Plan Your Wedding And Your Look Using Black-Owned Brands 

When planning a wedding, the details, big and small, make that special day feel impactful.  Yes of course the flowers, the dress, and the venue are always top of mind but think about how dope it would be if your wedding was environmentally sustainable, asked your guests to donate to your favorite charity, or if you planned your wedding and the events around it by supporting and using Black Owned Brands. The possibilities are endless from spa days with your bridesmaids, to the champagne toast with loved ones, showering your guests with love including the causes that you and your partner hold dear to your hearts.  Supporting Black Owned brands is a cause that we hold dear and we wanted to share with you a few of our faves.  Check out our favorite Black Owned brands that will take you from the bridal shower to the moment you say I do and beyond.  

Akwaaba Mansion Bed & Breakfast

Whether it’s the Brooklyn, Philly, Cape May, DC, or  Poconos locations, owner Monique Greenwood and her team literally spoil you (and who doesn’t want to be pampered right?). Planning a girl’s spa day with your bridesmaids or need a location for the wedding where everyone is getting ready in the same place the beautiful historic mansions can create the perfect atmosphere for your special day. For more information   Akwaaba Mansion Bed & Breakfast

Buttah Vibe and Cleansing Kit by Buttah By Dorion Renaud 

If you can, start prepping your skin 6 months to a year before the big day. The Buttah Vibe brush gently exfoliates eliminating dullness and slothing away flaky dead skin while massaging and stimulating skin cells.  This power couple will have you glowing with your bae, during selfies and photos with your family.   $60, Buttah By Dorion Renaud

Charlott Mensa Manketti Hair Oil

Renowned natural hair guru Charlotte Mensah created this product to give your strands some much-needed TLC, with this hair oil that will repair, restore, and hydrate which leaves hair soft and manageable. The Manketti Oil also known as Mongogo oil originates from Kenya and is also infused with Ximenia oil which helps to avoid damage and breakage.  The oil is sold in reusable glass jars made in her hometown in the UK with ingredients sourced from farmers in Africa.  $21 Charlott Mensa Manketti Hair Oil

Karite Creme Corps Hydrating Body Cream 

OMG, our partner wont be able to take their hand off of you after you slather this all over leaving your skin touchable and soft.  The all-natural ingredients will help to relieve eczema, and sensitive skin leaving it smooth soft and glowing for hours. The founders, Three sisters from Ghana,  West Africa, Naana Boakye, MD, Abena Slowe, and  Akua Olunseinde created this sustainably sourced body cream with ingredients to support the livelihood of women-run co-ops and their communities in northern Ghana.  $46 Karite  Hydrating Body Cream 

La Fête du Rosé

Founder Donae Burston has partnered with some of the most prestigious wine producers in Saint-Tropez, resulting in a bright and tangy, fruity, and crisp soft pink rosé that has won over wine connoisseurs across continents.  La Fete is Committed to sustainable agriculture, the environment, and the protection of nature.  A portion of the proceeds from every bottle sold is donated to organizations that provide opportunities for underrepresented and underserved communities.  Le Fete Du Rose for locations 

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