In honor of Black history month, Vigor Roots created this Black Owned Spotlight Bundle to showcase some of the Black Artisans who collectively create products that empower you to look and feel your best while embracing the true beauty of nature. This curated collection of all-natural products is a must-have for anyone looking to elevate their daily routine and show their support for Black-owned businesses working to change the perception of wellness for Black women nationally.
Agave Aloe Polisher - +
About The Founder: After suffering from hypo and hyperpigmentation and other skin sensitivities, Beija-Flor Naturals founder, Stevonne Ratliff, found very few natural skincare solutions, especially those that catered to women of color. As a result, she began to demystify natural skin and hair care by promoting simple and fun beauty routines that are as effective as they are affordable.
Key Ingredients: Organic Sugar, Organic Aloe Vera, Organic Agave Nectar
Why We Love It: This dual-purpose polisher is a must-have for all skincare enthusiasts. Its scent, derived from rosemary and sweet orange, is amazing and free of synthetic fragrances, leaving skin glowing without any harmful effects. The simple yet beautiful packaging is an added bonus.
What Makes It Green: The Agave Aloe Polisher uses 100% natural oils and nectar, including fair trade, nutrient-rich botanicals from Brazil. That means you won’t find any sulfates, parabens, synthetic fragrances or dyes, none of the ingredients that are banned on our Toxic Twenty List.
Nourish and Hydrate Deep Conditioning Masque - +
About The Founder: Upon dealing with damage, breakage, and dryness, Dr. Chambers-Harris began creating natural products to help grow, nourish, and condition her natural hair. After experiencing the results, she started Alodia with the primary goal of educating and empowering women around the globe with quality, scientifically proven hair care products made with natural ingredients that cater to the essential needs of their hair.
Key Ingredients: Avocado Oil, Peppermint Oil, Basil Oil
Why We Love It: 4C hair tends to be left out when it comes to a lot of hair care products, but this masque hydrates and moisturizes like nothing else! The aromatic fragrances keep us delightfully blissful and happy as the masque works to soften even the most stubborn coils. It’ll have your wide toothed comb going through your hair like butter!
What Makes It Green: This deep conditioning masque is formulated without the use of sulfates, silicones, phthalates, petroleum or mineral oil, artificial colors or fragrances or and other ingredient listed in our Toxic Twenty List
Palo Santo Smudge Sticks - +
About The Founder: In a market saturated with toxic products marketed towards Black women, Dr. Kristian Edwards pursued her passion by establishing a one-stop shop of non-toxic products curated by Black Female Artisans. She created the all-natural marketplace BLK+GRN to empower women to make healthier choices, no matter where they are in their wellness journeys.
Why We Love It: Palo Santo gives a pine, lemony, light woodsy fragrance and does so without the need to burn, making it safer for those who live with pets or children.
What Makes It Green: The Palo Santo smudge sticks are never harvested from living trees, making them ethically and sustainably sourced. We collect only naturally fallen trunks and branches from the dry forests of Ecuador and Perú, where this beloved wood is abundant in nature.
Women's Daily Multivitamin Pouch - +
About The Founder: Tonya Lewis Lee, the founder of Movita, is on a mission to bring a healthy lifestyle to all women. This vision was formed through her global travels and interactions with experts and women she encountered, which highlighted the need for empowering women to prioritize their health and wellness, and for providing them with accessible products to do so.
Key Ingredients: Vitamin B6, Biotin
Why We Love It: Here’s what Movita gets right: the vitamin supplements are whole fruits, vegetables, and herbs living their best lives as a one vitamin supplement that we can take once per day.
What Makes It Green: Movita is organic and sustainably sourced to support holistic living in a certified organic facility. A proprietary GPM™ fermentation process provides us with a purer tablet for our bodies and the Earth that are non-GMO, whole food-based, 100% vegan, and free of any synthetic fillers, toxins, or oxidants.
Root22Serum: Natural Scalp & Hair Growth Serum - +
About The Founder: Nathalee DuRose, the founder of Vigor Roots, mission is to take the shame out of hair loss and provide gentle, non-judgmental information on protecting and sustaining scalp health. Primarily because she wanted to lead by example for her daughter, she wanted to create hair care products to address the market’s limitation of natural hair care products.
Key Ingredients: Aragon Oil, Avocado Oil, Tea Tree Oil
Why We Love It: The ingredients used in the Root22Serum: Natural Scalp & Hair Growth Serum are an excellent way to promote long-term hair health through a more holistic approach to hair wellness. Also, the roller ball on the bottle makes the application much easier and smoother.
What Makes It Green: This plant-based Root22Serum is powered by 22 certified organic ingredients composed of soothing essential oils, nourishing plant-based oils, botanical powder blends, and invigorating herbs. Free of any of the harmful toxins you’ll find on our Toxic Twenty List.