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Wax and Wraps – African Print Sewing Kits
Wax+Wraps is an African print subscription box supplying sewing kits monthly to our sewist and home crafting community with sewing projects and includes African prints sourced from African artisans and Waxprint houses.
Africa Fashion Guide
Online and offline platform – consultancy, coaching, community. Sourcing agency for African fashion manufacturing
‘Sheer Chemistry is a movement. A celebration of women of all shades of brown, in all your glory’.If you’re a woman of colour, you’ve probably become accustomed to, perhaps even proud of your growing collection of black opaque tights.Founded by Tahlia Gray, Sheer Chemistry is an empowering hosiery brand, driven by a mission to create a more diverse perception of beauty. As a young professional living in New York, she became frustrated by her inability to find tights to match her skin tone during a blisteringly cold winter. Dissatisfied with the lack of options on the market, and tired of alternating between black opaque tights and beige coloured tones labelled ‘nude’, Sheer Chemistry was established to create tights for women of all shades of brown.
Kemi Telford was created by Yvonne Modupe Telford in 2017. Yvonne was born and raised in Kano, Nigeria and she arrived in England in 1996. Her journey into the fashion business started when she started blogging and people kept asking her, “Where did you get that outfit?” Like many Nigerians, her clothes were hand-tailored one-offs. Despite having no formal training in the fashion industry, Yvonne decided to create two skirts using bold wax prints that she grew up seeing women in Nigeria wear.
+44 7543 523945
Couldn’t Wear Less
CWL founder was raised in London but born in Nigeria where African wax cotton prints, Ankara, are a prominent part of style and fashion. From day-to-day wear to occasional outfits for weddings, the vibrant colours are visible wherever you go.
In July 2016, she moved back to Lagos, Nigeria and fell in love with the energy and fun of African style and fashion and wanted to bring some of that back to London with her. She decided to make it her mission to make African Ankara prints available in everyday wear, not just as occasional outfits for Weddings and traditional events, thus Couldn’t Wear Less was born. Also, bringing African inspired style to the western market at affordable prices.
Half Baked London
“Inspired by my travels and the need to feel comfortable yet still attractive, I set out to create a range of versatile swimwear.
Taking a cue from the shapes and feel of underwear basics, the Half-Baked range is as easy to wear on the beach as it is paired with your favourite jeans. I wanted to make pieces that make women feel Good. Gorgeous. Confident. The pieces are made to last, and I hope that they will be a staple in your wardrobe. Designed in London & made in the UK & Europe using the softest, lightweight quality fabric, with UV protection which is kind to your skinEase, sensuality, versatility, modernity. Half Baked is for us to wear as our second skin – confidently and fearlessly x.”
Tracey James Design
I have been sewing for over forty years and have a passion for creating stylish pieces that become treasured favourites. Being creative is in my core. Fabric is like art to me. Some people like art galleries but my happy place is a fabric shop. I am inspired by beautiful fabrics and great designs, a perfect marriage with textures, colours and patterns all playing a part. I have always been interested in fashion and interiors. I started Tracey James Design to share some of my creations with you.
I started making bags but always knew I would expand the range to other items. Each item is handmade by me in my little shed in North London. I buy fabric in limited quantities which means there are limited stocks, but you will benefit from the exclusivity.
Exclusive womenswear inspired by West Africa, Made With Love In London.
“Influenced by my British upbringing in an English seaside town, I dreamily recontextualize my rich Nigerian heritage through empowering womenswear. I am inspired by colours and textures in nature and hand-draw to create bold fashion prints.”
Iṣura, pronounced ‘ish-urah’, translates to “treasure” in the Nigerian language of Yoruba. Iṣura is a brand that celebrates the beauty of the African diaspora, through stunning jewellery pieces.When you shop with us, you will find quality, non-tarnish, statement jewellery pieces. Each piece is beautifully crafted into the shape of African and Caribbean countries and Islands, as well as meaningful cultural symbols. Celebrate, embrace and represent your culture and heritage in style with Iṣura.
BBX is a fresh label founded solely by a young female entrepreneur growing rapidly maintaining unique pieces and luxurious quality.
