Local Love: Here’s 5 products made locally by Black creators
We have creators and makers within our local Black community who are designing products, making goods, and helping to expand the ecosystem of Black-owned products that we have to shop from. Check out the first in our series of locally made, Black-owned products to check out and support.
Locally produced by founder and creator, Conchita Pleasant, Nefertiti’s Secrets is a professional hair care collection made with specially selected natural ingredients that promote healthy hair. Their formulas contain natural extracts and essential oils that were inspired by the beauty secrets of ancient Egyptian Queen Nefertiti and the beauty rituals practiced during her reign. Read more >>
The LimeLight Collection
The LimeLight Collection is an exquisite collection of handmade bejeweled rhinestone-encrusted clutch purses. Dress them up or dress them down, the luxurious purses are attention-grabbing, high quality designs that can be paired with an evening gown, that little black dress, or those skinny jeans. Each piece is delicately handmade and inspected by the most meticulous eyes, and no two are exactly alike. Read more >>
The Cuffed Design brand raises the bar of creativity. Handmade and locally produced by Winston Lee and business partner, Dap Dunbar, the brand has a keen focus on quality craftsmanship as its number one pillar. Through the process of incorporating fashion and quality leather, the brand creates custom designed fashion for their clients. And the fine details for custom designed products can get as elaborate as previous stones, jeweled embellishments, ostrich leather, etc. Read more >>
Natural hair isn’t just a statement, it’s a mission to live free of harmful toxins and chemicals. And that’s what Honey’s Handmade stands for. Created by Valiencia Michelle Allen in 2013, the handmade, handcrafted hair and skincare line is formulated using only safe and truly natural ingredients. Read more >>
Jacq’s Organics is plant-based bath, body, and skin care product line created with sustainable raw ingredients. When founder, Barbara Jacques, discovered that she had an ovarian tumor during her pregnancy, she was prompted to live toxin free and create her own artisanal hand-crafted beauty products, and thus, launched Jacq’s Organics in 2011. Read more >>