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During Black History Month and beyond it’s crucial we take a look at individuals, businesses and more who have paved the way for equality. Keep reading to see a curated list of young Black females who are rising up in the Canadian business industry with products that empower you.
Inspired by her brother with eczema, Jasmine wanted to find a natural alternative with ingredients you can understand, which is when BRWNSGR was born. She’s taking on the natural skincare world by storm and you’ll definitely watch Brown Sugar Skincare become a household name. From facial cleansers to body butter, they have a variety of products made for the face and body, filled with rich ingredients.
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Run by sister Nia and Justice Faith, this empowerment duo is speaking up with their education platform and teamed up with Roots to create a collection made to encourage individuality. What started off as a tight company by Nia, who was a dancer that couldn’t find any to match her skin tone, has now flourished into a worldwide movement.
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Sajin sells premium green tea grown in Japan and is based out of Winnipeg. The antioxidant-powered tea has incredible benefits and different flavours to help you re-focus and re-charge while taking a few minutes to yourself. Not to mention their entire Instagram is a vibe, so if you’re looking for a peaceful and motivational account to add to your timeline, give them a follow @sajingreentea.
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