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30 Amazing Gifts You Can Get From Black-Owned Brands

Bookmark this list of black-owned brands and products and gift your loved ones while also investing in the culture this holiday season.

1. At-home deep conditioning has never been easier thanks to Hot Head Thermal Hair Care. All I gotta do is pop this flaxseed-filled baby into the microwave and you’ve got the results of a hooded dryer without the extra hassle.

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Who is this perfect for: Anyone looking to reclaim their time from the all-day hooded dryer (AKA EVERYBODY). Folks looking to level-up their hair care routine.

Get it from Hot Head Thermal Hair Care for $29.95.

2. Mented Cosmetics were made to compliment all skin colors and complexions, and their Red Matte Lipstick Holiday Set is no exception. These classic shades will help you kick off the new year in a bold and beautiful way.

Who is this perfect for: Beauty lovers, makeup artists, and anyone who loves to brighten up their day with a gorgeous red lippie. Get it from Mented for $50.
Mented Cosmetics

Who is this perfect for: Beauty lovers, makeup artists, and anyone who loves to brighten up their day with a gorgeous red lippie.

Get it from Mented for $50.

3. I’ll bet all the money I don’t actually have that this award-winning Oui Rose Gold Single-Blade Razor is the most gorgeous hair removing tool you’ve ever laid your eyes on. Looks aside, it’s been engineered to give women their closest shave, minus the irritation and ingrown hairs...

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Who is this perfect for: Anyone with sensitive skin and/or curly hair who’s tired of (1) getting in-grown hairs and (2) constantly buying disposable razors. They also offer their own luxe shaving cremé and neroli shave oil.

Get it from Oui Shave for $75.

4. ...And speaking of ingrown hairs, Scotch Porters extensive line of grooming and body products will help you keep those pesky, painful bumps at bay. The company originally catered exclusively to bearded folk, but has since expanded with skincare goods for everybody.

Instagram: @scotchporter

Who is this perfect for: Anyone who wants to fine-tune their facial hair routine. People who prefer products packed with natural, botanical ingredients.

Get their deluxe collection from Scotch Porter for $99.99 (originally $114.98)

5. Outfit your home space with Rayo & Honey’s homemade canvas pennants and you’ll be feeling the positive vibes in no time.

Who this is perfect for: Anyone looking to update their home decor (and lives) with inspiring messages. Interior design buffs on the hunt for unique handcrafted artwork.Get them from Rayo & Honey, starting at $40.
Rayo & Honey

Who this is perfect for: Anyone looking to update their home decor (and lives) with inspiring messages. Interior design buffs on the hunt for unique handcrafted artwork.

Get them from Rayo & Honey, starting at $40.

6. All the young bookworms and budding activists in your life will appreciate Marley Dias Gets It Done: And So Can You!. Penned by the 13-year-old founder of #1000BlackGirlBooks, this award-winning book explores social justice, volunteerism, equity and inclusion, and literacy for all ages.

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Who this is perfect for: Young children, young adults, and anyone interested in expanding their perspective on important social views.

Get a paperback copy from Amazon for $8.76.

7. Little Man, Little Man: A Story of Childhood is the only children's book written by the late literary icon James Baldwin, so you already know it's brilliant. The critically-acclaimed publication takes a celebratory look at the challenges and joys of black childhood.

Who this is perfect for: Children, young adults, and book collectors (this book has been out of print since 1975!) who love a refreshing storyline.Get it from Amazon for $18.13.
Amazon

Who this is perfect for: Children, young adults, and book collectors (this book has been out of print since 1975!) who love a refreshing storyline.

Get it from Amazon for $18.13.

8. Facial elixirs were the skin care items I never knew I needed, so when I found this amazing one from Beauty by Africa Miranda, I knew I had to splurge.

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Who this is perfect for: Skincare junkies who absolutely love the feel of luxury on their face. ALSO, this product has 5 stars and I stan an amazing product.

Get the facial elixir from Beauty by Africa Miranda for $32.50.

9. Every person needs a dope jacket that makes them feel like a million bucks, and for me, I found it in this awesome Mess in a Bottle Jacket that reminds every Queen to rule with all her might.

Who this is perfect for: Anyone who loves army jackets, inspirational sayings, or wardrobe items that can go with any and everything.Get it from Mess In A Bottle for $180.
Mess In A Bottle

Who this is perfect for: Anyone who loves army jackets, inspirational sayings, or wardrobe items that can go with any and everything.

