#BuyBlack Black Women Entrepreneurs You Should Support On Black Friday

November 24, 2016  |  
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It’s that time of year again– when department stores are rapidly crowding and TV ads pressure you to give in to capitalism and consumerism, i.e. the foundation of American wealth (and debt.) But, lucky for us, there are plenty of strategic ways to spend our coins and celebrate the magicalness of black women entrepreneurs and keep dollars circulating within our community.

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Here we’ve curated a list of brands that are owned by Black women and perfect to patronize this Holiday season. It’s not only important to support these sistahs but also to invest your money in companies that seek to strengthen Black financial power.

Black Women Brands

The Wrap Life

Keep your kinks, coils or curls stylishly protected with these traditional head wraps!

Chef Ahki’s ‘The Honey Pot’ Feminine Hygiene Products

Want to stay fresh throughout the day? Try these natural, organic and chemical-free feminine hygiene products from the vegan Chef Ahki!

Food Heaven Made Easy Plant-Based Cookbook

The holidays can be challenging, but with Food Heaven Made Easy’s cookbook by registered dietitians and BFF’s, Wendy and Jess, these plant-based recipes are great for 2017’s approaching resolutions!

 

The Volta

Want eco-friendly, conscious gear but afraid it will break your pocketbook? No worries! The Volta, founded by Danielle Kwateng-Clark, has many stylish brands from around the world so that you can rock out without breaking the bank.

The Lip Bar

The Lip Bar, owned by Melissa Butler, and spear-headed by creative director Rosco Spears, gives your lips a pop of color and flare!  Check out the Bar’s vibrant collections to bring in the New Year flawless and fabulous!

Kpelle Designs

This Delaware-based jewelry designer features many African-inspired collections that will add a dose of dope and zing to any outfit or hairstyle.

Bee Mine Organics

Although owned by husband and wife, Tracy and Arthur, it was Tracy who decided to be proactive to find a solution to her battle with hair loss. Bee Mine Organics features products geared toward hair growth without added chemicals or toxins.

Camille Rose Naturals

Deeming herself a “mixtress,” vegan mom–Janelle Stephens– decided it was time to ditch the store-bought stuff and nourish her family’s hair and skin with wholesome ingredients.

Mixed Chicks 

Founded by two “mixed chicks,” Kim Etheredge and Wendi Levy, this company is geared toward hair types labeled as curly, wavy, controlled or natural.

Oyin Handmade

Jamyla Bennu had only sweetness in mind with the “Treat yo self”, high-quality and moisture retaining hair/body care products! Plus, who could not love a company with the word honey (i.e. Oyin) in it’s name?

Alikay Naturals 

Another hair care company founded by Rochelle Campbell, the creator of the LOC (liquid, oil, cream) method and popular YouTube vlogger known as BlackOnyx77.

Eden Body Works

Founded by techie Jasmine Lawrence at only 11 years old– this hair care company is perfect for new naturals with it’s oh-so-infectious coconut-infused conditioner.

Veronica Marche Illustration

Don’t head to Walgreens for greetings cards. Instead check out Veronica Marche’s illustrations for holiday cards, journals, etc to add a dose of fly for your thoughtfulness.

 

 

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