20 Gifts from Black-Owned Businesses We Really Want
Find something special for everyone on your list while showing your support for Black-owned businesses.
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A gift that means more
Since the holidays are considered the season of giving, they’re the perfect time to gift your loved ones with fabulous finds that coincidentally show love—and generate revenue!—for Black-owned businesses.
From fashion to food to wellness and home décor, there’s something from a Black-owned brand for everyone on your list. You’ll also want to check out our list of gifts that give back for purchases that will make you feel good inside.
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For the curly girl: Bread Beauty SNAC-PACK Cleanse & Mask minis
Bread Beauty offers a complete menu of ultra-nourishing, damage-preventing haircare for women with highly textured tresses. The SNAC-PACK by Bread Beauty is a little taste of the brand’s hair cleansing and conditioning must-haves including a mini hair-wash, a hair mask, and a bonus bread-puff (the brand’s signature vegan satin scrunchy) neatly packed in a mini cosmetic tote bag. Perfect for travel or trial, this kit has all the tools to give your favorite girl with curls the gift of great hair. These are more of the Black-owned beauty products you should really own by now.
Grace Eleyae Beanie
Grace Eleyae silk and satin-lined products offer women the ability to cover up their hair in luxurious satin or silk, whether they’re heading out for errands, joining a Zoom conference, or hitting a virtual holiday party, In addition to being gorgeous, Grace Eleyae head coverings eliminate hair-damaging friction, lock in moisture, and help distribute your hairs’ natural oils throughout your scalp. Plus, they help prevent your hair from thinning and create the optimal environment for healthy growth. Bonus: it ships free with Amazon Prime, just like these other best Amazon gifts.
For the foodie: Kyvan Mild Honey Apple Salsa, 2-pack
Looking for imaginative, tasty sauces and seasonings for the foodies on your list? Kyvan Sauces has you covered. These innovative, gluten-free condiments are made from all-natural ingredients and come in a variety of mouthwatering, never-before-seen flavors like Sweet Potato BBQ sauce, Cherry Apple sauce, and the popular Mild Honey Apple Salsa. Intended to nourish the body and the soul, Kyvan sauces make an ideal gift for anyone on your list who is driven by delicious things.
For the aspiring Southern chef: Biscuit Boss Virtual Cooking class with Chef Jumoke Jackson
Quarantine turned baking skills into the new status symbol of 2020 and celebrity chef Jumoke Jackson, aka Mr. Foodtastic, is making said baking skills available to all. His Biscuit Boss Virtual Cooking class is the perfect gift for anyone who loves and wants to master the art of biscuits. The package includes one-one-one virtual instruction, a digital copy of his Soulful Biscuit cookbook, and a set of biscuit making tools, and his Chef Jackson’s Soulfull biscuit dry mix. The bakers and those who aspire to be on your list will be obsessed! It also makes a unique gift for the person on your list who is impossible to buy for.
For the lover of little luxuries: Lavender Flower Body Butter
Anyone steadfast in their self-care routine will appreciate the gift of FLO + THEO Lavender Flower Body Butter. This velvety rich, all-natural moisturizer epitomizes luxury in skincare formation. Each jar of this handmade body butter is enriched with Vitamins A, E, and F, to give her glowing skin from head to toe. These are more of the best self-care gifts for anyone in need of pampering.
For the renaissance man: The Langston Luxury Candle
Inspired by the creative musings of iconic poet Langston Hughes, The Langston Luxury Candle by Harem Candle Company is the perfect present for the renaissance men in your life. Infused with aromas reminiscent of vintage leather, clove, and vanilla-laced tobacco, this complex but pleasing candle evokes the elegance of the jazz age. These are more of our top gifts for men.
For the woman going places: Be Rooted Co. Trust the Journey Spiral Notebooks
Life can be so unorganized, but keeping track of your thoughts and plans doesn’t need to be thanks to the Trust The Journey spiral notebook from Be Rooted. This Black-owned brand is disrupting the stationery industry with inclusive and celebratory designs that celebrate women of color. An ideal gift for the creators, scribes, and note-takers on your list, the uplifting designs of the brand’s notebooks offer an extra spark for any woman on their journey to greatness.
For the Fashionista: EBJ Gallery Gold Python Hoops
A favorite of A-list style stars including Tracee Ellis Ross, Alicia Keys, and Missy Elliot, EBJ Gallery is the jewelry line your favorite fashionistas already covet. A pair of the brand’s Gold Python Hoops will add the perfect amount of glitz to every fashion lover’s wardrobe. The handcrafted earrings, like all of the pieces in designer Eishia Brightwell’s collection, are uniquely created with love and are the perfect addition to a glam lover’s jewelry collection. Married? These also make a thoughtful gift for your wife.
For the consummate snacker: Project Pop Popcorn Organic Kettle Corn
For the folks on your list who love to snack, Project Pop is the popcorn they never knew they needed and the brand’s organic Kettle Corn is the flavor they’ll never want to be without! A little sweet, a little salty, and 100 percent vegan, Project Pop offers a unique take on classic Kettle corn. Popped in small batches, and made with clean ingredients like virgin coconut oil and vegan cane sugar, the organic non-GMO brand is owner Chauniqua Major-Louis passion turned into popcorn. Discover other drool-worthy food gifts.
