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: La Botica

Contact Name: Dawn Marie West

Location: New York, NY

Website: https://www.laboticanyc.com/ 

Company Name: Lalin et La Sirèn

Address: New York, USA

Website: https://lalinetlasiren.com/ 

Company Name: Lalita

Contact Name: Rena Andrews

Website: www.lalita.com 

Company Name: Lamik Beauty

Contact Name: Kim Roxie

Address: Houston, TX

Website: https://lamikbeauty.com/ 

Company Name: LaPierre Cosmetics

Contact Name: Brandi Blocker

Address: New Orleans, LA

Website: https://lapierrecosmetics.com/ 

Company Name: Laura Hodges Studio

Contact Name: Laura Hodges

Website: https://www.domainbylaurahodgesstudio.com/shop/Home-Decor/16 

Company Name: Lauren Napier Beauty

Contact Name: Lauren Napier

Address: New York, NY

Website: https://www.laurennapier.com/ 

Company Name: Lavy

Contact Name: Flaviana Matata

Website: https://www.lavyproducts.com/ 

Company Name: Laws of Nature Cosmetics

Contact Name: Jasmine Rose

Website: https://lawsofnaturecosmetics.com/ 

Company Name: LBB

Contact Name: Nnenna Onuba

Website: https://www.lbbskin.com/#carousel-cell3 

Company Name: Leafletta & Co

Contact Name: Fatima Mohamed Diriye

Address: British Columbia, Canada

Website: https://leafletta.com/ 

Company Name: Lewis Derogene

Website: https://www.phenomenalewis.com/ 

Company Name: Liberate Botanica

Contact Name: Naté Jones

Address: Los Angeles, CA

Website: https://liberatebotanica.com/ 

Company Name: Liha Beauty

Contact Name: Liha Okunniwa/Abi Oyepitan

Address: Gloucester, UK

Website: https://lihabeauty.com/ 

Company Name: LIT BROOKLYN

Contact Name: DENEQUA WILLIAMS-CLARKE

Website: https://www.litbklyn.co/ 

Company Name: LLULO

Contact Name: Michelle Olomojobi

Website: https://www.llulo.com/ 

Company Name: Lomar Farms

Website: https://www.lomarfarms.com/ 

Company Name: London Ivy

Contact Name: Monique London

Address: Toronto, Canada

Website: https://londonivyproducts.com/ 

Company Name: Love Notes

Contact Name: Nya Kam

Address: Brooklyn, NY

Website: https://lovenotesfragrances.com/ 

Company Name: Love Well Shop

Address: San Francisco, CA

Website: https://www.lovewellmin.com/online-store 

Company Name: Lovinah Skincare 

Contact Name: Joy Ekhator

Website: https://lovinah.com/ 

Company Name: Loving Culture

Contact Name: Mary-Andrée Ardouin-Guerrier

Address: New York, NY

Website: https://lovingculture.com/ 

Company Name: Loza Tam

Contact Name: Tomara Watkins

Address: Ghana, Africa

Website: https://lozatam.com/

Company Name: Luna Magic

Contact Name: Mabel and Shaira Frías

Address: Los Angeles, CA

Website: https://lunamagic.com/ 

Company Name: Luv + Co.

Contact Name: Dr. Melodie Davis-Bundrage

Address: Atlanta, GA

Website: https://www.luvandcompany.com/ 

Company Name: Luv Scrub

Contact Name: Caroline Owusu-Ansah

Address: Brooklyn, NY

Website: https://www.theluvscrub.com/ 

Company Name: Luvi Beauty

Contact Name: Leslie McIntosh

Address: St. George, Utah

Website: https://luvibeauty.com/ 

Company Name: Luxju

Contact Name: Veronica J.

