In honor of Juneteenth, we rounded up some of our favorite black-owned brands and organizations to support. Also known as “Freedom Day,” Juneteenth celebrates the day slaves were freed two years after the Emancipation Proclamation in Galveston, Texas in 1866.
In 2020, Juneteeth was recognized as a federal holiday. Take the day to celebrate black brands, artists, authors, organizations, and more. The Chirpyest team has highlighted a few brands below to help get you started.
House of Aama was created by mother and daughter design duo, Rebecca Henry and Akua Shabaka. The brand explores the black experience by incorporating historical storytelling and nostalgic references.
We love everything about Nancy Twine’s hair brand. Its motto is celebrating everyone’s unique and natural beauty, providing products to help enhance that. With products for every hair type, you are sure to love Briogeo.
From smoothies to skincare, Golde is a brand that focuses on superfoods that can help make you feel your best. Both vegan-friendly and 100% natural, this is the perfect brand to support your lifestyle needs.
Brandon Blackwood is New York based accessories and goods company. In 2020 he designed an “End Systemic Racism” mini-tote that became popular. A portion of the proceeds from the bag was donated to the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.
Designed to help women of color find their perfect nude shade, Mented was born after two women found it hard to find their shade of nude. Since then it has grown from lipsticks to blush and eyeshadows that you absolutely need.
With the goal of creating one-of-a-kind pieces, founder of Brother Vellies keeps traditional African design practices when creating accessories. We find this brand is unique and something you need to add to your wardrobe.
As one of the most influential makeup artists, Pat McGrath has created one of the most prestigious and luxurious beauty brands to date. With popular items like her skin fetish foundation and luscious lipsticks, her brand is the perfect way to splurge on makeup.
Organizations to Support
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