It's been a hell of a year, so what better time to treat the people you love? If you're stuck for gifting ideas for Christmas 2020, we've got the perfect gift guide for you.
During this festive season, community support is fundamental for small Black owned businesses, this is a great time for people both within and outside of the Black community to see what amazing gifts are available.
For Beauty LoversBig Hair Bundles
Our bundles are a great option, they were created so you can try our range based by need – so whether you’re in need of a moisture boost, want to get your curls in check, or tempted to try our whole range – we’ve got a bundle for everyone!
Mum Bub Hub
Mum Bub Hub creates a line of wellness essentials made with the fourth trimester in mind, rooted in the postpartum traditions of catering to the needs of new mothers. Their highly effective, plant-based product range is formulated using a blend of wound healing, styptic, and antibacterial herbs and extracts which works in sync to soothe the physical discomforts of childbirth and to help mums heal, rest, and recover. Mum Bub Hub’s gentle postpartum products combined to make an ideal gift for a mum-to-be.
Is the UK's first indie nail polish brand championing #swatchdiversity. This means actively creating inspiration and more visual representation for women of colour through inclusive swatch imagery. 516 Polish offers a wide range of over 40 colours including traditional nail polish, gel polish and nail care. 516 Polish is PETA certified, vegan, cruelty-free and non-toxic, ensuring customers can have beautifully manicured nails without the chemical nasties!
Narloa is a plant-based skincare brand based in London that firmly believes in: Simplicity and minimal ingredients, uncomplicated skincare and avoiding harmful chemicals.All beauty products by NARLOA are handmade with love in small batches to ensure freshness and quality. Products are created free from parabens. fillers, synthetic preservatives as well as artificial colours and fragrances. All products are 100% cruelty-free and vegan.
For The Home
Bespoke Binny is a British based business offering a range of handmade clothing, homeware and gifts items made from West African cloth. Products range from pillows, lampshades, aprons, oven gloves, table runners and card holders.
Village And Home
Village And Home creates modern and fresh home décor using these common in African and Caribbean cultures. Their focus is on producing good quality and durable homeware products using vibrant and bold colours. They aim to create cultural images that African and Caribbean households can relate to and feel represented in.
The Letter Well is a collection of hand-lettered prints that seek to bring forth life, hope and encouragement. Each print is created to reflect words with meaning that refresh and empower. They also have the most stunning Christmas wrapping paper!
Precisely blends high-quality fragrance and essential oils with 100% natural, non-toxic ingredients that are Hand-poured into their unique candle and diffuser jars. Flickerwick Limited was created to share the experience of mood enhancing, uplifting candles that create a distinctive ambience, coupled with a whole host of health benefits.
Elliott footwear is a brand with a minimalist approach to style and impact on the planet. Inspired by Danish design, global art, elegant architecture and contemporary culture a path has been found to combine ready-to-wear-everyday-footwear, climate action and a continued journey towards a sustainable profile.
BAMI designs hand-stitched genuine leather accessories, from prestige card holders and key rings to stunning pouches. Based on the concept of genderless masculinity, the BAMI range rejects conventional associations with ‘masculine’ to create statement pieces that are seamlessly unisex.
TRIM-IT is the UK's first app powered mobile barbershop in London. Book a barber to your house, gym or wherever is convenient to you. TRIM-IT offers haircut credits, so you can give your loved ones the gift of a fresh trim!
Creates stunning watches like those of old, but at prices that don’t break the bank. Based in London, England they combine beautiful, minimalist watch design with maximal social justice. Each timepiece purchased from their classic range of watches sees a child in Sub-Saharan Africa through the year with Two sets of a school uniform or a solar light
For The Little OnesVery Puzzled
Jigsaw puzzles designed to educate children on the countries of the African diaspora. Each puzzle depicts a country’s monuments, attractions and famous figures in vibrant colour, so that adults and kids alike can learn in a fun way.
Musical jewellery boxes depicting black ballerinas. Nia Ballerina has expanded their range over the years to also offer dolls and children’s rucksacks.
Biankha And Friends
An empowering black doll and accessories brand created to provide inspiring role models for young girls.
Philly & Friends
Philly & Friends’ is a children’s brand whose debut book, Who Do I See In The Mirror?, teaches children to see the beauty and confidence in themselves.
We’d love to know if you have any other amazing small Black owned businesses recommendations that we should shop from this Christmas! Drop a comment below and share with our Big Hair BHabes.