Check out these 21 Women-Owned Businesses for all your holiday shopping!
Each business offers unique holiday gifts for everyone on your list, including the person that’s impossible to shop for. If you’re interested in reading more about each of these incredible women business owners, check out our collaboration with WE Rule!
For the Woman Scientist or Scientist-At-Heart
AmorSui as the first protective and professional clothing line with a mission to protect and empower 4.9 million women scientists all over the world.
Inspired by the famous chemist and physicist Marie Curie, the Marie dress is a perfect day-to-night silhouette. This AmorSui classic is made using industry-approved fire-resistant fabrics and features a modern under-bust seam and subtle side panels at the waist that create figure-friendly lines for women of all shapes. Wear this dress with leggings or tights and your favorite ankle boot or sneakers in the lab, or with a pair of high heels for a night look.
Black Friday Offer: 30% discount on all garments
For a Personalized and Customized Gift
B+D Custom Crafts is centered around the power of personalization. They exist to help their clients easily turn aspiration into reality with crafting kits, customized gift sets & hand-made decor that can be tailored to their unique needs. Unlike other gift sets with pre-set compilations, you can choose each and every item that goes into your B+D gift set from a variety of options.
They also create customized monogram pieces in the gift set with a name, phrase or logo of choice on beautiful wine & champagne glasses, beer & whiskey glasses, marble coasters, notebooks, etc.
Black Friday Offer: Through Cyber Monday, we’re offering 10% off all purchases with promo code: BD10
For the Dog Lover
CuddleMutt is a vegan dog accessory company that was created to make a difference. For every bandana, blanket, collar or scarf purchased, they donate a signature CuddleMutt blanket to a rescue or shelter to provide comfort to a dog in need.
Their dog accessories make the perfect gift for any dog lover. And they have an amazing Black Friday special. If you purchase a CuddleMutt collar, you get a signature CuddleMutt blanket FREE. Plus a blanket is donated to a rescue or shelter.
Black Friday Offer: Use code “blackfriday” at checkout when purchasing any CuddleMutt collar and a signature CuddleMutt blanket will automatically be added to your order.
For the Eco-conscious (and For the Small Business Owner)
Eco-Bags sells responsibly made, durable reusable bags for lifestyle and promotional use. They also offer custom print and custom style order services with our clean supply chain. They’re also a certified BCorporation working to “clean up the planet one bag at a time.”
The ECOBAGS Signature String Net bag was recently featured in Vogue and is great for carrying almost everything, picking up produce, carrying purchases of all types home. Plastic bags are so yesterday!
As a small business owner, many of us feel trapped by work that keeps us from living our purpose. We fantasize about starting our own business, yet we’re warned against falling into debt, working eighty hours a week, and coping with the pressure to grow. Eco-Bags Products founder Sharon Rowe says there’s another way in her book, The Magic of Tiny Business. Buy this book for the entrepreneur in your life.
Black Friday Offer: Use discount code MAIA2018 on www.ecobags.com and save 10% off orders.
Offer valid on ECOBAGS® branded stock items, at retail, only. Must place a minimum purchase of $35.00. Does not apply to made-to-order or custom print jobs. Offer is good from 12:01 AM EST 11/25/18 thru 11:59 PM 12/24/2018. May not be combined with any other offer. Not valid on prior purchases. Void where prohibited. Prices are subject to change without notice, and the offer may be terminated at any time without notice. Offer only valid on orders shipping within the continental United States.
For Stress and Anxiety Relief
Essence One was created after anxiety and depression completely rocked, founder, Lauren’s world following the birth of her children. Through exploring ways to deal with her mental health, she found aromatherapy and natural household products to be life changing. She started Essence One to share those natural, safe and therapeutic products with the world. She also decided that she wanted to raise awareness for mental health and gives back a percentage of her profits to organizations that raise awareness.
The Essence One Sleep Rollerball helps with sleep and anxiety. Use it during the day and at night to help calm your mind while it helps you drift off to sleep.
Black Friday Offer: Black Friday discount will be 30% off purchases of $75.00 or more BF302018 (does not include gift packs or gift cards). Ends at midnight on 11/24/18
For the Scent Lover
Evil Queen is a unique candle company based in Los Angeles, California. Specializing in “sassy” candles with attitude, our handmade candles are perfect for any occasion. Evil Queen candles are designed to make you laugh and brighten each moment (literally), while using only the highest quality ingredients.
Our best selling candle, Exhale the Bullshit, combines a tart and earthy blend of lemongrass and sage. This candle will burn for up to 65 hours and uses only non-toxic, phthalate free ingredients, and pure soy wax.
Black Friday Offer: We will be offering 20% off the week of Black Friday using code SHOPSMALL
For the Avid Reader
Feminist Book Club is a community-driven subscription box that features a book of the month and curated products from woman-owned businesses. A portion of the revenue is donated to a new feminist organization each month so your dollars always do good in this world. Members suggest the books they’d like to receive, vote on those suggestions, then chat all month long in a secret online discussion group and “meet” at the end of each month via live video chat, occasionally joined by the authors themselves!
