All month, we've been introducing you to several of our black-owned business members. If you missed the first few introductions, you can catch them here and here. In today's final introduction installment, we're excited to share more.
Check out these amazing black entrepreneurs who make really neat products and offer them to you online and via retail stores in your area. Time to Go SHOPPING!
9 Black-Owned American Artisan Businesses
Camellia Alise (TX)
Maker: Lyndsey Brantley
Beautiful, radiant skin isn’t only about the products you use—but a fresh, health-first mindset! Lyndsey's nationally recognized spa aims to serve skin care enthusiasts with high-quality, all natural solutions through a hands-on learning approach. She also packs her beauty academy with training programs to help budding entrepreneurs!
Travertine Spa (CA)
Maker: Terry Carter
Time to treat yourself! After all, the mantra is a guiding principle of Travertine Spa, a lifestyle brand focused on luxury self-care. You’re worth a gentle respite from the daily grind, and Terry infuses splurge-worthy vitamin-rich botanical products like luxe hand creams and aromatherapeutic shower washes into your self-love routine.
Loopin' Locs (AZ)
Maker: Mayson Heyninck
This curly-haired college student spreads the love for locks and ringlets! To put an end to texture -shaming and encourage more girls to embrace their natural curls, Mayson began to formulate her own fun-loving, vegan hair care line. Her brand new business comes with just one rallying cry—”rock them loopin’ locs!”
Zhi Bath & Body (NC)
Maker: Kim Cross
Zhi Bath and Body isn’t just a high-quality goat’s milk skin care line, it’s a dream-come-true for founder Kim! This veteran-owned business focuses on gentle products that boost comfort and confidence in those with sensitive skin needs. Her biz is a combination of her passion for not only skincare, but the value of hard work and a giving heart.
Lunar Remedy (CA)
Maker: Tyrah Taylor
Stop! It's time to enjoy a much-needed selfcare break with Lunar Remedy’s full line of relaxation-infused bath and body line! Bath salts, bombs, body oils, and candles offer up everything you need when it’s time to take a well-earned breather. Plus, the intoxicating aromas perfectly complement any moment of “me-time.” You know you need this!
Nae Nae's Naturals (MD)
Maker: Nevadra Johnson
Nevadra’s natural beauty journey began with a frantic search for natural products to soothe her children’s dry skin. With alarm bells ringing, she left no stone unturned—mixing and blending natural ingredients in search of the perfect remedy. In the process, she created a moisture-packed formulation that also boosted hair hydration!
Violet Botanical Skincare (CA)
Maker: Robbin Turner
Unsatisfied with the steroid-filled creams that stocked store shelves, Robbin set out to find her own all-natural remedies to soothe her family’s sensitive skin. She immersed herself in books about African herbalism and Egyptian aromatherapy, finding a newfound magic in the “old wives remedies” passed down by her grandmother.
Soyful Aromas (CA)
Makers: Janet Campbell
Ever need a care-free, mental getaway? Look no further than Soyful Aromas. To answer society’s burgeoning call for escapism, Janet began handcrafting aromatherapy-infused candles to help people relax and unwind. Every spa candle is named for its vibe—whether you need a dose of Joy or are ready to Revive and Restore, you’ll find it here! Pick your desired zone, and have at it!
Play Pits (GA)
Maker: Chantel Powell
Youth sports can be fun, exciting—and smelly! So much so, that it was a rude awakening for mom Chantel, but she couldn’t find any deodorants with ingredients she trusted. So, she started formulating her own kid-friendly stink-stoppers for her home team of young athletes. Her all-natural hygiene line is great for children, teens, and parents with active lifestyles!
Check out our member directory listing of black-owned member businesses at this link.
Questions for discussion and sharing
How are you cheering on black-owned businesses who continue to kill it and drag it home? There are so many ways to support — purchasing or even just telling a friend. Share some black-owned businesses that you are enjoying supporting in the comments below.
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