12 Great Gifts for the Magic Black Girl in Your Life

Are you a last minute shopper? Bad at gifting? Simply stumped? Draw some inspiration from this list of really nifty gifts, all reasonably priced under $50.

Resist Stamped Necklaces

Gift this stylish trinket of resisterhood, available in both gold and silver.

 

90’s Themed ‘All Black’ T-shirt


For the 90’s baby in your life, this shirt will be Allllllllll That!

 

Mommie and Me Head Wraps


Two words: Too. Cute. What more is there to say?

 

We’re Going to Need More Wine: Stories That are Funny, Complicated, and True by Gabrielle Union

Gabrielle Union shares stories of heartbreak and the journey onward in her new book. A must-read for the new year!

 

A Subscription to a Personalized Hair Care Service for Black Women

The wonders of delivery services never cease, as evidenced in these personalized subscription boxes from Mayavana. You can even send a sample of your hair and scientists will analyze its curl pattern, texture, and porosity for the most best-tailored haircare recommendations. Talk about innovation.

 

Temple Zen Organic Skincare

What’s better than affordable organic skincare that fights off the winter dryness? The answer is nothing. Nothing is better.

 

Malaville Black Dolls

Move aside, Barbie! The future is here, and it’s Black.

 

Bayou Magic by Jewell Parker Rhodes

The perfect holiday read for your pre-teen, Bayou Magic is an inspiring coming-of-age story from author Jewell Parker Rhodes, rich with Southern folklore, friendship, family, fireflies, and mermaids. Who doesn’t love a bayou mermaid?

 

Zora Neale Hurston Colorful Portrait

This handmade Zora Neale Hurston print is certain to brighten any office or living space.

FroGirl Stationary

Give the gift of cute, hand-painted stationary today. No, seriously. We’d love a few boxes of these at The Lighthouse office 🙂

 

Countertop Stainless Steel Compost Bin

For the environment-conserving lovebug in your life, pick up this affordable 1.3-gallon countertop compost bin. It even comes with a charcoal filter!

 

Red.Blk.Grl. Book Subscription Box

Bookworms, unite! This monthly book subscription box comes chock full of Black-girl centric content and characters, by Black women writers.

 

HairFlair Soft Hood Deluxe Dryer Attachment

Look. Some gifts are frivolous. Some gifts are necessary. This inflatable hooded blowdryer attachment is necessary.

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About the author

Reagan is the project and research associate for The Lighthouse | Black Girl Projects. She enjoys baking sweets, spending too much money on candles and being an obsessive Game of Thrones fan in her spare time. Keep up with her and the LBG crew on Twitter @luvblkgrls. 

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