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: Obia Naturals

Contact Name: Obia Ewah

Address: Richardson, TX

Website: https://www.obianaturals.com/ 

Company Name: Octave Jewelry

Website: https://octavejewelry.com/ 

Company Name: Ode To Self

Contact Name: Kimberlee Alexandria

Website: https://ode-toself.com/ 

Company Name: Oh Yours Beauty

Website: https://ohyoursbeauty.com/ 

Company Name: Okoko Cosmetiques

Contact Name: Oyéta Kokoroko

Address: Vancouver, Canada

Website: https://okokocosmetiques.us/ 

Company Name: Olori Cosmetics

Contact Name: Toyin Odulate

Website: https://oloricosmetics.com/ 

Company Name: Oma The Label

Contact Name: Neumi Anekhe

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

Company Name: Omglo Cosmetics

Contact Name: Joelle Phillips

Website: https://omglocosmetics.com/ 

Company Name: Omiaje

Contact Name: Bree Eros

Address: San Diego, CA

Website: https://omiaje.com/ 

Company Name: One Little Parrot

Contact Name: DeQunda Smith

Website: https://www.onelittleparrot.com/ 

Company Name: Ooli Beauty

Contact Name: Jessica Pritchett

Website: https://oolibeauty.com/ 

Company Name: Organic Bath Co

Contact Name: Gianne Doherty

Address: Charlestown, MA

Website: https://www.organicbath.co/ 

Company Name: OrganiGrowHairCo.

