SUPPORT BLACK-OWNED BUSINESSES

We’ve sourced a list of amazing black-owned businesses for you to discover, including existing NY NOW and emerging brands.

Company Name: H.I.M.-istry Naturals

Contact Name: Darnell Henderson

Address: San Diego, CA

Website: https://himistry.com/ 

Company Name: Habit

Contact Name: Aja Frierson

Website: hhttps://www.habitcosmetics.com/

Company Name: Hafiz Sisters Beauty Supply

Contact Name: Atiyya and Zainab Hafiz

Address: Philadelphia, PA

Website: https://hafizsistersbeautysupply.com/ 

Company Name: Hair Brew

Contact Name: Abenaa Brew

Address: New Jersey, USA

Website: https://www.hairbrewproducts.com/ 

Company Name: Hair Flip By Tia

Contact Name: Tia Bryant

Address: Sterling, VA

Website: https://www.hairflipbytia.com/shop-1 

Company Name: Hair of Nature

Contact Name: Danyelle Templeton

Address: Houston, TX

Website: https://www.hairofnature.net/ 

Company Name: Hair Pillow

Contact Name: Dr. Dawn

Address: Harlem, NY

Website: https://www.lifestylepillows.com/products/hair-pillow 

Company Name: Hair Rules

Contact Name: Anthony Dickey

Address: Manhattan, NY

Website: https://hairrules.com/ 

Company Name: Hanahana Beauty

Contact Name: Abena Boamah-Acheampong

Address: Tamale, Ghana

Website: https://www.hanahanabeauty.com/ 

Company Name: Hand Scrubs by Faith

Contact Name: Faith

Address: North Carolina, USA

Website: https://handscrubsbyfaith.bigcartel.com/ 

Company Name: Haperlman Dolls

Contact Name: Cynthia Watkins & Kathryn Burnett

Website: https://www.harperiman.com/ 

Company Name: Harlem Candle Company

Contact Name: Teri Johnson

Address: Harlem, NY

Website: https://www.harlemcandlecompany.com/ 

Company Name: Harlem Roots

Address: New York, NY

Website: https://www.etsy.com/shop/HarlemRoots 

Company Name: Harvest 9

Website: https://harvest9.com/ 

Company Name: Hattache

Address: Doraville, GA

Website: https://www.hattache.com/ 

Company Name: Haus Urban

Contact Name: Hassan Sayyed

Address: New York, NY

Website: https://hausurban.com/ 

Company Name: HealHaus

Contact Name: Darian Hall/Elisa Shankle

Address: Brooklyn, NY

Website: https://healhaus.myshopify.com/ 

Company Name: Healthy Roots Dolls

Contact Name: Yelitsa Jean-Charles

Website: www.healthyrootsdolls.com

Company Name: Herb’n Beauty

Contact Name: Kassandra Kernisan

Address: Montreal, Canada

Website: http://www.herbnbeauty.com/ 

Company Name: Herbal Ciddy

Contact Name: Cidney Matusik

Website: https://herbalciddy.com/ 

Company Name: Himistry Naturals Skincare 

Contact Name: Darnell Henderson

Address: San Diego, CA

Website: https://himistry.com/

Company Name: Homebody CBD

Contact Name: Rebecca Grammar-Ybarra

Address: Apple Valley, CA

Website: https://www.homebodyworld.com/ 

Company Name: Hot Thang Candles

Contact Name: Zakia Warner

Address: Los Angeles, CA

Website: https://www.hotthangcandles.com/ 

Company Name: House of Mosaic Candles

Contact Name: Toni Shaw

Address: Los Angeles, CA

Website: https://houseofmosaic.com/ 

Company Name: Hue Noir

Contact Name: Paula Hayes

Address: Portland, OR

Website: https://huenoir.com/ 

Company Name: Hyper Skin

Contact Name: Desiree Verdejo

Website: https://gethyperskin.com/ 

Company Name: I + I Botanicals

Contact Name: Jennifer Culpepper/Selam Kelati

Website: https://www.iandibotanicals.com/ 

Company Name: I See You Wellness

Contact Name: Mariam Mouna Guessous

Address: Brooklyn, NY

