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12 Ways to Enjoy Valentine’s Day When You’re Single

Treat Yourself to these Black-owned brands.

1. Use a Live By Being Complextion Clay Mask

Self-care starts with small tasks like hot baths and skincare. 

Live by Being is a vegan, all-natural brand that creates products that help you maintain a skincare ritual. Their milk and bath salts are rich in antioxidants and essential oils that nourish your skin. Check out their at-home spa sets for Valentine’s relaxation. 

2. Replace Your Morning Coffee with Teaspressa

Wouldn’t it be great if someone created tea that has the same caffeine content as coffee? Oh, there is? Sign me up! 

Teaspressa is an organic, all-natural coffee company that sells teas, sugar cubes, and other products that will enrich your morning routine. You can also buy half decaf and decaf tea if you just want that delicious taste.

3. Self-Reflect & Manifest

Inside Then Out creates practical stationery for your journey towards growth and reflection. Their best-selling “Better Every Day” journal is a daily planner with 365 prompts designed for self-reflection. This is a perfect gift for self-love.

4. Moisturize with Shea Shea Bakery

The best thing about Valentine’s Day is smelling absolutely delicious! So, if you’re in love with sweet-scented soap scrubs and body oils, this is the place for you. 

Shea Shea Bakery also has body cream refills, which are easy on your wallet and the planet. 

5. Dive into the Chocolate Therapy Truffle Collection

One rule of Valentine’s Day: Always have good chocolate. 

Chocolate Therapy Black-owned business that locally produces divine-tasting chocolate. Their chocolate is not your typical store-bought chocolate, either. They have many flavors like key lime, rosé, and traditional sea salt caramel. Shop their Valentine’s Day section if you want a little bit of everything.

6. Redecorate

Peace + RIOT is a woman-owned business that houses an assortment of art, candles, furniture, and other items for home decor lovers. 

7. Wind Down with Pretty Honest Candles

Pretty Honest Candles creates biodegradable, soy candles that are to die for! I also love the fact that this brand has a “Scent Matcher” Quiz, which matches you with some of their candles!

And if you’re a huge fan of their products, make sure you check out their subscription boxes. 

8. Top Off a Gourmet Meal with Black Truffle Slices

Trufflin’ brings gourmet, French truffles straight to your door. Their winter set and caviar collection will truly elevate your flavor palate. 

9. Relax with More Tea…

Tea Drops bring innovation to tea-making. Their high-quality teas are made into fun shapes that melt in water. 

Tea Drops also values sustainability and giving back. They’ve partnered with organizations like the Thirst Project, which allowed them to give over 200 thousand people water. 

10. …Or Wine.

Theopolis Vineyards is an award-winning business is located in the heart of Yorkville, CA. “Queen of the Vineyards,” Theodora R. Lee produces all of the fruit on her land, which is used to make rich wines like Pinot Noir and Petite Sirah. Subscribe to their wine club for access to their exclusive products. 

11. Buy Auvere Jewelry

Bling, bling, bling. 

Co-founders Steven Feldman and Gina Feldman-Love design sophisticated 22 and 24 karat gold jewelry for any occasion. They also practice responsible sourcing and transparency, which is a huge plus. 

12. DIY with Postal Petals

This woman-owned business works with over 20 flower farms to deliver aromatic flowers straight to your door. 

Postal Petals offers DIY arrangements of aromatic flowers… Shop in the “What’s Blooming” section to view their in-season flowers. 


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