Contact Name: Kay Cola/Kristin Smith

Address: Los Angeles, CA

Website: https://organigrowhairco.com/ 

Company Name: Oui The People

Contact Name: Karen Young

Website: https://www.ouithepeople.com/ 

Company Name: Oye Green

Contact Name: Tolu Cecilia Oye

Address: Columbus, Ohio

Website: http://www.oyegreen.com/ 

Company Name: Oyin Handmade

Contact Name: Jamyla Bennu

Address: Baltimore, MD

Website: https://oyinhandmade.com/ 

Company Name: Papa Rozier Farms

Contact Name: Rubens Amedee

Address: Brooklyn, NY

Website: https://paparozierfarms.com/ 

Company Name: Paper Arboretum

Contact Name: Jerolyn Crute Sackman

Address: Los Angeles, CA

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

Company Name: Pareure, LLC

Contact Name: Tonya Powell

Website: https://pareure.com/ 

Company Name: Partake Foods

Contact Name: Denise

Website: https://partakefoods.com/ 

Company Name: Pat McGrath Labs

Contact Name: Pat McGrath

Address: New York, NY

Website: https://www.patmcgrath.com/ 

Company Name: Pattern Beauty

Contact Name: Tracee Ellis Ross

Address: El Segundo, CA

Website: https://patternbeauty.com/ 

Company Name: Peak and Valley

Contact Name: Nadine Joseph

Address: Seattle, WA

Website: https://peakandvalley.co/ 

Company Name: Pear nova

Contact Name: Rachel James

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

Company Name: People of Color Beauty

Contact Name: Jacqueline Carrington

Website: https://www.peopleofcolorbeauty.com/ 

Company Name: Pholk

Contact Name: Niambi Cacchioli

Address: Jersey City, NJ

Website: https://pholkbeauty.com/ 

Company Name: Pink Mahogany

Contact Name: Chavalia Le Parfumeur

Address: Longview, TX

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

Company Name: PiperWai

Contact Name: Sarah Ribner/Jess Edelstein

Address: Brooklyn, NY

Website: https://www.piperwai.com/ 

Company Name: Plain Jane Beauty

Contact Name: Lake Louise

Address: Atlanta, GA

Website: https://plainjanebeauty.net/ 

Company Name: Plant Based Mary Jane

Contact Name: Tracy Wright

Address: Newburgh,NY

Website: https://plantbasedmaryjane.com/ 

Company Name: Play Pits

Contact Name: Chantell Powell

Website: https://playpits.com/ 

Company Name: Pooka Pure & Simple

Contact Name: Dawn Fitch

Address: Kearny, NJ

Website: https://pookapureandsimple.com/ 

Company Name: Predominantly Black

Address: Los Angeles, CA

Website: https://www.predominantlyblack.com/ 

Company Name: Premier Naturals By K2

Contact Name: Dee Johnson

Address: Alabama, USA

Website: https://premiernaturalsbyk2.com/ 

Company Name: Pretty Baby Beauty

Website: https://prettybabybeauty.com/ 

Company Name: Pretty Honest

Contact Name: Andrea Richter

Website: https://www.prettyhonestshop.com/ 

Company Name: Pretty Well Beauty

Contact Name: Jazmin Alvarez

Address: Brooklyn, NY

Website: https://prettywellbeauty.com/ 

Company Name: Prime Beauty

Contact Name: Shemika Harmitt

Website: https://primebeautycosmetics.com/ 

Company Name: Propa Beauty

Contact Name: Victoria Fazio

Address: Pheonix, AZ

Website: https://www.propabeauty.com/ 

Company Name: Purpl + Prosper

Contact Name: Taiann Eiland

Address: Los Angeles, CA

Website: https://purplandprosper.com/ 

Company Name: Qhuemet Biologics

Contact Name: Felis Butler

Website: https://www.qhemetbiologics.com/ 

Company Name: Queen Love Locs

Contact Name: Karen Glaves

Address: Atlanta, GA

Website: https://www.queenoflocs.com/ 

Company Name: Queenfidence Cosmetics

Contact Name: Francine Bahati

Address: Winnipeg, Canada

Website: https://www.queenfidencecosmetics.com/ 

Company Name: R&R Luxury

Contact Name: Valerie Obaze

Address: Ghana, West Africa

Website: https://r-r-luxury.myshopify.com/ 

Company Name: Radiant Majesty Body Care

Contact Name: Valerie King

Address: Houston, TX

Website: https://radiantmajestybodycare.com/

Company Name: RadSwan

Contact Name: Freddie Harrel

Website: https://radswan.com/

Company Name: Range Beauty

Contact Name: Alicia Scott

Website: https://www.rangebeauty.com/ 

Company Name: Rawkyn

Website: https://www.rawkyn.com/ 

Company Name: Re.Vityl

Contact Name: Rashia Bell/Iva Bravic Millereau

Address: Philadelphia, PA

Website: https://re-vityl.com/ 

Company Name: Rebel Designs

Contact Name: Gina Riley

Address: Brooklyn, NY

Website: https://rebeldesignsonline.com/ 

Company Name: Red Bay Coffee

Contact Name: Keba Konte

Website: https://www.redbaycoffee.com/ 

Company Name: Redoux

Contact Name: Asia Grant

Address: New York, NY

Website: https://redoux.nyc/ 

Company Name: Reina Skincare

Address: Brandon, FL

Website: https://reinaskincare.co/ 

Company Name: Reisfields NYC

Contact Name: Tareese Chester

Address: Brooklyn, NY

Website: https://www.reisfieldsnyc.com/ 

Company Name: Relaunch Nail Polish

Contact Name: Kimberly Holmes

Address: Dallas, TX

Website: https://www.relaunchincolor.com/relaunchnailpolish 

Company Name: Reparations Club

Contact Name: Jazzi McGilbert

Website: https://rep.club/ 

Company Name: Rich Mess

Contact Name: Ryan Richmond

Address: New York, NY

Website: https://richmess.com/ 

Company Name: Rochelle Porter

Contact Name: Rochelle Porter

Website: http://www.rochelleporter.com/masks-new 

