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33 Amazing Gifts Every Black Girl Will Want To Keep For Herself

Especially if that girl is you.

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5. For the super-girly but still very practical dresser in your life, get these super-cute T-shirts from Adorned By Chi.


7. For the drama queen who always gets her way, lashes made for batting.

Vaniteux, a black woman-owned line, sells gorgeous falsies in a whole range of natural to dramatic styles. Both women above are wearing "Giselle," the double-layered mink lash pictured to the right. Get it here for $25.

8. For the girl obsessed with glow, a body highlighter that packs a punch.

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Get the Vacation Body Highlighter from Kaylux Cosmetics here for $26.

9. For the one who considers ankara a way of life, a state of mind, and a blessing from the goddess.

11. For the girl who's got one foot planted firmly in the '90s, a reminder that she always 🎶 got her giiiirls 🎶,

Get the Living Single pin for $10 here, the Living Single mug for $14.95–$17.95 depending on the size here, and the (Poetic) Justice mug for $14.95 here. All from Pin Living Color.


13. For the one who swears she's Top Chef material, a recipe e-book from Angela Davis aka The Kitchenista, whose recipes fill Black Twitter with jealousy every day.

Get the appetizer handbook here for $5 and the holiday recipe collection here for $12.99 from her site.

16. For the girl who just has too much shit, and needs a bag to function at optimal levels.

Get the "Fists Up, Fros Out" tote from Alesia Fisher for $13 here, the "Toni Morrison" tote from Nicole Martinez for $13 here, and the "Mighty Michelle" shopper from Walmart for $11.45 here.


18. For the woman who enjoys subtle, well-deployed political brooches. ✊🏿


25. For the one who wants to support emerging black talent and wants to put her money where her mouth is (or you could give in their name, if you like).

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Teen Vogue has a list of web series by black creators here, and OkayAfrica has a list of African diaspora web series here. Alternatively, check out your favourite YouTubers and maybe see if they're crowdsourcing funds? Every little helps.

27. For the girl who's just as likely to snarl as smile, get into Chicago-based Alaina Ewins' designs.

Get the "Cats Against Catcalling" in XS to 5XL for $40 here (a percentage of the profits goes to feminist activism projects), and the "You Can't Touch" patch for $15 here.

28. For the girl who loves her romantic fiction with a little more. Go historical, queer, supernatural...the list is endless. Book Riot has a great roundup.

29. For the one who's fed up with this dumpster fire of a year, an enamel pin that puts America where it belongs.

Get the pin here for $10, and 50% of profits will go to organizations "working hard to lift America out of the garbage, including the ACLU, Southern Poverty Law Center, Planned Parenthood, Black Lives Matter, and Earthjustice."

33. And for the yute, toys that are as encouraging as they are fun.

Brown Toy Box is a monthly subscription box that provides "culturally affirming" toys for kids ages 0–12. Get it here for $34.99 a month.

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