Empowering Excellence: 10 Top Black-Owned Businesses to Celebrate This Black History Month

Empowering Excellence: 10 Top Black-Owned Businesses to Celebrate This Black History Month

Although February is often known as the month of love, we want to show some love for something equally as special: Black History Month! In honoring the remarkable contributions of the black community, we are spotlighting a curated selection of dynamic black-owned businesses making an impact. From all-natural haircare to unique puffer bags and workout headbands, these enterprises showcase both cutting edge innovation, style, and a commitment to a greater mission. Join us in celebrating these special ventures that we adore! Plus, don't miss the chance to engage with these businesses in our special limited-time Black Businesses giveaway, open from February 12th to 17th. 



Created by actress and entrepreneur Nicole Ari Parker, GymWrap headbands were designed to address a prevalent hurdle preventing women from engaging in workouts: their hair! This innovative fitness headband incorporates state-of-the-art EvapoTECH, a patented revolutionary process that ensures optimal sweat absorption that allows heat to dissipate and more cool air to circulate. The GymWrap is the perfect workout addition for both men and women to create a hassle-free & active lifestyle. 

 Link: GymWrap Burnt Sienna  

Follow @gymwrap on Instagram 

Vibrant Health

For over 30 years Vibrant Health has been a leading premium greens and supplement company on a mission to promote health & vitality that begins within. Begun by entrepreneurs Paige & Ted Parker, Vibrant Health has everything from top tier probiotics to support gut health to quality greens powders with no fillers. No matter where you are at there is something for wherever you are on your health journey. Vibrant Health products can be purchased via their website and select major retailers such as Vitamin Shoppe and Whole Foods.  

Link: Vibrant Health's Green Vibrance 

Follow @vibranthealth on Instagram  


Thirteen Lune

Thirteen Lune is a premiere e-commerce destination specially designed to promote the discovery of black founders in the beauty and wellness industry. This special brand was co-founded by Los-Angeles based entrepreneur, Nyakio Grieco and Patrick Herning, the CEO of a cutting edge plus-sized fashion brand 11 Honore. Within the Thirteen Lune platform 90% of the brands on the platform featured are BIPOC founded while the last 10% represent brands committed to allyship. You can find everything from makeup, haircare, and skincare with something for all of your beauty and wellness needs.   

Link: Thirteen Lune Skincare Set  

Follow @thirteenlune on Instagram

Oui the People

Karen Young has created an ultra-successful beauty brand that has been working to shift the beauty conversation through inclusivity. Oui the People was born from the idea that women deserve a better shaving experience and their debut product the Single Razor was designed for the most luxurious shaving experience. Since then, Oui the People has expanded into luxurious body care, serums, and bath soaks with many of these products selling out immediately and a long waitlist to follow. You can find Oui the People’s products on their website as well as Sephora.  

Link: Oui the People Body Gloss  

Follow @ouithepeople on Instagram 

Alodia Haircare

Carefully created with natural ingredients and scientifically proven products, Alodia Haircare is a one stop shop for all of the unique needs of your hair and scalp. This all-natural haircare line was birthed from Dr. Isfahan Chambers-Harris’ experience with toxic haircare products and the damage they caused her. Through careful research and testing, Chambers-Harris created this soothing line of shampoos, conditioners, and oils to nourish healthy hair from the inside out.  Alodia Haircare can be found on their website as well as at Ulta Beauty and other select retailers.  

Link: Alodia Haircare Set 

Follow @alodiahaircare on Instagram 

The Lip Bar

Self-made CEO Melissa Butler, kickstarted the Lip Bar brand in hopes of creating a more inclusive makeup brand that caters to women of all skin tones. With traditional beauty brands often excluding a wider range of skin colors, Melissa saw an opportunity to bridge the gap. While she initially faced rejection from investors on the hit show “Shark Tank”, Butler persevered in building her brand and went on to receive nationwide attention as the brand has grown. The Lip Bar brand began with natural vegan lipsticks and has since extended to include foundations, eyeshadows, and more. The Lip Bar can be found in major retailers such as Target and CVS as well as on their website.  

Link: Lip Bar Lip Set 

Follow @thelipbar on Instagram 


Actively Black

Actively Black is a black-owned clothing business started by former pro-basketball player, Lanny Smith. Smith’s important mission centers around uplifting and reinvesting back into the black community through improved mental health, and physical fitness for all. Their sleek products range from aesthetic loungewear, color-block athleisure, luxury bags, and colorful swimwear that can be found on their website.  

Link: Actively Black Collection  

Follow @activelyblack on Instagram 


This colorful and cutting-edge fashion brand was brought to life by self-taught black designer Telfar Clemmens in 2005. From the start, the stylish collections of bags, accessories, and apparel have been genderless and unisex, appealing to a wider audience. Widely known for its iconic Telfar Puffer Bag, this statement “it” bag often donned by celebrities and everyday people alike is one to remember.  It is very common for Telfar to release exclusive drops of the line to sell-out within minutes. You can shop Telfar bags and product on their website.  

Link: Telfar Upcoming Bag Drop 

Follow @telfarglobal on Instagram 



Renowned for his transition from rapper to reality star, Ray J has established a brand that specializes in cutting-edge wireless earbuds and audio products tailored for everyday technology needs. Experiencing a surge in popularity, these wireless earbuds showcase not only a stylish design but also offer convenience and affordability. Crafted to seamlessly integrate into an active lifestyle, Raycon products stand out as noteworthy additions to the tech landscape and could be your next tech purchase. You can find Raycon products on their website as well as Best Buy. 

Link: Raycon Over Ear Headphones 

Follow @rayconglobal on Instagram 


Black Girls Breathing

Black Girls Breathing was created by speaker & entrepreneur Jasmine Marie with a mission to help Black women heal their generational, societal, and individual trauma through the power of breathwork. Some of their products include their all-natural soy-based Sunday Balm Candle and stylish “Deep Breaths” tote. As a bonus, all the proceeds from each candle goes towards their mission of equipping 1 million Black women with tools to support their mental health and provide them free and accessible mental health care.  

Link:  Black Girls Breathing Sunday Balm Candle 

Follow @blackgirlsbreathing on Instagram 

Supporting black-owned businesses extends beyond mere transactions, and this Black History Month, we urge you to engage further. Whether through active promotion, encouraging others to do the same, sharing social media content, or advocating for ongoing inclusivity, there's ample opportunity for collective growth. Vibrant Health stands proudly alongside these black-owned enterprises, recognizing and celebrating their important contributions as we strive for progress in business and entrepreneurship worldwide!