THE FIVE provides a weekly spotlight on black businesses around the world (Week of 1/25):

Klay Botanics is small-batch, hand-blended, natural anti-aging skincare specializing in clay facial treatments, toners, face oil, cleansers, and body butters infused with the highest quality botanicals. Each ingredient is high-performing benefiting all skin types and aging skin. Contains no parabens, no harsh chemicals, and no animal testing.

Inahsi Naturals products, created specifically for your naturally curly hair, whether loose wavy curls or tightly coiled, color treated, straightened with heat, teased, transitioning with protective styles, braids, and/or weaves, or relaxed. Their products add and maintain Moisture, control Frizz, Detangle and improve Manageability, use ingredients that promote Length Retention and Prevent Breakage, and promote overall Healthy Hair.

Kaeess Nail Polish was developed to empower all to break boundaries through self-expression.

Cafe con Libros (coffee with books) is an intersectional Feminist community bookstore and coffee shop. Through their choice of books, programming and great coffee, they endeavor to create a vibrant community space where everyone; specifically female identified folx, feel centered, affirmed and celebrated.

Afriware Books is a Black owned bookstore that has served the community by providing a platform to showcase authors, artists and advocates who infuse us with a sense of cultural pride.