Gift Giving Philosophy
With gifts acting as statements toward the people we care about—we want to make sure we’re saying something that resonates with the recipient.
When picking out gifts to give, we often ask ourselves:
- Will the person use this?
- Does it match who they are as a person?
- What will their reaction be?
Be sure to get the best reaction out of the gift recipient with these ten creative gifts that every black girl will adore!
1.Urban Style Gift: Dashiki Melanin Afro Woman T-Shirt
Do you have someone in your life who loves to rep fresh urban wear? Whether you’re strolling down the streets of Melrose or relaxing at home, the Dashiki Melanin Afro Woman shirt is bound to impress.
Available directly through Amazon, cool white, classic black, and captivating purple options are available in all the standard and plus-sizes.
Amazon recommends this gift for holiday occasions such as Kwanzaa or Christmas. Embrace the fro with this artistic design!
2.Hair Gift: Pomegranate & Honey Curling Custard by Mielle
Nobody black woman likes having her hair be visibly crunchy. Mielle is here to save the day with their sculpting custard. Thick, curly haired women will receive intense hydration and definition from using this product.
Available through Target, the Mielle curling custard will allow for wash and go action that creates optimal results!
Additional benefits of using the Mielle Pomegranate & Honey Curling Custard include:
- No flakes
- Flexible hold
3.Inspirational Gift: ‘Becoming’ By Michelle Obama
‘Becoming’ by Michelle Obama is a gift by a queen for a queen. It’s easy to see how Michelle Obama’s memoir climbed the best-seller rankings so fast.
Michelle’s compelling life story is well documented in this book, with emotional stories and new photos. Gifting someone Michelle Obama’s memoir reflects the strong spirit of being a black woman.
The memoir boasts an impressive 5-star rating on Amazon, with over 16 thousand reviews to back up the praise.
Critics have described Michelle’s memoir as “intimate” and “powerful.” Readers of Michelle Obama’s memoir are sure to be inspired.
4.Headwear: Stunning Afro-Centric Head Wrap
The Wrap Life aims to create gorgeous African inspired headwraps, headbands, and turbans for that special person in your life.
Headwraps through The Wrap Life are easy to assemble and reflect engaging colors. The Wrap Life will additionally save someone from a bad hair day.
5.Fenty Beauty Highlighter Palettes
Do you have a special someone in your life who you share a deep connection with?
When you have a friend that you often engage in deep conversation with, you want to give a gift that reflects the appreciation of the person’s depth.
‘Heart Talk’ is a book that speaks to the souls of individuals. Available in a variety of formats on Amazon, this read is short, yet powerful.
6.A Gift to the Artist: Kashmir VII Notebook
This stylish notebook is a great accessory for the black woman in your life that writes appreciates the nostalgic black culture.
Aside from writers, the notebook could be used as a stylish organization method!
Kashmir VII produces lots of other creative products that emphasize black culture. Gift one of their products to the creative black woman you care about for a gift that has flair.
7.Gift for Thriving Hair: The Mane Choice
Everyone knows that a healthy scalp leads to more beautiful hair. The Mane Choice is an oil that helps foster a healthy scalp so that hair can thrive the way it was meant to.
The formula for Mane Choice contains the following and can be found at Target:
- Castor oil
- Tea-tree oil
- Vitamin C
8.The Art Lover: Black Art Depot
The Black Art Depot features an impressive collection of art prints designed by African American artists that feature women of African descent in various visual forms.
With a wide selection of portraits of various shapes, sizes, and designs, you’re going to find a visual that captures the spirit and artistic tastes of the black woman you have in mind.
9.Gift for the Cultural Black Woman: Radical Dreams Pins
Do you have a black woman in your life that is politically and culturally minded? Radical Dreams Pins subtly display important political causes in addition to pop-culture nods.
With over 9,000 Etsy sales, Radical Dreams Pins is reaching a thoughtful audience. Uncensored, yet subtle, describe these culturally cool pins.