Designing in-house and creating contemporary ready-to-wear, BBX has feminine power with a modern edge at the forefront for every aspect under the label.
We exist to bring to you high quality, stylish shirts that will not gape at the bust. We have worked tirelessly for the last 8 years to perfect the fabric choices, the design and the fit. In an increasingly image conscious world we know how important it is to put your best foot forward visually. We are here to give you the polished well put together look that you deserve. We source from around the world to bring you the best. We routinely stock UK sizes 10-24 and we also offer custom sizing. We also donate a portion of our samples to Smart Works a charity which helps to provide interview and work-appropriate wear for women.
Ownbrown is designed to be close to you. We care about high quality, easy to wear tights and lingerie that give you the license to be carefree and beautiful. Tone-matched to perfection so your own brown radiates.
Nadine, CEO of Ownbrown says “Ownbrown was born out of frustration. I could not find skin-coloured tights to wear to court, let alone skin coloured lingerie to wear under professional dresses or white shirts.
I think freedom and confidence are beautiful presents and everyone deserves to feel that way.”
From London to Lagos, women all over the world embrace their own brown. Let your own style take centre stage with truly nude tights.
Aldya IS A petite WOMENSWEAR BRAND THAT ethically PRODUCES timeless CLOTHING FOR THE MODERN WOMAN under 5’4″
Our name, Alyda, comes from the latin word meaning ‘little winged one’, depicting one who is small but powerful, a wondrous thing of beauty and strength.
We hope that our limited collections, each containing a select number of carefully crafted pieces using ethically-produced fabrics, help you to feel just that: empowered, confident and beautiful, all throughout the year.
Creative director and founder, Titi Adesanya, is a designer whose appreciation for luxury footwear and impeccable craftsmanship inspired the creation of her footwear brand.
Ethically & delicately hand-crafted in Milan, Titi Adesa footwear is produced in a family-owned factory, renowned for its commitment to excellent craftsmanship and exceptional quality. Created for the contemporary woman with a youthful essence, the brand launched in August 2019 and has since been worn and adorned by all-round fascinating women. Each collection aims to offer a seamless balance between understated elegance and modern femininity in redefined, minimal silhouettes.
The brand also has a clear ethos: to celebrate women, with a distinctive, specially designed ‘tilted diamond’ logo. The rose gold logo can be seen on every sole and embodies a philosophy which Titi learnt from her mother growing up: ‘Within every woman, lies a diamond – unique, resilient and imperfectly perfect.’
“I wanted a place where I can continue to elevate my own language of design and create pieces where whoever wears my clothes can feel their best self, defining their own world and their own uniform. One that goes beyond seasons and where they are able to confidently express themselves through the reinvention of classic shapes and thoughtful design. They’re clothes to make you feel good that are designed to last.”
Established in Late 2019 Aissata Ibrahima is focused on making dressing up look and feel effortless by creating modern, timeless pieces with an edge.
Inspired by classical tailoring and research involving the complexity of love and relationships. Aissata plays with gender equality by contrasting design elements that break down traditional boundaries in gendered apparel, by endowing strength to femininity and delicacy to masculinity. Our vision is to create pieces that encourage individuality whilst focusing on craftsmanship and subtle details.
As a brand we are focused on playing our part in building a sustainable model, for this reason all our pieces are currently Made To Order. This is to ensure we only make what is required and plays a pivotal role in our waste reduction.
Alongside our collections we offer a custom & bespoke service, whether it’s for a special occasion or a new addition to your wardrobe. All our Collection pieces can also be made in a fabric of your choice.
LOUD BRAND STUDIOS
Loud Brand Studios is a conceptualised brand that honours limited timeless pieces. Curated and designed in London, Founder & Creative Director Jedidiah Duyile wanted to produce pieces that reminded women of their confidence
Our main inspiration stems from an appreciation of African cultural explorations and the Shapes of the early 2000’s
Our fabrics sourced in London are of the highest quality ensuring we provide comfortability and ease. We hope you enjoy exploring our space and find items you’ll be able to treasure.
