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5 Black-Owned Subscription Boxes That Will Deliver Goodness To Your Door
From STEM education to curly hair products, these Black-owned subscription box services will deliver much-needed goodness to your doorstep to help get you through these crazy times.
“Hand-picked products for curly hair delivered to your doorstep,” sums up CURLBOX. With hair salons and spas closed indefinitely, take matters into your own hands. CURLBOX is an affordable, exclusive, and effortless way to explore new hair products, in which you’ll discover hand-selected curly hair products delivered to your doorstep every month. Subscribers receive four or more quality hair product samples for $20/month, and you can cancel at any time. The subscription service is first-come, first-served, so get on their waiting list soon and hold your spot.
Ujamaa Box is the subscription box featuring Black-owned businesses. According to the website, Ujamaa stands for “cooperative economics” and the belief that in order for us to prosper and profit, we must build and maintain our businesses together. By signing up for the subscription service, you are taking control of your spending by choosing to support multiple Black-owned businesses in a single purchase. Each box features products from various categories including fashion, beauty, art, and health. The quarterly subscription costs $60 per quarter or $245 a year.
Cloth & Paper
The vision of this subscription box couldn’t be more timely. With most of the country working from home these days, Cloth & Paper provides monthly products to help elevate your home office and beyond. Every month, subscribers receive a box full of Cloth & Paper exclusives: stationary, pens, planner accessories, and fancy lifestyle items. You can choose from a 1, 3, or 6-month plan, starting at $18 per month.
Brown Toy Box
One of the most challenging aspects of social distancing is keeping the kids home and keeping them entertained. Not being able to travel or leave the house much, means coming up with innovative ways to keep them engaged. Brown Toy Box is a great place to start. Their mission is to normalize Black excellence and create prosperous career pathways for Black children through STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics) education, cultural representation, and educational play. All of their boxes include a book on a Black trailblazer or child hero, a hand-on project for children to test and learn, and some other fun activity or edible, based on a specific STEAM theme. Each box is $34.99 and an additional $5 for shipping. Subscriptions can be canceled at any time.
Black Girl Magic Box
“All the Black girl magic you could ever dream of, delivered to your door bi-monthly,” sounds too good to be true. According to the website, all products selected for your Black Girl Magic Box are meant to stimulate the mind, body, and soul. Depending on your subscription level, you will receive 5 to 7 premium products shipped to your doorstep on the 20th of each month. The best part? Most of the featured products are made by Black women for Black women. You can choose between 2, 4, or 6-month plans, starting around $55 per month.