Nail Decals, Wraps, Glitters & More From Black Owned Brands

Photo by Jorge Fakhouri Filho from Pexels Photo by Clifford Photography on Unsplash Nail glitter has been popular for a while as have decals and wraps.  Nail decals tend to cover part of the nail, while wraps cover most or all of the nail.  In this post, we review where you can find these products…Read more »

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Natural and Healthful Deodorants From Black Owned Brands

   Photo by PhotoMIX Ltd. from Pexels There have been concerns about the chemicals in deodorants and antiperspirants for over a decade.  Though alerts about the use of aluminum complexes (e.g., aluminum chlorohydrate and aluminum-zirconium), and the relationships to cancer and dementia have not panned out amid weak scientific evidence, the Federal Drug Administration has…Read more »

Pomades From Black Owned Brands

unsplash-logoIsaiah McClean Pomade is an age-old hair styling product used for many purposes.  These include creating and maintaining waves, locs, and twist styles.  Pomades are also used to add shine, moisturize, nourish the hair and scalp, lengthen curl patterns, and hold styles in place.  Pomades from black owned brands are plentiful including those for wet…Read more »

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 »