16 GIFTS FROM BLACK-OWNED BUSINESSES THAT ARE PERFECT FOR THE HOLIDAYS

When it comes to holiday shopping, most people tend to rely on tried-and-true department stores. But it’s important to prioritize spreading your dollars around by supporting independent artists and creators of marginalized communities.

With that in mind, Black-owned businesses are behind some stellar products that are perfect for holiday gifting. If you are tired of giving the same basic gifts, these brands have you covered. From clothing and skincare to candles and even a mimosa kit, scroll on to see top holiday gifts created by Black-owned businesses. (Google the following businesses)

1. Briogeo Merry Multi-Masking Kit, $36

Infused with organic, unpasteurized honey for intense moisture, Briogeo’s Merry Hair Masking Kit features the brand’s award-winning products that help revive dull, damaged hair.

2. Linoto Linen Coaster Set, $12

Founded by Jason Evege, Linoto makes artisanal quality, real linen products including bedding, curtains, and more. These linen coasters are not only chic, but provide an absorbent and soft landing for your cups and glasses.

3. Jasmine Wilcoxson Crystal-Infused Bath Soak, $28

Handmade in Brooklyn, New York, these crystal-infused bath soaks by Jasmine Wilcoxson feature notes of lavender, vanilla, rose and peppermint for the ultimate self-care Sunday.

Photo by Ylanite Koppens

4. Souk+Sepia Houndstooth Sweater, $119

From uniquely crafted sweaters to chic outerwear, this Black woman-owned fashion site is filled with hidden gems, like this gorgeous sweater.

5. Ray & Val Talbert Geode Crystal Tea Light Holder, $25

Handmade in Pennsylvania, these tea light holder from Ray and Val Talbert are crafted from amethyst crystals, making for a stunning addition of coffee table decor.

6. Brandon Blackwood Camel Shearling Kuei Bag, $125

Created by Jamaican and Chinese designer Brandon Blackwood, these chic handbags make the perfect gift for the fashioninsta in your life this holiday season.

7. Upenyu Reusable Colorful Face Masks, $15

Everyone knows fabric face masks are the essential accessory of the season — and these stunning prints are the ultimate stocking stuffer. Made from two-ply 100 percent soft African fabric, these face masks are not only soft, but reusable and reversible.

8. Aya Paper Manifestation Journal, $24

This 100 percent recycled paper journal from Aya Paper Co. makes a great gift for anyone on your list.

Photo by Karolina Grabowska

9. Eve Milan Skincare Trio Set, $72

Shopping for the skincare lover in your life has never been easier, thanks to this three-step kit by Eve Milan. It features a cleansing gel, hydrating toner and a serum.

10. Brother Vellies Cloud Socks, $35

Give the gift of cozy with Brother Vellie’s iconic cloud socks. Available in over 15 different colors, anyone would want to live in these oversized cotton socks.

11. Allison DeVane Minute Mimosa Sugar Cube Trio, $30

Mimosa in minutes? No problem. This clever drink kitcreated by Allison DeVane is perfect for holiday brunches and makes for the ultimate girl’s night!

12. Dream Girls Satin Bonnet, $15

This best-selling, five-star rated satin bonnet is the first step to achieving healthy hair.

13. Effortless Composition Paper Mache Abstrct Vase, $73

Chic and minimal, this  paper mache abstract vase is a statement piece for any home.

14. ShopUbuntu Pearl And Rainbow Seed Bead Bracelet, $36

Whether you like to stack your bracelets or wear them solo, these handmade beaded pieces make a stunning gift for the holidays.

Photo by August de Richelieu

15. Rec Room Tie–Dye Long Sleeve, $35

This holiday season, tie-dye loungewear is at the forefront of our closets. Stay cozy and stylish with this branded long-sleeve top from the Rec Room.

16. Satya + Sage Meditation Candle, $34

This powerful candle releases tactile layers of amber, vanilla, citrus and clove. Soft jasmine and soothing lavender round out the sensory experience.

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