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Jun 5, 2020

Support Black-Owned Businesses By Shopping Online From These 31 Awesome Stores

There are so many amazing stores and products to choose from!

We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

One of the many ways to support the black community is to make sure you are supporting black-owned businesses.

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This is especially difficult during the current pandemic, which has kept most brick and mortar stores closed. However, you can still support these businesses by shopping online! Here are just some of the amazing black-owned businesses you can buy from online.

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1. Beauty Bakerie

Beauty Bakerie

These pastry-inspired makeup products come in the cutest packaging and are vegan and cruelty-free. Creator and CEO Cashmere Nicole also created the charity Sugar Homes, which donates money, clothes, toys, and other essentials to orphanages worldwide.

Get the palette here and the blending sponges here.

2. Black Girl Sunscreen

Black Girl Sunscreen

Black Girl Sunscreen was created as a non-white residue sunscreen in sunny Miami in 2016. The sunscreen comes without parabens or other harmful chemicals, and is cruelty-free, vegan, and reef safe (which means it won't damage a coral reef if you go snorkeling)!

Get the adult version here and the kids version here.

3. The Lip Bar

The Lip Bar

Looking for a black-owned alternative to Kylie Cosmetics or ColourPop? This Detroit-based beauty brand is a perfect affordable option that offers a bunch of shades of matte lip colors as well as "Fast Face Kits" that have everything you need to do a full face of makeup in seven minutes.

Get the lip color here and the Fast Face Kit here.

4. Golde

golde

This superfood brand sells everything from turmeric teas to face masks to smoothie boosters. It's been featured in Vogue, Nylon, and Forbes!

Get the matcha kit here and the face mask here.

5. Mented Cosmetics

Mented Cosmetics

Mented Cosmetics was created by two friends who were frustrated by the lack of nude lipstick options for black women. Starting with lipsticks, their brand eventually grew into all other types of makeup products, with shades for everyone, no matter your skin tone.

Get the nude lipstick here and the liquid lipstick collection here.

6. BLK & Bold

BLK & BOLD

This specialty coffee and tea brand donates 5% of its profits to aid at-risk youths. They sell a vast array of different coffees and flavor profiles, and you can also subscribe to get recurring orders.

Get the Ethiopian light roast coffee here and the chai green tea here.

7. The Bark Shoppe

The Bark Shoppe

This New York-based pet care facility also offers numerous products to help foster good relationships between you and your furry friend.

Get the Pride box here and the body spray here.

8. Purhome

Purhome

These non-toxic, all-natural cleaning products are cruelty-free.

Get the cleaning concentrate here and the laundry detergent here!

9. Kara Hinson

Kara Hinson

These gorgeous affordable prints are created by Delaware-based artist Kara Hinson, who features black women in her works with themes of nature, astrology, and nostalgia. Her website also features free coloring pages for all of us currently stuck at home!

Get the digital print here and the watercolor print here.

10. Adorned by Chi

Adorned by Chi

This adorable anime- and manga-themed brand features comics, plushies, pins, and apparel.

Get the shirt here and the enamel pins here.

11. Crown Candle Co.

Crown Candle Co.

This Bronx-based company makes candles with 100% coconut wax and 100% cotton wicks. The candles are hand-poured and use phthalate-free fragrance oils.

Get the pick-your-own travel candle set here and the Excite candle here.

12. By Ms James

By Ms James

This paper goods company based on the life experiences of artist Tara James also sells face masks, apparel, and home goods.

Get the card here and the coasters here.

13. Form Beauty

Form Beauty

Form is a haircare company for women with coiled or curly hair, whether you wear it natural or straight.

Get the 3-in-1 leave-in lotion here and the moisture-sealing pomade here.

14. Bolé Road Textiles

Bolé Road Textiles

This textile company creates Ethopian-inspired home products to brighten up your house.

Get the bath mat here and the pillow here.

