9 Irresistible Black-Owned Businesses to Inspire and Delight
Even though Black History Month is officially on its last leg we want to unofficially keep the celebration going with you all year round.
At J’Organic Solution we believe in putting our money where our mouth is when it comes to supporting and building up fellow black entrepreneurs.
It is our pleasure to share some of our favorite Black-owned Brands and we hope you enjoy them as much as us. From children’s literature to beauty, to travel, there’s no limit to the Black Excellence in this list.
All products and services are high quality and curated in a way that keeps Y-O-U at the center of the story.
Here’s to writing our own history and intentionally thriving the black community!
It’s never too early to begin teaching your children about saving money, and fostering positive relationships with abundance, interest, and growth.
Author Jamila is a longtime contributor to the financial education industry. In her words: “I have a gift for tailoring information to my audience’s level regardless of age or financial background.”
Teachers and parents alike are raving about the book. Gushing that it is both well-written and easy to read with children of all ages. Purchase yours today and be sure to follow Jamila on Insta and FB.
2. Triple O Nail Polish: Diversifying Beauty in Nail Care
“If you don’t have to think about it. It’s a privilege.”
The founder of OOO Nail Polish has taken beauty matters into her own hands by mixing and formulating her own African-inspired nail polishes that embrace every skin tone.
“It’s not about just buying our nail polish, but it’s also about being able to confidently pick out your next shade or one of our swatches inspiring you to step out your comfort zone. No matter how many times someone says “it would look good on you.”, sometimes you need a little inspiration. That’s why we’re here.”
Triple OOO even makes an effort to not photoshop or alter any of their photos online so you get exactly what you’re shopping for. They showcase all colors on all skin colors.
Follow OOO Nail Polish @ooopolish
3. Localeur. Travel like a Local.
Black-owned and diversely operated, this company was founded in Austin, TX by Joah Spearman with the simple mission to help travelers learn what locals know about their cities and support the local businesses locals love.
If you hate the cookie-cutter tourist traps of traveling to a new city, then subscribing to Localeaur will artfully guide you to places that real people go and hopefully inspire a genuine connection with a new city or country.
From restaurants, to gyms, to Live music, the international contributors share their absolute favorite things about their city to YOU.
Follow them on Instagram @localeur for some seriously gorgeous travel inspo.
4. Black Girl Sunscreen: Protect your Melanin.
Sunscreen is always in season and yes, Black people need sunscreen too!
This widely celebrated company has created a sunscreen for everyday use, filled with natural ingredients, that will protect your skin from the sun and doubles as a moisturizing lotion.
The best part is, it doesn’t leave that shockingly white residue that most every other sunscreen does.
You can shop the brand at Target and Ulta Stores and follow them on Instagram
Stormy Nesbit is a Black Female graphic designer whose work is thoughtfully created with the fresh, original envisioning of the modern black female in all her beauty. Stormy’s prints come large enough to hang on the wall or rest easily in a picture frame on your desk. No matter where you hang her work, you are sure to be inspired! You can shop prints, phone cases, and shirts too.
One of my personal favorites are the yearly planners and greeting cards. They feel especially one of a kind, gracefully capture the spirit and magic of ALL black women in ALL shades.
Sis has just recently been commissioned to collaborate with West Elm and ForeverXXI.
Be sure to snag her work before it all sells out. And follow her @storm_ae.
Finally, a makeup brand that caters specifically to brown skin!
The Founders’ middle name is Omolewa which in Nigeria means “beautiful child.” She is inspired to continue expanding her makeup line to suit the various shades and tone ranges of all women and bring that red carpet ready makeup to the everyday woman who wants to live her boldest life. Bonus! Their products are now Cruelty-Free, Paraben Free, Sulfate Free, Non-Toxic, and mostly Vegan.
Check out the World Tour Palette for stunning eye shadow shades in every vibrant color.
Find your perfect shade and be inspired by all the melanated beauty @omolewa_cosmetics
Handcrafted bath and body care inspired by cocktails, made with real and natural ingredients!
Inspired by a lack of diversity between scented soaps found at the local health food stores, Founder Dannielle Martin decided to take things into her own hands.
These luxury soaps are made in small batches, with no hangovers. The sustainable packaging and unique scent combinations make these the perfect gift and conversation starters.
If you’re looking for one of a kind pieces for your wardrobe that are fun, lively, and support African craftsmanship, then Belya is the ethically responsible brand for you.
Primarily based in NY and Senegal, this handmade fashion brand only uses the finest materials for their clothing, footwear, and bags.
Their handmade shoes with incredible wax prints are a must-have. Order now and have them personalized and shipped directly to you.
We’re saving the best for last! This is not only a Black, Female-owned business, but the CEOs are in fact 8yrs old and 4yrs old, respectively.
That’s right Koily Kurls is run and operated by the ultimate sister duo Kyra & Kali. They are 100% hands-on in designing their natural hair accessory line making sure the products, logos, and marketing are as Fab as they are!
They offer satin pillows, bonnets, scrunchies, robes, inventive shampoo caps, and now even kitten heels (Inspired by the 4yr old fashionista Kali, of course.)
The best part is, they are J’Organic Solution fans! Join the JOS Natural Hair Club on Facebook now to watch an exclusive interview with these inspiring young (and beyond adorable) ladies.