Women’s History Month is all about commemorating and encouraging the recognition and celebration of the vital role that women play in all aspects of our society. From entrepreneurs, business owners, and thought leaders, to activists, change makers, and innovators – women run the world!
Here are a few notable women-owned businesses in industries including beauty, lifestyle, and fashion…
Founder Sina Zere is an expert in all things skin! She not only created this excellent botanical beauty brand that contains products made from plant-based ingredients, but she also owns a chain of waxing salons in Canada! Harnessing the beauty rituals of African women, Sina has made it her mission to bring consumers plant-powered beauty that nourishes bodies of all colors, body shapes, and skin sensitivities.
Price: Starting at $20.00
If you’re a treat yourself with skincare and face mask type of person, Face Fitness takes your skincare knowledge to the next level. It’s a beauty techniques and facial exercise guide created by expert and Esthetician, Patricia San Pedro. Face Fitness is a sequence of 50 easy-to-follow customizable facial massage techniques to instantly tone, lift, and rejuvenate your complexion with only your hands and facial oils.
Give the gift of grapefruit to your whole body with Isa Lazo’s Body Oil. The lightweight oil features a blend of refreshing natural floral and fruit essences. Key ingredients include; Jasmine Oil, Tea Tree, Jojoba, and Grapefruit oils to deeply hydrate, clear congested skin, reduce ingrown hairs and leave skin soft. Created by Mother and Daughter duo, Heather Lasrado and Isabel Lazo, the line brings a touch of luxury to the everyday. Since launching in Spring 2020 the non-toxic and cruelty free brand has quickly created a cult celebrity following which includes Blake Lively, Shay Mitchell, and Cameron Diaz.
Despite her successful Wall Street career, Masktini founder Olga Parno struggled with extreme skin sensitivities. Working closely with a multi-disciplinary team of skincare experts, she developed Masktini – four gentle, results-oriented masks designed to help even the most reactive skin achieve complexion perfection. Masktini’s Twilight Zone Tahitian Detox Mask uses a mix of grapefruit, bamboo charcoal, and black pearl to gently lift away dead, dull surface cells and reveal radiant skin beneath. The mask warms upon application and leaves skin calmer, clearer, smoother, and more lustrous than ever.
Founder Dominique Boseman started SPRAISE after struggling with eczema and dry, itchy and sensitive skin. As a former human rights attorney, she’s passionate about giving people access to things that make their lives better and more beautiful. This beauty brand offers vegan and plant-based skin nourishing products. SPRAISE is Clean Beauty + Intentional Skin Praise.
Price: Starting at $11.99
TGC is a lifestyle collective in Laguna Beach, CA founded and operated by Kristin Miracle-Lewis. The shop is a curated mix of unique finds, local artisans, and global goods. From Home goods to jewelry and gifts they work on offering communities a place where they can always find something affordable and unique. Their mission is to help curate a home their consumers love!
Price: Starting at $28.00
Based in New York, Mood by NUME is the brainchild of real estate entrepreneur Myrline St. Hubert, who brings more than a decade of corporate housing experience to her brand of candles and fragrance sprays. The brand’s launch in 2021 is her testament to bringing affordable luxury into everyday homes!
Green Philosophy Co. is a woman-owned, California-based small business. Founder Lillian has made it her mission to bring plant decor to plant-lovers! Green Philosophy combines artistic design with natural plant life to bring you fun, funky, and functional interior décor and gifts. Not only does Green Philosophy Co. help elevate your indoor space, they have partnered with Trees for the Future to support our outdoor spaces as well.
Price: Starting at $25.00
The Polished Jar is an interior decorator’s dream. Offering beautiful ceramic jars that complement the rooms in your home, you’ll love filling them up with your favorite soap, lotions, and cleaners for a modern boutique look! Founded in 2018, Suzanne was a stay-at-home mom in Southern California that wanted to create a boutique look for her home. That was the birth of The Polished Jar, a company that has brought a new level of personalization to jars and decor. They love creating modern and pretty labels to put on pretty soap bottles. Customizing is their thing. Follow them on Instagram @thepolishedjar.
The Simple Goodness Sisters are two sisters who left the corporate world to pursue their dreams of entrepreneurship. After receiving repeated requests for their secret cocktail recipes, the sisters decided to bottle their talents in a line of specialty cocktail syrups. The syrups feature herbs grown on the farm and flavor profiles that are distinctly Pacific Northwest. They use their farm roots to source hyper local ingredients from their farm friends and neighbors.
This socially conscious company pays tribute to its culture by offering an exclusive line of products with the bountiful flavors and rich aromas of Haiti, a purveyor of some of the finest blends in the world. Enjoy a cup of coffee or cocoa as well as coffee-based skincare products that are premium single-origin and direct trade. Caribbrew is the brainchild of Beverly Malbranche. Growing up in Haiti, she felt compelled to give back to the Haitian economy after moving to the U.S. as an international student. Currently, Caribbrew partners with more than 100 coffee and cocoa farmers in Haiti to create economic opportunities
Price: Starting at $14.00
Sherrill Mosee, inventor and designer of MinkeeBlue set out to solve a problem she calls, the ‘overload bag syndrome’. Like many women, Sherrill carried two or three bags to work—a purse, laptop bag, lunch bag, and sometimes shoes in her purse. She wanted to create an organizational fashion bag for busy women whose role changed throughout the day—from an executive to fitness enthusiast, daily commuter, and mom. MinkeeBlue is her solution!
Price: Starting at $39.99
Designed for the modern nomad, Fabrik918’s luxurious laptop bags are carefully handcrafted one by one in Turkey using only the finest leather and long-lasting hardware to ensure they’re made for lifelong companionship. They come in two styles, the 5L and 10L, each with handy features like quick-access pockets and a padded laptop sleeve while never compromising on style. With custom-crafted hardware and exceptional attention to detail, Fabrik918 offers a beautifully luxurious unisex laptop bag where function meets style.
Charlotte Hanna, Geraldine Hessler and Penelope Nam-Stephen, who are the women behind Community Growth Partners (CGP), began that journey with the opening of Rebelle, a chic cannabis dispensary in the Berkshires that looks like an Apple store that met a luxury spa’s retail shop. Now the sky’s the limit and they’re aiming higher. The trio are gearing up to launch a Rebelle signature collection of leather goods, perfect for storing your stash, or anything else that matters. There will be a total of 4 styles, in a variety of colors, debuting with the “Jerry Bag” on 4/20.
Price: starting at $195
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