Website: https://iseeyouwellness.com/collections/homepage 

Company Name: Ilé Ilà

Contact Name: Tosin Oshinowo

Website: https://www.ile-ila.com/ 

Company Name: IMAN Cosmetics

Contact Name: Iman Mohamed Abdulmajid

Website: https://imancosmetics.com/ 

Company Name: In My Heals

Contact Name: Jasmine

Address: New York, NY

Website: https://www.inmyheals.com/shop 

Company Name: Inahsi Naturals

Contact Name: Rhonda Marshall

Website: https://inahsi.com/ 

Company Name: Indulgence Spa

Contact Name: Stephanie Willoughby

Address: Baltimore, MD

Website: https://www.etsy.com/shop/IndulgenceSpa?ref=shop_sugg

Company Name: Innocent Hair Care

Contact Name: Leida Boto-Labarre

Address: London, UK

Website: https://innocenthaircare.com/ 

Company Name: Inside Outer Beauty

Contact Name: Dixie Lincoln-Nichols

Address: Manhattan, NY

Website: https://insideouterbeauty.com/ 

Company Name: INSPIRADO.CO

Contact Name: Alexis Miller

Website: https://inspirado.co/

Company Name: Inua Naturals

Contact Name: Abir Ibrahim

Address: Washington DC

Website: https://www.inuanaturals.com/ 

Company Name: Irie Essence

Contact Name: Jamiliah Robinson

Address: Atlanta, GA

Website: https://www.irie-essence.com/ 

Company Name: Isobel & Cleo

Contact Name: Charlotte Hess

Address: Aspen, Colorado

Website: https://isobelandcleo.com/ 

Company Name: Ivyees

Contact Name: Ivy Lawson

Address: Boston, MA

Website: https://www.ivyees.com/ 

Company Name: Iyoba

Contact Name: Efiya Asabi

Address: Oakland, CA

Website: https://www.iyoba.com/ 

Company Name: Jacq’s

Contact Name: Barbara Jacques

Address: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Website: https://www.shopjacqs.com/ 

Company Name: Jacque Mgido

Contact Name: Jacque Mgido

Address: California, USA

Website: https://jacquemgido.com/ 

Company Name: Jade & Fox Co.

Contact Name: Zahara Cunningham

Address: Atlanta, GA

Website: https://www.jadefox.co/ 

Company Name: Jakeala

Contact Name: Kay

Address: Hampton, VA

Website: https://jakeala.net/ 

Company Name: JAM + RICO

Contact Name: Lisette Scott

Website: https://www.jamandrico.com/ 

Company Name: Janet & Jo

Contact Name: Kendra Woolridge

Address: Washington, DC

Website: https://www.janetandjo.com/ 

Company Name: JD Glow Cosmetics

Contact Name: Jennifer Clifton

Address: Baton Rouge, LA

Website: https://www.jdglowcosmetics.com/ 

Company Name: Jentl

Contact Name: Kiana Baldon

Website: https://www.jentl.com/ 

Company Name: Johanna Howard Home

Contact Name: Johanna Howard

Website: https://www.johannahoward.com/pages/copy-of-our-story 

Company Name: Jones and Rose

Contact Name: Christie Jones Bird

Address: Jacksonville, FL

Website: https://www.jonesandrose.com/ 

Company Name: Jones Bar-B-Q

Contact Name: Deborah Jones

Website: https://www.jonesbbqkc.com/ 

Company Name: Josephine Cosmetics

Contact Name: Shoyalide Otugalu

Address: Brooklyn, NY

Website: https://josephinecosmetics.com/ 

Company Name: Joy Lorraine Cosmetics

Contact Name: Joy Lorraine

Address: Brooklyn, NY

Website: https://www.joylorrainecosmetics.com/ 

Company Name: Juvia’s Place

Contact Name: Chichi Eburu

Website: https://www.juviasplace.com/ 

Company Name: Kaike

Contact Name: Keli Smith

Address: Chicago, IL

Website: https://www.shopkaike.com/ 

Company Name: Kaleidoscope Hair Products

Contact Name: Jesseca Dupart

Address: New Orleans, LA

Website: https://iluvcolors.com/ 

Company Name: Kanti

Contact Name: Alisha Ricki/Keamone F.

