Warrior Women Liquid Lipstick
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Our entire Warrior Women Liquid Lipstick Collection is inspired by these strong Indigenous Women doing amazing work in their communities and around the globe. This collection is designed to helped Indigenous youth see themselves in a beauty brand and empower them to go do their great thing!
ASHLEY Named after Ashley Callingbull, a very well-known Cree woman from the Enoch Cree Nation in West Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. In 2015 Ashley became the first Canadian and the first Indigenous Woman to ever win the Miss Universe title. Ashley’s current career consists of acting, modelling along with being a motivational speaker.
DEVERY Named after the Mohawk actress from Kahnawake in Quebec, Canada, Kawennahere Devery Jacobs. Devery has starred in many films and shows such as APTN’s Mohawk Girls, Stephen Kings Dead Zone as well as the music video for A Tribe Called Red’s song ‘Sisters’. She also got nominated at the Canadian Screen Awards for Best Actress for her performance in Rhymes for Young Ghouls.
BETHANY Named after the talented Northern Cheyenne & Crow tribe fashion designer, Bethany Yellowtail, from the Crow Reservation in the state of Montana. Bethany currently lives in Los Angeles, California where she runs her own fashion and accessories brand, B.Yellowtail. On the B.Yellowtail website Bethnay also has ‘The Collective’ which is a platform for Indigenous artists to sell their handmade goods.
ROSEANNE Named after the Metis and Cree actress from the East Prairie Metis Settlement in Alberta, Canada Roseanne Supernault. Roseanne is best known for her performances in Netflix’s hit series, Blackstone as well as the historical, pre-contact film Maina.
AMBER Named after the Mohawk entrepreneur from Akwesasne Mohawk Territory in Quebec, Canada, Amber Montour. Amber is the founder and owner of the Indigenous clothing line Reclaim Your Power, which is best known for the words ‘Strong Resilient Indigenous’ that are printed on the clothing.
AUTMUN Named after the brave and inspiring Anishnaabekwe from Wikwemikong Unceded Territory in Northern Ontario, Autumn Peltier. Autumn is a 15 year old kwe that has been an advocate and fighting for our water since she was just 8 years old. In December of 2016 Autumn presented Prime Minister Justin Trudeau with a water bundle during the Assembly of First Nations and in 2017 she was nominated for the International Children's Peace Prize.
BUFFY Named after the Iconic Cree singer, songwriter from the Piapot Cree First Nations Reserve in Saskatchewan, Buffy St. Marie. Buffy has carved the way for First Nations People looking to make it in the music industry. Buffy debuted in the 1960’s and is still touring to this day.
MELINA Named after an Indigenous Rights advocate from the Lubicon Cree First Nation in Alberta, Canada, Melina Laboucan-Massimo. Melina has been a vocal advocate for Indigenous rights for the past 10 years and is a Climate and Energy Campaigner with Greenpeace Canada. Melina has also produced short documentaries on water issues as well as Indigenous cultural revitalization.
CINDY Named after the Executive Director of the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada from the Gitxsan First Nation, Cindy Blackstock. Cindy is an activist for child welfare as well as a professor for the School of Social Work at McGill University. Cindy has 25 years of social work experience in child protection and Indigenous children's rights.
SHANNEN Named after the youth education advocate from Attawapiskat First Nation Shannen Koostachin. The foundation, Shannens Dream, in which Cheekbone Beauty donates 15% of profits is named in honour of this young Cree woman after her efforts to try to convince the federal government to give First Nations children proper education. Unfortunately, Shannen passed away at the age of 15 in a car accident but her friends and family made sure her legacy lived on by creating ‘Shannen’s Dream’ to make sure all First Nations Children across Canada have safe schools and receive a good quality education.
SARAIN Named after the Anishinaabekwe of many talents from Batchewana reserve in Sault Ste. Marie, Canada, Sarain Fox. Sarain is an activist for Indigenous rights, dancer, choreographer, brand ambassador for Manitobah Mukluks and is the hosts for shows such as RISE on VICELAND, and Future History on APTN.
WANEEK Named after the first Mohawk woman to ever compete in the Olympic games, Waneek Horn-Miller from the Mohawk reserve Kahnawake in Quebec, Canada. In 1999 Waneek was on the Canadian women’s water polo team that won a gold medal in the Pan AM Games. Waneek was also present during the Oka Crisis and on the 78th day nearly lost her life due to being stabbed near the heart by a soldier’s bayonet while carrying her sister.
TANYA liquid lipstick is named after the Inuit throat singer and author from Cambridge Bay (Iqaluktuuttiaq) in Nunavut Canada, Tanya Tagaq. Tanya has recorded 4 studio albums which she has received awards for including Best Album Design in 2005 for her album Sinaa as well as the Polaris Prize in 2014 for her album Animism. In December of 2016 Tanya was named a Member of the Order of Canada which is a Canadian National Order that is awarded to Canadians with an outstanding level of talent and service and an exceptional contribution to Canada and humanity. Tanya is a mother, a painter and an actress and most recently she has added ‘author’ to her long list of achievements with the recent release of her mythobiography book entitled Split Tooth.
SUNNY liquid lipstick is named after the Lakota speaker, writer, poet, activist, and advocate for sexual abuse prevention from the Cheyenne River Sioux Reservation in South Dakota. Sunny is an advocate for Indigenous Women, from helping coordinate the Remember the Hearts of Our Women MMIW March in Rapid City to empowering women by sharing her own stories about abuse, finding her own identity and her journey of healing. Sunny also published articles with NativeMax Magazine entitled ‘The Mother Of Racism’ as well as ‘Pursuit of Innocence’ in Last Real Indians.
NIKKI liquid lipstick is named after Indigenous Women’s advocate and proud Mom of two from Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc of the Secwépemc Nation in British Columbia. Nikki has worked tirelessly to advocate for Indigenous Women and Girls in Canada. Since 2016 Nikki has served as the Youth Representative for the British Columbia Native Women’s Association as well as the Native Youth Representative for the Native Women Association of Canada. In 2017 Nikki was recognized and acknowledged as one of the CBC’S ‘Young Indigenous Women on the Rise, as well the 30 under 30 list for GreenBiz. In 2018 she was acknowledged for the Government of Canada’s top 10 Indigenous Influencers. Now Nikki is working to get her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and PolitIcal Science at the Thompson Rivers University.
Ingredients: Isododecane, Octyldocecanol, Silica, Kaolin, Quaternium-90 Bentonite, Cera Alba, Mica, Triethoxycarylylsilane, Phenoxyethanol, Flavor, Propylene Carbonate, Caprylyl Glycol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Sorbic Acid, May contain (+/-): Cl 15850, Cl 77742, Cl 17200, Cl 77429,Cl 77499, calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Cl 77891, Cl 775510.