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    Amazing Black-Owned Businesses That You Should Check Out This Month

    Treat yourself – or someone special – with these perfect products!

    Welcome to Black-owned Britain, a series where we round up the Black-owned businesses we're loving, in a bid to keep that Black pound circulating!

    The name of natural skincare brand Georgiana John pays homage to the founder’s “green-fingered grandparents” and their Caribbean birthplace of Carriacou in Grenada.

    An image of the Belle Ame Body Oil from the Georgiana John Range
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    Infusing scents of grounding frankincense and soothing rose absolute, the range includes a shower gel, body oil, and candle. The perfect end to a long day.

    Our top pick: The body oil will leave your body feeling super soft and ready for the day (or night) ahead.

    Brother’s Choice Hair Care is organic and vegan, so what better way to step your hair game up and keep the Black Pound circulating?

    An image of the Brother's Choice leave-in conditioner from the range
    Brother's Choice Hair Care / Via

    Fresh from his stint in our hugely popular Jamaican Men Try… video series, fan favourite Adreyn has launched a new line of hair care products — it’s only right, because have you seen his hair?! From oils to conditioners, all ingredients are ethically sourced.

    Our top pick: The leave-In conditioner is bound to leave your hair smelling and feeling like a dream.

    Looking for something new to try with friends? Well, you can “chop, chat, and chill” at Chuku’s Nigerian Tapas, where you’ll find traditional Nigerian flavours served with a twist.

    A selection of dishes from the menu
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    Take a trip to Lagos in London at this Tottenham eatery. The menu is centred on authentic Nigerian flavours, offering a selection of traditional dishes — such as jollof and eba — and those with a special Chuku’s twist. With their mini tapas plates, it's easy to choose all you fancy. Don’t want to leave the house? No problem! Chuku’s offers a dining experience kit and nationwide delivery.

    Our top pick: Plantain waffles? SAY. NO. MORE.

    Make someone’s day with these Box And Blume letterbox flowers delivered straight through your door.

    A beautiful arrangement of yellow lilies, red and yellow roses and mixed foliage
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    From roses and lilies to sunflowers and cymbidium orchids, enjoy a range of stunning and vibrant  flowers without having to leave your home.

    Our top pick: They say diamonds are a girl’s best friend, and while they are, please also send the Serengeti Letterbox Flowers too (yellow lilies, red roses, yellow roses, mixed foliage)!

    Mosaiqe's wooden watches are crafted from a range of hardwoods by using tree farms or deadwood.

    A timepiece made from black sandalwood
    Mosaiqe / Via

    With sleek designs and reasonable prices, we think we may have found the perfect sustainable timepiece for both men and women in Mosaiqe. By only using tree farms or deadwood they ensure their products “comes to you both naturally and guilt free”.

    Our top pick: Make mine the Ebony Fall timepiece, please!

    Brighten up your home with high quality and modern African print homeware from Bespoke Binny.

    A patterned cushion and lampshade from Bespoke Binny's range
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    Is your home needing a little refresh? Or maybe you’re looking for the perfect gift? Shop African print pillows, cushions, aprons, lampshades and more right here. Perfect for lovers of colour and patterns.

    Our top pick: The children’s collection will have you wanting to kit out all the little people in your life.

    Plantmade hair care products are in such high demand that they do product drops like a Beyoncé album, so make sure you have your notifications on.

    The packaging and bottle of Inches, Plantmade's bestselling product
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    Why are these products in such high demand, I hear you ask? Plantmade offer natural solutions for hair loss, thinning, breakage, and hair and beard growth. By infusing ancient traditions and science-backed vegan ingredients, they have formulated solution-focused wellness products. When you see the testimonials, you’ll understand why it’s like Hunger Games whenever they have a restock.

    Our top pick: The Inches Hair and Beard Oil is one of Plantmade’s bestselling products. Get your hands on it while you can!

    On the subject of Beyoncé, it’s only right we let you know the Queen Bey herself is a fan of these Telfar Bags.

    An image of the medium dark olive shopping bag from Telfar's range
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    Designed in New York, these highly sought after unisex bags (Telfar also offer hats, belts, and jewellery)  are available for customers in the EU too via a dedicated site, so we don’t have to be out here lacking in the UK. The announcement of new colourways are dropped on social and for the babes signed up to the newsletter, so don’t say we didn’t warn you.

    Our top pick: Sign me up for anything on the site, but if you want to get specific, this medium dark olive shopping bag is a bit of me.

    Kadani is a sustainable brand currently specialising in creating handmade timeless unisex accessories that can be reused year in and year out.

    The black Kadani bag from the range
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    These Kadani bags are fast becoming a wardrobe staple with their fun and practical design (think of the classic puffa jacket in bag form). Each bag is made to order, which allows the company to design “versatile stylish and quality products for people looking for unique wardrobe staples”.

    Our top pick: The bright orange bag (it’s called Capri on the site) is so dreamy.

    Founded by presenter and former The Saturdays star Rochelle Humes, My Little Coco is a selection of skin and hair care products “lovingly made to be the simplest and softest of formulas for your little ones' delicate skin and hair”.

    A selection of products from the My Little Coco range
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    Stocked exclusively in Boots, the My Little Coco range — which includes shampoos, conditioners, curling custard and nourishing bath oils and soaks — is dermatologically tested, Paediatrician approved and vegan friendly and cruelty-free. The company has also recently launched a neutral-coloured baby weaning set.

    Our top pick: Whether you’re expecting or not, that BABY MUMMA Nourishing Bath Soak is not to be played with.

    Want to jump on the oud wave? Smell expensive on a budget? Then you need Baitul Rahma in your life.

    Baitul Rahma / Via Instagram: @baitul.rahma1

    From perfume oils, bukhoor, incense burners, uunsi (Somali for frankincense which you burn to release the scent), Baitul Rahma has you covered!

    Our top pick: The traditional uunsi which smells soooooo good when you burn it.

    Nia Ballerina has designed a range of products with a Black Ballerina, with the popular Nia Ballerina doll at the heart.

    The Nia Ballerina doll
    Nia Ballerina / Via

    First launched in 2016 with a musical jewellery box featuring a Black ballerina, the company has expanded its range to include the hugely popular Nia Ballerina Doll and the Nia Ballerina Rucksack, and are currently working on a series of books about the adventures of Nia Ballerina.   

    Our top pick: The musical jewellery boxes are a sight to behold. 

    From dreadlocks to weaves, Jorae Swimming Hats have been designed to cater for thick and long hair.

    Children modelling the Jorae Swimming Hats
    Jorae Swimming Hats / Via

    For hair types not currently served in the mainstream, Jorae Swimming Hats allow customers to feel free to participate in the water activities they love. Lots of colourways and sizes (small, medium and large) for you to choose from and a special selection for children too! The company also sells shower caps too!

    Our top pick: Make a statement with the bright pink colourway. I know I will.

    You don’t have to leave the comfort of your home when you need to fill up your fridge or cupboards using the Oja: African Grocery Delivery Store.

    A family enjoying their oja delivery
    Oja: African Grocery delivery Store / Via

    At just the click of a button, you can have all of your essential African and Caribbean groceries delivered to your doorstep. 

    Our top pick: Easter is coming, stock up on your fresh fish now and let the seasoning commence.

    What’s your favourite Black-owned business? Tell us in the comments, and don’t forget to keep your eyes out for the next instalment of Black-owned Britain!