THIIIRD is an independent magazine and inclusive platform amplifying the voices and visibility of talent from underrepresented backgrounds. On glossy mag pages, over the radio and through events, we centralise the thought, being and art of people of colour, queer, trans and non-binary people and others with underrepresented backgrounds. We produce an annual print magazine, a bi-monthly podcast, and a seasonal events series. From fashion editorials to feature interviews, podcasts, essays, and events, we are a hub for discovering creative talents, change makers and critical thought in fashion, the arts and culture.
United We Rise UK
Advocates supporting small businesses and improving relationships with parents, children, families. Qualified Mentors & Coaches to our Kings and Queens We unite establishments with black owned businesses, institutions, organisations, and educational establishments by collaborating promoting and utilising services. Empowering our community. Creating economic growth and employment opportunities.
07964 720 465
Celli Paid Social Consulting Ltd
Celli Paid Social Consulting is a Social Media Marketing boutique agency, We support you with the following challenges: Setting up a Social Media Strategy Starting up a YouTube Channel How to promote on Social media your business How to set up a Paid Social campaign to acquire leads How to boost your IG bio to gain more followers Management of small scale Paid Social campaigns (from strategy to budget, to media plan, execution, optimisation & reporting) Social Channels we can help you with: Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, Snapchat, Pinterest, and Tik Tok, Club House.
Hel of a Beauty
DIGITAL MARKETEING EXPERT & BUSINESS SOLUTIONIST
Hel of a Beauty was born out of the passion to help independent Beauty Businesses get digital their marketing right. Whether you are just starting out in your beauty business or have an established business that you want to take to the next level, I have solutions to help you make it happen, however it works for you.
Our solutions help you create a unique path to success that fits you and your business, and we are so confident that you’ll love the solutions that we allow you to try a lot of them for FREE, before you fully commit.
A Digital Marketing Expert with over 20 years working in the beauty industry, I’ve helped build and grow over 250 companies as a Digital marketing and customer experience expertise.
Hel of a Beauty was born out of the passion to help independent Beauty Businesses get digital marketing right.
01702 746 990
We are a curated platform where you can discover and buy from amazing brands by black women and women of colour from the UK.
Janet’s List is here to help you discover and buy from independent and authentic brands by Black women and women of colour.
The best way to support female + black/Woc owned brands is to buy from them and contribute to their bottom line. It’s as simple as that.
Our innovative and fresh approach – through our unique concept stores and our shoppable website – is the easiest way to discover our curated list of the best products, services and experiences.
We also want to proactively connect female minority women in business with the right opportunities. Our goal is to help these amazing businesses to receive the mainstream visibility and support they deserve so that they can grow and thrive.
Queen of Hearts Floral Design
A very warm welcome to Queen of Hearts Floral Design, a London based luxury floral studio situated in the heart of North London. With a desire to create show stopping, bespoke, and timeless elegance that exceeds client expectation.
Born in London founder Bilen Zeremariam has been an Interior Designer for the past twelve years, and brings forth an extensive knowledge in colour, texture, shape and interior styling.
Bilen decided to pursue her passion for flowers after creating her own wedding arrangements, which led her into learning the art of floristry.
Today Bilen takes pride in creating opulent, memorable and dramatic floral displays that transform weddings & events in London, throughout the UK and abroad.
+44 749 334 5650
I am a healing space creator. With sessions based on yoga with a unique blend of breath-work, harmonic resonance and sound. The sacred space I create with my work, is supported with my own unique Meditation Box, which I use in my workshops and classes, they are available to buy so you can create your own sacred space at home.
Melanin Travels Magic Ltd
Melanin Travel Magic is a leading black-owned Tour operator agency based in London which operates globally. MTM offer Black heritage Group tours to the whole Caribbean & African descent diaspora. Our first trip is a Black Heritage and Leisure tour in December 2021 to Ghana.
Currently a 1-woman brand, creating handmade, high quality soy wax candles, wax melts, car diffusers and room diffusers.
Distinctively simple and sophisticated design, that incorporates the brand name.
