2020 has been a tough year for us all. Each of us has a story about the challenges we’ve faced and the life lessons we’ve learnt because of corona. Christmas is upon us and I always get emosh, both my children are winter babies. Hubby and I used to put them in fancy dress they looked so cute! This year, now that lockdown 2.0 is over, pamper the new mum in your life AND the winter babies. I’ve put together a list of gifts for new mums and baby’s first Christmas featuring black-owned brands.
Primal Beauty Luxury Pamper & Glow
From the founder of Xsandy’s hair extensions, Sandra Brown-Pinnock, comes Primal Beauty. The brand ethos is ‘To Create products with high quality 100% natural ingredients that work and are genuinely good and effective for the hair and skin.’
This Christmas they have put together wonderful gift set, the Luxury Pamper & Glow (RRP £45). The gift set contains; Sugar Scrub, Dead Sea Salt Scrub, Black Soap Shower Crème, Cocoa butter Lotion and African Black Soap. Everything mum’s need to get their glow on.
Brown Skin Dark Lips
Brown Skin Dark Lips bloomed from at the height for the first lockdown. Now, for Christmas 2020 they’ve assembled a selection of gift sets. The Orange You Lovely set (£14) contains; 1Saboon Alee Vitamin E Hand Sanitiser, 1 Saboon Alee Orange and Geranium soap and 1 Fairfield Gardens Orange lip balm. It’s perfect gift for the baby changing or overnight bag.
Mould and Behold
Baby castings are a popular new born gift but Mould and Behold have taken it to the next level. They are family run business with training in 3D and 2D.
Mould and Behold says their mixtures are suitable for sensitive skins including babies. They offer baby, family and memorial castings. Price starts at £35
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They say Christmas is for children and the twin sister team Muffin Sisters created some adorable Christmas pressies. They are known for ‘using traditional African fabrics merged with modern European styles to create heritage children’s products.’
Their Christmas stockings (RRP£15.50) are quite snazzy and are sure to spark joy. The stockings come in a variety of bold African wax prints and would make delightful keepsakes. They RRP£15.50 and dimensions are: 44 x 16 cm.
Ara & Obi
What better way to start a little life, than to wrap them up in eco-friendly sustainable fabrics? After all, the future belongs to them. Ara and Obi specialises in bamboo bedding, blankets and towels which is perfect for sensitive eczema prone skin. Products are made from at least 70% bamboo and are OEKO-TEX Standard 100 Class 1 certified.
They stock some adorable gifts sets. The Snuggle Gift Set (RRP48) contains; 2x Bamboo cotton swaddle blankets and 2x Muslin burp cloths.
Kunda Kids Books
It’s never too early to start story time. Introduce little ones to a wide variety of books. Kunda Books has created the Little Kings & Queens series. The collection was inspired by some of ancient Africa’s most influential leaders, written by Louisa Olafuyi and Oladele Olafuyi edited by Krystle Appiah and artwork by Isabelle Irabor and Tiolu Yoloye.
To pre-order visit the website and if you purchase before by 14th December, you’ll receive stickers and FREE POSTAGE
What have you got your eyes one for this Christmas? Comment below, I’d love to hear from you.
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