10 Black Women Own Business
Looking for businesses to support black-owned businesses this holiday season? Here are 10 black women-owned businesses that can be great businesses to choose from to find your gifts for the holidays!
Beneath Your Mask
Beneath Your Mask is a skin, body, and hair rejuvenation brand designed to restore, repair, and reverses the toxic effects of our environment. Founded by Dana Jackson, she created her business after she was diagnosed with Lupus. Beneath Your Mask’s products are all packed with 11 to 18 active ingredients so that you don’t have to combine 5 products to get the desired benefits. Plus, they also use environmentally conscious packaging! You can visit their website here to get these nutrient-filled beauty products for your skin and hair.
The Lip Bar
The Lip Bar was founded in 2012 by Melissa Butler. Butler decided to create The Lip Bar because she realized how limited many cosmetic brands were in their shade colors and how so many of these products were filled with unnecessary chemicals. Melissa believes that pop of color on the lips will give any girl enough confidence to take on the day. The Lip Bar has a wide range of shades that goes well with all skin tones, and are extremely affordable! Besides lip products, The Lip Bar also carries products for the face and eyes. You can shop for their makeup products on their website or at Target.
Satori Notes Jewelry
Satori Notes Jewelry is a jewelry company with a mission to create pieces that will make anyone who wears them feel confident and reminds them daily that they're the powerhouse. Chyna Cyrus, the founder of Satori Notes Jewelry, came up with the company name Satori from a Japanese Buddhist term defined as a “sudden inexpressible feeling of inner understanding.” Satori Notes Jewelry has empowering messages on each piece, with bracelets that say “Fuck Your Fears” or “Manifest That Shit”. To check out more of Satori Notes Jewelry you can visit their website.
Ase Naturals is a vegan skincare brand on a mission to help people discover healthy, radiant skin through herbal skincare products. They aim to turn ordinary skincare routines into self-care rituals. The founder, Shannon Cann, decided to come out with her own line of natural body oils, soaks, and teas after she contracted a severe illness, which made her rethink what she puts in and on her body. Ase Naturals are handcrafted skincare that prides itself on providing non-toxic and eco-friendly skincare in non-toxic, recyclable glass. To learn more about Ase Naturals, you can find out more about their products on their website.
Grace Eleyae combines hair care and style into one. In 2014 founder Grace took a trip to Kenya which inspired her to come up with her line of silk and satin-lined products. On her trip, all the hair on the back of her head broke off, due to her chemically straightened hair and constant friction against the headrest. Grace created silk and satin-lined products that eliminate hair damaging friction, lock in moisture, and helps distribute your hair's natural oils throughout your scalp. You can check out all her unique prints of silk headbands, turbans, and many more items on her website or on Amazon.
Kendall Miles Designs
Kendall Miles Designs is a footwear company designed from the passion with comfort in mind and their shoes will last you a lifetime. They are manufactured in Florence, Italy, using traditional methods of hand craftsmanship. Their designs use a variety of opulent materials, ranging from the finest leather and skins to exotic furs and handsome hardware. Kendall Reynolds created Kendall Miles Design in 2015. She is continuously pushing herself to design outside the box. Check out their website to see their latest sneakers, boots, pumps, and sandals.
Avocurl was created by Jasmine Curtis, who was tired of products that left her hair dry and contained harmful ingredients. The products provided at Avocurl are Jasmine’s handmade creations, using natural ingredients such as avocado, coconut, banana, and aloe vera. Avocurl is handmade in small batches, animal cruelty-free, and contains certified organic ingredients. Avocurl is for all hair textures with their mission being to helping their customers have healthier hair, keeping it moisturized and protected. Find out more about their product line on their website.
Nude Barre is a lingerie company that provides eco-friendly intimates and hosiery made in 12 shades of nudes to match all skin tones. Erin Carpenter is the founder of Nude Barre. Her goal is to revolutionize the way women shop for nude hosiery. Nude Barre’s purpose is to be a one-stop-shop for women of all races to purchase hosiery that matches their skin tone. The hosiery that they provide is durable enough for active performances and stylish enough for everyday fashion. Nude Barre wants everyone to feel included, on their website they even help you find the color that would match you perfectly. You can find out more about their products on their website.
A Single Suggestion
A Single Suggestion was created by Erika Burnett in 2013. It all started from her love of creativity and her passion for making people feel special. After attending one card making class, everything changed. A Single Suggestion is a greeting card company, which creates one of a kind cards that put a smile on the faces of many people. She also has many other handcrafted stationery items, from journals, bookmarks, note sets, pens, and of course handwritten cards or letters. The holidays are coming up, check out her holiday cards on A Single Suggestion website.
Sustainable Home Goods
Sustainable Home Goods was founded by LaToya Tucciarone. LaToya’s inspiration comes from her life growing up as an African woman and aims to create handmade pieces and support the stability of artisans around the world. Sustainable Home Goods’ mission is to promote the idea of sustainable jobs, community, and the world through her work with local creators. Sustainable Home Goods has a wide range of products, which includes kitchen items, home decor, textiles, jewelry, and other accessories. You can check out their environmentally friendly products on their website.