5 Black-Owned Businesses to Support in the Bay Area

June 18, 2020

Beyond donating to anti-racism organizations, a simple way to support Black Lives Matter movement is to shop Black-owned restaurants and businesses — and there are an array of favorites to shop long-term right here in the Bay Area. Below, browse through the stay-at-home essentials — from fragrant facial scrubs to chic ceramics — that are sure to lift your spirits and brighten your space. 

Bubbles & Butter

From natural bath balms to nourishing body skincare, Bubbles & Butter’s Oakland-based brand offers an array of soothing, fresh products made from plants and free from parabens. These products make for the perfect gift of self-care treat. 

Red Bay Coffee

Open for takeout at all five locations throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, Red Bay Coffee serves up craft, high-quality coffee produced ethically and sustainably. Grab a cup to-go or order your favorite roast from their website. 

Esscense Flowers

Esscence of Flowers Wedding and Floral Design curates gorgeous arrangements for milestone moments, grand gestures and special occasions. Now offering local flower delivery within the Bay Area, you can easily spruce up your space with the click of a button. 

Made By Rheal 

Made By Rheal is a Black-, queer-owned business featuring stunning household decor, ceramics, jewelry, planters and more. Find the perfect addition to your bookshelf or bedside table via the Etsy shop.  

Soyful Aromas

Indulge in an aromatherapy candle to enhance relaxation and add a soothing element to your home. Each naturally scented, non-toxic candle is handmade in the San Francisco Bay Area using renewable resources derived from soybeans. 

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