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Travel With Ease.

Natural hair, skin, and body products for travelers of color in TSA friendly packaging - shipped directly to your door. Pick your favorites, subscribe, and save.

 

About The Black Travel Box

Packaged for convenience and created with care, The Black Travel Box offers you the skin and hair care products needed to travel with with ease. Add in the sleek packaging and TSA-approved containers, this unconventional subscription box company makes traveling easier for the adventure seeker. Our products are comprised of ingredients you know and trust. The unconventional subscription approach we use gives you freedom to order what you need when you need it, nothing more, nothing less.

 

A Note From Our Founder

I've traveled to 14 countries, taken 6000+ photos and only a handful with me in them. Why? Besides wanting to take photos of the local culture and breathtaking views... I pretty much travel on a permanent bad hair day. But on a recent trip to Japan, as I realized there was no venturing into a store for hair pomade, it occurred to me that I can't be the only one out in these streets longing for a little shea butter goodness so I could take some dope #blacktravel photos even on a rainy day in Kyoto. So hot mess and all I decided to be the change that I sought... namely, creating The Black Travel Box. We're a company that believes no foreign lands, desert sands, beachy waves, or mountain summits should be deprived of your beauty - inside and out. So we make hair and body care products to make you look and feel your best on vacation. And even if your travels take you closer to home, like the gym or an out of town client meeting, we've got you covered.

 

Quick Facts

  • Founded in Denver, CO August 2017 by Orion Brown
  • Currently a team of one with lots of support from an informal network of business experts, marketers, and avid travelers.
  • About Orion
    • Southside Chicago native and lover of travel. 
    • Her professional background is in consumer goods marketing and brand management. While she's currently still working a 9-5, The Black Travel Box is quickly becoming a full time passion project. 
    • Has been to 14 countries and is an avid lover of travel photography and global food experiences.
  • About The Black Travel Box
    • Website: www.theblacktravelbox.com
    • Currently in Beta, a limited line is being released to test market readiness and get consumer feedback
    • Product Line Includes: Conditioner Bar, Hair Balm, Body Balm, and Lip Balm 
    • Products Coming Soon: Shave Bar, Beard Oil, No-poo Bar, Lotion Bar, Elbow & Foot Salve
    • The Black Travel Box allows customers to order on a one time or subscription basis - with flexible scheduling that makes getting the products they want when they want it, quick and easy.
Press Coverage
Rising stars: 5 new Denver startups that should be on your radar
Built In Colorado - August 14, 2018
"My corporate background in consumer goods marketing and brand management, for the better part of a decade, helped understand all of the layers of being a business manager and brand owner"
The Black Travel Box: A Beauty Industry Game Changer
Cuisine Noir - July 31, 2017
"Seems like this small business may be the answer to all your traveling while black woes, with not only great products but a great design! "
The Black Travel Box Makes Must Have Travel Sized Black Beauty Products
SheUnplugged - June 30, 2018
Team
Orion Brown
Founder & CEO
orion@theblacktravelbox.com
By day, Orion is a corporate Brand Strategist working with Fortune 100 clients across Financial Services, Technology, Telecommunications, Media & Entertainment, and Travel to help them better understand their consumers through data analysis and consumer insights. Prior to Oracle, she briefly lead brand marketing efforts at Hasbro and Nestle USA and spent the bulk of her brand career at Kraft Foods where she led key advertising, pricing, portfolio, commercialization, and operations initiatives across six global brands. Her passion for businesses and brands also led her to build a small business and non-profit consultancy where she helps client strategize and scale their organizations. She's a lover of travel and food, spending much of her free time outside of The Black Travel Box pursuing the best of both.
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