeup brand based in Nigeria. Nuban Beauty was founded by Stella Ndekile, a Lagos-based Medical Laboratory Scientist and part-time makeup artist, and Nigerian celebrity makeup artist, Jane Ogu. The makeup brand aims at providing quality and affordable makeup products designed especially for African women, and they are living up to that. (Source Nuban Beauty Cosmetics)
Ex-beauty queen and actress, Dabota Lawson, founded this beauty brand. The makeup line consists of powder, lipsticks, foundation, eyeshadow and everything to enhance the beauty of the African woman. She makes most of her makeup products to cater to all skin types as they are mineral-based, fragrance-free, paraben-free, hypoallergenic, and allergy-tested. (Source Dabota Cosmetics) They are also oil-free which makes them very suitable for Nigerian weather, with her lip products infused with Vitamin E. She offers makeup products ranging from cream foundations, bold lipsticks/lip glosses, high definition foundations, and more.
From setting sprays to primers and body glows, the brand has it all for you. Launched in 2016, by Jennifer Lisa Uloko, four years down the line, this brand has become everyone’s favorite. Yanga Beauty is an innovative makeup powerhouse, out to suit the need of every Nigerian. They are popular for their Brow lotion, eyebrow product, and other beauty, and makeup products, like beauty blenders, matte lipsticks, and skincare products. (Source Yanga Beauty)
With the sole purpose of offering innovative makeup solutions, providing outstanding makeup products for extraordinary women, Gbemisola Adebayo created Hegai and Esther. The brand is one of the fastest-growing makeup brands in Nigeria, known for its education in makeup hygiene. (Source Hegai and Esther) Starting in 2002 with its eyebrow cream, the brand came back with full force in 2016 and launched its foundations, powders, contour kits, eye shadow, and various other products, proving to us they are a force to reckon with.
This proudly Nigerian, exquisite, Kelvin Ezekiel found an affordable makeup brand. It is gradually carving a niche for itself in the makeup industry by providing a high standard, affordable, clinically tested product for African women. They aim to become a globally valued beauty brand of African origin, thus serving us their glow kit mini palette, pro matte HD foundation, pencil, face definer, etc. (Source Zikel Cosmetics)
This relatively new and edgy Nigerian makeup brand is growing fast and making a name for itself in the beauty industry home and abroad. They featured their liquid lipstick 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 and a glow kit, eye shadows, etc. (Source Taos Beauty)