For the one with flair: Ankara Socks by Dr. Liza Shoes
Socks may seem somewhat unexciting as far as gift giving goes but the statement-making prints of the Ankara socks by Dr. Liza Shoes are anything but. The colorful socks are equally as supportive as they are stylish. Designed with arch support and created from moisture-wicking, breathable yarns, these dynamic socks are great for anyone who appreciates comfort and lots of color—plus they’re a fun gift idea for grandparents.
For the fitness fanatic: Familiar…Yet Different Yoga Pants
When Los Angeles entrepreneur Angela Jones went shopping for yoga pants and “could not find a cute-n-comfy, well-made pair for less than a $100,” something she found “insane,” she decided to make her own. Hence the inception of her Familiar…Yet Different brand and the birth of the brand’s signature yoga pants. Established in 2017, Familiar…Yet Different offers affordable athleisure apparel and sneakers for women ranging in sizes from XS to 6XL. The fashion-forward activewear brand has a feel-good component as well with a percentage of net sales donated to the ASPCA & ACLU. Find out more of the best gifts for her.
For an instant wardrobe refresh: Renee Greenstein Kimono
Every wardrobe needs that one piece that mixes style with comfort—and if said piece is price-conscious like the Renee Greenstein Kimono, all the better. Guaranteed to be a hit with just about any woman on your gift list, this versatile piece is the ultimate in-the-moment hint of style for relaxing at home, an impromptu zoom meeting, or an evening out of the house. Available in two luscious prints, in lightweight packable fabric, this Kimono is the definition of instant-glam. We’re betting that it’s a gift your mom would love.
For the girl or guy on the go: T|W Totes
Perfect for professionals on the go, looking for one bag to fulfill their lunch transport and personal items needs, the T|W Tote is an accessories category of its own. Created out of a need for an upgraded, the innovative T|W totes are insulated and designed with two compartments to separate hot foods from cold ones. These polished carryalls come in four captivating colors and are a great example of function made fashionable.
For the young and well-tressed: Gabby Bows Sweet Pea Bundle
The younger set can show off their individual style with Gabby bows hair accessories. Available in a wide array of colors and designs, these adorable non-slip barrettes are the brainchild of 14-year-old Gabby Goodwin, who started the collection with her mom to combat the problem of disappearing hair clips. The mother and daughter began analyzing Gabby’s personal bow collection to “understand why they were always falling out” of her hair and came up with an innovative design that is equal parts functional and fun. These are more non-toy gifts for the kids on your list.
For her crowning glory: Mielle Organics Pomegranate & Honey Curl Combo
For anyone whose hair could use a little TLC, Mielle Organics has the perfect product pairing. The Pomegranate & Honey Curl Smoothie and Leave-In Conditioner are like spa treatments for the tresses. Made with deliciously scented organic ingredients, they repair damaged hair by adding much-needed moisture and strengthening strands. The result? Gorgeous, frizz-free curls that last all day. If you want to splurge, go for the deluxe six-piece set, which includes more of the line’s greatest hits.
Estelle Colored Glass Wine Glasses
Turn sipping wine into a stylish experience with stemware from Estelle colored glass. The brand is named after founder Stephanie Summerson Hall’s grandmother Estelle draws inspiration from antiquing trips the two enjoyed in South Carolina during Hall’s youth. Created by glassware artisans in Poland, the collection is considered “jewels for your table” and meant to inject a touch of “modern meets vintage” to every table setting.
Linoto Linen Bed Sheets
The gift of a comfortable night’s sleep is totally givable thanks to luxurious linen bed sheets by Linoto. Founded by Jason Evege back in 2007 when the University of Cincinnati fashion design graduate couldn’t find well-priced real linen sheets. Beloved worldwide for their bold color offerings and exceptional workmanship, each set of Linoto linen sheets is created from hand-cut fabrics and sewn with artisanal craftsmanship delivering an enjoyable experience for any recipient. You’ll also want to check out these other top sleep products on Amazon.
Aslina Wines Chardonnay
Created by Ntsiki Biyela, the first Black woman winemaker in South Africa, Aslina Wines are a wonderful expression of pioneering spirit. According to, Lydia Richards, Founder of Vino Concierge, Aslina wines are the perfect blend of “food-friendly meets earth-friendly” since Biyela is “committed to creating delicious wine using sustainable practices to reflect natures offerings as closely as possible”. Favored for its creamy, fruit-forward notes, Aslina Wines Chardonnay is an excellent choice for anyone who enjoys unique wine with a great flavor and rich history.
Tracie Hervy Ceramics Cylinder Vase
Tracie Hervy ceramics epitomize unfussy elegance. Strategically stripped down to “reveal their true essence,” each of Tracie’s wheel-thrown ceramic pieces is designed with her signature minimalistic touch. That simplistic sensibility leaves plenty of room for the imagination where use is concerned, making this handcrafted Cylinder Vase the perfect holiday gift for a special décor lover on your list.
For the weekend warrior: Majic Wellness CBD Bath Bombs, 3-pack
If you’re looking to give the gift of relaxation with some revitalization thrown in for good measure? Majic Wellness CBD Bath Bombs can make that happen. The 50 MGs of CBD per bath cube coupled with natural lavender oil work to amplify both the relaxation and the revitalizing. Created by a former professional athlete who is all too familiar with the discomforts of sore muscles, these bath bombs provide soothing stress relief to calm aches and pains. They also make a unique gift for him.
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