The Caribbean is famous not only for its beautiful beaches and rum, but also for the natural ingredients produced in the region. Caribbean entrepreneurs are capitalizing on the beauty industry as they a plethora of plants, herbs, and fruits that are used in international skincare, hair care, and cosmetics lines.
Here we look at Caribbean companies, that are making their mark on the cosmetic and beauty industry.
Alamar Cosmetics - Cuba
Alamar Cosmetics was founded 2017 by makeup artist and social media specialist, Gabriela Trujillo. The company was named after her birthplace, Alamar, a small barrio in Havana, Cuba.
The company is known for its beautiful palette with amazing quality eyeshadows.
Cultured Naturals Body Care - U.S. Virgin Islands
Cultured Naturals Body Care, based in St. Croix, US Virgin Islands, was founded by Ramone Reid after her cancer diagnosis and the journey of regaining her health. The company manufactures Vegan and toxin-free Face, Body, Hair, and Home Scent products.
Ramone is a nurse, chemist, kitchen beautician, and young female entrepreneur. Body lotions from Cultured Naturals are vegan and infused with herbs and essential oils and are made from ingredients like Lemongrass, Aloe Vera, Noni, Papaya, Neem, Peppermint, Lavender, Virgin Coconut Oil, and other plant-powered ingredients that are safe for the entire family.