5 Local Black Businesses to Support this Holiday Season

SilkCurlz

Silk Curlz is a family owned business  in Edmonton, AB, Canada. The owner and operator, Tramaine, is a working mother of two. She aspires to educate and empower women of all hair types with the knowledge to protect their locks.

The packaging their products are delivered in is a vibrant purple. Super cute and filled with goodness. I had the pleasure of ordering a satin sleep kit from her earlier this year. The kit includes, a satin headband and satin eyeshade, all enclosed in a cute reusable satin bag.

 

Champagne colour Satin Sleep Kit

 

**Photo credit: Silk Culz website

Silk Curlz’s “main goal is to satisfy all hair protective style needs while adding some fashion in the mix as well”.  They continue to hit the mark with their gorgeous reversible bonnets and lovely scarves.

Find out more on this local business here:

Instagram: @silkcurlz

Facebook:

Website: https://www.silkcurlz.ca

 

TheSweeties

The Sweeties is another family run business which we adore. They offer a variety of accessories from headbands, to bows and more.

 We’ve had the pleasure of seeing this mother and daughter trio during this

summer’s markets. My daughters love their colourful and big hair bows. Their hair bows are stylish and come in many varieties.

 Mommy and Me mustard colour headbands

**Photo credit: The Sweeties website


Recently, The Sweeties added mom and mini headbands to their collection. Perfect to accessorize with your fall outfit. We’re looking forward to what they have in store for the holiday season and you should too!

 

Find out more on this local business here:

Instagram: @thesweeties12

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BrihannaandDesi/

Website:  https://www.thesweeties.ca

 

Amped Lashes

Lash extensions have become all the craze and we’re here for it! Single mom, Jessica, has taken the time to become a skilled lash extensionist. Pre-pandemic, she started her own business which became successful very quickly. She opened up shop in St. Albert but has since returned to the Edmonton area.

Top view of full volume set lash extensions on leopard print masked client.

** Photo cred: @amped_lashes

She offers cruelty free lash extensions in all varieties (classic, hybrid and volume), teeth whitening as well as her very own beauty products. This mama has many talents, including being a makeup artist, making her a one-stop shop for all your beauty needs.

Find out more on this local business here:

Instagram: @amped_lashes

 

Glitter and Gold Photography

When it comes to interior design, studio setup and everything creative this local influencer takes photography to new heights.

A warm, friendly personality that will have your whole family looking forward to your next photo session. Whether you are looking for branding, family or engagement photos, Kezanne of Glitter and Gold Photography is an expert.

This holiday season is the perfect time to book a lifestyle or studio session with a professional photographer.

Find out more on this local business here:

Instagram: @glitterandgoldphotography

Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/glitterandgoldphotos/

 

Rêve Naturals

Rêve Naturals offers fair trade, organic hair and skin products. Founded by registered nurse, Revée Agyepong, this line of products aims to reduce the levels of toxins we encounter daily. She offers products from lip balm to hair butter, that smell absolutely amazing. The use of organic butters such as shea and coconut in these products, serve a natural moisturizers.

The Rêve Naturals products I have tried and enjoyed, include:

  • Lip Butter
  • Hair Butter
  • Whipped Body Butter

You can purchase these items individually or get 2 in 1 when you purchase a holiday gift set. This includes a lip balm and mini body butter.

Body butter in black container and lip balm displayed on marble top with pieces of wheat strands

**Photo cred: https://www.revenaturals.com

As an advocate for the chronic illness community, purchasing a gift with this retailer can help support patients and families battling Sickle Cell Disease!

Find out more on this local business here:

Instagram: @revenaturals

Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/revenaturals

Website: https://www.revenaturals.com

 

Happy Holiday Shopping 

Yaay, now you can get out there and shop with confidence. Follow us on Instagram and be the first to see our holiday gift box. This box will include 4 other local businesses as well. Watch the video reveal on November 15th to find out more!

Here at Kumba Divine, we’re always happy and excited for the holidays. We love to celebrate and spend time with all our loved ones.

 

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