7 Shops Every Black Girl Should Know About
It's that time of year again, and I don't mean just Christmas. I mean Black Friday & the shopping days following! I've compiled a short list of my favorite Small Black Owned Businesses (including some coupon codes for Black Friday). Some of these are my friends businesses and some of them are businesses I found online and fell in love with. From skin care to accessories, shop these small businesses this year!
Aleah, owner of CreativeNatiive and all it's innovation, is a stylist, photographer, set designer, mother & jewelry designer. Her website showcases her art and photography but most importantly handmade jewelry and vintage pieces! Her online store also features items for men.
Make sure to take advantage of the Black Friday deal: 50% off all orders of $50+ with code BLACKFRIDAY!
The girls over at AsoDara.com continue to out do themselves with their beautiful designs and patterns. This year I copped a few head wraps and chokers that went perfect with a just about any outfit. Use code darafam40 for 40% off your entire order before 12pm on 11/24 including their latest Season 3 releases!
Nirvana Wild recently became one of my favorite shops for all things crystal healing. ShaKara's shop features handmade jewelry adorned with crystals to protect your chakras, get us through retrogrades all while exuding black girl magic!
Along with great jewelry, Nirvana Wild offers yoni eggs! The full yoni egg explanation is for another post for another time but the holistic practice is mainly used to strengthen the vaginal muscles and improve the chi for longevity and vitality, to awaken divine sexual energy and sensuality. I don't know about you but I'm trying to live to my full potential in 2018!
Oh So Paper
Hi, I'm Mariah & I am a sticker junkie!
Creator and owner of Oh So Paper, Danielle Stewart made these planner stickers with black girls in mind. If you're like me, you can never have enough stickers for your everyday planning. Each set of stickers are customizable for curly girls, 4c girls and even girls in protective styles! Not only does Oh So Paper fulfill all of my sticker needs but newly added custom holiday cards.
All orders will be 35% off before 9am CST on Black Friday & 25% off for the rest of the day!
Who knew Shea oil was a thing? Shea butter, yes. Almond Oil, duh. But ya girl had never realized shea oil could feel this good. Nigerian owned, Bolden USA is a full skin care line that will leave you feeling anointed. I was lucky enough to try their sunscreen this summer and it became a staple in my everyday skincare routine!
Use code BLACK30 this weekend for 30% off ERRRTHANG
If you caught me shining this summer I was more than likely doused in this coconut creamy goodness! For the last two summers Kaylux Cosmetics' Body Highlighter has been my coveted go to for an effortless glow. The glow is real and so are the six moisturizing ingredients you can recognize.
Kaylux is a home grown cosmetics line with new cruelty free products being added as they grow. Check their website for products for eyes, lips and face.
QuziSu is owned by Suzanne, a medical doctor by day and artist at heart. I get so many compliments when I wear these wire wrapped earrings & I am always excited to say I ordered them from a Jamaica based company! The Etsy shop features pieces for men and women.
BEVEL"is the first and only end to end shaving system designed to help reduce shaving irritation and razor bumps." I got bae the Bevel shaving system a year ago & it is phenomenal for his skin (I am his personal self proclaimed esthetician so yea, I know what's what). Made by a black man for black men, say goodbye to razor bumps cause by curly hair. Take advantage of 30% off the entire site!
ALAFFIA is one of my go to beauty secrets. From deep conditioner to face wash, I use almost everything Alaffia has to offer. Alaffia’s projects empower Togolese communities to provide their skills and knowledge to the rest of the world and rise out of poverty are fully funded by the company's sales. Use ALAFFIABFCM for 40% off your entire order until Cyber Monday!