Jingle bells, Jingle bells, jingle all the way! It’s almost that time ladies! The holidays are approaching us! If you don’t crave the thrill of waiting until the last minute to slide into Walmart hoping they have something left that hasn’t been opened, ran over or ripped to shreds, that you can gift a friend, then you are probably planning your gift ideas now. It can be hard finding the perfect gift for your friends, especially the natural hair maven that knows all and has all regarding natural hair. Don’t fret we’ve got you covered. Five of them can be purchased right here on our website! Here are our top twelve gifting ideas for the natural hair woman in your life!
1. Thank God I’m Natural
Thank God I’m Natural! The book that started it all. Your friend will definitely appreciate this great read! Chris-Tia Donaldson takes us along her journey of becoming natural. From almost getting fired from a prestigious law firm, to tips on hair care and styling from some of the hottest hair stylist in the industry. Deemed the “Natural Hair Bible” by Essence magazine. Your friend will be thanking you for years to come for this gift that will last a lifetime.
2. African Black Soap
If your friend is as serious about her skin as she is about her hair, she will adore TGIN’s African Black Soap. African black soap has the ability to detoxify the skin by drawing out toxins from under the skin’s surface, leaving behind clean, gorgeous skin! At only $4.99 this is an amazing steal and wonderful gift!
3. TGIN’s Moist Collection plus Twist and Define cream
Let’s keep this TGIN party going, shall we? No natural hair mavens hair wardrobe is complete without TGIN’s product line. The shampoo, conditioner, daily butter, and honey miracle mask all work effortlessly together to moisturize, detangle, condition and style the hair. TGIN’s twist and define cream is perfect at holding curls and twist in place without leaving any residue! These products will last your friend months on end and will keep her hair looking fabulous all year long!
4. Bling Tee
A little bling anyone? Bling tee’s are back for the holidays! Give your girl the gift of bling, with TGIN’s fashionable and fun bling tees! Sizes range from small to XXL so they are perfect for the natural diva of any size!
5. Shea Butter
You can’t have amazing hair and neglect your skin! TGIN’s shea butter comes in a variety of amazing scents that your friend is sure to love! A crowd favorite is sugar pear! Pick up your gal pals favorite scent so she can keep her skin baby soft all winter! While your at it, get one for yourself! You will love it’s smooth buttery texture and enchanting aroma.
6. Satin Pillowcase
Is your bestie way too fly to sleep with a bonnet, scarf or Ceily braids? Or at least that’s what she tells you. Keep her curls protected with a silk or satin pillow case! Silk pillow cases keep hair protected and are much better for a natural’s tresses than cotton pillow cases which can cause breakage. She will appreciate this gift of beautiful sleep without breakage.
If it’s one thing a natural truly appreciates, it is a depiction of themselves. A beautiful queen rocking her natural hair! Deck out your girls house with art work that she can truly appreciate. There are plenty of great and affordable pieces of artwork depicting natural hair women on etsy. Check out The Artista along with many other great artist on esty for some amazing pieces you can gift for any occasion.
8. Deva Curl diffuser
The Deva curl Deva Fuser is perfect for winter! Does your girl love rocking wash n’ go’s, but never has the time to dry her hair? The Deva curl diffuser quickly dries hair all while creating perfect tendrils of curls! This gift is perfect for the girl on the go and will keep her curls perfectly defined even in the winter.
9. Huetiful Steamer
Have you caught your friend walking around with a plastic bag on her head with oils dripping down the side of her face? If so, upgrade your girl immediately! Give your friend a huetiful hair steamer! The huetiful hair steamer works to hydrate, strengthen and condition hair. The steam lifts the hair cuticles allowing for conditioner and oils to deeply penetrate the hair shaft leaving hair well moisturized and conditioned.
10. Fashion scarf
Is your partner in crime a fashionista? She will love having a stylish and sleek scarf that she can use on a bad or great hair day to add a little spunk to her do! There are so many great ways to wear hair scarves and she is sure to find one she loves!
Another popular item on Etsy! We are loving these natural earrings! If your friend is always including natural pride in her wardrobe, grab a few pairs of creative earrings for her! She will love them!
If your ace is starting the locing process or wants to keep her twa more defined, the nudred system is perfect at defining natural hair into short twist! This process only takes a few minutes to transform a short fro into a beautiful twist set!
There you have it! Twelve amazing gifts for the amazing natural hair woman in your life!
Which of these products will you be gifting your girl this holiday season?
Ashley Renee is a licensed esthetician, Mac makeup artist, natural hair enthusiast, writer and poet from Chicago, follow her on Instagram @Ashleyvsrenee!