Black-Owned Gift Guide: Brands to Support this Holiday Season
The holiday’s are here and we’re in the gifting mood! We’ve been so excited to see amazing Black-owned businesses thriving and growing in the beauty space. There have been small businesses making waves across the internet to brands breaking the barriers of the big box retail space like Target, Wal-Mart, and Sephora. Whether you’re looking for a fun sample kit that introduces someone to a new brand, makeup, hair care products, accessories, or self-care items, we’ve scoured the internet to bring you exciting holiday gifts you’ll want to purchase immediately. It can be challenging to get the perfect gift for your loved one’s, but this guide can help make your holiday splurging a bit more satisfying.
As the CEO and founder of Omo Silk, Omoye seeks to provide comfort, quality, and confidence to her customers with a hypoallergenic product that is gentle for all textures. Her products are especially formulated for newborns and features a wide array of options like crib sleeves, headbands, pillow cases, and wig caps. Prices range from $10.99-$69.99 depending on the type of accessory you purchase.
If you’re looking for luxury accessories that will brighten up any holiday outfit, look no further than You Go Natural’s holiday collection ($40″>. The newest styles feature a brand new style of turban, the turbanette, as well as new fabric; a ribbed velvet, paisley velvet burnout, crushed velvet, and a pleated jersey.
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My Mommy Wisdom
My Mommy Wisdom is a certified cruelty-free product line and a leader in the Black-Owned Baby Goods industry. The founder Chelsea promotes healthy and holistic living for both mommy and child. They feature an array of bundles, boxes, haircare ($17-$50″>, mommy care, and baby care products that help with everyday challenges like eczema, sensitive skin, and feminine washes.
As I Am
If you’re looking to take a new approach to your hair care this season, look no further than the As I Am’s The Hemp Seed Oil Bar Collection ($6.99″> which includes a shampoo, conditioner, co-wash, and leave-in conditioner and each bar comes in a reusable, 100% biodegradable tray. These vegan bars are infused with calendula, ceramides and betaine but the hero ingredient is Hemp. Hemp is rich in Omega Oils 3, 6 and 9 which moisturize and cleanse the hair.
Give the person you love the gift of moisture and conditioning with a collection that features award-winning formulas. Oyin Handmade’s Conditioning Care Package ($49.99″> keeps your hair cleansed, conditioned, moisturized and styled from start to finish. These products can be used on the days you wash your hair and even on your non-wash days.
Bread Beauty Supply
BREAD’s “best-of-bread” set ($28″> is giving the best of their two award-winning products together in a holiday bundle that will have you cheering. The set includes the best-selling hair-oil 100ml (full size”>, and mini hair-cream 50ml.
Read more: BREAD Beauty Supply Founder Maeva Heim Shares the Secret Behind Must-Have Products
Bask and Bloom Essentials
We can all use a little extra TLC to our curls during the holiday season and the Super Bloom 2-in-1 Pre-Poo/Deep Conditioner ($32″> is a one-stop shop that is a great gift for any curly girl. This multi-purpose treatment is highly concentrated with vitamin-rich oils, nourishing butters and botanical extracts, such as ashwagandha and turmeric. It delivers intense hydration to strands and restores the scalp during both the pre- and post-shampoo steps of a hair routine.
Popular influencer turned entrepreneur Felicia is bringing all her expertise to your doorstep with her newest brand, ManeTrxx. Her products are all about helping to enhance the result of your current hair regime with herbal ingredients that can help boost shine, volume, and stimulate the scalp. The ManeTrxx bundle ($85″> is a great way to experience and sample the powerful results of each of these products.
The Lip Bar
If you’re looking to help step up your skincare game this holiday season, The Lip Bar has you covered with a tons of great seats and bundles in bold shades and vibrant blushes you’ll love. Thw TLB X Kierra Sheard Kelly Divinely Feminine Collection ($55″> celebrates a collaboration between The Lip Bar and Kierra Sheard Kelly have linked up to celebrate women with high standards and high favor with our Divinely Feminine Collection. This collection features a special selection of our signature best sellers to get two divinely snatched looks all in one kit.
Black Radiance Beauty
Black Radiance is a makeup brand that supports the beauty and diversity of various ethnicities and skin tones. They feature an array of goodies like bronzers, mascara, blushes, highlighters, and lip gloss. Their latest Bold & Sexy Palette ($15.49″>
features 18 multi-purpose shades that can be used for eye shadow, blush, highlight and contour shades, making it the perfect palette for your glamorous beauty routine.
Bossy Beauty Cosmetics
The brand that combines the glamour of beauty with the desire of ambition and drive is here with two new palettes called Elegance Meets Strength ($45″> and “Beauty Meets Drive Combo Palettes ($45″>. These stunning palettes are not only gorgeous to look at but the pigments are deep, rich, luxurious, blendable, buildable, vegan, and cruelty-free! They comprise six eyeshadow shades as well as a blush and highlighter.
Golde is a superfood that doubles as self care because they desire to make wellness accessible, easy, and fun. Each of the products help to boost your daily routine whether it’s skincare or digestion. Their latest holiday must-have item is the Beauty Cocoa Kit ($36″>
which is a health alternative to your standard hot chocolate drink with healthy ingredients like bamboo extract, biotin, and collagen.
We can all use a little inspiration and no one has a better entrepreneurial story than Gabby Goodwin. If you have a little reader in the house this is a fantastic book that can inspire the children in your life to dream as they follow the amazing story of the kid CEO and inventor of GaBBY Bows! Gabby Invents the Perfect Hair Bow ($19″> is a heart warming story that you’ll want to read again and again.
Puzzles of Color
Puzzles of Color has been taking the puzzle industry by storm with their vibrant, diverse, and detailed puzzles that span different ethnicities, cultures, and genders. Their latest puzzle “Old Classic” $26.99 comes from their third collection and showcases the representation of black female empowerment and the essence of living life. Their puzzles are also designed to be hung and framed as a stand-alone piece of art so you can brighten up your home after your hard work.
Brown Girl Jane
Founded by Spellman graduates Malaika Jones, Tai Beauchamp, and Nia Jones, Brown Girl Jane was created to elevate the self-care experience for women of color by providing plant-based solutions options for your daily routine. The Wanderlust collection trio ($168″> are a series of mood boosting fragrances that are scientifically formulated to deliver luxury and wellness with delicious scents like pear nectar, sage, suede, and amber in three different scents.
Flawless by Gabrielle Union
As we transition into a new season, Gabrielle Union and Larry Sims, co-founders of Flawless by Gabrielle Union, want to make sure you have everything you need to hydrate, define, repair, and protect your hair! The Donata Skinfood + Flawless bundle ($35″> is not only on sale, but is a winning combination that features moisturizing formulas that will renew and restore your hair, scalp, skin and spirit!