29 AAPI-Owned Brands To Support Right Now And Always

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May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and given the recent increase in anti-Asian hate crimes, it’s now more important than ever to support the AAPI community. One way is to buy from AAPI brands, many of which not only focus (but not exclusively) on an Asian audience, but also strive to increase diversity and representation in their respective industries and give back to various charities and organizations. Whether you’re looking to try out a new beauty regimen or need some new kitchenware or stylish outfits, here are 29 of our favorite AAPI-founded companies that are worth your time and money this month and every month.

Check back, because we’re always adding new (to us) finds to this list!

Best AAPI Beauty Brands

Best AAPI Home and Food Brands


Olive oil is pretty much a staple in every kitchen, and Brightland founder Aishwarya Iyer wants to make sure yours is of the highest quality and not overly processed. Brightland sources their olives from a family-run farm in California before making custom-blended oils. You can taste the difference with The Duo, a pair of 100 percent extra virgin olive oils that will improve the flavor of your meals and look great in your kitchen while doing it.


Best AAPI Fashion Brands


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