Why shop small businesses this holiday season?
It’s that time of year again, babes. And while it might be tempting to buy things online from big-name companies, supporting small businesses can make such a difference for the company, its employees, for local communities, and for you.
Wondering how to support small businesses this holiday season?
Review, like, tag, mention and post about your favorite small businesses— your support really does mean the world! You can also get unique gifts for your partner, your friends, family and anyone else you want to show love to this season from these feel-good brands.
In the L.A. area? Come check off your list in person:
Presenting... Gifted, a holiday pop up event at 7964 Melrose Ave Los Angeles on December 4th, 2022 from 10 AM to 4:30-5 PM.
You’re invited to gather, mingle & celebrate yourself with a collection curated by small businesses that prove self care isn’t seasonal.
Shop to give, or gift yourself little luxuries like home fragrance, celeb approved apparel, fine jewelry, and the best in beauty. Guests enjoy exclusive goodies & vip perks!
Our holiday picks are available at our pop-up, and online & ready to ship to your door this season.
Even if you aren’t local to L.A., in this season of giving & gifting, we urge you to check out the incredible companies on our wish list, and other small businesses this holiday to find the perfect unique stocking stuffer or thoughtful gift for your friends, family, and of course, yourself!
Here’s a sneak peek for what’s in store… Consider this the best small business holiday gift guide of 2022!
Glamnetic is one of the fastest growing brands in the beauty industry, specializing in magnetic eyelashes, magnetic eyeliners, and press-on nails. With innovation and creativity as the core of our brand, Glamnetic strives to create highly functional yet trendy products that make beauty more accessible for all. Our magnetic lashes consist of 6 magnets and can be worn up to 60 times making them an economical and sustainable option. Glamnetic is all about building a strong community and making beauty more effortless and fun.
Our holiday picks: Sleigh All Day Collection.
What we love about it: Ready, set, sleigh this holiday season with the most swoon-worthy nails! With their brand new Sleigh All Day Nail Sets, you’ll be the star of all the holly jolly parties. This collection offers 8 must-have designs in Glamnetic's most popular shapes – short round, and short almond. So whether you're picking out your tree with family, or attending the fanciest of holiday soirees, your mani looks will be the gift that keep on giving!
This collection launches Thursday 10/6/22 at 10 AM PST: Get EARLY ACCESS 10/5/22 when you sign up for the Subscription Program!
Wakeheart is a fragrance & candle brand founded in 2019 by Youtube creators Ethan and Grayson Dolan, which aims to spark confidence through scent. All the products are clean, vegan, and carefully crafted by the top perfumers in the world.
What we love about them: The Let’s Talk Collection features 6 versatile candle scents with a cheeky, fun message inside. There is a scent for everyone and makes for a fun, quirky gift idea. All of these candles are vegan, clean, high-quality and hand-poured locally in Los Angeles.
Pumpkin Spice anything never gets old! This PSL candle smells exactly like PSL and looks like a cute latte. It’s the perfect 2-in-1 gift idea.
Éclatant was born in 2020 simply from Emma’s, the founder and designer, desire to make everyday jewelry more attainable without sacrificing style and the quality of the product. Éclatant offers lasting, effortlessly elegant pieces at a more approachable price point. They thought of everything, so you don’t have to. Lightweight, chic and timeless, Éclatant will elevate your sweatsuits and amp up your suit suits.
What we love about them: The Spiral Hoops is the Hoop that started it all. This was their first design and is still to this day the best-selling hoop and should be a staple in everyone's collection.
The little 14k gold filled Butterfly Huggies are perfect for a first or second piercing.
The beautiful unique textured Gold Hoops are sure to elevate any outfit for any occasion. Don't be fooled by the size, these are extremely comfortable and lightweight so you can wear them all day and all night long.
Their classic Tube Hoops are the OG's in the Hoop game. These are available in four sizes taking you from understated every day, to making a statement on your night out. Their Hoops are lightweight and comfortable so you can wear them any time of the day, making it a great holiday gift idea.
The Mayfair Group is here to be your internet happy place through purposeful apparel, feel-good content, and an empowering digital community. They want to change the narrative around unrealistic societal standards, and celebrate the unfiltered human experience that connects us all. In our world- vulnerability is universal, empathy is critical, and authenticity is your superpower. At Mayfair, they’re not just building a brand, they’re building a legacy.
