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Shopping is a love language. (Or, at least it is for me!) However, finding the right products, whether it's for you or a friend, can be a challenge—which is where we come in. To help you find the perfect beauty must-haves, we've compiled a list of beauty and wellness products from Black-owned businesses. From items your favorite person can pop into their bag for a midday pick-me-up to self-care staples they can integrate into their daily routines, there's something for absolutely everyone.
Read on for the best Black-owned beauty and wellness products to shop right now.
Gilded Body the Marble Body Brush
Making time to care for your body isn't always on everyone's checklist, but we think gifting a handmade marble body brush could entice them to take an extra five minutes to reap the exfoliating, nervous system-soothing benefits associated with dry brushing. Plus, it comes in six gorgeous marble colors.
Pat McGrath Labs Mothership IX Eyeshadow Palette: Huetopian Dream
If your loved one is into eyeshadow, you literally can't go wrong with a Pat McGrath palette. This one comes with 10 buildable, high-impact shades that sculpt, highlight, and transform the eyes.
Peak and Valley Balance My Stress Adaptogen Blend Herbal Supplement
Supplements may not seem giftable, but for those who already take them daily or have mentioned wanting to integrate supplements into their routine, starting with a balancing blend is a nice place to start. The mixture is made with medicinal mushroom extracts and herbs that decrease fatigue, protect the immune system, and improve blood flow. Plus, this supplement pairs well with coffee, milk, and teas.
KNC Beauty Mask + Chill
For the ultimate at-home spa night, this perfectly giftable set from KNC Beauty contains all of the brand’s biggest hits to give the skin some much-needed TLC. It includes five adorable lip masks to nourish your pout, five eye masks to refresh the under-eye area, and three sheet masks to brighten and soothe all skin types.
Topicals Like Butter Kit
A great gift for any time of year, this hydrating bundle from Topicals helps heal dry, flaky, irritated, and sunburnt skin. It contains the brand’s fan-favorite Like Butter Hydrating Mask and Like Butter Hydrating Mist, which work together to help nourish and calm skin while replenishing a compromised moisture barrier.
Briogeo Scalp Revival Stimulating Therapy Massager
Give the gift of relaxation and healthier hair with this scalp massager from Briogeo. Safe for all hair types—including chemically-treated and relaxed—this nifty little handheld massager brush helps to improve scalp circulation and overall hair help by stimulating it from the roots. Use it alone or pair it with one of Briogeo’s nourishing hair oils.
Golde Matcha Turmeric Latte Blend
For the avid matcha drinker, this multi-tasking powder superfood blend serves up a guaranteed boost of energy. At the same time, your body soaks up the anti-inflammatory benefits and antioxidants, giving you healthier skin from the inside out. Try it in a smoothie or as a latte!
Brown Girl Jane Rest Daily Drops
Resting isn't something that needs to be earned. This mantra might be difficult to get your hard-working best friend to understand fully, but CBD could be just what they need to help them feel relaxed. Made with a blend of 1500mg of broad-spectrum CBD, this tincture is designed to be used nightly without any morning grogginess.
Frigg Attuning Face Potion
For those who prefer using their CBD topically, consider this nourishing face serum from Frigg. Formulated with broad-spectrum CBD and CBG and omega-rich sea buckthorn oil, this vegan potion can do everything from even out tone and texture to balance oil production, plump fine lines, and calm redness. Also nice: The brand also makes a similarly-nourishing Attuning Hair Potion, as well.
Epi.Logic Daily Dose Vitamin C + Multivitamin Defense Serum
Giving the gift of skincare is one thing that never goes out of style. Formulated by board-certified oculofacial plastic surgeon Dr. Chaneve Jeanniton, this vitamin C serum comes highly recommended. Even if your friend doesn't send a thank you note, their skin will show its gratitude.
