In the wake of a series of violent attacks against the community over the past few months, many international brands have joined the call to end Asian hate and expressed solidarity with Asian Americans. These companies have strongly condemned the national wave of anti-Asian discrimination.
With today’s economy reportedly suffering more vandalism and boycotts of Asian-American businesses than any other demographic due to the pandemic, they are in desperate need of support.
One effective way to help is to support their businesses. From services such as your local take-out restaurants and salons to your upcoming shopping needs, many Asian American businesses can provide you with quality products. There are many Asian American-Owned brands you can support, covering cosmetics, clothing, food, and more.
100% PURE is committed to producing the purest, healthiest products and educating everyone on why being 100% PURE is so important. They strive to live with compassion, kindness and empathy; to be environmentally sustainable and to improve the lives of 6 billion people and animals while also being charitable and giving back to their global community.
JINsoon Nail Lacquer line embodies everything that Jin believes a great nail polish should be. They believe that the nail polish should be as healthful and eco-friendly yet enduring as possible, therefore all of the shades in the collection are formulated with high-tech polymers and resins that ensure long wear and a shiny finish.
Patrick Ta thinks that everyone deserves to feel confident and beautiful every day. A new beauty brand created by celebrity makeup artist Patrick Ta. They wanted to create makeup that made women feel confident and beautiful in their own skin.
Yensa is a global Superfood Cosmetic beauty brand that creates high-performance cosmetics fused with Superfoods to embrace the diversity in beauty today. High tech formulas, powerful Superfoods and Asian rituals with a strong focus on complexion perfection are what makes Yensa unique.
Blume represents today’s generation of confident, tenacious and conscious young womxn. They’re building young women a safe space to learn, grow, and become their badass selves. A place to celebrate womanhood and give advice on the good, the bad and, even the ugly that comes with it.
Cocokind is a conscious beauty brand based in San Francisco. They formulate our gentle yet effective products with sustainably-sourced superfoods, and they offer them at an affordable price. Its mission is to make conscious and accessible beauty products for all.
EM Cosmetics was created to give you the tools you need to express yourself—through colors, lines and other forms of creativity. Whether you are a new beauty enthusiast, a seasoned creator, or a bona fide pro artist, they hope you find products to be refined, effortless and useful in your own personal journey of self-expression.
Hero Cosmetics is creating solutions for those times you have a pimple emergency. Their broader vision is to create products that can be your hero when your skin is in a pinch. They want to create a space for people to be proactive about their skin, talk about their skin problems and share great solutions.
JOAH is created to empower women with smarter beauty options. It is a skin-centric, socially conscious, 100% cruelty-free brand that promises never to disappoint, always a delight and hopefully makes you smile.
Journ was born through a personal journey with acne and the scars it left behind. It is founded to create skincare-focused-cosmetics that will conceal specific skin concerns for a flawless look and also help improve them over time. The name Journ is an ode to every woman’s unique journey. One we hope to be on alongside them while inspiring and empowering them along the way.
sundays is a nail care brand focused on wellness, offering non-toxic products and mindful experiences. Nail care is a form of self-care and they are passionate about supporting their community in every step of their wellness journey whether it’s in their New York studios or in the comfort of their own home.
Supernal is clean, conscious, and inclusive skincare that is hand-crafted in small batches in New York. It’s an incredible privilege to be part of someone’s self-care regimen, and their hope is to enhance your beauty rituals with a luxurious experience.
Clean Circle is on a mission to make sustainable, clean personal products accessible to everyone. They thoughtfully create products that are made for you with their planet in mind. They make Sustainable easy in your everyday beauty routine.
CLE is a team of artists, designers, and professionals dedicated to and guided by the belief that beauty lies in embracing your natural self, finding freedom in fluidity, and welcoming the truths hidden in imperfections.
CTZN Cosmeticsis on a mission to truly be an inclusive makeup brand. It is one shade of gold eye shimmer that perfectly suits every skin tone! Tested on CTZNs all around the world -100% vegan and cruelty-free.
EVENPRIME is a modern personal care company from Santa Monica, California. They worked with leading chemists in Korea, the global epicenter of skincare innovation, to bring you a high-quality line of affordable products designed for men and women of all skin types.
Ellis Brooklyn is a luxury naturals fragrance and body care line marrying the best artisanal, small-batch formulas with the finest French fragrances.Today, the idea that fragrances can be formulated with clean ingredients are a reality and it’s a category that they’re proud of.
Fable & Mane
Fable & Mane is rooted in the founder’s authentic Indian heritage and personal experiences. It is a modern hair wellness brand of potent plant-based products inspired by ancient Indian beauty secrets with vegan, clean and cruelty-free formulas.