Get it from Mess In A Bottle for $180.

10. Since I have locs, it can sometimes be difficult finding headwear that'll keep me warm AND fit over my head — I fell in love with Loza Tam satin-lined headwraps because they are lined in satin that helps prevent friction on my hair.

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Who this is perfect for: Anyone who loves amazing headwraps or headwear, especially in frigid or cold weather where you want to stay warm without compromising your hair health.

Get their satin-lined turbans on Loza Tam starting at $42.

11. I'm not a fan of greasy formulas on my face, so this lightweight moisturizer from Base Butter definitely came in handy for days that I needed hydration and a quick refresher.

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Who this is perfect for: Anyone who needs a lightweight moisturizer to implement in their daily skincare routine. This product also has aloe vera gel and lavender, so it's a full experience in a bottle.

Get the Radiate Face Jelly from Base Butter for $28.

12. Sometimes you just gotta pop out and make a statement, and these bow-tie pumps are just the statement-making shoe we all need in our closets.

Instagram: @aminahjillil

Who this is perfect for: Anyone looking for an one-of-a-kind shoe.

Get it from Aminah Abdul Jillil for $298.

13. Am I the only one who hates when you have to wear 'nude' underpinnings and nothing matches your skintone? I found Nubian Skin's naked bras that come in a variety of shades, and problem finally solved!

Instagram: @nubianskin

Who this is perfect for: Anyone who is tired of not finding their shade in undergarments, or who just wants different options for their bras. BECAUSE WE DEFINITELY NEED THEM.

Get the Naked Bra from Nubian skin in a variety of colors for $49.

14. Who said gift cards could only be for shopping? Lotus Nail Lounge offers gift cards for all their services, and with prices so affordable, I'd honestly get a gift card and give it to myself.

Instagram: @theblondemisfit

Who this is perfect for: Anyone in New York City who loves a bit of pampering and wants to keep their nails and toes looking right.

Get a gift card to Lotus Nail Lounge (located in Brooklyn, NY).

15. If you're in the gift card spirit, you can also grab one from Cynergy Spa. It's a black-owned spa based in Brooklyn, New York, and y'all, when I tell you it's an entire experience from the moment you walk in.

Instagram: @cynergyspa

Who this is perfect for: Anyone in NYC who loves a spa-like experience — they offer everything from facials, to deep massages, to couples' experiences.

Get a digital gift card at Cynergy Spa.

16. In today's political climate we all need a crewneck that speaks to the culture and I haven't stopped loving this Malaika Apparel 'Black Lives Matter' Crewneck.

Who this is perfect for: Everyone. This shirt speaks to so many different aspects of our culture that matters, so anyone is bound to find something that'll resonate with them.Get it from Malaika Apparel for $40.
Malaika Apparel

Who this is perfect for: Everyone. This shirt speaks to so many different aspects of our culture that matters, so anyone is bound to find something that'll resonate with them.

Get it from Malaika Apparel for $40.

17. Coloring Pins is one of my fave brands for one-of-a-kind adornments, but these 'Jodie & Zaria' Sets make for a black girl's dream.

Who this is perfect for: If you love nostalgic moments, you'll love these or any other pieces from the brand.Get it from Coloring Pins for $18.
Coloring Pins

Who this is perfect for: If you love nostalgic moments, you'll love these or any other pieces from the brand.

Get it from Coloring Pins for $18.

18. Whether you're a poet newbie or veteran, The BreakBeat Poets Vol. 2: Black Girl Magic will give you so much life! This anthology takes a much-need dive into the complex intersection of hip-hop culture and black womanhood.

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Who this is perfect for: Hip hop heads, poetry lovers, and anyone who rides for black women and their undeniable magic.

Get it from Amazon for $13.36.

19. What's better than seeing a black girl on your water bottle every time you go for a sip? Nothing, that's why the Trinigee 'Black Girl' water bottle is every brown girl (and ballerina's) dream.

Who this is perfect for: Anyone who drinks water, needs something to carry liquids in, or just loves to see black girl magic in the form of a ballerina.Get it from Etsy for $25.
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Who this is perfect for: Anyone who drinks water, needs something to carry liquids in, or just loves to see black girl magic in the form of a ballerina.

