20 Black women impacting the wellness industry

We are currently in the middle of a shift within the Black community, where millennials are starting to put more focus on their well-being. Wellness bloggers are making more of an impact thank you'd think, influencing us all to think twice about the things we ingest and the environments we put ourselves in. Self-care, healthy eating and mental health are all topics that today's women in wellness are educating us on. 

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Here are 20 Black women making their mark on the wellness industry: 

Lauren Ash

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Image: LaurenAsh.com 

Lauren Ash is the woman behind Black Girls in OM, a space for women of color to focus on their health within mind, body and soul. 

Shelah Marie

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Image: ShelahMarie.com 

Shelah Marie is an actress and wellness influencer encouraging women to live their healthiest life, especially through her meditation mixtape. 

Chelsea Williams

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Image: ThatsChelsea.com 

Chelsea Williams runs an all things wellness blog named That's Chelsea, where she talks about her plant-based diet and green beauty products. 

Dr. Chelsea Jackson Roberts

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Image: Blavity

Dr. Chelsea Jackson Roberts uses her blog and yoga to help Black teens use the practice for cultural literacy. 

Laura Nixon

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Image: Lauren Nixon.com

Laura Nixon uses food education and self-care practices to spread awareness of wellness in the DC area and all over. 

Dr. Crystal Jones

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Image: Youtube 

Dr. Crystal Jones is the founder of Heal With Crystal, where she serves as a holistic health counseler and so much more. 

Melody Jones

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Image: Melody Jones

Melody Jones is known as a juicing queen for her insights on healthy eating on her platform Melody Organics after being diagnosed with lupus. 

Ciara Ross

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Image: Blavity 

Ciara Ross is the founder of Waters of Nu, which is used as a space for her audience to create holistic health through emotional and spiritual healing. 

Milanna Snow

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Image: MillanaSnow.com 

Milanna Snow is an actress and the founder of SERENE Social, an international wellness company known for its rooftop yoga. 

Wendy and Jess

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Image: Food Heaven Made Easy 

Wendy and Jess are the host of the web series turned blog, Food Heaven Made Easy where you can get inspiration for for delicious, healthy meals. 

Sanura Weather

Sanura Weather is the woman behind My Life Runs on Food, a culinary blog for people who feel they are too busy to cook healthy meals at home. 

Erika Nicole Kendall

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Image: YouTube 

Erika Nicole Kendall is the author of hit blog, A Black girls guide to weight loss, where she shares tips, stories and inspiration on the topic. 

Toni Carey and Ashley Hicks

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Image: The Grio 

Toni and Ashley are the founders of Black Girls Run, which enourages a healthy lifestyle for women of color through running. 

Koya Webb

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Image: KoyaWebb.com

Koya Webb runs a holistic health community, Get Loved Up, which promotes good nutritional habits and body confidence. 

Gianne Doherty

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Image: Gianne Doherty 

Gianne is the founder of Organics Bath Co. and the WELL summit, where she promotes clean beauty practices. 

Alex Elle

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Image: High Society 

Alex Elle is a D.C. based writer known for using her talents for sharing the power of therapy and self-care for healing. 

Jenne Claiborne

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Image: Refinery 29 

Jenne Claiborne is the cook behind Sweet Potato Soul food blog that is full of vegan meal plans. 

Dr. Tiffany Lester

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Image: TiffanyLester.com

Dr. Tiffany Lester is a doctor working to make care information more accessible by being an online resource for medicine and food via her site. 

Francheska Medina

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Image: Irie and Ital 

Francheska Medina is an all around wellness influencer and blogger, best known as Hey Fran Hey. Her blog covers everything from food, fitness to natural hair and overall health. 

Jessamyn Stanley

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Image: Wanderlust 

Jessamyn Stanley is a well-known yoga teacher and positive body image advocate. She proves healthy and happy doesn't look the same for everyone. 

Who are some of your favorite wellness bloggers and influencers?