Glamnetic believes in a world where beauty is accessible, effortless and fun for all. They do that through innovative, sustainable products and a deep dedication to creating and delivering exactly what you— the customer—want most.
Glow Recipe makes natural, fruit-powered skincare designed to help bring out your inner glow. They believe skincare should be fun. Unexpected sensorial textures, colorful packaging, and innovative ingredients are our thing.
Good Light Beauty
Good Light Beauty is a personal care brand that believes in beauty beyond the binary. They are focused on moving culture forward by promoting a more inclusive definition of beauty through product and purpose. They strive to reflect the diversity and fluidity of the world we live in today.
Henné Organics was founded in 2015 to introduce a splash of eco-luxury into the everyday. They have taken a modern and minimalistic approach to standard lip care products with something extraordinary. All HENNÉ products are lovingly handcrafted in-house in the beautiful coastal city of Wilmington, North Carolina.
Emilie Heathe is your secret tool to help you craft the superhero version of yourself. Clean ingredients, extraordinary colors, and a packaging that feels like an object of significance. All with the idea that our bodies are a blank canvas, each one with the potential to be a masterpiece.
Jason Wu Beauty
Jason Wu Beauty is founded on the idea that beauty should be effortless and chic. With Jason Wu Beauty you can create countless soft yet, glamorous looks to enhance your natural beauty and release your inner icon. You will feel beautiful, confident, and completely yourself, all while obtaining a sense of glamour. ㅤ
Krave Beauty is a skincare company that sells a cleanser while telling you to cleanse less. Their mission is to challenge the fast-paced beauty industry to slow down and help people with the way they look at skincare.
Live Tinted believes that beauty is their vehicle for connection. Their multicultural community offers a place to discuss all things beauty and culture, and have those discussions lead product development.
Luci Skincare follows the beauty traditions of Italy: the “good for the soul approach” is what we live by. Our “feel good” ethos is delivered into every product we create, which brings you into an experiential escape to Italy.
Manna Kadar Cosmetics
Manna Kadar designed the one and only Beauty Simplified System that minimizes the makeup application process to 7 minutes or less. The award-winning Beauty Simplified System separates the makeup application process into 3 steps; Step 1- Prime, Step 2-Polish and Step 3- Perfect. This process guides women on how to easily create their desired look on a daily basis.
Orcé Cosmetics was created to set a new standard of beauty. Here, every skin tone is celebrated, acknowledged, and seen. They create high-performance cosmetics for womxn who inspire their most – bold, confident, and unstoppable, making their indelible mark on the world.
Peach & Lily
Peach & Lily is on a mission to empower you to transform your own skin. Whatever your skin concern, skin struggle, or skin goal, they want to provide you with the knowledge and products you need to achieve your best and most healthy skin yet.
SELFMADE is a brand community built for all of those who are learning to embrace their inherent self-worth in a world that too often rejects them. They are committed to democratizing mental health and creating more accessibility to credible tools and resources.
Shaz & Kiks
SHAZ & KIKS is founded by two sisters who want to share the hair care products and rituals that they grew up with, rooted in their Indian heritage. Their products are plant-based, vegan, cruelty-free and free of sulfates, silicones, parabens, PEGs, mineral oils, synthetic dyes & fragrances.
Soko Glam is a lifestyle brand and e-commerce beauty community founded by Charlotte Cho and husband David Cho. The site offers the best selection of Korean beauty products and content: each product is curated with a personal recommendation by Charlotte.
Tatcha is a beauty company that is inspired by the ancient Geisha skincare traditions. Their mission is to share with a new generation the inspired approach to a beautiful life that they discover on their journeys East.
Tower 28 is the place where two iconic LA worlds come together. It sits at the crossroads of the Santa Monica pier and gritty Venice Beach. A meeting place for locals, Tower 28 symbolizes everything they believe in – community, healthy fun, and clean living.
Tula believes that the same ingredients which are good for your body are also great for the skin. As the leader in probiotic skincare, they combine powerful probiotics with skin superfoods to give you healthy, balanced and glowing skin.
U Beauty is built on the promise that you don’t need a 13-step routine to see results. The future of skincare is about simplicity and efficacy. They are motivated by the belief that great products should solve problems, deliver results and simplify your life.
VENN brings together over 20 years of skincare research and innovation in South Korea with clean, high-performance ingredients to develop category-defining products that help streamline skincare routines without compromising on efficacy.
Then I Met You
Then I Met You is inspired by the Korean concept of Jeong: a deep feeling of empathy and affection that one can develop for people, places and things. Built upon a foundation of altruism, generosity and collective social responsibility, Jeong drives us to put others ahead of ourselves, give without expecting in return and choose the action that optimizes for the greater good of our communities.
