Updated: Dec 17, 2019
Shop these small business goodies and support real people in real time.
A really good gift requires very little explaining so in the spirit of taking up as little of your time as possible, here's a list of things we think your people will love. Wrap it all in beautiful specialized wrap by unwrp and you're gtg.
Oh, and don't forget to pick up a 'lil something for yourself – 'tis the season.
For The Fly One
The Baby Tress Edge Styler: Conceptualized by women in the beauty industry - the Baby Tress edge styler is every black and brown girls answer to the old toothbrush we've been using. It's time to elevate our products - we deserve this! Slay your edges by clicking here. Use code WORD for 20% off your purchase until 12/15.
A Fringe Purse Inspired By Brazil: From FARM, the online retailer inspired by Rio, comes the most stylish purse we've ever laid our eyes on. In vibrant Kelly green, black or wheat, this is the gift for your friend that loves to dress and only carries 3 items at a time. Get it here.
Kids of Immigrants "Support Your Friends" Crewneck: A classic style with a timeless message. Support your friends and this business founded by two wonderful humans who happen to be kids of immigrants. Shop the crewneck here & flex that small biz buying power.
For the Home
The Perfect Bathmat: Cold Picnic's torso bathmat is a no brainer for anyone who loves their shower with a side of cheek. Preferable to the brown, this also comes in cream with or without boobs. Get it here.
Sleep Tight With Baloo Living's Weighted Blanket: Sleep is our #1 priority around here an this 15lb blanket has changed the bedtime game forever. A weighted blanket is kind of like the equivalent to a big bowl of mac and cheese or a double dose of Nyquil PM- depends on what works for you. Get it here.
Oaxaca Cookbook: From the family who brought us one of LA's most delicious Mexican restaurants, La Guelaguetza, we can now bring Oaxaca home with this stunning cookbook by Bricia Lopez. Filled with soulful home cooking and beautiful photos, get this for that person who cherishes food, family & culture. Shop it direct from the fam, no Amazon here, y'all.
Celia Con Rolos: Adorn your home with the spirits of women who paved the way. NYC based artist Tony Peralta, honors his LatinX experience with pop art inspired creations and merch that rep la cultura. Shop this piece via ShopLatinX, a new marketplace showcasing LatinX creators.
Gem+Bolt Mezcal: Small batch, woman owned, Oaxaca sourced mezcal in a gorgeous white bottle. Pair with the Oaxaca cookbook for that person who is always entertaining. Imbibe here.
For the Bod
Sexual Audio Stories: Dipsea is our new favorite startup. Founded by women for women, these sexy audio stories live in an equally sexy app. Dipsea is revolutionizing the way women get in touch with their erotic selves and changing the narrative around masturbation. Our current favorite: the guided meditations that support getting in "touch" with yourself 😏 Gift a membership or get your first month free here with the code: WORDLOVE
Skincare For Melanin: AVYA Skin Care is the brand we've been waiting for! A premium skin care product specially made for melanated skin tones. We tried the eye c ream & serum and immediately saw/felt results. We are IMPRESSED. Hop to it because you can get a copy of poet Yesika Salgado's new book Hermosa with any purchase of an Avya product while supplies last.
CBD Patches: The Good Patch makes Hemp and Plant-based Patches with a purpose. Healing qualities range from "Be Clam" which combines 15mg premium hemp extract and menthol for for unwinding and decompressing to "B12 Awake" which is infused with B12, Caffeine and Green Tea extract making it a perfect substitution for that coffee addiction. A perfect stocking stuffer for your wellness conscious crew. Get them here.