Galentine’s Day started as a quirky episode on a television show but has caught on as a real moment for women to celebrate one another. Sometimes this is in place of a relationship, but more often, it is just to celebrate friendship and sisterhood. It exists as a moment for women to share with one another and it takes place on February 13th, the day before Valentine’s day. Even if you have never celebrated before, now could be the perfect time to start and here are 10 black owned businesses you can support for Galentine’s Day.
A Taste of the Culture is a great gift for a friend, or for yourself. This subscription box showcases black companies in the wine and spirits field. Each box contains one alcoholic beverage and some other accessories, like glasses or a recipe and mixer, to help you discover the chosen beverage. Give it a try and you might just find something new that becomes a staple in your rotation.
For Triple O Polish, creating color is almost a mission as much as it is a labor of love. Incentivized to make her own colors that didn’t disappoint, this business has grown in popularity because of its stand out quality. Highlighted everywhere from Cosmopolitan to Madame Noire and Essence Magazine , Triple o Polish is a great gift for your friends on their own or to have a girl’s spa night together.
Help your friends care for their skin with an exfoliating washcloth from The Luv Scrub. These Mesh Body Exfoliators were chosen buy Allure Magazine as one of their Best of Beauty for 2020.
Melanin Skyn Company has a great gifting idea especially while we still deal with trying to avoid large gatherings. Their Naturalista Hair Care survival kit is a one stop shop for someone looking for the perfect gift for their friends with natural hair. Containing Herbal shampoo, conditioner, hair growth serum and a bonnet, Melanin Skyn provides one stop shopping in a simple package.
Another way to help your good friends take care of that fresh hair do is with a satin pillow case from Butter + Nectar. Grab one or more of these pillow cases and get a good night’s rest while keeping your do tight.
For your tea loving friends, how about a premium blend from the Good Thoughts Tea Company. These herbal teas are centered on the healing properties of herbs. You can also grab some spirit sprays as well and help clear up the atmosphere of the room.
If your friend is into candles, maybe try a little something different with Jelly Smiles CBD Infused Products. One of their staples are their coconut and soy blend candles. These are the best of both worlds and give you a little something extra as well.
If you aren’t into the CBD oils, then Posh Candle Company makes colorful candles with fun names for you. With well over a dozen different scents, if you are looking for a certain feel, you can find it within their collection.
Maybe you and your Galentine’s Day friends want to get some gear and work on getting summertime fine. Grab some matching active wear from Let’s Get This Work. From bright solids to patterned bottoms and tops at affordable prices, LGTW has a nice selection of gear to help you get inspired to get it in at the gym, or to wear just to be comfortable.
Give your Galentine the gift of jewelry. Leila + Mae Jewelry makes and sells cool pieces that look like fine art without the high price. From earrings to bracelets and necklaces, Leila + Mae has great unique pieces to make your friends smile.