Sunday II Sunday Root Refresh Micellar Rinse
Think of this as dry shampoo, but better—and way healthier for your scalp. Ideal for anyone who loves to work out or who doesn’t like to wash their hair too often, this root refreshing spray helps gently remove buildup, odor, and excess oils without stripping the hair or drying out the scalp.
This toothpaste from Twice, an oral care brand co-founded by Lenny Kravitz, is designed to help you start your day off right. It contains refreshing wintergreen and peppermint and is formulated to whiten teeth, decrease sensitivity, and strengthen enamel. Also nice: It's vegan, non-GMO, and cruelty-free. (The brand also offers a flavor designed for nighttime, with calming vanilla and lavender.)
UOMA Beauty Black Magic High-Shine Lipstick
Lipstick wearers typically have a signature shade. However, some are open to trying new formulas or striking new hues. UOMA Beauty's High-Shine Lipstick is offered in eight dazzling iridescent shades, all infused with lip-nourishing Brazil nut oil for a perfectly soft and luminous pout. Whichever hue you decide to gift, we know it'll be a shimmering winner.
Ebi Postpartum The Bath Soak
New moms don't typically have much free time, but that doesn't mean you can't prepare them for a moment when they have 20 minutes to spare. Formulated with new moms in mind, this herbal blend repairs and cleanses perineal tissues post-birth.
Fenty Beauty Glossy Posse: Fantasy 4Sum 4-Piece Gloss Bomb Set
Fenty Beauty's foundation is one of the brand's highlights, but can we take a moment to talk about Gloss Bomb? These universal glosses work on bare lips, liners, and over matte lipsticks when you want a little hydration. This cute foursome includes a trio of mini-sized shimmery Gloss Bomb Universal Lip Luminizers, plus a full-size Gloss Bomb Cream, so you don't have to choose just one.
Chris Collins Discovery Set
Buying a fragrance for someone can be hit-or-miss. With this seven-piece set, your loved one can take their time finding their new favorite scent.
Epara Skincare Eye Serum
Eye serums are a must to keep the most delicate part of our skin hydrated. However, they're still an overlooked beauty item, especially for those just building a skincare routine. Epara's eye serum fights dark circles and hyperpigmentation, as well as firms and hydrates the skin. All in all, it's an excellent gift skincare newbies and certified beauty vets alike.
Klur Elements Of Comfort Botanical Body Oil
Made with French lavender, Bulgarian rose, and Neroli orange blossom notes, the hempseed, avocado, and grapeseed mixture hydrates while providing a calming experience any time of the day.
Bevel Skin Starter Bundle
Building a skincare routine can be an overwhelming task, which is where Bevel’s men’s starter kit comes in. Complete with four musts in any grooming routine—a face wash, a toner, a hydrating gel moisturizer, and a serum—this set will deliver evened, toned, and healthy skin in no time.
54 Thrones African Beauty Butter
Trust us, once you try this rich hand-and-body butter, you’ll never want to use anything else. Packed with nourishing ingredients like shea butter, baobab oil, and jojoba oil, this creamy moisturizer heals dry and cracked skin while protecting the skin barrier. Available in an assortment of beautifully unique scents (and an unscented version, too!), there’s one for everyone on your list.
HomeBody Full Spectrum of Possibilities
CBD can be a huge help for those navigating anxiety. For bath lovers, consider this bath bomb packed with CBD, as well as grounding scents like sandalwood and jasmine. It also has an iridescent color that turns bath time into a full-on sensory experience.
Grace Eleyae All Silk Turban
Finding the perfect nighttime wrap for natural hair that stays put overnight can take a few tries. If you've ever heard a friend complain about this very thing, this adjustable silk turban is the answer—trust.
La Botica Soho Candle
Candles are an ideal gift for any occasion. This chic handmade option is made with apricot and coconut blend wax (for a clean burn) and a lead-free cotton wick. Its grounding notes of smoky vanilla and warm cashmere are paired with hints of peach and a woodsy basenote, and its burn time is 75 hours. (This candle currently has a waitlist, but enter your email to get on it!)