Website: https://kanti.us/ 

Company Name: Karen’s Body Beautiful

Contact Name: Karen Tappin

Address: Brooklyn, NY

Website: https://www.karensbodybeautiful.com/ 

Company Name: Karité

Contact Name: Naana Boakye/Abena Slowe/Akua Okunseinde

Address: Ghana, West Africa

Website: https://www.mykarite.com/ 

Company Name: Kayaire CBD

Contact Name: Ebony Clay

Website: https://www.kayaire.com/ 

Company Name: KE General Store

Contact Name: Karyn Exilus

Address: New York, NY

Website: https://www.etsy.com/shop/KEgeneralStore 

Company Name: Kim Kimble

Contact Name: Kim Kimble

Address: Los Angeles, CA

Website: https://shopkimkimble.com/ 

Company Name: Kingdom Crown

 Website: https://kingdomcrownoil.com/

Company Name: Kinky Curly

Contact Name: Shelley Davis

Address: Beverly Hills, CA

Website: https://www.kinky-curly.com/ 

Company Name: Kintsugi Candle Co.

Contact Name: Allison Jones

Website: https://www.kintsugicandleco.com/about-us 

Company Name: Kittens & String Accessories

Contact Name: Nicole St. Louis

Address: Markham, Ontario

Website: http://www.necknots.com 

Company Name: Klarity Kosmetics

Contact Name: MarQuita Jones

Address: Groves, TX

Website: https://www.klaritykosmetics.com/ 

Company Name: Klur

Contact Name: Lesley Thornton

Address: Los Angeles, CA

Website: https://klur.co/ 

Company Name: Kmoni Cosmetics

Address: Charlotte, NC

Website: https://www.kmonicosmetics.com/ 

Company Name: KNC Beauty

Contact Name: Kristen Noel Crawley

Website: https://kncbeauty.com/

Company Name: Koils by Nature

Contact Name: Pamela J. Booker

Address: Lithonia, GA

Website: https://www.koilsbynature.com/ 

Company Name: Kreyol Essence

Contact Name: Stéphane Jean-Baptiste

Address: Miami, FL

Website: https://kreyolessence.com/ 

Company Name: Kuki Collection

Address: Canada

Website: https://kukicollection.com/ 

Company Name: KURROC

Contact Name: Shanice Rochelle

Address: London, UK

Website: https://kurroc.com 

Company Name: Kushae

Contact Name: Dr. Barbara McLaren/Kimba Williams

Website: https://www.kushae.com/ 

Company Name: Kutula by Africana

Contact Name: Nyambo Anuluoha

Website: https://shopkutula.com/ 

Company Name: Kyn Care

Contact Name: Kyndall and Tex Sands

Website: https://kyncare.com/ 

Amazing & Historic Black Entrepreneurship Stories

Black Wall Street, former byname of the Greenwood neighborhood in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where in the early 20th century African Americans had created a self-sufficient prosperous business district. The term Black Wall Street was used until the Tulsa race riot of 1921. The name has also been applied more generally to districts of African American high economic activity. Read More

Pioneer And Philanthropist In Early Colorado: Traditionally, women’s philanthropic activities were tied to their husband’s wealth, but some women did it all by themselves. A freed slave, Clara Brown established a successful laundry business during the Colorado Gold Rush. She was a black pioneer, the first African American woman in Denver, a community leader and philanthropist. Read More

James Forten offers a fine example of a free black entrepreneur who took advantage of the business opportunities that came his way, channeled them into a considerable fortune, and used his wealth to further the abolitionist cause. Read More

Viola Desmond was a cosmetics pioneer for black women in Atlantic Canada. Following in the footsteps of her father, a Halifax barber, Ms. Desmond started out in business at a time when few beauty schools would accept black students. After training in Montreal, Atlantic City, and New York, she founded her own institution, Halifax’s Desmond School of Beauty Culture, selling her own line of hair and skin products across Nova Scotia. But on one business trip on Nov. 8, 1946, when her car broke down in New Glasgow, Ms. Desmond would become famous for another reason. Read More