Get it from Etsy for $25.

20. I have love handles, and yes, I love them! I'm a huge fan girl of this Ayoka 'Black Girl Magic' iPhone Case because we are beautiful in all our shapes, sizes, and forms.

Who this is perfect for: Anyone who loves black girl magic. Oh, and anyone who needs protection for their phone.Get it from Ayoká for $31.82.
Ayoká

Who this is perfect for: Anyone who loves black girl magic. Oh, and anyone who needs protection for their phone.

Get it from Ayoká for $31.82.

21. I love eyeshadows, and Juvia's Place's 'Warrior II' Eyeshadow Palette is perfect for the makeup lover who also loves neutrals, browns, and everyday, wearable eyeshadows. Also, these are pigmented AF.

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Who this is perfect for: Honestly this is a perfect palette for anyone, no matter their makeup level skillset. This palette can be used on its own, or as a complimentary palette for brighter colors. However it's used, this palette is made for everyone.

Get it from Juvia's Place for $15.

22. Customers are posting their before and after pics once using the Mary Louise Cosmetics Miracle Serum, and the results are unbelievably good!

Instagram: @marylouisecosmetics

Who this is perfect for: The skin care skeptic who needs to see the receipts before they'll try a product.

Get it from Mary Louise Cosmetics for $28.99. (Originally $35.95).

23. The Buttah Complete Skin Set cleanser, vitamin C, and facial shea butter is an easy-to-use system with chic unisex packaging.

Instagram: @buttahskin

Who this is perfect for: The no non-sense person who needs a solid skin care routine that doesn't take up too much of their time.

Get it from Buttah by Dorion Renaud for $59.99.

24. Third Crown's Prizm Large Cuff is an investment-worthy staple that makes a statement.

Instagram: @thirdcrown

Who this is perfect for: The one who loves investing in black-owned jewelry they can have for a lifetime. (Fun fact: Beyoncé is also a wearer of their jewels.)

Get it from Third Crown for $460.

25. Beija Flor Naturals' Creme Brulee for Kinks Curls and Coils Curling and Twisting Cream can be used for twist-outs, wash-and-go's, or as a moisturizer.

Instagram: @beijaflornaturals

Who this is perfect for: The naturlista who only puts clean, premium ingredients in their hair. Also, the naturalista who needs one product that can do a lot.

Get it from Beija Flor Naturals for $18-$30.

26. Lauren Napier Cleanse and Flaunt facial wipes aren't just any ol' makeup removers. The ingredients actually have benefits, like evening your skin tone.

Instagram: @laurennapierbeauty

Who this is perfect for: The makeup addict who can't have a good night's rest until their skin is fresh and clean. They should also love pretty packaging and the finer things in life.

Get it from Lauren Napier for $15.

27. So everything from Beneath Your Mask is amazing, but that INDULGE TOTAL BODY ELIXIR is everythiiiiiiiiiiing! The light, natural scent is the perfect layer to seal in moisture, and calm your senses before bedtime.

Instagram: @beneathyourmask

Who this is perfect for: The person who's always shopping for body oils and checking the labels for natural, high-quality ingredients. They'll also appreciate the chic gender-neutral packaging that elevates a vanity or bathroom counter.

Get it from Beneath Your Mask for $90.

28. Oyin Handmade Honey Hemp Detangling and Moisturizing Hair Conditioner is one of many cult faves from the brand. The moisturizing formula makes combing through all curl patterns a breeze!

Instagram: @oyinhandmade

Who this is perfect for: The natural who needs a no-fuss hair care routine that works and is affordable to maintain when they run out of the bottle you gave them.

Get it from Oyin Handmade for $13.99.

29. Pretty Honest Candles Lemon Lavender will have your home smelling like what a page from Better Homes & Garden looks like.

Instagram: @prettyhonestshop

Who this is for: The new home owner/apartment renter, or anyone who likes to light a good-smelling candle for self-care.

Get it from Pretty Honest Candles for $20.

30. The Crayon Case Box of Crayons Palette has 18 pigment-packed shades to serve endless looks.

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Who this is perfect for: The bold makeup addict who doesn't just apply makeup, they PAINT makeup. They'll thank you for the bold shades that pay off in pigment.

Get it from The Crayon Case for $30.

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