As a firm believer in both equality + women supporting women, I found 5 black-female-owned businesses to help support right now! Tag 3 friends in the comments to spread the word! #WomeninBusiness #BlackOwned #WomenSupportingWomen #BlackLivesMatter

The 125 Collection (@the125collection)

The 125 Collection is an urban luxury candle brand. Started by best friends Valerie Wray and Joy Fennell, who are both lovers of candles, pop culture, home décor, and self expression, The 125 Collection came to life in 2015. They created their candles to empower, inspire, and make people laugh. 

Adjourn Teahouse (@adjournteahouse)

Founder LaTonia has been crafting a vision for a small tea and wellness brand since she was a teenager, more than 15 years ago. Today, Adjourn Teahouse is an artisanal loose leaf tea company that offers beautifully unique, hand blended teas that are sustainably sourced from around the world.

Partake Foods (@partakefoods)

Partake Foods is an allergen-free cookie company founded by Denise Woodard in 2016. They are vegan, non-GMO and gluten-free. Her cookies are sold in 1500 stores and online, and are available in 8 flavours: chocolate chip, double chocolate chip, carrot cake, birthday cake, ginger snap, cookie butter, and triple chocolate.

Uoma Beauty (@uomabeauty)

Uoma (pronounced oh-ma) is a cosmetics company founded by Sharon Chutner in 2019. Frustrated at the lack of makeup shades for black women, she launched her own collection featuring concealer, eyeliner, eyeshadow palettes, lip gloss, lipsticks, highlighter, and a foundation formula that comes in 51 shades. Many of Uoma’s products are influenced by her Nigerian heritage.

Jungalow (@thejungalow)

Jungalow is a lifestyle brand and design goods hotspot. Started by Justina Blakeney, the brand works with vendors all over the world to source, design and create products to create responsibly and sustainably made craft goods.