27 Local Black Businesses to Support

One of the biggest gift giving holidays in America is just a few weeks away. Statistics say the dollar doesn’t last long in black families. If we gone spend money quickly, why not spend it within our community?

Why not allow our community a fair chance to thrive?

Why not support our people?

Here are 25 black owned businesses local to Phoenix, Arizona that could benefit from your support this holiday season:

Nickel City Baby

Image of a few Nickel City Baby items from their website.

Nickel City Baby is women’s casual and dress apparel shop, where $0.55 on each item purchased goes to clothe women in need. The owner, Cynthia, is passionate about the part she plays in helping the community. Nickel City Baby started out in 2015 with one location in Phoenix, Arizona and they recently opened a bigger location in Mesa, Arizona. The location in Mesa offers men’s apparel and an on-site nail shop called Cash Nails or Whatever. Nickel City Baby offers lots of interesting sales all throughout out the week and they actively use brand ambassadors to help promote their products.

Kush Kurlz

Kush Kurlz is a local online company. They offer natural products that encourage hair growth for men, women, and kids too. Customers receive a free gift with every purchase. There will be visible hair growth within two weeks according to Kush Kurlz.

Queen Jordii’s Gems

Queen Jordii’s Gems is online accessory store. The owner, Jordii, decided to pursue a passion of jewelry making and gemstones to make Queen Jordii’s Gems what it is today. They offer handmade gemstone bracelets, necklaces, earrings, custom jewelry for special occasions and more.

Get Sassy Beauty Supply

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Get Sassy Beauty Supply is located Chandler, Arizona in the east valley. Get Sassy Beauty Supply’s doors have been open for over ten years, since 2009. Shout out to the mother and daughter team, who saw an opportunity for black hair care in Arizona and made it happen. This family owned beauty supply sells all things beauty; wigs, extensions, braiding hair, hair products, styling tools, barber supplies, and skin care products. They even offer a loyalty program for the repeat clientele.

Grassrootz Bookstore

The Grassrootz Bookstore is located in Downtown Phoenix. The physical location is closed temporarily, but when it reopens you stop by to visit the in house juice bar. In the meantime, you can access their book selection and company updates from their website.

Onyx Sweet Shoppe

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There is one Onyx Sweet Shoppe location and it’s in Downtown Phoenix. This company believes the delicious desserts served at family gathering should be available to all people, not just those with no special food conditions. In 2016, the Onyx Sweet Shoppe started the journey of serving delicious desserts to all the sweet teeth in the valley, pop in or place an order.

Sugar Star Sweet Treats

Sugar Star Sweet Treats is a local gourmet cookie company. They also offer brownies, bunt cakes, and rice crispy treats. Their treats are physically available for purchase in Sushi Brokers in Gilbert and in Empower Coffee Roasters in Mesa. If you don’t mind waiting, just order a batch specifically for you from their site.

Sugar Jam Bake Shop & Bistro

Sugar Jam Bake Shop & Bistro can be found in Scottsdale, Arizona. This family owned bakery started with one cookie recipe created in 2002 in Jersey. They also offer southern home cooked meals and baked pies. Sugar Jam Bake Shop & Bistro can also cater your next event.

Purple Gurl’s Popcorn

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Purple Girl’s Popcorn offer a variety gourmet air popped popcorn flavors, sweet breads, and more. This family owned company was started in 2012, by two individuals, who turned their love of sharing home made treats into a business. The Purple Girl’s Popcorn physical location can be found in Glendale, Arizona and they are also available for purchase at the Verrado Community Farmers Market in Buckeye, Arizona.

Herstori Wraps

Herstori Wraps is a local hair wrap and accessories company. The owner, Anneke, wants every woman feel empowered and beautiful as her true self. She started Herstori Wraps after her support for the #WrapWednesday movement in 2016 created a demand for head wraps in Phoenix, Arizona.

Your Art Party

Your Art Party is an art studio in Glendale, Arizona. They offer paint and sip parties clients get to choose from classes in shop and online. You could join in on one of their weekly scheduled or pop up classes. You also have the option to book a private paint and sip party with Your Art Party.

Rich Henna by Jenn

We have a local traveling artist providing beautiful henna services in Phoenix, Arizona, she brands herself as Rich Henna by Jenn. Jenn offers beautiful free hand henna work and has almost four thousand fans of images of her work on Instagram.

Brownstone Spa

Brownstone Spa has a location in Camelback East Village, they are in the process of moving their location and are providing mobile services for the time being. They offer various spa treatments like facials and body scrubs for men and women.

Straw and Wool

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Straw and Wool is luxury hat and accessories shop for men. Their location can be found in Downtown Phoenix.

MFT Natural Care

MFT Natural Care stands for my favorite things natural care. They are an online local shop that sell soaps, lotions, and deodorants. MFT Natural Care even offers the option of personalizing your soap with an image or text.

WM Body Oils

WM Body Oils is another local online retailer. They offer body oils, fragrances, and bath products.

Rare Essence Beards

Rare Essence Beards offer products for men. They sell beard maintenance products and cologne. Rare Essence Beards prides themselves on providing quality products for their clientele.

T Miche’ Collection

T Miche’ Collection is a natural hair care brand that promotes healthy hair growth. Born after one woman’s brave big chop and the need for healthier hair products. You can purchase oils, shampoo, conditioner and even product bundles.

HerSol Beauty

HerSol Beauty is a company that offers natural skin care products for men and women made from the soul. They currently offer body butters, body scrubs, and gift bundles. HerSol Beauty even offers a sample pack to help clients try different scents they have available.

Her Niche Co.

Her Niche Co. is a fairly new local online retail brand and they are looking to break into the home decor market. The currently offer chic oversized tees and customizable plant hangers. Her Niche Co. has an opportunity for social media influencers to be apart of their brand, check out their website if interested.

Indulge Irresponsibly

Indulge Irresponsibly is a local home based vegan bakery. This business was started by Phoenix native, Jozhua, as a way to add positivity to veganism and to promote healthier eating habits. By the looks of the images on their site, I’d indulge so irresponsibly and the good thing about that is I don’t have to feel bad afterwards.

Blue Gecko Printing

The Blue Gecko Printing is a manufacturing company, they offer screen print and embroidery services in the valley. They also have a boutique for women and men’s apparel. This company even offer designers and small business owners the option to rent space for product display on a monthly basis. When you shop with Blue Gecko Printing, 5% of all purchases go to families in need.

Basimas Sweet Treats

Basima’s Sweet Treats is a local home based vegan bakery. They specialize in custom cakes, view the gallery on their website and judge for yourself.

Nephew’s Corner Store

Nephew’s Corner Store is a virtual convenience store located in Tempe, Az. They offer their products on delivery platforms like DoorDash, Postmates, and Grubhub. They offer snacks, chips, soft drinks, candy, and more. This company also offers small business owners the option to rent space for their products. There’s rumor of a possible relocation in the near future.

3 Jay Productions

3 Jay Productions is a local all women owned company that offer services in beauty, fashion, and branding.

999 Fashions

999 Fashions is another local retailer in Phoenix, Az, they offer women’s apparel. They recently joined together with other local small businesses to start a small business Saturday event, from their first turn out they’ve decided to make it a reoccurring event.

Popular Trends AZ

Popular Trends AZ is a local retailer in Phoenix, Arizona they offer streetwear apparel for men and women. The one retailer on the whole list without a website, you’ll have to visit to take a peak into their inventory.

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