Nigerian Skincare Brands You Should Look Out For In 2023

We can attest that long before we knew about foreign skincare, Nigerian women have been creating their products. From making liquids out of leaves to mixing herbs to make African black soaps. Nigerians have been innovative about their skincare products.
From eczemas to baby bum rashes, our mothers found a way of using available natural products to treat various skin conditions. Currently, there are Nigerian Skincare Brands that are known to use safe, effective, and genuine ingredients to create products that combat various skincare issues.

Made by us and for us, these brands are reliable and highly recommended as they produce skincare products that are suitable for our skin and weather. Because of their effective and safe ingredients, these Nigerian skincare brands are well-known in the country and internationally. Read this article to know more about the Nigerian skincare brands you should try in 2023.

5 Nigerian Skincare Brands You Should Try in 2023


Nigerian Skincare Brands: Dang Lifestyle
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Founded by Ifedayo Agoro, Dang is a Nigerian skincare brand that has come to stay. Their products are multifunctional as they target both major and minor skincare concerns. A home to face and body products and fragrances, Dang caters to issues like hyperpigmentation, acne, hypersensitivity, and dullness. This brand has also made shopping for its customers easier as its products are categorized according to skincare concerns, skin type, and age.

Dang uses effective ingredients like Snail Mucin, Mandelic Acid, Azelaic Acid, Vitamin C, and Niacinamide among others. Their products which range from face moisturizers to sunscreens have gained a wide audience in Nigeria and internationally. The brand currently has online stores in the USA, UK, Ghana, and Canada and they also have customers in the Philippines.


Arami Essentials

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Coined from the Yoruba words, “ara mi” which means “my body”, this brand focuses on using simple, safe, and natural African ingredients for their products. Their products are free from harmful ingredients like parabens, sulfates, mineral oils and silicones, and other harsh ingredients. Arami is renowned for making products that help keep the skin hydrated, healthy, and glowing.

This Nigerian Skincare Brand was founded by Ore Runsewe in 2006 and has over the years produced outstanding products. Their major highlights are their Glow Oil, Onyx Body Polish, Body Glow Scrub, and Body Butters. With their use of pure African Ingredients like Honey, African Black Soap, and Essential Oils among others, consumers have attested to the effectiveness of this brand.


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Zaron, which is known for its makeup products, has expanded its innovation and creativity to the skincare market. This Nigerian skincare brand is one of Africa’s fastest-growing industries in the beauty world. Founded by Oke Maduewesi, Zaron creates products that meet the everyday skincare needs of Nigerians by using effective ingredients. Such ingredients include Collagen, Glycolic acid, Hyaluronic acid, Alpha-Arbutin, salicylic acid, and Niacinamide.

Their range of products is targeted at treating skin concerns like dehydration, hyperpigmentation, and acne. One of the brand’s highlights is its men’s skincare line. Zaron is one of the few brands that cater to the face and body care of men at affordable prices.


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Vhue Skin is a Nigerian skincare brand that deserves its flowers in producing scientifically-proven skincare products. Founded by Cosmetic scientist and Medical Esthetician Ololade Fasuba in 2016, the brand has continued to create products to combat various skincare concerns. Their products which are targeted at acne, hyperpigmentation, and other skincare concerns are made with high-quality active ingredients.

The brand’s approach to beauty also features facial treatments carried out by certified skincare providers. Such treatments include micro-needling, chemical peels, and microdermabrasion among others. This is one of their ways of encouraging and offering healthy and desirable treatment and maintenance procedures for the skin. Vhue Skin has a range of lotions, exfoliators, serums, and moisturizers in its skincare line. From consultations to treatments, the brand has been proven safe and effective for its customers.


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SkinbyTej is a luxury body care brand that caters exclusively to men and women of color. They have reflected their intentionality about this as their star ingredients consist of Alpha Hydroxy Acids (AHA) which are known to be suitable for colored skin tones.
Founded by Chemical Engineer, Tejiri Arigbodi, the brand targets body care concerns including keratosis pilaris, hypersensitivity, stretch marks, body acne, and hyperpigmentation. The brand has simplified its products into three steps: serum, moisturizer, and oil. This is to ensure the skin is provided with the hydration and nutrition it needs.

Their products include Serum Me, Potion Lotion, Oil Me Up, and Moisturizer among others. The brand recently added a hydrating lip mask, Berry Lip Mask, to its collection. With their amazing reviews, we hope to see more from them.

Final Thoughts on Nigerian Skincare Brands

These Nigerian skincare brands deserve their flowers for ensuring safe, effective, and affordable skincare products to cater to our skin. To continue to see more of them, supporting our own is the only way to encourage them. These brands have been used and trusted by Nigerians and non-Nigerians to be effective and safe. They should be on your radar this year.

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Omolade Madeenah

Madeenah is an undergraduate student of law, who is passionate about fiction writing. She loves writing about people, places and poetry. When she isn't writing, she is sticking her head in legal textbooks and journals. She is passionate about skin and skincare and tries to educate people about it through her blog.