Address: Palm Beach, FL

Website: https://www.luxjunaturalhairproducts.com/ 

Company Name: Makeup Addiction

Contact Name: Djimbi Djevdet

Website: https://www.makeupaddictioncosmetics.com/ 

Company Name: Makeup by Sparkle

Contact Name: Sparkle Chanel

Website: https://www.makeupbysparkle.com/ 

Company Name: Makeup For Melanin Girls

Contact Name: Tomi Gbeleyi

Website: https://makeupformelaningirls.com/ 

Company Name: Malene Barnett Inc

Contact Name: Malene Barnett

Website: https://malenebarnett.com/ 

Company Name: Mane Krush

Contact Name: Candace

Address: Marrero, LA

Website: https://www.manekrush.org/ 

Company Name: Many Ethnicities

Contact Name: Dr. Ena Hennegan

Address: Cary, IL

Website: https://www.manyethnicities.com/ 

Company Name: Maréna Beauté

Contact Name: Diarry Maréna

Address: Stockhom, Sweden

Website: https://marenabeaute.com/ 

Company Name: Marie Burgos Collection

Contact Name: Marie Burgos

Website: https://www.marieburgosdesignthestore.com/ 

Company Name: Marie Hunter Beauty

Contact Name: KéNisha Ruff

Address: Madison, WI

Website: https://www.mariehunterbeauty.com/ 

Company Name: Marjani Beauty

Contact Name: Kimberly Smith

Address: Washington, DC

Website: https://www.marjanibeauty.com/ 

Company Name: Marla Rene Skincare

Contact Name: Marla Rene

Website: https://marlarene.com/ 

Company Name: Marsh + Mane

Contact Name: Jenea Robinson

Address: Philadelphia, PA

Website: https://marshandmane.com/ 

Company Name: Mary Louise Cosmetics

Contact Name: Akilah Mary-Louise Releford

Address: Los Angeles, CA

Website: https://www.mymarylouise.com/ 

Company Name: Matrescence Skin

Contact Name: Raquel Roxanne Nowak

Address: Brooklyn, NY

Website: https://www.matrescenceskin.com/ 

Company Name: Maya Njie Perfumes

Contact Name: Maya Njie

Address: London, UK

Website: http://www.mayanjie.com/ 

Company Name: Mayvenn

Contact Name: Diishan Imira

Address: Emeryville, CA

Website: https://shop.mayvenn.com/ 

Company Name: MDMflow

Contact Name: Florence Adepoju

Website: https://mdmflow.com/ 

Company Name: Melanin Essentials

Contact Name: Saba Williams/Olayinka Credle

Address: Lancaster, PA

Website: https://melaninessentials.com/ 

Company Name: Melanin Haircare

Contact Name: Whitney and Taffeta White

Website: https://melaninhaircare.com/ 

Company Name: Mented Cosmetics

Contact Name: KJ Miller/Amanda E. Johnson

Website: https://www.mentedcosmetics.com/ 

Company Name: Meraki Organics

Contact Name: Amber Makupson

Address: Atlanta, GA

Website: https://shopmerakiorganics.com/pages/why-meraki 

Company Name: Midas Cosmetics

Contact Name: Rocio Nunez

Website: https://midascosmetics.com/ 

Company Name: Mielle Organics

Contact Name: Monique Rodriguez

Address: Merrilville, IN

Website: https://mielleorganics.com/ 

Company Name: Mila Christina Cashmere for Babies & Kids

Contact Name: Ollia Njibaloh

Website: https://www.milachristina.com/ 

Company Name: Minimo Skin Essentials

Contact Name: Mary Ware

Address: Houston, TX

Website: https://myminimo.com/ 

Company Name: Mira’s Hand

Contact Name: Jamila El Maroudi

Address: VIC, Australia

Website: https://mirashand.com.au/ 

Company Name: Mischo Beauty

Contact Name: Kitiya Mischo King

Address: Washington, DC

Website: https://www.mischobeauty.com/ 

Company Name: Mishal

Contact Name: Michelle Harris

Address: Philadelphia, PA

Website: https://www.shopmishal.com/ 

Company Name: Miss Jessie’s

Contact Name: Miko and Titi Branch

Address: Fort Lauderdale, FL

Website: https://missjessies.com/ 

Company Name: Mixed Chicks

Contact Name: Wendi Levy/Kim Etheredge

Address: Canoga Park, CA

Website: https://mixedchicks.net/ 

Company Name: Mocha Whip

Contact Name: Melissa Troupe

Address: West Palm Beach, FL

Website: https://mochawhip.com/ 

Company Name: Moisture Love

Contact Name: Jeannell Darden

Address: Atlanta, GA

Website: https://moisturelove.com/ 

Company Name: Moonbeam Body Therapy

Contact Name: Mariel Thomas

Address: Houston, TX

Website: https://www.moonbeambody.com/ 

Company Name: MoonX Cosmetics

Contact Name: Mariee Revere

Address: Atlanta, GA

Website: https://shopmoonxcosmetics.com/ 

Company Name: Movita Organics

Contact Name: Tonya Lewis Lee

Website: https://www.movitaorganics.com/ 

Company Name: My Shade & Texture

Contact Name: Pam

Address: Tampa, FL

Website: https://www.myshadeandtexture.com/ 

Company Name: N8 Beauty

Contact Name: Nikkia Jackson

Address: Brooklyn, NY

Website: https://www.n8beauty.com/ 

Company Name: Nagi Cosmetics

Contact Name: Gina Delisme

Address: Montreal, Canada

Website: https://nagicosmetics.com/ 

Company Name: Nakeah Cosmetics

Contact Name: Nakeah Fuller

Address: Dallas, TX

Website: https://www.nakeahcosmetics.com/ 

Company Name: Naked Bar Soap Co.

