Check out our Fave Black-Owned Businesses & Enter to Win Beauty or Drink Gift Cards!

SheSpeaksTeam By SheSpeaksTeam 02.25.21
Check out our Fave Black-Owned Businesses & Enter to Win Beauty or Drink Gift Cards!
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February is Black History Month, so we wanted to take this time to feature some of our favorite Black-owned business and influencers. Make sure to take a look at these businesses that we love - in February, and all year long.

Enter for two chances to win: A $50 gift card to TLB The Lip Bar or a $25 gift card to inBooze!

CURLS: Founded by Mahisha Dellinger, this brand has become a leader in the natural hair care industry. CURLS has quality products that celebrate perfectly imperfect curly coifs. Make sure to listen to episode 21 of our podcast, How She Does It, where you can hear about Mahisha's road to success, as well as how she helps other Black women and girls in their own entrepreneurial efforts.

Hardest Working Collection: This brand will simplify your life. Also created by Mahisha Dellinger, the Hardest Working Collection uses clinical research and quality, natural ingredients to create a multi-tasking product line that can be used on both your skin AND in your hair. Time to clean out the beauty cabinet!

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TLB The Lip BarA vegan and cruelty-free beauty brand, TLB was launched as The Lip Bar in 2012 with the goal of changing the way we think about beauty. Though it began with lipstick, TLB now also sells products for your face and eyes. According to founder Melissa Butler, "Every day people are being told how to be beautiful - so we’re here to remind you that you don’t have to change. You Are Enough!"

Carol's Daughter: More than 25 years after she started creating hair and body products in her kitchen, Lisa Price's products can be found in 30k retail stores across the country. As a pioneer of the Natural Hair Care Renaissance, Carol’s Daughter is also the first on exhibit in the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture. Listen to her fascinating story in episode 16 of How She Does It.

She Did That: Currently streaming on Netflix, this film.offers an up-close and personal look at Black women entrepreneurs, and addresses topics like the funding gap for women of color. Listen to episode 24 of our How She Does It podcast as we sit down with Renae Bluitt, Creator and Executive Producer of this film. Renae is also the voice behind the blog, In Her Shoes, which features Black women who are leaving their mark on the world and paving the path for generations to come.

inBooze: We are big fans of inBooze, a unique product where you can infuse your own cocktails with simple fruits, spices and herbs. The company was started by the inspiring Ashleigh Evans, who appears on the second episode of our podcast. Listen to hear how she manages her business through growth, change and tough times.

Tiffany Derry: If you don't know who Tiffany Derry is, you should. A former Top Chef contestant, Tiffany is the owner of Roots Chicken Shak in Austin and Plano, Texas, and a clothing company called Derrywear Apparel. Watch for our upcoming How She Does It podcast episode to find out how Tiffany is thinking outside the box to keep her restaurants in business through the pandemic. Check back here for all of the info, or subscribe to our podcast so you don't miss it!.

Which of these brands would you like to try? Enter to win a $50 gift card to TLB The Lip Bar or a $25 gift card to inBooze!

#SheSpeaksCelebrate Giveaway *Two winners will be chosen at random to receive either a $50 gift card to TLB The Lip Bar, or a $25 gift card to inBooze. Giveaway is open through March 14, 2021 to U.S. residents at least 18 years of age. Entrants must be a member of SheSpeaks. If you are not a member, click here to join. Winner will be notified by email.

Update: Thank you to all who entered. Congrats to the winners, SheSpeaks members nagroskopf and wizardewu!


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  • Sweets_79 By Sweets_79

    I would like to try all the brands.

  • SusanHN By SusanHN

    I'd love to try the Hardest Working Collection - what a great idea to have one product do multiple things!

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