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Beauty Must Haves : House of Uni’s Calypso Collection

Beauty Must Haves

Beauty Must Haves : House of Uni’s Calypso Collection

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. Β 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. Β It was also these colors as well as the packaging that landed the brand on Rae’s lips and on the showΒ Ballers another HBO series.

Instagram user @chellemechelle wearing Trini Timeless Liquid Lacquer

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.


Instagram user @beautyinthe_shadows wearing CalypsoTrini Timeless Liquid Lacquer on her lips (+ eye circles along with CalypsoUnrulyRave2

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.




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