Black-owned Artisan Market
In recognition of Black History Month, Brampton Library will be hosting a market featuring the work and art of Black artisans. Attend the market to purchase items, observe for free, and celebrate these local business owners who are devoted to skincare, drawing, sewing, digital art, and so much more.
Chinguacousy Feb. 18, 2–4 p.m.
The Amazing Tea Co.
The Amazing Tea Company specializes in superior loose-leaf teas at budget-friendly prices. They continue to grow their offerings of tea by including traditional Jamaican tea bushes such as sour sop leaves infused with black tea and green tea. They are family owned and operated with a vision to be the brand of choice when reaching for a delightful selection of loose-leaf tea.
Blossom Garments features one-of-a-kind clothing styles with African influence. Owner and master seamstress, Modupe Adara constructs handbags, headdresses, and various clothing garments. She has also worked on custom projects and continues to enhance her stylistic approach by exploring other art forms, such as Batik.
Centrepeace is an online Canadian store that handcrafts natural products that use aromatherapy to promote rejuvenating self-care experiences with eco-conscious packaging. Their product list consists of organic soap bars, decorated and customizable soy wax candles, herbal bath salt soaks, and organic herbs.
Château Neuf is a sustainable and slow-wear brand creating luxurious and fashionable accessories. The brand is envisioned with the desire to harvest true beauty for every woman. Each of their designs encompasses creativity and passion, which they strive to take to the next level. Château Neuf is the gateway for women to redefine their own expression of beauty. BE BOLD, BE FREE, BE FIERCE AND BE YOU!! "Beauty is in the eye of the beholder". BE.YOU.TIFUL
Design Meets Desire
Designer Pamela Dolphy creates masterful greeting cards and wall art that celebrate Black culture. For more information about Design Meets Desire art pieces, please direct message:@mydesignyourdesire on Instagram.
Di Vine Beauty
Di Vine Beauty is focused on using natural, authentic ingredients to create quality skincare products. Rooted in both Kingston, Jamaica and Brampton, Ontario, this company seeks to empower customers to feel confident in their own skin. Founder Shennae Steele began with a goal to create authentic Jamaican oils and body butters in Canada and is now working to bring about traditional healing through her products with a modernist twist. She hopes to inspire her customers to make conscious, sustainable choices for their health and well-being.
Chenelle Moseley created Naturalbychen after struggling to find an Afro hair product with natural ingredients that would help manage and repair her son’s hair. Through the study and implementation of Ayurvedic herbs, Chenelle has not only been able to create a wonderful line of hair products, she also works to inspire women and mothers to care and love natural hair.
Althea Fraser is a Holistic Practitioner with a background in nutrition, herb blending, and aromatherapy. She is the founder and formulator of Shea Essence Wholesome Food for Skin. She is passionate about providing a plant-based skincare brand that supports women, men, and children with various skin sensitivities. Althea is passionate about health and wellness and is an ambassador for providing holistic options, products, and services to various communities.
ShexArt is a black-woman-owned small business based in Brampton, selling handmade personalized resin pieces.
Tash began ShexArt (She is Art) as a means to create motivational pieces for those who need it. Together with her godsister Camille, they've been creating pieces which reflect their culture and promote positivity with affirmations and inspirational words. Items include bookmarks and journals as well as home decor and personalized gifts.
Soulful Colour Colouring Books
The Soulful Colour brand of colouring books provides an uncomplicated, creative, and fun way to support and deliver powerful messages of financial and mental well-being, representation, diversity, inclusion, self-care, community, legacy, and self-love, just to name a few areas. These books achieve this through positive illustrations partnered with powerful affirmations, quotes, and mantras.
Sugar Plum Scrubs
Sugar Plum Scrubs is a skincare and self-care company that harnesses the healing properties of the earth.
Sugar Plum Scrubs’ variety of body care solutions are made with homegrown and sun-dried lavender, peppermint, lemongrass, and other herbs. These herbs are sprinkled and infused in our body scrubs, facial scrubs, and lip scrubs, alongside essential oils. This provides the nutrients to relieve common skin concerns such as dry skin, inflammation, eczema and ingrown hairs.
All of their natural products are fragrance-free and non-toxic. They promise a simple and straightforward body care experience that is refreshing, hydrating, and therapeutic.
T’S Blends is an online boutique for wellness teas, tea-infused bath & body products and gifts curated with self-care in mind. Our products are made from the earth’s natural ingredients that are clean, fresh, and safe.