Velour introduced a whole new concept to the beauty industry – handcrafted, luxury Mink Lashes. Since then, Velour has changed the way the world thinks about faux lashes. With new styles, improved quality, and comfortable lash bands, Velour believes it is possible for anyone to Live in Lashes.
Cardon For Men
Cardon For Men is an optimal personal care brand for men. Their products are made with cactus extract using Korean skincare technology. Cardon’s mission was clear from the beginning: to provide a simple shopping experience for men to get premium skincare at an approachable price tag.
AVRE was born out of necessity to transform the industry with the inspiration to pursue a sustainable footwear brand for the empowered woman. AVRE does exactly that by using recycled plastics bottles on our quest to craft trendy and comfy footwear.
Paper Project makes comfortable and functional essentials with Japanese paper yarn. Paper Project aims to create quality products that support their daily activities and relieve them from stress through the natural benefits of paper yarn.
3.1 Phillip Lim
3.1 Phillip Lim was born with the goal of bringing a ‘cool, easy, chic’ wardrobe to the modern global citizen. The brand has since expanded to include womenswear, menswear, accessories and footwear, and currently has 14 stand-alone retail stores worldwide with locations in the U.S., London and across Asia.
VICTOR LI started in 2018 in New York City with menswear design and gradually transitioned into menswear-silhouette-inspired unisex collections that the brand stands for today.
Boma Jewelry believes in building its business and infrastructure as a force for good since 1981. Their vision is to be a company that focuses on the triple bottom line: people, planet and profits.
MAUBY is a new apparel brand designed in Los Angeles and globally inspired. MAUBY pieces are designed to cater to fit, comfort, and sophistication. With a mix of romantic undertones and comfortably structured pieces, their clothes are rooted in quality and individuality. They are dedicated to bridging the gaps in the ever-evolving contemporary fashion landscape.
ME UVC bears in mind that 80% of plastic water bottles go to oceans and landfills. Reduce the consumption of single-use plastics with ME-UVC. They believe that they can do better.
MIKOH is a swimwear brand, it uses bright and bold floral prints, captivating coral lurex, ultra-cool mauve, and vibrant yellow to embody the changing of seasons to embark on brighter days ahead. They have a passion for pursuing or developing careers in the swimwear industry.
Mohala Eyewear has created various nose bridges, widths and adjustable sunglasses frames to provide the perfect fit for every woman. It’s their mission to make a pair of sunglasses to fit you perfectly.
LEORÊVER is committed to creating inspiration and the finest luxury activewear in the world for Men. Created by Designer & CEO, Jonathan Oe, LEORÊVER takes men from the gym to the workplace and into the evening. The products are sold exclusively online and at LEORÊVER Boutiques and Showrooms.
Hyden Yoo is a New York-based men’s and women’s collection that offers a modern take on classic sportswear. The collection is developed for every man every day and every night. It started in 2005 with the idea of changing how men dressed in the workplace.
Catherine Gee embodies a timeless yet contemporary collection of strong pieces with elegant, modern lines. The brand seeks to provide an edit of refined yet functional wares. The accent is on individual ready-to-wear pieces that can be easily combined in different ways for a style that is always accessible.
Chunks launched in the spring of 2019 as a one-woman operation and grew to a team of five women by 2021. Chunks designs are inspired by the passion for colors, culture and trends, nostalgic feelings and art like the Memphis design movement.
Covry make inclusive eyewear for faces of all shapes and sizes. Their Elevated Fit frames are created by using measurements from real people- not traditional industry standards. With their focus on comfort, they’re committed to bringing you frames that fit effortlessly.
Nimble Made thinks that find a good fit is very personal. Working in finance, you had to wear a dress shirt every day—but as a slimmer Taiwanese-American, it was always hard to find a dress shirt that fit your body well.
NOTTE Jewelry is the manifestation of late nights ideas and spontaneous thoughts that found their ways onto pages of her sketchbooks. The brand’s aesthetic is a fun mix of New York quirk with a hint of la dolce vita daydreams.
Nylora thinks that today’s working woman is not bound by the old rules. Nylora also exists in a space between. Neither active nor ready-to-wear, these versatile pieces feel as good at the gym as they look on the street.
Orimei was created to empower women. Women who are passionate and live life on the go in order to follow their true passion. Orimei Packable Coats fold into a purse for easy carry and fold out to wrinkle-resistant, lightweight coats.
Pearl River Market
Pearl River Market is an eclectic emporium where you can find one-of-a-kind Asian-inspired home furnishings, fashion, and everything in between. A beloved destination for people from all over the globe, it has become symbolic of the uniqueness, authenticity and multiculturalism of New York City.
