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    21 Of Oprah's Favorite Things For $50 And Under

    Including picks from Black-owned, woman-owned, and small businesses.

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    Oprah *just* released her *~Favorite Things~* list for 2020, and it's alllllll on Amazon! AND there are tons of things from Black-owned, women-owned, and small businesses. So we've rounded up some of the coolest things on it under $50.

    Now you can live your best Oprah life, but not on an Oprah budget.

    1. A pair of Iconi seamless, high-waisted leggings that are "squat-proof" and made of a moisture-wicking fabric to keep you comfy during any activity, whether you're training for a marathon or marathoning a TV show.

    A model in the black leggings lifting a dumbell

    Price: $45 (available in sizes S–XL and five colors)

    Iconi is a woman-owned, veteran-owned business, and they donate 10% of their profits to nonprofit organizations.

    2. A set of three pairs of gold-plated freshwater pearl huggie earrings that'll make perfect gifts this year for the fashionista in your life (or just for yourself). Baroque pearls are *very* in.

    The three pairs of earrings: gold studs with dangling baroque pearls, gold open hoops with dangling small round pearls, and baroque pearl open hoops

    Price: $29.97

    Stella and Hass is a Black woman-owned brand that makes just absolutely gorgeous accessories.

    3. A chunky knit satin-lined winter beanie to keep your head toasty warm when the temperatures drop *and* help protect your hair from damage and moisture loss without disrupting your style or curl pattern.

    Model in the orange hat with a faux fur pompom

    Price: $50 (available in three colors)

    Grace Eleyae is a Black woman-owned brand that makes satin-lined hats in a wide variety of styles for hair protection *and* style.

    4. A peach cobbler pie that I will personally be purchasing today — peach is the best kind of pie, fight me. And this flaky crust, cobbler topping, and fresh peach filling? That's really the best of both worlds.

    The pie with a slice removed

    Price: $36

    Lush Yummies Pie Co is a Black woman-owned bakery based in Detroit. And if peach isn't your thing, Lemon Butta pie is an award-winner!

    5. A Foot Nanny starter kit to take your dry winter feet from rough and cracked to silky smooth. It includes a buffing pad, eucalyptus foot cream, and cotton socks so the cream can penetrate deeper — and you can walk around with the cream on without getting it all over your floors.

    The set

    Price: $50

    Foot Nanny is a Black woman-owned brand started by a Chicago pedicurist.

    6. A trio of Mented Cosmetics semi-matte lipsticks in shades Pretty in Pink, Nude La La, and Dope Trope designed to work on any skin tone. And the formula is lightweight and moisturizing for all-day comfort.

    The three shades, each on a different model

    Price: $50

    Mented Cosmetics is a Black woman-owned brand that makes vegan products and never tests on animals.

    7. A pair of stylish round reading glasses for anyone who needs a little magnification these days, but doesn't want to sacrifice style (or spend a lot).

    The thick framed tortoiseshell glasses

    Price: $29 (available in strengths 1.25–2.50 and in green)

    8. A 100-piece "future scientist" puzzle to inspire young chemists-in-the-making.

    The puzzle with an illustration of someone using chemistry equipment

    Price: $15.96 (available in tons of jobs/designs — check them all out here)

    Puzzle Huddle is a Black-owned business that makes children's puzzles featuring diverse characters designed to affirm and inspire kids.

    9. A packable down jacket you can squish down into the included pouch to bring with you as an added layering piece for colder weather — or just wear it as a medium-weight fall jacket. The three-quarter length is great for keeping your tushy warm, too.

    Model in the black quilted jacket with pockets

    You can zip off the hood too!

    Price: $49.99 (available in sizes XS–3X and 14 colors)

    Promising review: "WOW WOW WOW. Let me tell y’all, I have a North Face puffy jacket, a Columbia puffy jacket, Calvin Klein, etc. I wanted a longer one that would cover my buttocks region and I searched high and low for one. Then somehow (by the Grace of God) I stumbled across these jackets. It is down feather, and super lightweight, and veryyy well made. I’d say almost better than my North face to be honest. I normally am an XL-XXL, so I bought a 2X so that I could wear sweatshirts and sweaters underneath, and it fits perfectly and comfortably. Not tight on my arms or anything. The pockets are the same material as the coat itself, so they’re warm and cozy, but not that yucky scratchy felt material. As far as warmth, I just went to a five-hour outdoor concert in 38 degree weather and I was snuggly and cozy the whole time. Including my butt! I HIGHLY recommend." —Amanda & Derrick Fowler

    10. A pair of truffle-based sauces (black truffle *ranch* and black truffle *Sriracha*) to drizzle on just about every food for a burst of flavor. I'll be just thinking about oven fries dipped in these for the rest of the day.

