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10 Christmas gifts to buy from Black-owned businesses this year


By Erin Lindsay
24th Nov 2020
10 Christmas gifts to buy from Black-owned businesses this year

Shop local this year and get a gift that is truly unique


While we’re all trying to shop local and Irish this year, a great way to support communities and Black people and people of colour this season is to buy from Black-owned businesses. There are countless designers, creatives and entrepreneurs around Ireland to support right now, and with there being more of a spotlight placed on Black-owned businesses than ever before, there’s no excuse not to expand your shopping horizons and buy local.

From cosmetics to fashion to homewares to food, here are just 10 great gifts that you can add to your Black Friday shopping list.

Mango vanilla nourishing body butter (120ml), 10 from Bees of Honey

 

Third Eye satin scarf, €20 from Turbante-Se

 

Special Skincare Christmas Pack (includes 2 handmade soaps, 1 rose-infused face oil, 1 body butter and 1 bag of Epsom salts), €20 from Golden Rootz

 

Embrace full pyjama set with matching bonnet, 45.99 from M.I.O Prints

Original Lemon, Coconut oil and Coca Butter body butter, 35 for 350ml from Whipped 

 

‘Black Girl Magic II’ print by Grace Enemaku, €60 for A2 print, available from Hen’s Teeth

 

Scrub & Rub Box Set (includes shea body butter and organic mandarin & mango sugar body scrub), €21.99 from Dunamis

 

Osu Wide Reversible Infinity Scarf, €49 from Emerald and Wax Designs

 

Kinzley African print Skater Dress, 30 from Kunbi Kouture

 

Black Cycling Shorts & Crop Top Set, €27 from H-Appeal

Nigerian food available to order across Ireland and Northern Ireland from Surulere.ie, order by phone at 0873878760


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