Surprise! Valentine’s Day is this week. After all the emotional trauma we’ve been through lately, we deserve to show ourselves some love. Treat yourself and support Black-owned businesses by shopping these gifts.
Take some time to relax and unwind with a wine set from the McBride SIster’s Collection. The set is produced in California wine country and comes with a bottle each of Merlot and rosé packaged in a special Valentine’s Day gift box.
Robin and Andréa are two sisters who grew up on opposite sides of the world but share a deep love for wine. Now, they helm the largest Black-owned wine company in the United States.
Curl up with a hot cup of tea and warm yourself from within with Sister Sister tea from Ivy’s Tea Co. It’s a blend of relaxing mints, rose petals, and cinnamon that is meant to help relieve stress. This blend of herbs is known as a nervine relaxant—with a few sips, you can feel tension melt away.
Ivy’s Tea Co. launched in 2016 and is owned and operated by Shanae Jones. Through Ivy’s Tea Co., Shanae hopes to introduce more African holistic remedies into the holistic health industry.
Indulge your sweet tooth with the Valentine’s Day Gift Tin from Maya’s Cookies, which includes six vegan cookies in one of their most decadent flavors ever: Double Chocolate Cherry Truffle. Chunks of gourmet white chocolate and dark chocolate are mixed into rich chocolate dough with cherries soaked in Grand Marnier.
Maya’s was founded in 2015 in San Diego by Maya Madsen and is America’s #1 Black-Owned Gourmet Vegan Cookie Company.
Whether you enjoy writing, sketching, or journaling, let your inner creativity out with the beautiful Isla Fabric Wrapped Journal from Jungalow. Featuring intricate, decorative stitching, recycled paper, and block print, these journals make the perfect gift.
Jungalow was started by designer Justina Blakeney in the form of the Jungalow design blog, which eventually turned into a lifestyle brand. The brand is also known for its mission to incorporate more sustainable business practices, donate to non-profit organizations, and plant trees with every single order.
Adorn your neckline with bold, personalized statement jewelry like this personalized name necklace from the Black Girl Healing Shop. Cut in old English lettering, it’s a gift to yourself that’s truly unique and special.
Add positive intention, energy, and healing to your life with hand-wrapped crystal necklace pendants from Pure Feminine Energy. The crystal necklaces can be customized with your choice of stone and wire finish and placed on a black cord necklace.
Pure Feminine Energy was founded by Hazel Davis with affordable crystals, candles, skincare, and everyday jewelry.
Collagen-Infused Lip Mask from KNC Beauty (pack of 10)
There’s a mask for every part of your body, and your lips are no exception. Give your pout the ultimate royal treatment with the Collagen-infused Lip Mask from KNC Beauty. The sheet comes in a jelly-like texture that’s shaped like giant lips that you put on to moisturize, smooth, and hydrate your lips. All-natural ingredients include collagen, rose flower oil, Vitamin E, and bitter cherry extract. Exfoliate beforehand for a truly soothing experience.
KNC lip masks were created by Kristen Noel Crawley after she was inspired by masks found in Tokyo. After two years of development, she launched her version of an all-natural, collagen lip mask.
Revive dry winter skin by exfoliating with the luxurious Pink Grapefruit Coffee Scrub from Glam Body. Filled with vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants to brighten, soften, and tighten your skin. Made in the USA with 100% natural ingredients to help even skin tone, diminish hyper-pigmentation, and soothe a variety of skin conditions like eczema, psoriasis, cellulite, stretch marks, acne and scarring. The scrubs are also cruelty-free!
Glam Body was founded by Danika Berry to empower women to find their skin confidence. After experiencing stress-induced eczema, Danika developed coffee scrubs that balance out melanin production and hydrate your skin.