Black women are out here winning! In Hollywood, in corporate America, in politics and everywhere in between.
Not only are we living our best lives—we’re making it look easy. To quote the famous prophet, Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter: “it ain’t nothing to a …boss.”
But what about finding a gift for the woman who seemingly has everything. The one with the corner office, her own team, or her own multi-million dollar company?
With Christmas less than a month away, we’re getting down to the wire. So in case you’re having a hard time deciding what to give the boss women in your life, this list is for you. Whether you’re gifting her a few months of a subscription service or gathering a few items as a fun self-care package, get creative!
These little gifts are all effective ways to say “we see you” to your strong friend. Because you know, they may seem like they have it all — but they need love too.
A new year means a new set of goals. The Bulletproof Planner
is a very unique and thorough planner that comes in 4 accent colors—teal, grey, black and pink. The planner includes a fully integrated business plan format, with areas for project planning, finances, personal goals, social media, gratitude. But it's not all about business, there's even an area for charting your workout plan.
When you feel good, you look good. And thankfully, HUM Nutrition will have you feeling like a million bucks! Why? Because, you don’t have to be a kid to take your gummies. With HUM Nutrition’s “The Sweetest Thing”
you’ll get an exclusive set containing two full-sized bottles of their bestselling gummy supplements: Hair Sweet Hair and Glow Sweet Glow—perfect for the holidays and winter season.
Tony Moly Masks
Bosses need to go into meetings with brighter, refreshed and rejuvenated skin. Tony Moly
offers box sets featuring 19 different masks to keep your skin glowing for every season and reason. Each set includes (10) 3-layer pulp sheet masks, layering sheet masks, gel masks and gel eye masks.
Yubi Buff and Blend Duo
Old makeup brushes meet your match. The Yubi Buff and Blend Duo
is a great gift and enables a busy entrepreneur to apply makeup super quickly and easily. An international lawyer and mother of two with degrees from Yale and Columbia, Adiya Dixon Wiggins was the consummate "busy woman", often sacrificing her beauty and self-care routine to meet the needs of others. Her desire to support other busy women led to the creation of the Yubi cosmetic brush—an ergonomic beauty tool that makes makeup application faster, easier and more hygienic.
Fragrance is the most personal gift anyone can receive and it's easily one of the most difficult gifts to give. What one person loves, another might hate. Instead of dropping $100 plus on a designer fragrance, give the gift of choice with SCENTBIRD
which has luxe brands such as, Gucci, Versace, Tom Ford, and more! Scentbird is a monthly subscription service that inspires beauty lovers to go beyond the ordinary and sample products that evoke passion, confidence, and excitement. Their mission is to revolutionize the way you discover fragrance, by giving members the opportunity to choose from more than 500 designer and niche fragrances each month. Subscriptions start at $14.95 a month. Why not gift her a few months on you?
Thoughtfully “Like a Boss” Champagne Gift Set
Just because you’re a boss, doesn’t mean you can’t have a good time. The Thoughtfully
“Like a boss” gift set contains a luxurious faux-fur bag, rose gold champagne glasses, glittery rim sugar, and a champagne saber that takes it to that extra level.
Personalized vitamin for all of your needs? Um, you may want to also gift yourself this idea. With Care/of, she'll receive personalized daily vitamin packs delivered right to her door. After all, health is wealth. Gift cards
are available and you can choose from different gifting increments—$30 (which typically covers one month), $60, $90, $120.
Take control of your home like never before. Brilliant
saves on time in a major way, and we all know that time is money. Not at home? Forgot to turn off a light? No problem. Brilliant has Android and iOS apps for remote home control. Ask for anything and get a verbal and visual response on your wall because Alexa is built into Brilliant.
Deck of Scarlet
Makeup right to your door every month? Yes, please! Deck of Scarlet
is a makeup subscription service that offers high-quality, full-pigmented, makeup palettes on a bi-monthly basis. Every two months, subscribers receive a new makeup palette curated in part by our Artist in Chief and includes all of the color products needed to complete multiple full makeup looks. For the makeup-loving boss in your life, Deck of Scarlet offers mega-luxe formulations, vibrant colors, and full-faced beauty for only $29.95 a month.
My Calm Blanket
Every boss needs their rest. And there are many benefits to weighted blankets that can help with that. My Calm Blanket
provides comfort, putting you in a calm state and minimizing the need to move or fidget during sleep. Also, it puts you in a grounded state, melting your anxiety away. My Calm Blanket has been proven to aid in anxiety, stress, sensory processing disorder and insomnia.
Many of “us” aren’t taking care of our melanin the way we should. Lovinah
is a plant-based skincare line rich in precious oils, lush rainforests ingredients and beautiful history that brings the ancient beauty rituals of Africa to luxury-loving beauties everywhere. Lovinah founder Joy Ehkator is originally from Nigeria but migrated to the United States more than 20 years ago. Ehkator suffered from painful cystic acne. She tried every traditional recommendation under the sun but nothing worked. Ehkator decided instead to use the healing powers of mother nature that she experienced as a child. Her father is a chief and her grandmother is an herbalist, doctor, bone-setter and midwife. Lovinah is her way of sharing the beauty secrets she learned growing up with the world.
Nature’s Bounty Hair, Skin & Nails Gummies
This year, give the boss woman in your life the gift of beauty from within with Nature’s Bounty Hair, Skin & Nails
. The gummies are a favorite amongst beauty aficionados, and help skin and nails grow by providing vital nutrients the body needs to support natural beauty from the inside out. They're made up of Vitamin E & C for skin health and collagen production/formation, as well as Biotin for healthy hair). Whether walking into the boardroom, or the bedroom, you’re hair, skin and nails will be glowing and healthy. These would be a great add-on for a DIY self-care package.
