Head and Crown Jewelry from Black Owned Brands

Photo by LunarSeaArt Head adornments are an African tradition.  Find more than 25 black owned head and crown jewelry items below!   Crown jewelry goes back thousands of years and reflects several African cultures, not limited to the ancient Egyptians, Amazigh of North Africa, and the Maasai.  Intricate hairstyles (e.g., cornrows and locks) in addition…Read more »

Setting & Finishing Sprays and Powders From Black Owned Makeup Brands

Photo by Dazzle Jam from Pexels   Setting and finishing sprays and powders are makeup staples. Find 50+ products from black owned brands below.     What are the differences? Setting powders are used on top of foundation and concealer, and serves to keep foundation and concealer on, as well as reduce shine.  Setting sprays…Read more »

Natural and Healthful Deodorants From Black Owned Brands

   Photo by PhotoMIX Ltd. from Pexels There are many (40+) deodorant options linked in this post from black owned brands.  They are made with healthful and natural ingredients.  These include arrow root, burdock root, baking soda, coconut oil, magnesium oil, charcoal, aloe vera, Shea butter, beeswax, and essential oils.  Some of these deodorants are…Read more »

Enrichment Activities for Youth from Black Owned Brands

 Lonely Planet In this post, we present 75+ enrichment activities from black owned brands, with a focus on elementary and middle school youth.  These include a variety of apps, board games, puzzles, flash cards, work/activity books and more.  See the following descriptions and products for details.  They can be used to promote skill development all…Read more »

Find Hand Fans From Black Owned Brands

The blueprint for the modern day hand fan dates back to the reign of King Tut.  Long handled fans were used in religious ceremonies, conveyed wealth and influence, and served the practical purpose of cooling.  Over the millennium this evolved into smaller hand fans which again served multiple purposes (e.g., advertising and communication, self-cooling, making…Read more »

Going To A “White Party?” Find your Outfit from a Black Owned Brand

Photo by CreateHerStock – Vintage Tex Isha Gaines 6 As “white parties” have grown in popularity, you may find yourself being invited to one.  In this post, we present 65+ white party outfits from black owned brands in a variety of styles and price points.  The focus is on dresses and jumpsuits.  We cover items…Read more »