The subscription box business is absolutely booming. It started mainly with beauty-inspired products but has since expanded to include pretty much every kind of interest, including fashion, food, art, and literature. Black-owned, non-beauty subscription boxes are growing in popularity with consumers who care about supporting black entrepreneurs. Sign up for any one of these black-owned, non-beauty subscription boxes to support diversity and have some fun!
This box introduces subscribers to new black brands every month. Their monthly collections feature distinct product samples and promotional offers from black-owned brands. The founder, Ebony Costain, started this subscription box to create a community that caters to black men and women. For $25 a month, you’ll receive products ranging from fashion, art, health and food.
Home Made Luxe
Home Made Luxe founder, Keitha, spent her alone time taking her crafting expertise to the next level. Designed for people who love using their hands to create unique DIY projects, her unique subscription box features Pinterest-style arts and crafts. Crafty men and women who can’t find the time to buy their own supplies can enjoy this service for just $40 a month. Crafters can also order a one-time craft kit or even craft party packs.
Dapper Black Box
Enjoy the finer things in life with Dapper Black Box. This subscription box provides savvy gentlemen with grooming products and fashion accessories from black-owned businesses. Forget about tired ties – this company likes trendy and sophisticated beard balms, dress socks, bracelets, and more.
This box features new and exciting wellness products that will help you make your health and fitness goals a priority. There are areas throughout the United States that don’t have access to whole foods and other healthy products – MyBestBox seeks to change this.
Just Like Me
It can be hard to find inclusive children’s books to read to your child, which is what prompted Tamara McNeil to found the Just Like Me book box. This subscription box provides its audience with African American children’s literature and educational activities for only $25 a month. Tamara hopes to empower young children of color to feel comfortable in their skin.
My Lit Box
This subscription box celebrates writers of color. There are three subscription options: the original adult-fiction My Lit Box, the “Yay for YA Lit!” box, and the “Black Women Are Lit” box. The website even features a community blog where readers can discuss books and up-and-coming black authors.