Pepper is an unapologetic bra brand for women who wear AA, A, B cups. Most companies today design for the industry-standard size, not taking into consideration the unique fit challenges of each size – so they’re here to fill the gaps with bra designs that are optimized for small-bust sizes.
SONIA HOU has been designing demi-fine jewelry for nearly a decade. This American brand grew in popularity in such a short amount of time and has been worn by many celebrities, and major TV shows like NBC’s Today Show, Wendy Williams and ABC’s The View.
Sundae School is a boutique smoke wear brand based in New York. It is committed to creating men’s and women’s fashion, the uniforms it sells are also very distinctive.
Thousand is on a mission to rebrand the bike helmet, to help save lives, and reconnect people to their cities. They believe that by empowering people to safely get around their cities on a bike, board, scooter, they build closer communities, travel more sustainably, and lead healthier lives.
Abacaxi is South Asian-American designer Sheena Sood’s wearable vision, it balanced bold color, handcrafted techniques, and an innovative play on traditional silhouettes. Mindfully-made clothing inspired by travel, vibrant hues, and the infinite beauty of nature. Named after the Portuguese word for pineapple, abacaxi hybridizes a tropical spirit with an NYC lifestyle.
BONBONWHIMS gets in on those Y2K vibes with this jewelry brand that serves up all the nostalgia. It reminds you of the items you had in your middle school jewelry box—but way more elevated.
PRIVATE POLICY is a New York-based inclusive brand, dedicated to bringing the New York rebellious style and fierce free spirit to the world. Their design process is modeled after newspaper outlets by focusing on one social-political topic each season. They believe fashion is their outlet to express diversity, build community and inspire meaningful conversations.
Sandy Liang is a clothing and accessories brand, their high-quality products cover all your needs, such as jewelry, outwear and accessories. They firmly believe that customer satisfaction is the most important.
Vision Quest Shoes
Vision Quest Shoes is designed to be the support system to guide you on your journey, and most importantly, keep you in the spirit. They believe in the comfort in being conscious of your everyday steps. Essentially they wanted to create a shoe that spoke to this idea of walking mindfully through your life.
The Sill is your online destination for houseplants. Their mission is to make the experience of discovering the perfect potted plants as wonderful as the plants themselves. The Sill is the source that bridges the gap between plants and people, offering products and services that fit with your personal style, your lifestyle, and your budget.
TRNK is the destination for masculine home design. Part magazine, part marketplace, they offer a highly-edited selection of home furnishings for modern and style-centric shoppers. As new authorities on masculine home design, they’ve been featured in leading publications such as The Wall Street Journal, GQ, and DETAILS.
Blueland is committed to reimagining everyday products to save your money and space, without any plastic waste. Starting with cleaning products – items traditionally sold in disposable plastic bottles, they can eliminate over 100 billion single-use plastic bottles in the US alone because their cleaners live in reusable bottles.
The Homebodies is a cozy concept shop that helps mindful homebodies create feel-good spaces, empowering rituals, and overall a more intentional lifestyle.
Huppy is a better-for-you oral care. Toothpaste tablets are plastic-free, zero waste, no mess, and made of natural ingredients that keep you smiling brighter and happier. They offer Eucalyptus Mint and Charcoal Mint toothpaste tablets. Ingredients are carefully vetted to be natural, effective, and safe.
WAVY is the new revolution in sleep. Produced in Italy, they use clean water to create a foam so breathable that air and water can pass freely through it. This new foam allows air and water to circulate through, allowing WAVY to be machine-washable and dryer safe.
Nguyen Coffee Supply
Nguyen Coffee Supply is the first-ever Vietnamese-American-owned importer and roaster of green coffee beans from Vietnam in New York. They are proud to partner with a 4th generation farmer, Mr. Ton, who owns and operates his family farm in Vietnam’s famed Central Highlands. Together, They set out on an unprecedented mission: bring his organic, green beans to the U.S. for people to enjoy fresh roasted and in a variety of brew styles.
Dang Foods is on a mission to share its culture for a healthier and more flavorful world. Whether it be through sharing snacks, working with local farmers, or supporting organizations that aid refugees and people affected by a natural disaster, they truly give a Dang.
LOMLI Coffee are made for the busy person that is constantly on-the-go. You can brew high-quality coffee that is ethically and sustainably sourced without any mess or excess equipment.
Omsom is here to give you the most in flavor, integrity, and all-around fiery vibes. No more diluted dishes, no more cultural compromise. Real deal Asian cuisine and communities are too damn delicious to deny.
Snow Monkey was born out of personal necessity. It is a dairy-free anytime dessert. Created using only fruit and superfood ingredients. Snow Monkey is packed with the protein antioxidants and fiber that our bodies crave.