Simplehuman Sensor Can (With Voice Control)
It’s time to upgrade your home. No, seriously. Simplehuman’s line of innovative tools
for efficient living is the perfect one-stop-shop to help the entire family upgrade their lives this holiday season. Simplehuman caters to consumers who are looking to keep up with the ever-evolving beauty tool and home technology product category. C’mon, a sensor trash can? For the (single) boss babes, imagine never having to touch a trash can again? Pure bliss.
Clever Fox Planner
The goal is to help you set yourself up for a year of making small changes that lead to achieving larger lifestyle goals and habits. This weekly planner will help you reach your goals faster, incorporate productivity and gratitude techniques into your daily life! What makes it different from other planners out there? You can start it whenever you want and decide to skip a month or two without wasting any paper/space. Plus this planner has vision board pages. Your Clever Fox Planner
provides you with two blank pages for mapping out your vision. Get one for all of your boss babes just in time for your annual vision board party.
Just Add Water, Inc
Every boss needs (wants) to simplify their self-care. Just Add Water
is honestly as simple as it seems. Simply add a single packet to a glass of water, or to almond milk or a smoothie—and your body will thank you. Celebrity chef Serena Poon helps keep many entrepreneurs and busy celebrities balanced by providing healthy meals and a superfood snack to give them energy and the vitamins and minerals their body craves each day, such as this one. A celeb favorite, she has worked with Sean "Diddy" Combs and Kerry Washington for years. It doesn't get more boss than that.
The Envelope Clutch
Every woman needs a bag that will give them a lewk. And this envelope clutch
will help you slay every room you step into by adding just the right boss woman touch. The bag, which is genuine vegetable tanned leather is shaped like a regular envelope and can fit larger phone models. The mini envelope can hold cards as well as spare change.
Brooklyn Bedding Brushed Microfiber Sheets
You know that feeling when you lay on cool, fresh sheets? Heavenly. Give someone that experience with Brushed microfiber sheets
. Made for all boss babes with exceptional softness, the silky and smooth microfiber sheets are designed with enhanced breathability and moisture wicking for a cooler night's sleep. Sheets made of microfiber fabric are extremely easy to care for—all sheets are machine washable and highly resistant to wrinkles and pilling.
The Good Home Company Detox Box
For the woman you know looking to detox their home and stay healthy this winter season—the start to a chemical-free home begins with this box. This “detox your home” box
contains all you will ever need to keep you and your home clean—chemical and preservative free and without the use of synthetic, antibacterial ingredients. Contains basics for the home and kitchen including Heal Hand Wash, Pure All Purpose Spray, Body bar soaps, SKOY (sustainable) cloth and bamboo pot scraper.
Talalay Latex Pillow
Every boss babe will likely be looking to have better sleep in 2019. Brooklyn Bedding's Talalay latex pillow
will help to solve that. Constructed with superior natural materials, the Talalay Latex pillow delivers superior reactivity, contouring support and enhanced breathability (7x greater airflow than other latex foams), for an exceptionally restful night's sleep. Available in both plush (soft) and firm comfort levels, the Talalay latex pillow provides just the right amount of loft for back, stomach, and side sleepers.
Bella 10-in-1 Multicooker
As Black women have begun taking more and more care of their health, the BELLA 10-in-1 Multicooker
will help any multitasker with their meal-prep needs. Its 10 functions include: sauté, browning, pressure cook, slow cook, soup, stew, meat, chicken, rice, and risotto/steam. With 70 percent faster cooking time with 10 auto-timed and temped preset functions.
Self-care is a necessity to any boss. And Heyday
is the new cult-fave skincare shop that is keeping women glowing from coast to coast. Widely regarded for their personalized facials, expert advice and ultra-chic curated product selection, Heyday's team of expert skin therapists work to customize every experience by recommending skin-type-specific products and education for digestible and doable ways to up their day-to-day routines. Give the gift of Heyday in the form of their best-selling monthly membership to your favorite entrepreneur or corporate executive.
WineSociety Little Black Box
Wine doesn't have to be complex, intimidating or expensive to be amazing. It doesn't even have to be in a bottle (#nojudgmentshere)! Wine Society’s monthly wine subscription club
is the perfect give to the wine snob in your life—or someone who just needs to kick back and relax every now and then.
Belle Bar Holiday #GlowBabyGlow Kit
The secret to glowing skin? The products, of course. Belle Bar’s non-toxic, organic skincare
is the perfect solution for keeping your melanin poppin’ through the winter AND summer months. All of the products are free of preservatives, fragrance-free, cruelty-free, and work on all types of skin.
LipBar Holiday Set
Every woman needs the right red in her life. And The Lip Bar’s holiday set
will give any boss the extra jolt of confidence they need to close any business deal. Founded by a Black woman boss herself, Melissa Butler, these vegan, cruelty-free lip colors are beautiful on every complexion. Even better, they go on smoothly like a gloss, dry fully matte, and don’t dry out your lips. These red metallic shades are guaranteed to level up your beauty game.
Leon & George Braided Money Tree
The best way to spice up any office? Adding natural life to oxygenate your space—makes it easier to breathe deeply and create an idyllic spot for reflection and mindfulness. Thankfully, Léon & George’s luxe plants do just the trick. Not sure which one to pick? The Money Tree
is considered a powerful symbol of good luck and prosperity. Plus, the luxe greens are statement-piece stunning (pruned and styled by interior design pros), the custom ceramic pots are crave-worthy, and a tree is planted every time a plant is sold. Not mention, every plant comes with lifetime plant doc support.