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20 Black Muslim Owned Businesses You’ll Want to Know

If you already know more than three or four of these brands, we applaud you for being a thoughtful consumer.

If you haven’t heard of any of them, well that’s how systemic racism functions and exactly why we have gathered this list for you.

Food, clothes, fitness, lifestyle – this is just a small sampling of Black Muslim Owned businesses. We hope this list inspires to want to know and support more.

1. Arewa Scarves

Owned by Maryam Salam, AREWA is a scarf brand that delivers quality and carefully-selected scarves complementing every skin color, enhancing the radiance, versatility and elegance of women’s apparel.

In partnership with organisations supporting their cause, the company is actively involved in championing education for children, especially girls.

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£1 from every sale is donated, supporting individual girls via GHIEF – Global Hope Integrated Empowerment Foundation.

2. Aneeqi Naturals

Aneeqi Naturals is a natural skincare brand dedicated to improving the body’s skin health while reminding every woman to know her worth, to know that she is beautiful, and to love the skin she’s in.

Aneeqi has a wide range of products that are formulated with high-quality natural butters, oils, clays and essential oils to say the least, which are specified to benefit each skin type.

3. Timabee

An accessories brand founded by Fatima Babakura, the foundation of Timabee is the concept of redefining luxury, where artisanal dreams are brought to reality.

They make all their leather goods with one concept in mind; designed to last. They take pride in providing intricately crafted items by using traditional craft techniques that their highly skilled artisans have learned for generations to ensure that your leather goods last and endure that test of time.

4. Louella by Ibtihaj

LOUELLA BY IBTIHAJ is a family-owned modest fashion brand, founded by US Olympic fencing medalist Ibtihaj Muhammad.

At Louella, It is believed that the modern woman’s style is a nod to her creativity and an expression of her own beauty.

All Louella pieces are ethically manufactured in the United States. When you shop this brand, you’re helping to create jobs locally and doing your part to contribute to a cleaner environment. 

5. Saudah Saleem Interiors

A native New Yorker, Saudah’s interior design combines the excitement, energy and diversity of the city with the practicality of everyday life.

Saudah is passionate about design and enjoys working with clients to create a look for their home that truly reflects their style and personality.

Greatly influenced by her love of fashion, culture, art, and history, Saudah loves using patterns, unexpected color combinations and a mix of both elegant and eclectic design elements to create an aesthetic that is both sophisticated yet approachable.

6. CMB Styling

Founded by Hakeemah Cummings,  a modest fashion stylist living in the DMV area specializing in styling modest apparel for designer runways, photoshoots, and private clientele.

Hakeemah is originally from Chicago and has been working in modest fashion since 2011. CMB’s services include brand photo-shoots featuring professional models, runway styling and presentation, personal styling via e-shopping as well as in-person shopping and wardrobe overhauls, bridal styling, and social media endorsements. 

By working with CMB, you ensure that your brand is presented to the world professionally and with impeccable style while upholding the standards of faith-based modesty of dress and character.

7. Brooklyn Brewed Sorrel

Brooklyn Brewed Sorrel is a delightful brewed and aged beverage with an over 400-year Caribbean heritage.

Nzinga Knight, 1st generation Caribbean American foodie and designer, started the company locally in Brooklyn.

With its roots in West Africa, their sorrel is made in small batches with raw and natural ingredients: sorrel flower (also known as hibiscus roselle), ginger, pure cane sugar, cloves, cinnamon, allspice, bay leaves, and orange peel.

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About Wardah Abbas
Wardah Abbas is a Lawyer who chose to pursue a career in writing. She’s passionate about Islam and has a particular interest in green and wholesome living. When she’s not writing, spending time with her family or bonding with a book, she can be found in the kitchen, whipping up edible ingredients into luscious skincare. Find her blogging at or visit her website at