This Black History month, we’re celebrating Black-owned businesses right here on the West Side! Show your support and shop local.
Do you know of another Black-owned West Side business we should include in this list? Reach out to us! Send us an email at [email protected].
AVAI Luxury Aesthetics
Avai Luxury Aesthetics prides itself on producing high quality, 100% handmade candles, body scrubs, lip scrubs, body butters, perfumes, colognes and wax melts that are organic and smell amazing! Owner Virginia Wilson says, “Avai Luxury Aesthetics is my dream and my passion, all of us here put our entire heart and soul into this business.” Learn more at https://www.availuxury.com
Candace Lee’s Sea Moss Gel
This product is super tasty- Vegan friendly & Gluten-free!! Fruits of choice include Pineapple, Strawberry, Blackberry, Blueberry, or Lemon or Tumeric-Ginger. Elderberry syrup, pickles, and other homemade delights also available. Connect with Candace on her Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/candace.hudson1, or find her this summer at the West Side Farmer’s Market! (Candace is also the owner of Lee’s Tax and Professional Services: https://www.facebook.com/Leestaxandprofessionalservices)
Melanin Braiding Services
Specializing in Knotless and Box Braids. We work with all hair styles! Now hiring braiders, hair stylists, and locticians. Located at 644 Smith Ave S. https://www.melaninbraidingservices.com,
Papa Legba Lounge
“The lounge offers a unique experience for mature professionals seeking a laid-back environment to reflect on the greatest hits from soul legends. Papa Legba legacy is an African voodoo GOD serving as the Gate Keeper for spirits passing over to the afterlife. The concept of Papa Legba’s lounge offers a glimpse into the world of musical greats who have passed over. Papa Legba’s Lounge will be in the newly renovated space 202 Cesar Chavez Street, Saint Paul MN formerly known as The Cozy Cantina.” https://papalegbalounge.com
Royal Flooring provides one-of-a-kind flooring solution from garages to commercial properties. We specialize in epoxy and polyaspartic flooring. Let us improve your space with our exceptional service and results that will wow you. Contact us today to learn more what Royal Flooring can do for you. http://royalflooringmn.com
Freedom Cuts International
A popular barber shop located in the heart of the West Side at 35 George St W.