What we love about them: The top-selling Empathy, Always collection is one of the most celeb-rated sets on the internet. As seen on Millie Bobby-Brown, Dove Cameron, Hailey Bieber, Vanessa Hudgens, Bella Hadid, and more… The undeniable message, comfort, and style all combine to create this quintessential set that cannot be ignored.
Founded by Amy Liu in 2019, Tower 28 is a clean beauty brand designed for sensitive skin and made for all. Created with a hint of nostalgia, Tower 28’s products are bold, playful, and accessible. With the message that #ItsOkayToBeSensitive, Tower 28 is the first and only beauty brand to follow the National Eczema Association’s Ingredient Guidelines. That means 0% irritating ingredients and 100% safe for sensitive skin. It's also clean, vegan and rigorously dermatologist-tested.
What we love about them: Their MakeWaves Mascara is safe for sensitive eyes vegan mascara that visibly volumizes, lengthens, and defines, for the most amped-up, natural-looking lashes. The breakthrough Triple-Wave Wand has three flexible suspended bands to lengthen and define every single lash.
Tower 28’s Dreamy Gleamy Lip Jelly Duo is the glossy lip duo of your dreams with two full-sized ShineOn Jelly Lip Glosses: new exclusive shimmery rose gold shade DREAM (shimmery rose gold) + best-selling ShineOn Lip Jelly in shade COCONUT (milky rosy pink). ShineOn Lip Jelly gives you the shine of a gloss, comfort of a balm, plus a touch of color. Never sticky, always shiny! The best holiday gift guide for people who need carefully made beauty products.
Just launched this year, Sireni is a skincare meets makeup brand that is made with the planet in mind. With innovative, dermatologist-approved products and never-before-seen formulas, Sireni keeps your skin glowing, moisturized, and healthy from within. Born out of a passion for empowering women, Sireni simplifies your beauty routine with dual-purpose products and enhances the skin you're in. Founded by Global Beauty Influencer, Chloe Morello, and Rare Global CEO and Manager, Ashley Villa, this power duo is proud to present the future of beauty.
What we love about them: Overnight Overhaul is an effective and efficient overnight mask treatment with 2% Bakuchiol, 1% DHA, and other ingredients such as Hyaluronic Acid and Shea Butter to keep your skin moisturized and glowing. Together, these ingredients help even out your skin, solve hyperpigmentation, reduce redness and so much more. Apply Overnight Overhaul as the last step in your skincare routine and wake up to dewy morning skin.
Eye Renaissance Eye Shields are cosmetic grade silicone reusable Eye Shields that come in a chic Sireni branded compact case. These Eye Shields help lock in your eye creams and serums and allow you to get the most out of your products. After your skincare routine, put the Eye Shields on for 10 minutes for maximum absorption, then rinse, pat dry, and place them in the compact case to use again and again.
We couldn’t resist recommending some of our own most giftable INH picks.
Driven by community feedback & inspired by the latest trends, INH makes experimenting with your style & achieving your hair goals easy, with something for every budget and experience level— You can express yourself & boost your confidence with a new look in seconds.
What we love about them: The Healthy Hair Starter Set includes a 100% satin scrunchie & pillowcase to prevent frizz & damage, our clinically proven scalp serum with biotin, caffeine and 9 peptides to support hair density, our Super Shine Serum to turn dull, dry and brittle looking hair to soft, super shiny, and nourished looking — and a claw clip keep it all together. Organize them in your new favorite INH travel case.
The Ultimate Duo, with our Insert Blowout Here + Insert Waves Here, you’ll get the salon look at home every single time, guaranteed! These are our most loved hot tools with ceramic plates & ionic technology to lock in moisture and reduce heat damage while you style. The waver has sold out multiple times on Amazon and at Ulta, and the blowout brush is a TikTok fav!
Finally, the Naughty & Nice Bundle means that you don’t have to choose just one of our tried & true bestsellers. Miya and Shayla, transform your hair (and your whole vibe) with instant volume + length and can switch things up from straight to super voluminous in seconds. Reuse & reimagine these versatile styles to sleigh the holidays & every day after.
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These small business gift ideas will be available at our pop up event on December 4th. Meet our founders, Jordynn Wynn & Sharon Pak, and other members of our small but mighty team along with all of the other amazing companies listed above.
When you support small businesses, you help our teams keep dreams alive and help the world around you. So from all of us — THANK YOU! ❤️