At Flickerwick Limited We precisely blend high quality fragrance and essential oils with 100% natural bases, hand-pouring into our unique candle and diffuser jars. We work with natural materials, choosing sustainable wax and cotton and wooden wicks for the key candle components.
We created Flickerwick Limited to share the experience of mood enhancing, uplifting candles that create a distinctive ambience, coupled with a whole host of health benefits.
10% of our annual proceeds goes to Our Saviours Orphanage in Kasoa, Ghana.
The Perfected Scent
Natural. Simple. Sustainable
All of our products are 100% natural, hand-poured with love, made in small batches using only the finest quality waxes and fragrance oils for a clean burn. Our products are cured for at least 2 weeks for the best possible fragrance in your home.
We also strive for environmental sustainability, with all current product packaging being either compostable, recyclable, reusable or bio-degradable.
Our luxury products are simply packaged, making them easy to fit into any aesthetic within your space.
Sit back and relax… You’ve discovered perfection.
Quality. Transparency. Honesty.
Our Story ORI is a lifestyle brand that adopts a holistic approach to hair, skin and overall wellness. Our products are made with the finest and highest quality ingredients to support the health of your hair, skin and overall wellness.
Our aim is simple, we want to create and curate products and services that deliver excellent results. This means well researched and formulated products, people centred services and partnerships with other disciplines to enhance our offerings.
All our products are of the finest natural quality. We source the best, then work hard to retain the integrity of the nutrients and minerals. this is why we use dark green bottles and carefully thought through packaging to preserve the nutrients.
We also know that honesty matters to you, so you will find full ingredient list on each product. We promise no wild claims, no lies.
Supporting education in Nigeria. We donate 50p of every product purchased from us to the UK registered charity, Path to Possibilities.
LONDON’S FIRST CACTUS SHOP
PRICK IS LONDON’S FIRST BOUTIQUE DEDICATED TO CACTI AND OTHER SUCCULENTS. BASED IN DALSTON, EAST LONDON, IT OFFERS A SELECTION OF THE MOST UNUSUAL AND EXOTIC PLANTS SOURCED FROM ACROSS THE UK AND EUROPE. PRICK SEES CACTI AND SUCCULENTS AS LIVING SCULPTURES THAT TAKE YEARS TO FULLY DEVELOP. STORE FOUNDER GYNELLE LEON EXPLAINS, “THEY ARE A BEAUTIFUL AND SUSTAINABLE WAY TO TRANSFORM ANY INTERIOR. DUE TO THEIR LOW MAINTENANCE AND HARDY NATURE, THEY’RE WELL SUITED TO MODERN CITY LIVING.”
EVERY GREAT PLANT DESERVES AN EQUALLY GREAT POT. WITH ART AND DESIGN BEING A STRONG FOCUS OF THE BRAND, PRICK HAVE DESIGNED THEIR OWN SMALL CONTEMPORARY TERRACOTTA POTS, DUBBED ‘PRICK POTS’, CREATED TO PERFECTLY FIT THEIR PLANTS.THE STORE WILL ALSO SELECTS PIECES CRAFTED BY LOCAL ARTISTS TO BUILD A GROWING SHOWCASE OF HANDMADE CERAMIC POTS, MAKING IT POSSIBLE TO COME TO THE STORE AND PURCHASE A COMPLETE PACKAGE THAT WILL COMPLEMENT ANY MODERN INTERIOR.
Our company 10FT was founded in 2015 to fight against beauty hoarding with makeup organizing products and techniques.
10FT was founded in 2016 by Lola Lawal who designs her own acrylic makeup storage draws, so you can have somewhere neat and accessible to hold your most precious possessions (your lipsticks!) and also help you declutter.
Sancho | The Home Of Sustainable Fashion
Sancho’s was founded in 2015 with a mission of making sustainable fashion accessible on the high street and beyond in the hopes of supporting the growth of a fair, safe and equitable fashion industry.
Sancho’s was borne from the wish to put the best sustainable, slow, and artisan brands under one roof to make it super easy for people to make a difference as they shop.
Our mission is to make it easy for shoppers to prioritise people and planet. We do this by curating the best sustainable fashion brands and putting them under one roof. And by working with our customers to help them find exactly what they need.
