Take (Oral) Care With Black Owned Brands

unsplash-logoJoanna Nix Oral care is a routine part of our health and hygienic practices, and in doing so there are plenty of opportunities to support black owned brands.  This includes toothbrush replacement as the American Dental Association (ADA) recommends replacing one’s toothbrush every 3 – 4 months.  In reviewing black owned companies with oral care…Read more »

Sunscreen Products from Black Owned Brands

 unsplash-logoCasey Horner Although individuals with darker skin have some natural protection against sunburn, the extent of protection depends on the amount of pigmentation.  Irregardless, it is important to protect your skin year round, especially when spending prolonged periods outside.  Though a sun protection factor (SPF) of 15 may work, depending on the extent of sun…Read more »

Grooming Products for Men from Black Owned Brands

 unsplash-logoEduardo Dutra In this post the focus is on black owned brands providing grooming products designated for men.  In reviewing these companies, I saw a pattern of healthful practices (e.g., handcrafted products, use of natural ingredients) along with competitive prices.  I encourage you to take the time to explore these wonderful products created by innovative…Read more »

Get The Benefits Of Goat’s Milk Soap From Black Owned Brands

 unsplash-logoKristina Balić Goat’s milk is different from cow’s milk in several ways.  Goat’s milk contains higher levels of magnesium, potassium, and lactic acid; and the fat particles are smaller.  Goat’s milk also contains ample amounts of calcium, Vitamins A and B,  and fatty acids.  These properties contribute to the moisturizing, skin softening, and exfoliating properties…Read more »

Get the Benefits of Castor Oil through Black Owned Brands

Castor Beans Pods2 by Michele Frazier Castor oil is extracted from the seeds of the plant Ricinis communis.  According to Black Doctor.org, castor oil has many uses.  These include uses for health and beauty.  Castor oil helps with managing split ends, treating skin conditions such as acne, pain management, and promoting digestive health.  Furthermore, castor…Read more »

Looking for Lavender? Buy Black Owned

Photo “Lavender farm” by Karen Blaha Lavender has many benefits and uses. According to Black Doctor.org, lavender has medicinal properties and is ideal for aromatherapy. Common uses include cleansing and stress reduction. It is ingested and applied externally for these purposes. Understandably then, lavender is widely used in bath and body products. If you are…Read more »