If you are a fan of HBO’s Insecure chances are you have already seen this beauty brand. Remember the scene in the pilot episode where Issa Rae was in the bathroom trying on various lipsticks?
It’s House of Uni a Caribbean inspired brand created by Jamaica native Kumiko Ming. Ming started House of Uni in her kitchen three years ago this August mixing wax, oils and pigments to get the perfect color. Demand for the brand grew quickly and how Ming outsources production.
The bold and bright colors of the brand are derived from island inspirations such as beaches, food, music and scenery with colors named Bahama Mama, Rum Pump, Soka Junkie, Dancehall Queen and more. It was also these colors as well as the packaging that landed the brand on Rae’s lips and on the show Ballers another HBO series.
These colors are perfect for the woman who wants to make a statement without saying a word – and it’s made magazine across the world take notice being featured in UK, Australian and German publications as well.
Liquid Lacquers and vegan colors are also available. Find your shade online and see how other ladies are wearing this House of Uni’s Calypso Collection on Instagram.