Our Lovely Goods
Home should be a place where you can be completely at ease. Somewhere to shut the door on the stresses and pressures of the outside world, where it’s ok to wear pyjamas all day, eat cereal at the kitchen counter and call it dinner, and dance to your favourite track, loudly, on repeat.
Our Lovely Goods is an extension of us and our home. The common thread running through everything we do is our Nigerian heritage. We both come from a culture rooted in gathering family, sharing food, good music, and a laid-back approach to life. Nigeria is a big source of inspiration for us, the sensory overload of colours, textures, and the unforgettable people.
We believe the spaces we inhabit affect how we feel and how we live. An open and generous home helps connect us to one another. Whether it’s a family house, a flat, or a room to call your own. Making a home shouldn’t feel complicated, pressured, or expensive. It’s about belonging, sharing, welcoming, and laughing, often. That’s the wonderful thing about home, and life, it’s never perfect. A chipped handmade mug for your daily coffee, a wrinkled linen napkin, or a red wine stain on a worn wooden table, it’s the everyday details that bring a home to life.
So, make yourself at home, with Our Lovely Goods.
Scent is what makes Soapsmith different. Fragrances are so powerful. They remind us of places, people, of times and of milestones in our lives. Our products deliver so much more than clean hands, soft skin and relaxed muscles (although they do all those things too!). They deliver immersive, sensory experiences in every use. They lift the nose, the soul and the room. Sam wanted to make people’s noses happy. But more than that, she wanted to make their memories happy.
Today, our range compromises 6 signature scents, delivered through a selection of the best quality, handcrafted soap, bath and body care products. We are passionate about natural ingredients that nourish and care for the skin, and we never compromise on quality.
The Brixton Candle Company
We are an eco-friendly, handmade, and natural candle and soap brand called The Brixton Candle Company based in South London. We have launched with a set of familial and nostalgic scents that help with wellbeing and relaxation using natural essential oils. These include fragrances such as Cerassie, Mama Polenta and Eritrea Nights to name a few. We also aim to raise awareness for the blind and visually impaired people within the community with some of the proceeds going to support research at Moorfields Eye Hospital.
Hair Assured Ltd
Hair Assured are a premium brand that specialises in high quality, virgin (unprocessed), human hair extensions and wigs. We are a black-owned brand that understands the important role that hair plays in the expression of beauty, creativity, and identity. By providing a wide range of hair textures, and wig styles, our clients can change their appearance to suit any occasion. Our wigs are handmade with love, care, and attention to detail, using only the finest quality hair. A worthy investment that will protect your natural hair and save you time, money, and edges!
Award-winning, moisturising, handmade, natural haircare for dry Kinky, Curly, Wavy hair types Heavens Touch range is enriched with a blend of organic, botanical, and cold pressed ingredients. Each ingredient has been handpicked for their distinct curative properties and uniqueness. Each unique blend has been meticulously designed to nourish, restore, and repair.
01233 349 027
Yard + Parish
Yard + Parish offers a curated online shopping experience inspired by the modern ‘Island’ girl to champion a natural, conscious, and colourful lifestyle. Here you can indulge in an array of independent Black-owned brands offering clean beauty, handmade jewellery, fashion accessories, homeware, and much more. This is a space where melanin is celebrated, and ‘luxury’ is given a new definition. As advocates for slow fashion, we embrace craftsmanship and want you to enjoy the items you find here for years to come.
Harley Street-trained Skin Specialist, Clinical Trainer & Director, and Founder of the award-winning product line bea Skin Care.
After studying Applied Sciences at the renowned University of the Arts in London, Bianca achieved advanced level accreditations in cutting-edge aesthetic skin procedures, representing several well-known cosmeceutical brands at the same time. After establishing a UK-wide network of clinics, she launched her own signature product line, bea Skin Care, in 2015.
Elysium is the experience of an inner Greece. It is a connection to the stories we love, to the characters we are, and to the places we dream of.
Our oils are inspired by the fragrances of Ancient Greece, reminiscent of authentic rituals and culture.
