BIPOC-Owned Businesses To Shop 2020

BIPOC-Owned Businesses To Shop 2020

Shop Small and support BIPOC-Owned businesses this holiday season. Check out the list of BIPOC-Owned small businesses to buy gifts from this year online or ideas to shop locally in Chicago!

Werk Mija

A Latina lifestyle brand empowering mujeres to reach their highest potential. Coffee Mugs for the Chingona who plans to fuel up and kick ass in the new year! Manifest Good Vibes for the New Year with a Buenas Vibras Only T-shirt and Coffee Mug.

Chicago For Keeps

Tangible goods for tangible impact in the community. Half the profits made go to local non-profit organizations making impact throughout various Chicago black and brown communities. 

Cadi Cosmetics

Cadi Cosmetics was created to empower individuals to feel their absolute best. We aim to build confidence and inspire beauty through quality, affordable and sustainable products. 

Liori Beauty 

Quality extensions are an investment, protect them with the Liori Box.

Birdy Lashes

Lashes and lash tools that are not only the best quality, but affordable!

Lil Libros

At Lil' Libros, we celebrate Latin American culture and important figures in its history. Our books honor beautiful stories like the life of Mexican painter Frida Kahlo and Cuban music icon, Celia Cruz in English and Spanish with rich colorful illustrations while also introducing them to concepts like first words, numbers, colors, shapes, and biographies!

SemiColon Books 

Local Chicago bookstore with an online ordering option or gift your favorite bookworm a gift card! 

Forvr Mood

A lifestyle brand founded by Nigerian-American beauty content creator, US Army veteran, and makeup artist Jackie Aina. Forvr Mood is a boujie-on-a-budget haven. Think: *lux, but make it accessible*.

The Lip Bar

A vegan and cruelty-free beauty brand that exists to help change the way you think about beauty. 

Rizo Curls 

Rizo Curls is created from the heart and is the perfect formula for defined, bouncy, shiny, frizz-free, soft voluminous curls. 

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Vela Negra

Vela Negra is a powerful Source of protection, comfort and strength. The unique fragrances are inspired various elements of Afro-Cuban and Guyanese heritage.

My Block My Hood My City

My Block, My Hood, My City provides underprivileged youth with an awareness of the world and opportunities beyond their neighborhood. Buy some gear for the holidays!

The Designing Chica

Susana Sanchez-Young is a visual journalist with 22 years experience in newspaper design and graphic/photo illustration. The Designing Chica's coloring book 43 amazing creations to color, frame or stick on the fridge. Check out the website for even gift ideas!

Reppin Pins

Custom pin gifts for a pin collectors. Fun options ranging from boba tea, dumplings, lumpia, soju bottles and more!

Plant Salon Chicago

Whether it's a plant, gift cards, plant merch or plant accessories, you can find something here for the plant mami or plant papi in your life!

The Wrap Life

Pretty things for your hair. Headwraps and Bandies made with premium fabrics. 


A Latinx and Black-Owned CBD brand born in Mexico City. Through our products, we aim to dignify, amplify, and revive menopausal bodies, trans bodies, differently-abled bodies, nonbinary bodies, and all bodies left out of our society's gaze 

Vive Cosmetics

Unapologetic beauty for la cultura. Que Matte liquid lipsticks that stay on all day without reapplying or leaving lipstick marks on your cafecito mug or mojito glass. 

Alamar Cosmetics

Celebrating culture through cosmetics. Brighten & Bronze complexion trios with Colorete blush trios and their DesNUDEas lip liner and glosses that you will love! 

Araceli Beauty

Beauty con pasión. Latina themed eyeshadow palettes from Azteca Eyes, La Catrina and their Jalisco Eyes palette. Also, Lashes, liner, tequila highlighter and more!

Plant Shop Chicago

Plantita Mamis rejoice because you can request gift cards for your favorite local plant shop! A Latinx-Owned plant shop we recommend for North Siders in Chicago would be Plant Shop Chicago. A beautiful selection of plants with online curbside pick up shopping options.

Semillas Plant Studio

South Siders, we have a Latinx-Owned plant shop as well! Make sure you request your gift card for Navidad so you can shop for your next plant baby to add to your self care collection. 


Beautiful hand crafted earrings for everyone whether you’re looking for chocolate abuelita themed aretes, your favorite conchas or moonstone themes. So many handcrafted items to choose from!

Las Crafty Anties 

Handmade adornments! Earring lovers proceed with caution because you are going to be ready to throw down on some super cute earrings.

Mestiza Shop

Pilsen shop offering fun items from Mexico, Latina America, local makers and more. Not sure what to get La Suegra for the holidays, you’re bound to find something perfect here. This is the one stop shop to find everyone’s gift, and some for yourself too of course!

Cositas Canela

Handmade jewelry and customized apparel to empower your inner goddess. Get creative this holiday season and team up with Cositas Canela to create a custom gift from your corazon.  

Superjoy Studio

Prints for your home or stickers to feed your sticker obsession! Anyone else in a home decor craze and looking for the perfect art print to add to a room in your home? Check out Superjoy Studio’s collection of prints.

Brujita Skincare

Conscious skincare. Celebrating the misfits that the natural beauty market left behind. Skincare is self care and with the constant use of face masks, it’s important to take care of our skin. 

Loquita Bath and Body

Concha bath bomb, ever heard of it?! Diosa body butter, or maybe you want a decorative Chingona Club soap bar. The possibilities are endless for the Latinx themed spa you can create at home with Loquita Bath and Body!

Saucy Apothecary

All natural apothecary saucing things up by incorporating spirituality, promoting artists and building a stronger Chi. Create a custom self care gift basket with Saucy Apothecary bath bombs, lip balms and mists! 

Wicked Wick Candles

Self-care, holistic healing candles. Single candles or gift box options to fit individual spiritual needs.

Juice Vibe Bar

Healthy, natural and fresh juices, Celia/ Selena themed smoothie bowls and more. Give the gift of a juice or snack treat with a Juice Vibe gift card available for pick up or delivery from their Berwyn and West Loop locations.

Dolci Treats

Custom yummy chocolate covered orders available for pick up or delivery in Chicago. Perfect gift option for the person with the biggest sweet tooth. Chocolate covered strawberries, and hot chocolate bombs for the holiday. El Suegro will love this one! 

Back of The Yards Coffee

What better gift for coffee lovers than bags of coffee? Gift a bag of Nueva Independencia, Cuetlaxochitl or a 47th Street blend. For extreme coffee lovers, why not give the gift of a coffee subscription!



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