Company Name: Rooted Woman

Contact Name: India D. WIlliams

Website: https://www.rootedwoman.com/ 

Company Name: Rosen Skincare

Contact Name: Jamika Martin

Address: Paso Robles, CA

Website: https://www.rosenskincare.com/ 

Company Name: Rosewood Cosmetics

Contact Name: Faith Butler

Address: Detroit, MI

Website: https://www.rosewoodcos.com/ 

Company Name: Roshun Beauty

Contact Name: Asha Gibbs

Address: Ontario, Canada

Website: http://www.roshunbeauty.com/

Company Name: Rucker Roots

Contact Name: Ellen Rucker Sellers/Ione Rucker Jamison

Website: https://ruckerroots.com/ 

Company Name: Rufescent

Contact Name: Kristin McIntyre

Address: Forney, TX

Website: https://www.rufescentlips.com/

Company Name: Sabreen Cosmetics

Contact Name: Saliah, Najiyyah, and Kareemah Mustafa

Website: https://sabreencosmetics.com/ 

Company Name: Sacha Cosmetics

Contact Name: Kama Maharaj

Address: Coral Springs, FL

Website: https://www.sachacosmetics.com/en/ 

Company Name: Sacred Herbal Apothecary

Contact Name: Karen M. Rose

Address: Brooklyn, NY

Website: https://www.sacredbotanicanyc.com/ 

Company Name: Sade Baron

Contact Name: Rachel and Sade Baron

Website: https://www.sadebaron.com/ 

Company Name: Sage & Thistle Handmade Goods

Contact Name: Mikael Walter-Campbell

Company Name: Saige + Ivy

Contact Name: Brittney Andrea Oliver

Address: Leland, NC

Website: https://mysaigeandivy.com/ 

Company Name: Saine Cosmetics

Contact Name: Amie Saine

Address: Africa

Website: http://sainecosmetics.com/?v=0309a6c666a7 

Company Name: Sanaia Applesauce

Contact Name: Keisha Smith-Jeremie

Website: https://tastesanaia.com/ 

Company Name: Satya + Sage

Contact Name: Sonja Haile

Address: New Orleans, LA

Website: https://satyasage.com/ 

Company Name: Scotch Porter

Contact Name: Calvin Quallis

Website: https://www.scotchporter.com/ 

Company Name: SDOT Beauty

Contact Name: Stephanie Coker

Address: Manhattan, NY

Website: https://sdotbeauty.com/ 

Company Name: Sensual Candle Co.

Contact Name: Sentrell

Address: Miami, FL

Website: https://www.sensualcandle.co/ 

Company Name: September Rose Cosmetics

Contact Name: Michelle Michael

Address: United Kingdom

Website: https://www.shopseptemberrose.com/ 

Company Name: Shani Darden

Contact Name: Shani Darden

Address: Beverly Hills, CA

Website: https://www.shanidarden.com/ 

Company Name: Shea Radiance

Contact Name: Funlayo and Shola Alabi

Address: Elkridge, MD

Website: https://shearadiance.com/ 

Company Name: Shea Yeleen

Contact Name: Rahama Wright

Website: https://sheayeleen.com/ 

Company Name: SheaMoisture

Contact Name: Richelieu Dennis

Address: Amityville, NY

Website: https://www.sheamoisture.com/ 

Company Name: Shedavi

Contact Name: Elizabeth Davis

Address: Atlanta, GA

Website: https://www.shedavi.com/ 

Company Name: Sheila Bridges Design

Contact Name: Sheila Bridges

Website: https://www.sheilabridges.com/about/ 

Company Name: ShineBySD Cosmetics

Address: Nova Scotia, Canada

Website: https://shinebysdcosmetics.com/ 

Company Name: Sienna Naturals

Contact Name: Hannah Diop

Website: https://www.siennanaturals.com/ 

Company Name: Silked

Contact Name: Pheonix Gonzales/Sandra McCurdy

Address: Los Angeles, CA

Website: https://silked.co/ 

Company Name: Simply Kae Inc.

Address: Miami, FL

Website: https://simplykaeinc.com/ 

Company Name: Skimdo

Contact Name: Kim Cowans

Address: London, UK

Website: https://www.skimdo.com/ 

Company Name: Skin Buttr

Contact Name: Tatiana Elizabeth Price

Address: Los Angeles, CA

Website: https://skinbuttr.com/

Company Name: Skin Cabinet

Contact Name: Bianca Townsend

Website: https://skincabinet.com/ 

Company Name: Skin Deep

Contact Name: Dominique Boseman

Address: Atlanta, GA

Website: https://skindeepbodycare.com/ 

Company Name: Skin Tonic Studio

Contact Name: Charmika Hall

Address: Laurel, MD

Website: https://www.skin-tonic.com/ 

Company Name: Skintanics

Contact Name: Angel Brown

Address: Philadelphia, PA

Website: https://skintanics.com/ 

Company Name: Skot Beaute

Contact Name: Toks Fahm Ajayi

Address: Richmond, VA

Website: http://www.skotbeaute.com/ 

Company Name: Soapsmith London

Contact Name: Sam Jameson

Address: London, UK

Website: https://soapsmith.com/ 

Company Name: Sol Cacao

Contact Name: Dominic, Nicholas, and Daniel

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

Company Name: Solo Noir

Contact Name: Andrea Polk

Website: https://solonoirformen.com/ 

Company Name: Sonshine Bath

Contact Name: Tuanieha Twanna

Address: Atlanta, GA

Website: https://sonshinebath.com/ 

Company Name: Soul Bloom Bath & Body

Contact Name: Yasmine Gray

Website: https://soulbloombathnbody.com/ 

Company Name: Soultanicals

Contact Name: Ayo Ogun

Website: https://soultanicals.com/ 

Company Name: Stay Golden Cosmetics

Contact Name: Danielle Edmond

Address: New York, NY

Website: https://staygoldencosmetics.com/ 

Company Name: Suite Eleven

Contact Name: Arieal “Ari” Smith-Liburd

Address: New York, NY

Website: https://www.suiteleven.com/ 

Company Name: Sunday II Sunday

Contact Name: Keenan Beesley

Address: Plainfield, IN

Website: https://mysunday2sunday.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