Elysium is a fragrance studio in the heart of North London. Being of Cypriot descent, we are driven by a passion for recreating the beauty in our traditions through the scents that were present in Ancient Greece.
All of our products are hand-crafted individually for consistent quality in every package.
Chosen by Nature
During my childhood in the Gambia, I always loved the fresh food and drink my aunt would make us. She’d use a variety of local fruits (like baobab) and make them really simply, without any extracts, colourings, or artificial flavourings.
Inspired to share this experience with others, I decided to create my own range of exotic, organic drinks, fresh fruit sorbets and baobab jams using the same simple methods my aunt used. This range is called Chosan, a word which means ‘cultural heritage’ in the Wolof language we speak in The Gambia. By using fruits and plants indigenous to Africa, I like to think that Chosan’s delicious hibiscus and baobab products pay homage to this rich heritage.
Growing up surrounded with bold colours, powerful prints and different cultures, our creative director; Joy Kamau gained inspiration for her final school project from her Hometown Nairobi. After creating an outfit that was highly praised, she then began collecting printed fabric, bought a sewing machine and began creating custom pieces for friends and family. It was not long before the orders began to grow, and Tribal Twist was formed.
Born in Västerås Sweden, Maya Njie (pronounced ‘Maia N-Jai’) moved to London in her late teens. Her background lies in surface design and photography, which she studied at the University of the Arts London. To further communicate her work, she began experimenting with the sense of smell as an added medium. Inspired by an old family photo album from the decades before her birth, Maya set out to capture, by way of scent, these moments in time, these tropes of familial life, set within their frames. ‘What did it smell like?’ The small Swedish summer house surrounded by mercurial forests, the visits to her grandparents sparsely furnished flat on Sunday afternoons, Uncle Lars’ and Aunt Erene’s wedding… she sought to bottle the spirit connected to the classic 1970’s Scandinavian idyll, combined with the soul of her esoteric Gambian heritage.
UOMA – pronounced OMA (uh-mah) means beautiful and we believe that beauty starts the moment you decide to be yourself. We exist to re-write the rules of inclusivity and diversity to create a world of beauty that truly is for all of us.
UOMA Beauty is the most inclusive black-owned beauty brand. Founded by Nigerian born, LA & London based former beauty executive Sharon Chuter, the UOMA Beauty range is rebellious, innovative and created for all.
At UOMA we are an empowered tribe. Our race is human, our people are free, our language is color. All are welcome to our beautiful tribe.
Brown Skin Essentials
WHEN DESPAIR BREEDS HOPE
I created the Brown Skin Essentials line a few years ago to solve a major issue I was facing as a woman of colour. After hunting for a reasonably priced pair of skin tone tights in the United Kingdom, I found there were no real options despite living in a diverse country. I knew I couldn’t be alone, and so my business idea came to fruition.
Before setting out to launch the brand, I wanted to make sure that I was creating high quality offerings that were also gender inclusive.
A nude bra and skin tone hosiery are the basics of every woman’s wardrobe, at least in theory. For many women of colour, finding suitable skin-tone hosiery and lingerie has not been an option. Frustrated by the lack of skin-tone choices to go with her ever-expanding wardrobe, Nubian Skin founder, Ade Hassan, decided it was time for ‘a different kind of nude’.
Nubian Skin launched with a carefully edited collection of lingerie and hosiery to provide the essential underwear needs of women of colour. Headquartered in London, Nubian Skin delivers worldwide and looks forward to growing the company’s offering and expanding its reach.
Empowering Women. Embracing our Colour.
(0) 330 1234 095
The Good Hair Club
Consult online with well-known, certified hair experts who have dedicated their careers to studying the science, experience and structure of kinky, curly and wavy hair, and can recommend the most effective products and personalised treatments for your hair.
Just like your body reacts to aging, pregnancy and environmental changes, your hair does too. This can often make the hair journey feel like one big diversion after another. That’s why at The Good Hair Co, we harness industry knowledge and your personal experience to educate, identify and provide unbiased, bespoke hair care regimen to suit your hair needs, budget and lifestyle in 5 simple steps.
ALL HAIR IS DIFFERENT. DIZZIAK IS DIFFERENT.
