If there’s something here you decide you just Must Have, we’ve provided links to the product websites. If you click on the link and make a purchase, Beasley Media Group may earn a commission. Please note that items are in stock and prices are accurate at the time we published this list.
Do you like shopping small? We do too. When it comes to supporting small business owners, we know that not only are we helping a person grow their business, but we’re helping local families and members of our communities continue to do what they love doing.
As a part of the pre-Prime Day celebrations, Amazon is shining a spotlight on many of the black creators and sellers with a Support Small storefront.
As a bonus for all of you Prime Members, if you spend $10 on qualified products through Amazon Storefronts, like the Support Small store, between June 7 and 20th, 2021, they’ll give you a $10 credit to spend on Prime Day. And let’s be honest, we all love having an extra credit for something as big as Prime Day. Of course, this exclusive offer is only for Prime Members, and at the time of publication, all the items on this list were included in this offer, but that this subject to change. Please double-check with Amazon and take a peek at the restrictions and terms HERE.
And because we want to help you all support the local black creators and small businesses, we’ve put together our Must Haves from black-owned small businesses featured on Amazon.
If you’re looking for an awesome shea butter, look no further than Mother’s Shea! The mother-daughter duo of Mother’s Shea by Eu’Genia are dedicated to “support as many women as possible, as holistically as possible.” They also are dedicated to providing fair wages for their female workers in Ghana, donating 15% of their profits back to them in the form of an education fund.
These tins are made in small batches due to the “thick, rich nature” of the moisturizer. “Experience the clean moisturizing power of raw shea butter in a mini 2 oz tin, perfect for everyday home use.”
Shop Mother’s Shea here.
With over 2,100 reviews and a 4.7 out of 5 stars, this hot sauce is something to talk about. “From Washington DC, with love! Our sauce was crafted and created in a humble kitchen in the suburbs of Washington DC.” Perfect for wings, chicken, pork, beef, and seafood, you’ll have everyone licking their fingers at your next cookout.
Grab some of Capital City’s Sauce here.
Not only is this a dark roast coffee, but it has a unique combination of flavors featuring, “a tart citric acidity with smooth, sweet bell pepper notes to tie this heavy-bodied blend together.” The Blk & Bold company, which is headquartered in Des Moines, Iowa, donates 5% of their profits to support at-risk youth both locally and nationally!
Order from Blk & Bold here.
“Handcrafted in the old world tradition with saponified organic extra virgin olive oil, and or laurel berry oil, water, and nothing else,” this Turkish Hammam Spa Bath set from 16J Organics is sure to give you wonderfully soft clean skin. In addition to two soaps, the set comes with a body scrub mitt.
16J Organics is a New York-based company founded by first-generation American Lourdes Liz.
Grab this spa set here.
Everyone with curls knows you have to treat your hair with extra-care. This Ultimate Kinky & Curly Girl kit, from Uncle Funky’s Daughter, comes with a leave-in conditioner, a miracle moisturizer cream, a curl stimulator, and a leave-in curl revitalizer. These come in a TSA-approved size so you can take them on the go with you.
Uncle Funky’s Daughter was created with the mission to “satisfy every curl in the world,” “provide products that delight and inspire,” and “celebrate natural beauty.”
Buy the Ultimate Kinky & Curly Girl kit here.
Have little ones at home that would love this? From Brooklyn, New York, this super cute Darlying and Co. Alphabet shower curtain is a super fun find. The curtain is 180 x 180 cm and includes 12 clear hooks for your shower rod.
Grab the ABC Shower Curtain here.
Speaking of kids, we love this Future Scientist jigsaw puzzle. Founded by Detroit and Philadelphia natives, Matthew and Marnel Goins created Puzzle Huddle to create and design puzzles with more diversity. These puzzles not only showcase more diverse people but also diverse jobs, cultures, religions, and more.
This puzzle is only 100 pieces so it’s a great starting point for young kids who love to tinker around. They also have puzzles ranging from 15 to 200 pieces.
Check out this puzzle from Puzzle Huddle here.
If you love the smell of chocolate and want a great cream to help heal your cracked heels, this might be the one for you. Right out of Montgomery, Alabama, this foot cream from Footnanny is made with natural essential oils, soy, shea butter, cocoa butter, Vitamin C and E.
Not a fan of chocolate? Don’t worry they also have Peppermint and Pumpkin scents available too.
Buy Footnanny’s foot cream here.
Supporting the black creators, artists, innovators and sellers in our communities is very important to us. We hope this list helps you find some amazing products from black-owned small businesses that eventually become your die-hard Must Have items.