Beauty Meets Fashion, Art & Innovation!


About us

Founded by a Cosmetic Scientist in the UK, the Black Beauty and Fashion Awards is the preeminent awards for manufacturers of Beauty, Fashion, Tech and Wellness products offered to BAME consumers in the Diaspora. We celebrate excellence and reward businesses and entrepreneurs in the creation and development of products, as well as support and encourage entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation.


BBFA Diaspora is the go-to marketing and quality assessment vehicle to help both lesser-known and readily recognisable businesses gain greater brand awareness within their target client groups.

Our Mission

The BBFA’s mission is to inspire via representation.

  • To provide global exposure to new and existing brands who are taking the global diaspora beauty & fashion market by storm.
  • To support and encourage entrepreneurship, creatives and innovation.
  • To celebrate excellence and reward businesses in the creation and development of products within the beauty, fashion and tech space.
  • To inspire conscious thought and leadership in our communities.

Entry criteria

You must first register an account with BBF Awards click here.
The BBF Awards Diaspora recognise and celebrate the very best in international beauty.
To qualify your product must be available to consumers via a high street store, an online store, or an app.

Who decides the winners?

The judging criteria is based on but is not limited to; a product’s usability, effectiveness, unique selling points, packaging (where relevant), functionality and innovation.


Phase one: BBF Awards panel narrows down the entries to a final shortlist.
Phase two: Our judging panel made up of international industry experts, and fashion and beauty insiders use their expertise across industry to decide the winners.
Phase three: The winners are announced via print and online.