DIZZIAK is the award-winning, ultra-moisturising beauty range for every hair type and every body – no exceptions and no exclusions.
A multiculturally-minded brand for the 21st century, instinctively influenced by fashion, beauty, art, music and current culture.
What happens when you just can’t find a staple brand that’s healthy, good looking & deliciously fragranced? You create it yourself
Danessa Myricks Beauty
Self-Taught. Makeup Artist. Photographer. Entrepreneur. Founder. Mother. Black woman.
In a world focused on labels, Danessa Myricks has continuously broken boundaries and built a world of beauty for people from all races, ages and genders.
Starting out as a self-taught makeup artist, Danessa learned how to use products in unconventional ways to create stunning looks. Ignoring industry norms, she began to teach other artists about her techniques and product selections and created a name for herself in the beauty world.
All products by Danessa Myricks Beauty are multi-functional and created to work in multiple places and on all faces. Creatively combining artistry with product manipulation, she designs and launches some of the most high-performance products on the market.
Your hair is unique, like YOU. We are on a mission to help you choose the best routine and products that work for your texture.
We are Antidote Street. We bring the much-needed remedy. Our mission is to make ‘hair’ simple and easy.
We believe your texture is unique and so should your products. We curate the best products created by passionate and knowledgeable makers. We proudly focus on EU compliant products. This means they have been tested, approved and safe for your hair. We care about this stuff!
Award-winning hairstylist, owner of the Hairlounge salon and founder of the Charlotte Mensah Manketti Oil product range – Charlotte Mensah has covered amazing ground. An inspiration to stylists, business owners and women worldwide. She’s achieved all this and more through hard work unwavering self-belief and it also helps that she’s such a genuine, down-to-earth person.
Charlotte has been at the forefront of the natural haircare movement since the early 2000 and has been a columnist on the subject since 2005. She is recognised as the Go To authority regarding maintaining Natural Afro, Mixed & Curly textures by magazines such as Elle, Vogue, Harpers Bazaar and Tatler to name a few.
After years of expertise in the haircare field, Charlotte set her sights on building an ever-lasting legacy. Charlotte believes that your hair, needs to be properly maintained and cared for, so it looks and feels its best. Her multi award winning Charlotte Mensah Manketti Oil premium hair care range is designed for afro/mixed and all curly hair types, it is made using organic, ethical and sustainable sourced oils, these products not only deliver amazing results but also smell divine. The luxurious formulas are as kind to the earth as they are to your hair.
020 8969 9444
Your hair was born to thrive. Trust Equi Botanics to nurture and protect your beautiful hair.
Equi Botanics inspires hair freedom because hair excites us. We believe in excellence and world class in haircare. We share our expertise with women and men to build their own hair communities. We create experiences and hair products for hair love. We want our hair to be even greater, celebrated and become the new normal.
To self-love and self-care our own Knowing that we are complete. We are enough. Our mission is to demystify excellent hair care and inspire you to create hair you love.
Balance, Purity & Education.
We create beauty products that are, like us, a mixture of natural African roots and a quintessentially British attitude. The duality of our community is rooted in African diaspora and travels throughout the world to share the power of wellness, slow living and self-care.
LIHA was born from the desire to create an innovative, luxe natural, organic and vegan skincare brand that blends the rich botanical life of West Africa with traditional English aromatherapy and folk remedies.
Our CEO Djimbi truly has a deep love for everything makeup, creating beautiful products that perform perfectly. However, this was not always the case, her love of makeup blossomed from what was one of the lowest moments in her life. After successfully completed her master’s in business psychology, Djimbi was diagnosed with fibromyalgia which went on to change her career path.
Her motto has always been to create inclusive high-quality products to the makeup enthusiast that are perfect for the woman who wants to experiment without the high-end price tag. We are currently in over 27 countries and 40 retailers worldwide.
She is focusing now on showing the love and hard work behind the brand hence why she wants to share her story in the hopes that it will inspire other young men and women to work towards their goals and that despite what life situation you might be in one can create anything they are truly passionate about.
