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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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1. For the makeup fiend, highly pigmented eyeshadow palettes from Juvia's Place.

The rich colors show up like a dream on dark skin. Get the Nubian palette (left) here on sale for $17.50 and the Masquerade palette (right) on sale here for $32.50.

2. For the one who's a lifesaver, this glossy pin from artist Bianca Xunise.

Get it from Bianca's Etsy shop here in one of two colors for $2.25.
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Get it from Bianca's Etsy shop here in one of two colors for $2.25.

3. For the one who likes to make a statement, necklaces from Essence Murjani.

Get "Black As Fuck" here for $65 and "Black Girl Magic" here for $67.

4. For the one always fighting the power, this pin from artist Rachel Stewart.

Get it from her site for $25.

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

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Get the "Lay Thine Edges" T-shirt here for $30, and the "Hands Off The Hair" T-shirt here for $27.

6. For the bookworm, a monthly subscription box that contains one new release from a black author and 4–5 other literary selections.

Get Call Number for $35/month here.
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Get Call Number for $35/month here.

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.

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Get the silk-lined Uchenna headwrap from here, and the Amina wrap from here, for $38 each. Both come from Cee Cee's Closet.

10. For the girl who's 🎶 weary of the ways of the world 🎶, a bath soak to help her rise.

Get it from Moon Souls here for $9.95.
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Get it from Moon Souls here for $9.95.

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

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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.

12. For the one who wakes up flawless***, a pillow to jumpstart the day.

Get the "I Slay" pillow here for $10 from We Buy Black.
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Get the "I Slay" pillow here for $10 from We Buy Black.

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.

14. For the girl who prides herself on keeping up with memes, and has a great recipe for 'beans, greens, potatoes, tomatoes...', cooking gear from Pastor Shirley Caesar's official line.

Get the #UNameIt cutting board here for $29 and the apron here for $24.

15. For the Afrolatina in your life, a necklace that lets her say it with her chest.

Get it here for $22.99 to $39.99 depending on the finish.
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Get it here for $22.99 to $39.99 depending on the finish.

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.

17. For the activist who also knows a ho never gets cold, a T-shirt honoring two heroes.

Get the "Coretta & Cardi B" shirt here for $24.99.
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Get the "Coretta & Cardi B" shirt here for $24.99.

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

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Get the Shirley Chisholm lapel pin here for $10 and Colin Kaepernick taking a knee here for $8, from Radical Dreams.

19. For the one who stays lit, a candle to keep her fire burning.

Get the Muse candle here for $30 from LIT Brooklyn by Denequa Williams.
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Get the Muse candle here for $30 from LIT Brooklyn by Denequa Williams.

20. For the one who never misses a mani, vegan nail polish from Pear Nova.

Get "Heavy Meadow" (left) here and "Rated R" (right) here for $10 each.

21. For the girl who lives for the weekend, this gorgeous yellow dress from The Tiny Closet's online shop.

Get the flowy Weekender here in sizes XS to XL for $75.

22. And for the one who slays any LBD, this fitted charcoal dress from Rue107.

Get it here in sizes S - 3X for $103.20.

23. For the most dapper one in the squad, a bowtie that'll light up her world.

Get it here for $50 from Mo's Bows, started by 14-year-old Moziah Bridges.
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Get it here for $50 from Mo's Bows, started by 14-year-old Moziah Bridges.

24. And for the one who gives Samira Wiley a run for her money, the perfect top(s).

Get the BOI | GIRL shirt here for $25 and the BOIHOOD sweater here for $45 from Stuzo Clothing.

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.

26. For the one who loves jewelry with a flair, this choker made with fabric from Ethiopia.

Get the Axum I from Shop Marzam for $25 in green & gold here or black & silver here.
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Get the Axum I from Shop Marzam for $25 in green & gold here or black & silver here.

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.
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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.

Get Daughters Of A Nation here for $4.99 and 21 Questions here for $9.99 on Kindle.

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."
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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."

30. For the sis who loves nothing more than anointing herself from head to toe in luxurious oils 'n' shit.

Get the shea butter mint oil for $24.50 here from Nigerian American-owned Bolden.
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Get the shea butter mint oil for $24.50 here from Nigerian American-owned Bolden.

31. For the one who's always on point, a look from the continent.

Get the classic flare white crop above for $38 here from Liberian-owned Bombchel Factory.
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Get the classic flare white crop above for $38 here from Liberian-owned Bombchel Factory.

32. For la que tiene tumbao, a poster of Celia con rolos.

Get it here for $50 from the Peralta Project.
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Get it here for $50 from the Peralta Project.

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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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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