15. Spoiled Boutique

Spoiled Boutique

This Oakland-based boutique also offers a monthly subscription box with a full customized outfit complete with accessories and a purse each month.

Get the dress here and the shoes here.

16. Royal House of Wraps

Royal House of Wraps

All of the head wraps and face masks from this Los Angeles-based company are handmade.

Get the head wrap here and the face mask here.

17. DorcasCreates

DorcasCreates

Dorcas is a largely self-taught artist and entrepreneur focused on uplifting black people, particularly women. You can also find her work on Society 6!

Get the notebook here and the earrings here.

18. Nubian Skin

Nubian Skin

This hosiery and lingerie brand creates skin tone items for black women of multiple shades. They also carry swimwear!

Get the bralette here and the tights here.

19. Lust for Nails

Lust for Nails

These press-on nails were recently featured in a New York Magazine article about the best press-ons.

Get the dreamy set here and the orgasm set here.

20. Melanie Marie

Melanie Marie

This jewelry brand offers custom gold-plated and silver jewelry and has been featured in Cosmopolitan and Essence Magazine.

Get the city ring here and the coordinates necklace here.

21. Curlbox

Curlbox

Curlbox is a subscription haircare box specifically designed for women with natural curly hair. It allows you to sample multiple hair products each month so you can find one that works best for you. You can sign up for the waitlist for the monthly box here.

Get the baby hair box here and the May 2020 speciality box here.

22. Nroda

Nroda

Nroda makes luxury eyewear that is handcrafted in New York City and inspired by founder Samantha Smikle's Jamaican heritage and her childhood in the Bronx.

Get the aviators here and the oval frames here.

23. Ashera Swimwear

Ashera Swimwear

This Dallas-based swimwear brand also sells cover-ups and sportswear! The pieces feature one-of-a-kind prints for the modern confident woman.

Get the one-piece here and the bikini here.

24. 25th and June

25th and June

This vegan, cruelty-free nail brand is made in the US and free of chemicals such as xylene and parabens.

Get the nude colors here and the sparkly color here.

25. BLK MKT Vintage

BLK MKT Vintage

This store carries a "collection comprised of black collectibles, cast-offs and curiosities, representing the richness of black history and lived experience." Some of their items are stocked at places like the Brooklyn Museum and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture!

Get a vintage hardcover The Color Purple here and the vintage raglan sweatshirt here.

26. Beads Byaree

Beads Byaree

Brooklyn-based designer Areeayl Goodwin makes unique handmade pieces that reflect her whimsy and dreams.

Get the choker here and the cloud earrings here.

27. Temple Zen

Temple Zen

This holistic skincare and lifestyle brand makes products with essential oils to aid with stress and health issues. They are dedicated to quality and make items in small batches!

Get the serum here and the balm here.

28. Mayvenn

Mayvenn

Mayvenn sells 100% human hair available in clip-in extensions, tape-in extensions, wefts, and wigs. The company was created to make sure black-owned salons were able to buy hair from a black-owned company, but also to provide individual extensions and wigs for interested customers.

Get the tape-in extensions here and the curly wefts here.

29. Aaks

Aaks

This woven handbag brand was recently featured in Nylon Magazine. They also sponsor a program called Weaving for Change that creates work for refugees in Burkina Faso. Worldwide shipping is currently free!

Get the tote here and the purse here.

30. Love, Vera

Love, Vera

This lingerie brand is size-inclusive and "celebrates black women, black entrepreneurship, and black cultural influence." They're committed to hiring black talent to create more diversity in the fashion industry.

Get the bodysuit here and the robe here.

31. Ivy's Tea Co.

Ivy's Tea Co.

This company sells herbal tea and herb-infused sweeteners inspired by hip-hop. Owner Shenae aims to make the holistic health industry more inclusive and to introduce more African remedies to it.

Get the Energyyy tea here and the Blood Orange Tea here.

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