Pamoja is vegan, palm oil-free and certified cruelty-free by Leaping Bunny, the global gold standard on cruelty free skincare.
Ethically sourced botanical ingredients that nourish and strengthen your skin barrier with vitamins and essential fatty acids. I’ve also sourced science-backed actives proven to soothe, hydrate, repair and protect all skin types but especially dry, dull, dehydrated and sensitive skin. My mission is to do the research for you, so that you can make easy, sustainable choices and have a more conscious lifestyle.
Founded by health and beauty expert Karen Cummings-Palmer who believes that good skincare – like good food should nourish, hydrate protect and illuminate.
Specialising in Age-Management and Beauty from the inside out Karen had worked with great supplements and facial skincare treatments but when it came to the body, she couldn’t find anything that ticked all of her boxes.
The first product in the collection was born from Karen’s need to treat her dry eczema prone skin whilst managing the signs of ageing – it had to be deeply hydrating but not greasy, largely organic and luxurious. She wanted something that was more than a cream but an ultra nourishing anti-oxidant rich body balm that would quite literally feed the skin.
LASH MAGNIFIQUE IS AN AWARD-WINNING COMPANY SPECIALISING IN EYELASH EXTENSIONS.
Eyelash extensions are perfect for all occasions from everyday wear to holidays and bridal. We have our own range of temporary strip eyelashes that we ship worldwide. These are perfect for clients that are unable to get a last-minute appointment or those who only require lashes for the day.
At LM we pride ourselves in customer care, ensuring a personalised service. We have received amazing reviews from our clients including celebrities and world-famous bloggers. We specialise in eyelash extensions ranging from supernatural to extremely glamorous Russian volume. Each client receives a full consultation to ensure their needs are met and there is no waiting time as appointments are managed accordingly. We use the best suppliers and products from the UK.
After studying Applied Sciences at the renowned University of the Arts in London, Bianca achieved advanced level accreditations in cutting-edge aesthetic skin procedures, representing several well-known cosmeceutical brands at the same time. After establishing a UK-wide network of clinics, she launched her own signature product line, bea Skin Care, in 2015.
Creative Curls is a UK based Artist that has always been drawn to anything both colourful and creative. Having specialised in acrylic paint for the past 7 years, she uses her abilities to bring awareness to the traditions and cultures of predominantly black and ethnic minority groups. An experienced teacher, she teaches groups of adult students’ step-by-step paintings, in a fun and relaxed atmosphere.
DorcasCreates is a UK based illustration brand that creates uplifting and bold products that centre and celebrate Black women, including greeting cards, art prints and jewellery. Each DorcasCreates piece is vibrant and colourful, capturing Black womanhood and Black girl joy.
Dorcas Magbadelo is the artist behind illustration brand DorcasCreates – largely self-taught; Dorcas uses bold colours and patterns, taking many elements from her Nigerian heritage to create powerful and striking illustrations.
Nicola Lespeare Greeting Cards
Nicola Lespeare Greeting Cards, a distinctive greeting card brand that draws inspiration from fabulous afros and the richness of deep skin tones.
My eponymous brand was born out of a vision to transform the lack of visible representation and availability of Black character cards in the greeting card industry.
Representation is key to instilling self-worth, building confidence and creating a sense of belonging.
At the heart of my brand is a purpose and commitment to help you celebrate family, friendships, birthdays and magical life occasions with beautifully designed cards that create connections and spark resonation.
Imagine Me Stories
Imagine Me Stories is an award-winning monthly subscription box that aims to inspire by providing quality black children’s literature and empowering black history activities.
My dream is that every child grows up seeing their realities reflected in books and that all children are able to read diverse stories about different experiences.
Originally reserved for Asante royalty and limited to premier occasions, Kente has always been special.
To understand it’s true value, you must understand the process. The energy and creativity required to produce these woven pieces of art is breath-taking.
Kente, made in Ghana. Kente, made with love.
At Afi-Akos we are passionate about bringing our customers the finest handmade bags, accessories and homeware from Ghana.
We work with selected designers, artists and crafters on the continent to create amazing products for our customers using responsibly sourced materials. All of our creative partners are committed to creating their products sustainably
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