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Four BLACK Owned Miami based Candle Companies To Patronize Instead of Bath & Body Works

Today once I woke up at 10:30am (coughs 11am) and decided to join the rest of society, I discovered via social media that retail store and one of my favorites places to shop (when I feel like shopping) was having the biggest candle sale of the year. Apparently Bath & Body works has been doing this for years and for some reason I’m just finding out about it today.  This is odd because I love candles. No, I really do love candles, especially ones on sale. I keep at least 15 candles on deck at the crib. I recently had a visitor to my place and they said “Damn you got a lot of candles, let me have one.” To which I replied, “Naw them mine. Go buy your own,”  because that’s how much I love candles. But I digress. 

But I must share that I haven’t been in Bath & Body Works for a minute because I’ve consciously been choosing to support local black owned candle makers. That partially inspired this list. Well to be totally honest, this list was inspired after I realized that I couldn’t partake in the BBW sale because the people who knew about the sale literally bought ALL THE DAMN CANDLES EVER MADE BY BBW! But then I thought to myself, “Why not just buy one of your favorite household items from a black owned business?” Then I thought “Hell everyone should buy from them too.” So voila via a Facebook post, I found four South Florida based Black owned candle makers for yall to patronize instead of or in addition to BBW. In no particular order, check out some damn good smelling candles you can purchase from local black owned businesses. #ThankMeLater (Drake voice)

1. Soulful By c2 

The Allure and Peaceful Sleep candles are top sellers. The company is currently running a sale: Buy 2 get one free. No discount code neede.d To purchase click here.

2. Moonflower Essentials

The Rush Hour Candle is a consumer favorite. To purchase click here.

3. Bonaco Candles 

The Hollywood Beach and The Flats candles are top featured scents on the company’s website. To purchase, click here.

4. The Beloved Box

The BeSeduced Candle by The Beloved Box

The BeSeduced Candle is a consumer favorite and doubles as massage oil. To purchase, click here.

What Black owned businesses do you purchase your candles from?Comment any South Florida based Black owned companies that we missed. We’ll be sure to add them in a second edition of this story. Let’s continue to support our own and shop Black and local.

This article was written By Janéy Tate. You can follow her on Twitter @Janey_Tate

14 comments on “Four BLACK Owned Miami based Candle Companies To Patronize Instead of Bath & Body Works

  1. May Reign

  2. Yess! Moonflower is everything😍

  3. I love the beloved box!!

  4. I love this blog and thank you so much. I am a local black owned candle maker located in West Palm Beach, Fl.

    • Email us your info please. Send A link and pic of your candle(s)… We’ve learned of so many more Black owned candle companies in South Florida that we want to add them as well.

  5. Tanisha Ritter

    Please purchase my friend Laria Sweeting’s daughter’s “Sweents” scents on She’s a 9 year old, ALL NATURAL, African American wax melts entrepreneur from Homestead (Miami),FL. Thanks!!

  6. camille Jefferson

    Moonflower candles are the bomb!

  7. You also have ArmanisAromas based in Hollywood. Candles are made with soy and Wax can also be used as a massage oil and she can even do any custom scent for you!

  8. KeryKay Candles located in the Yellow Green Farmers Market or on Instagram @kerykaycandleco

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