The approach of the holiday season means that it's time to start buying gifts — so put those dollars back into the black community! Here are some black-owned businesses to support durign your holiday shopping:
Makeup/Skincare: Brand: Black Opal
Founders: Carol Mouyiaris and Dr. Cheryl Burgess
Products: Skincare, makeup, Hair care, and anti-razor bump treatments
Black Opal
Photo: enivebeauty.com
  Brand: Fashion Fair
Founder: Eunice Johnson
Products: Makeup and skincare
Photo: fashionfair.com
  Art
Brand: Dorcas Creates  Founder: Dorcas Magbadelo
Products: Christmas card and prints
Photo: etsystatic.com
  Brand: Designs by Bolaji
Founder: Bolaji Ogunsola
Products: Tables, canvas and jewelry
Photo: snappage.com
  Brand: Kashmir VIII
Products: Prints, original art, shirts, posters, home decor, bags, and stationary
Photo: bigcartel.com
  Hair/Body/Nails:
Brand: Mielle Organics Founder:
Monique Rodriguez Products: Shampoo and conditoner, moisturizers, vitamins, oils and clothing
Photo: shopify.com
 
Brand: Nubian Heritage Founders:
Richelieu Dennis, Nyema Tubman and Mary Dennis Products: Shampoo, conditioner, lotion, body wash, deodorants, oils, and soap
Photo: nubianheritage.com
Brand: Kyra's Shea Medleys Founder: Kyra Nicole
Products: Butters, creams and posters
Photo: bigcartel.com
  Brand: Bevel
Founder: Tristan Walker
Products: Razors, priming oil, brushes, shaving cream, and restoring balm
Photo: bevel.com
  Brand: Curl Junkie
Founder: Marsha Coulton Products: Cleansers, conditioners, hair treatment, and styling products
Photo: curljunkie.com
 
Brand: Blaine Lorenn Founders:
Ashley Blaine Featherson and Christina Elmore Products: Hair and body, bath, and face
Photo: squarespace.com
 
Brand: Blk Proverbs Founder: Dianna Harris Products: Shirts, sweatshirts and decor
Photo: shopify.com
 
Brand: Tees in the Trap Founder: 
Arsha Jones Products: Tanks, shirts, tote bags, and coffee mugs
Photo: shopify.com
 
Brand: Nubian Skin Founder:
Ade Hassan Products: Lingerie and hoisery
Photo: nubianskin.com
 
Brand: TonyWuu Collection Founder:
Anthony Owusu Products: Ties, lapel pins, pocket squares, and bracelets
Photo: squarespace.com
 
Brand: Sparrow Apparel Founder: Lesley Martinez Etherly Products: Shirts
Photo: etsystatic.com
  Brand: Because of Them We Can Founder: Eunique Jones Gibson Products: Shirts, backpacks, calendars and posters
Photo: shopify.com
  Brand:
Glossrags Founder: Randi Gloss Products: Shirts and jackets
Photo: squarespace.com
  Brand: HBCU Grad, Urban Argyle
Founder: Assad Thorne Products: Sweatshirts, shirts and hats
Photo: Shopify.com
 
Brand: PeaceImages Jewelry Founder:
Camille Peace Products: Jewelry
Photo: bigcartel.com
 
Brand: Lost Queens Founder: Eboni Merriman Products: Necklaces, septum clips, bracelets, and body jewelry
Photo: shopify.com
  Entertainment
Brand: Black and Sexy TV Founders:
Numa Perrier and Dennis Dortch Product: Web series
Photo: cloudfront.net
 
Brand: kweliTV Founder: DeShuna Spencer Products: Indie films and web shows
Photo: kweli.tv

What black-owned businesses will you be buying from this holiday season? Let us know in the comments below!