    The two squeeze bottles of sauce

    It comes in a chic box that makes this perfect for gifting, too!

    Price: $47.99

    Trufflin is a Black- and woman-owned small business founded by a French woman with a family history in the truffle biz and an Atlanta-based chef.

    11. A pair of open-toe faux fur slippers to keep your feet oh-so cozy (but not overheated) all year long.

    The slide slippers in grey, beige, and brown

    Price: $48 (available in sizes 7–11 and three colors)

    Twelve AM Co is a Black woman-owned brand that focused on inclusivity and makes shoes for a wide range of sizes.

    12. A faux leather cross-body bag with three zipper compartments to keep all of your items stylishly organized so you don't have to scramble for your keys or phone, while keeping your hands free.

    Two models, one carrying the pink bag and one carrying the camel

    I bought a very similar style bag to this one last year and use it every time I travel — the compartments are SO useful.

    Price: $35.20 (available in 10 colors)

    Mali + Lili is a woman-owned brand focusing on user-friendly hands-free styles.

    13. A ribbed stretch headband you can wear and tie several different ways to complement your look.

    Model in the yellow ripped band tied in a knot on top
    Wrap Life

    Price: $16 (available in seven colors; also available in a larger size head wrap for $26)

    Wrap Life is a Black-owned business that makes hair wraps and bands — and they have tons of tutorials on their site to help you create tons of amazing styles!

    14. A Corksicle insulated mug to keep your ho cho (hot chocolate), coffee, tea, or hot toddy toasty warm no matter how slowly you sip it. And how cute is that Fair Isle print!|?!

    The red fair isle mug

    Price: $35.95 (available in six colors and prints)

    15. A set of gorgeous Harlem Toile de Jouy melamine plates inspired by both 18th century French Toile design and African American culture and history. The design has been featured in museums like the Cooper Hewitt and the Museum of Art and Design.

    The six plates each in a different bright color

    They're dishwasher safe, too.

    Price: $43.20 (for a set of six)

    This set is part of a collab between Glitterville Studios and Sheila Bridges.

    16. A Kids Book About Racism, because it's never too early to start having these conversations. This intro guide for children explains what racism is, how it makes people feel, and how to spot it.

    The cover of the book
    A Kids Book About

    Just the Kindle version is available on Amazon, but you can also get the print version at A Kids Book About.

    Price: $9.99 (also available in topics like bullying, systemic racism, empathy, and more)

    Promising review: "This book covers so much in a simple way but it’s not to simple as to negate the importance. Racism is hard to talk about, it hurts in so many ways but the need to talk about it is bigger. This book meets that need and creates that space." —Diane N.

    17. A set of five spice blends to amp up your cooking a whole nother notch. We're talking fried chicken seasoning, Moroccan spice, cinnamon coffee rub, raging cajun, and jerk spice. I'm already drooling.

    The five spices

    It comes with five recipe cards too for ~inspiration~.

    Price: $49.99

    18. A pair of sweet and spicy jams (strawberry jalapeño and peach raspberry habanero) to invigorate your tastebuds. If you already love Mike's Hot Honey, this is a logical next step.

    The two jars of jams

    Price: $20

    Rocking JR Jams is a Black woman-owned business that makes Creole-inspired delicacies including jams, jellies, and sauces.

    19. An all-natural dog shampoo and conditioner set available in three formulations: shedder, nonshedder, and sensitive, which all come in an easy squeeze bottle for slightly more effortless bath time.

    The non-shedder bottles

    Price: $48 for the set (available in shedder, nonshedder, and sensitive)

    20. A Modern Monet paint-by-numbers kit for a fun and soothing activity that'll leave you with a pretty final result (and impressionistic view of the Eiffel Tower) you'll want to frame and hang.

    The finished painting

    Price: $42

    21. An assortment of adorable family PJs you can mix and match to suit whatever the size and age range of your family is.

    The plaid and grey PJs that say "The original, the Remix, the encore, mic drop, and a fresh new beat"

    Price: $28-$48 (depending on size, available in baby, kids, and adult unisex sizes and in five styles)

    Looking for more? We've also got 23 Of Oprah's Favorite Things You'll Probably Wish She'd Give You.

    Check out the full list of Oprah's Favorite Things 2020 for even more gifting ideas!

    Say it with me, "You get a favorite thing, you get a favorite thing, you get a favorite thing!"


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