Women owned small businesses to support Women’s History Month


From decadent chocolate bean-to-bar to hoodies designed to protect natural hair, check out all of these amazing small businesses owned and operated by women!

Son Ojala
Ramona Ferreyra started a baby clothing company where every item is inspired by her Hispanic heritage. Ferreyra, a Dominican-American who split her childhood between Washington Heights and Santiago, Dominican Republic, wanted her clothes to reflect the ancient Taíno cultures of the Caribbean and named the company after the Spanish word for hope.

envious eyelashes
Clementina Richardson grew up so poor in the Bahamas that she couldn’t afford to buy food or shoes. Today, she owns an empire including the number lash salon in New York.

By Liv Handmade
From old tablecloths to discarded placemats, By Liv turns old linens into chic outfits you can wear anywhere!

Green House Girls Blk
This black women-owned outdoor factory and specialty housewares shop is a community oasis and an absolute vibe.

Escazu Chocolates
Downtown Raleigh’s Escazu Chocolates offers an extraordinary experience with its unique bean-to-bar concept, sourcing cocoa exclusively from co-owner Danielle Centeno’s native Venezuela.

PLANETWD
Hailing from San Francisco, he combines food and technology to help fight climate change, one snack at a time.

Kpelle designs
Gwanyan is a first-generation Libero-American with a mission: to create jewelry for women to feel inspired, empowered, and educated about the power of cultural beauty. Her boutique, Kpelle Designs, sells beautiful jewelry, headwear, and accessories that are the perfect accent to any outfit.

Girls car clinic
Patrice Banks challenges traditional gender roles with a car service center that caters to women – complete with a salon to do your nails while you wait.

YAAASTEA
Inspired by her roots in Fujian, China, Kelly Zhou opened YAAAS Tea to bring her authentic flavors and tasty bubble teas to the Long Island community.

Pepito’s palettes
This small, woman-owned business serves up the most authentic Bay Area paletas inspired by classic family recipes.

Brooklyn Nail Company
This is a true “Sister Sister” story. These two women didn’t know until a few years ago that they were sisters, but that didn’t stop them from going into business together. They opened the Brooklyn Nail Company, where they welcome anyone who needs a little attention.

21 tequila seeds
These women took matters into their own hands to develop a delicious, smooth, and low-calorie tequila made for women by women.

bare bar
Nude Barre creates access and representation by providing clothing that truly matches your skin tone and strives to make all humans feel seen and heard.

High designs
Meet a young oil engineer from Houston who started a clothing business especially for female engineers!

Mabel’s pralines
With roots in Louisiana, SoCal-based Mabel’s Pralines specializes in pecan pralines and pudding treats showcasing her family recipes.

Kin Clothing
Where traditional cotton hoodies can make natural hair feel dry and frizzy, KIN Apparel is a woman-owned sweatshirt brand that makes its satin-lined sweatshirts instead to protect and maintain natural hair. hydrated.

JIGGY
As founder and CEO of JIGGY, a women-led company that turns paintings into puzzles, Kaylin Marcotte can create new and exciting puzzles.

SHE-Shop
Visitors to the SHE-Boutique run by trans women in San Francisco stop by the trendy spot for the free fashion finds and stay for the supportive and friendly environment.

Sweet cheesecake
This woman-owned bakery brings family, baked goods, and community together when sharing a taste of their delicious homemade cheesecake.

Long Island Wire and Farm
This female-owned wool farm specializes in shearing, raising, and caring for adorable llamas!

Semicolon Library
Chicago’s only black woman-owned bookstore, Semicolon, not only offers good reads and good vibes, but also promotes literacy and learning in its community.

Beauty Ni’Abri
This makeup brand is 100% vegan and cruelty-free. It was started by 18-year-old Nia Phillip after her 16th birthday when, instead of asking for gifts, she asked her mum if she could start her own small business. After launching Ni’Abri Beauty with a little help from mom, Nia was featured on the Tamron Hall show and received a $25,000 donation to pursue her entrepreneurial dreams.

Sienna Sauce
After being featured on an episode of Shark Tank, 15-year-old Tyla-Simone Crayton’s sauce company Sienna Sauce has gone viral! From sweet and tangy BBQ sauces to lemon pepper marinades, there’s a Siena sauce for every occasion.

Black NAPS
This entrepreneur started Black NAPS as a way for black women to take care of their natural, textured hair.

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