The Lip Bar

The Lip Bar

The Lip Bar provides a wide range of makeup items, from staple products for a simple application to multi-use products for a full face of glam.

Black Owned/Founded:



Melissa Butler



Place of Origin:

Detroit, United States

Name Origin:

A play on words, The Lip Bar signifies a bar serving lipsticks.

Best Known For:

Makeup that can be applied quickly, in under 5 minutes

Who It’s For:

Women of color

What It Treats:

Dullness, lack of definition


Minimal Effort, Maximum Impact


Cruelty-free, vegan

Price Range:

USD $8-$36

Key Competitors:

Mented Cosmetics, Beauty Bakerie, Black Radiance

Best-Selling Product: 

The Lip Bar Bawse Lady Liquid Lipstick

Where To Buy: 

North America: The Lip Bar, Walmart, Target

Worldwide: Amazon, Ninth Avenue