Contact Name: Natasha Byrd-Gaylon

Address: Orlando, FL

Website: https://www.nakedbarsoapco.com/ 

Company Name: Nandi Naya

Contact Name: Hleziphansi Zita

Website: http://www.nandinayanyc.com/

Company Name: Nash & Pino

Contact Name: Alicia and Marques WIlliams

Address: Florida, USA

Website: https://nashandpino.com/ 

Company Name: Natty Garden

Contact Name: Joel Mahfood

Website: https://www.nattygarden.com/ 

Company Name: Natural Annie Essentials

Contact Name: Annya White-Brown

Address: Bridgeport, CT

Website: https://www.naturalannieessentials.com/ 

Company Name: Natural Ash Body

Contact Name: Ashley Cummings

Address: Harlem, NY

Website: https://www.naturalashbody.com/ 

Company Name: Natural Rock’n Hair & Body Beauty Co.

Contact Name: C. Ivy

Address: Atlanta, GA

Website: https://naturalrockn.com/ 

Company Name: Naturalicious

Contact Name: Gwen Jimmere

Website: https://naturalicious.net/ 

Company Name: NaturAll Club

Contact Name: Muhga Eltigani

Address: Philadelphia, PA

Website: https://naturallclub.com/ 

Company Name: Naturally London

Contact Name: Chris Cabrera

Address: Maryland

Website: https://naturallylondon.com/ 

Company Name: Naturally Tribal Skincare

Contact Name: Shalom Lloyd

Address: Milton Keynes, MK

Website: https://naturallytribalgroup.com/ 

Company Name: Nectrous

Contact Name: Alexanda Hulley

Address: Vancouver, Canada

Website: https://nectrous.com/ 

Company Name: Next of Kim

Contact Name: Kim Hill

Address: Brooklyn, NY

Website: https://nextofkimbeauty.com/ 

Company Name: NHCO Botanical Bodycare

Contact Name: Nicole Hawthorne

Address: Addison, TX

Website: https://nhcobotanical.com/ 

Company Name: Ni’Kita Wilson Beauty

Contact Name: Ni’Kita Wilson

Address: New Jersey, USA

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

Company Name: Nikki Giovanni

Contact Name: Nikki Giovanni

Website: https://nikki-giovanni.com/ 

Company Name: NOIREBUD

Contact Name: Carolyn Gray

Website: https://www.noirebud.com/pages/the-story 

Company Name: Nolaskinsentials

Contact Name: Jane Orman

Address: Conyers, GA

Website: https://www.nolaskinsentials.com/ 

Company Name: Noodle & Co Apothecary

Address: Dallas, TX

Website: https://www.noodleandcoapothecary.com/ 

Company Name: Novel Beauty

Contact Name: Nneka Fleming

Address: United Kingdom

Website: https://www.novelskincare.co.uk/ 

Company Name: NRODA

Contact Name: Samantha Smikle

Website: https://nroda.com/

Company Name: Nu Wave Era

Contact Name: Shamon A. Clay

Address: New York, NY

Website: https://www.nuwaveera.com/ 

Company Name: Nubian Heritage

Contact Name: Richelieu Dennis/Nyema Tubman/Mary Dennis

Address: Harlem, NY

Website: https://www.nubianheritage.com/ 

Company Name: Nuekie

Contact Name: Eunice Cofie

Address: Hampton, VA

Website: https://www.nuekie.com/

Company Name: Nuele Hair

Contact Name: Christine Martey-Ochola

Address: Coatesville, PA

Website: https://www.nuelehair.com/ 

Company Name: Nuni Products

Contact Name: De’Jah and JuLonnah

Address: Tulsa, OK

Website: https://nuniproducts.com/ 

Company Name: Nyakio

Contact Name: Nyakio Kamoche Grieco

Website: https://www.nyakio.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