Diary / Lifestyle / Sep 26, 2022
Black-Owned Brands We’re Shopping Now & Always
Written by: JustBobbi Team
In honor of Black History Month, we wanted to spotlight a few of the Black-owned brands and shops that we’re loving, supporting, and shopping all year long.
This expertly curated lifestyle shop in Philadelphia from Shannon Maldonado has the best selection of art, home and personal care goods — plus, cool merch.
Carolyn Gray’s collection includes tinctures, teas, and chocolates developed to enhance, maintain, and heal the body and mind by tapping into the many benefits CBD has to offer.
Abena Boamah’s clean skincare and wellness collection is all about disrupting the beauty industry. Every product is made with shea butter from the Katariga Women’s Shea Cooperative in Ghana. The brand pays two-times the asking price for shea butter in an effort to "improve the economic, environmental, and self sustainability for the women within the shea trade."
Sarah Nsikak makes hand-quilted dresses, tops, and jackets using recycled material sourced from fashion designers based in New York. If you want a piece, act fast—her designs are constantly selling out.
Founded by brothers Byron and Dexter Peart, there’s a 99% chance you’re going to want everything on their website. The best part? They only work with artisans and products that make a positive social or environmental impact.
Made with clean ingredients, this beauty brand from Alicia Scott was developed with eczema and acne-prone skin types in mind.
These unique, handcrafted beaded creations from Ashley Harris make getting dressed a lot more fun.
Designed by Phyllis Taylor, every SIKA garment is handmade in Ghana. Her pieces combine traditional African prints with modern silhouettes—check out the dresses and swimwear for spring!
Twin sisters Feven and Helena Yohannes’ line of color cosmetics is all about makeup you wear, not makeup that wears you.
Trinity Mouzon Wofford’s superfood latte blends and clean skincare products (try the Clean Greens Face Mask) are must-haves.
Premium, zero-VOC paint from founder Nicole Gibbons. The stick-on samples make it so easy to find the perfect shade for your room.
Founded by Aurora James, Brother Vellies is a collection of handmade luxury accessories that celebrate culture and timeless design. Sign up for the brand’s monthly subscription club, Something Special, to get a unique, hand-crafted item delivered to your door each month.