Treat your valentine to these vegan gifts from Black-owned businesses!
Cupid’s favorite holiday is right around the corner—we’re talking Valentine’s Day, baby! Whether you’re treating your significant other, best friend, or your fabulous plant-based self, you can celebrate Valentine’s Day with Black History Month at the forefront by selecting vegan gifts from Black-owned businesses. From chocolates and wine to candles and bodycare items, we’ve got your gift ideas covered—check out our Black-owned Valentine’s Day gift guide!
Maya’s Cookies is one of our favorite Black-owned vegan food brands and this month an order of these treats is your ticket to happily ever after. Founded by Maya Madsen in 2015, this San Diego-based bakeshop has been named America’s #1 Black-owned gourmet vegan cookie company. Browse cookie sets such as the Black History Month Collection or go all out with a recurring cookie subscription.
Surprise your valentine with vegan beauty products from The Lip Bar. A favorite on our Black-Owned Valentine’s Day Gift Guide, The Lip Bar offers cruelty-free makeup items for the entire face—not just the lips. Snag a tube of pigmented lip gloss, some volumizing mascara, and vegan makeup brushes for a fun beauty bundle to share.
Using mobile technology, SOKO connects marginalized Kenyan artists to the global marketplace. This Certified B Corporation uses thoughtfully sourced materials like brass and discarded wood to make beautiful and ethical pieces such as bangle bracelets, hoop earrings, dainty pendant necklaces, and stackable rings. Have someone in mind who will rock these sustainable accessories? Support Kenyan artists with an ethical jewelry purchase this Valentine’s Day!
Life is sweet with Good Girl Chocolate. Treat your partner to a variety of vegan chocolate fudge bars and an assortment of vegan truffles. Find caramel cakes and fudge cupcake truffles—oh my! Created by Black, naturopathic doctor Dr. Tabatha, these tasty treats are free from dairy, gluten, and soy. They taste delightful for the V-Day occasion.
Habit Cosmetics was founded by Aja Frierson in 2013. Fast forward, Habit is a Black-owned, vegan mainstay in the clean beauty space. The brand’s vegan nail polish is such a fun and unique V-Day gift. Opt for vibrant red, rich pink, or less traditional cool tones for your friends and loved ones. The brand also offers a variety of cruelty-free makeup options to check out as well.
Whether you’re shopping for a romantic partner or a single bestie, Copper Wings Candle Co. has just what you need. The Black-owned candle business features a wide variety of scented coconut wax candles that smell amazing—bee-free candles for the win! Shop fun Valentine’s Day offerings like “Goal Mate,” a flirty candle that features notes of grapefruit and thyme.
Next on our Black-owned Valentine’s Day gift guide, we’re featuring handcrafted vegan vino from Sip & Share Wines. Sip & Share offers crisp white wines and rich reds, all vegan and handcrafted by Nicole Kearney. After years of sharing wine with friends, Kearney decided to uncork her potential as a winemaker. Celebrate this February holiday with “Love,” the winery’s vegan-friendly white zinfandel.
Next on the VegOut Black-owned Valentine’s Day gift guide, we’re talking all things grooming. Scotch Porter is known for its vegan-friendly variety of grooming products. Scotch Porter has everything from beard serums and moisturizers to curl creams and face washes! Not sure where to start? Check out the brand’s many gift-worthy collection sets.
Thinking outside the chocolate box this year? We love that for you! Shop CISE this Valentine’s Day. This vegan-friendly handbag company offers a full lineup of vegan leather and vegan suede bags. These hot accessories are making more than a fashion statement—they’re making an impact with their printed “Protect Black Women” statements.