We’re all familiar with Etsy. It’s a great place to discover small businesses and artists. But there’s a lot of information out there, and sometimes finding new places to shop is overwhelming.
That’s why we’re here. We rounded up Etsy shops that are not only Black-owned, but are also run by women entrepreneurs. And while we’re happy to bring them to light during Black History Month, we suggest visiting them all year long. So get ready to put your purchasing power to good use.
At this point your sign feels like a badge of honor. And when Mars is in retrograde, you know it’s gonna be a bumpy ride. Oh you met someone? Gotta check their Zodiac first and see if it’s a match. You get the point. Psst...for more prints from this artist, click here.($20+, The Paira Birds on Etsy)
Actually though. With quarantine came the return of letter writing. And now these shiny labels will make you seem way more legit. You can choose from eight colors, and each sheet has 30 labels. They’ll take about two weeks to process and create. ($12, Patrina’s Paperie on Etsy)
Yes, hello, we keep buying stickers because we love them. Maybe you can relate. This pack (shop them individually here) is all about positivity and beauty in the little things. So stick them to your 2021 planner to keep you motivated. Tuning into good vibes. ($9.50, By Chenelle on Etsy)
Wear them separately or together. Either way, they’re perfect for casual, everyday wear. And will remind you of the days when you used to get fully dressed for work. Sigh, seems like forever ago. ($47, The Pink Locket on Etsy)
This one has two woven layers, but isn’t medical grade. It does have a pocket for a filter and elastic ear bands, but they’re not adjustable. We recommend layering it over a second mask for added protection. And always wash after wear. ($14, Suakoko Betty on Etsy)
Never underestimate the healing powers of a really good bubble bath. Choose from lavender, rose, coffee, grapefruit, eucalyptus spearmint, and oatmeal. We recommend lighting a few candles and hanging a ‘do not disturb’ sign on the bathroom door. Alone time has commenced. ($3.25, Charmed Bath Body on Etsy)
This cotton towel is gentle, and can hold hair away from your face without the use of hair ties (which can cause breakage). Just secure the front elastic around the button at the nape of your neck. The towel will stay in place and absorb water quickly so your hair can dry. Plus your hands will be free to apply lotion and go about your business. ($23.50+, Breezy Tee on Etsy)
Use it for your needs. Whether as a journal, habit tracker, or to-do pad. Whatever it may be, this journal is the perfect option to help you stay organized and on track to reach your goals. Go get ‘em. ($16, Copper and Brass Paper on Etsy)
PS: These are editorially selected, but if you purchase, theSkimm may get something in return. PPS: If something’s out of stock, oops, it was there when we published. And we apologize for any shipping delays due to COVID-19. Thanks.
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