The December box features artisan roasted nuts from Isadore Nut Company, an exfoliating lip scrub from The Dirty Lamb, and festive looseleaf tea from Country Muffin. Our book of the month is Technically Wrong: Sexist Apps, Biased Algorithms, and Other Threats of Toxic Tech by Sara Wachter-Boettcher.
Our monthly boxes sell out FAST (we’re talking within 48 hours). Check here to see if there are any available.
Black Friday Offer: Use code JOY5 for $5 off your first month! This code never expires so hang onto it for next month if you couldn’t snag a box in time.
For People Who Are Always Cold (and a Little Sassy)
Flip ‘em the Bird says “When you don’t have the words let your gloves say it for you.”
While freezing at their office jobs and looking for some comic relief to combat the day to day corporate life, Susie and Natalie came up with the idea for Flip ‘em the Bird. A uniquely funny and fashionable fingerless gloves that everyone should own.
Check out their badass OG (Original Glove) Collection! Styles include Pinky Miraj, Lil’ Gray Jay, Blue Boom Pow, Master Pea, and Bam-Ba-Lam. Super soft, durable + eco-friendly on the inside – appropriately and adorably communicative on the outside.
Black Friday Offer: (11/23-11/26) – Free Shipping on all items and 10% off orders $50 or more. Promo Code: NaughtyList
For Promoting Kindness While Working to End Childhood Hunger
The idea for Hands & Feet started when, founder, Susan met a 4-year-old boy who had gone without lunch for the first three months of school. The fact is he is 1 in 6 kids in the United States who face hunger every day. Susan was one of those kids growing up on welfare in a single parent household and she knew she had to be part of the solution.
A couple of years prior to meeting this 4-year-old boy she had a vision to create apparel with inspiring messages to change the conversation. In 2017 she connected her vision with her purpose by launching Hands & Feet and selling apparel with inspiring messages. Hands & Feet donates 50% of the profits to non-profit organizations who are working to end childhood hunger in the United States.
Our most significant power is the power to choose. At Hands & Feet we say “Choose Kindness.” When you purchase an ‘I Choose Kindness’ sweatshirt you are helping to create 32 meals for children in your community.
Black Friday Offer: Use discount code – kindness10 – at checkout to save 10% on your order. The discount code is valid through 12/20/2018.
For Toxicant-Free Beauty and Wellness Products
IO Beauty Market is an inclusive and diverse retailer, curating functional, toxicant-free beauty, wellness and household products to support the body inside and out. As a result, consumers are educated, and empowered to make more informed and healthful purchasing decisions.
The 125 Collection affirmation candles are made with love to inspire you, empower you and make your laugh. They are 100% natural and made with the highest quality oils.
Black Friday Offer: First time buyers can save 20% on their first purchase using the code: FIRSTTIMER
For a Healthy Holiday Treat
After seeing a need for healthy snacks that tasted amazing and not like cardboard, Tasya created Isadore Nut Co.
Nuts are high protein, healthy fats, crunchy and delicious, and she wanted to combine super spices and a small amount of a healthy sweetener to make the perfect snack. She has perfected something that consumers find addictive, in a good way, with our variety of mind blowing nut mixes.
The Isadore Nut Variety Box is the perfect gift for that special someone you know LOVES good food. Crunchy, lightly salted with spices to make you feel good and the perfect balance of sweetness from maple syrup – that’s our four pack of 4 oz jars in a gift box perfect for everyone on your list!
Black Friday Offer: Special MAIA discount – (MAIA25) for 25% OFF
For the Hat Lover
Karen Morris is an accomplished milliner. Her stunning couture headwear has been featured in ELLE, Harper’s Bazaar, Pure London, and on the runway around the globe.
Based in Saint Paul, Minnesota, Karen applies her artistic skill and contemporary style to hat pieces for her haute couture Karen Morris Millinery label as well as ready-to-wear pieces for her Obsession label. She also accepts commissioned orders. And when she can find spare time, she enjoys tutoring as well.
Each hat is a one-of-a-kind creation, handmade of exotic materials sourced from around the world. Karen’s hats are available at distinguished boutiques, in her studio showroom and online. Order a custom piece for yourself or someone else.
Black Friday Offer: 10% off all products on Black Friday
For the Gemstone and Jewelry Lover
MEND creates jewelry using gemstones designed to align, elevate & empower women. They believe in designs with intention. Designs that elevate and empowers women to embrace circumstances and strive forward – while feeling beautiful. They are creating something bigger than themselves, the are building a team of women who hand-select and craft jewelry to connect with other women no matter their stage of life.
Black Friday Offer: Their best deals will be in person at our MOA store located in Fourpost — 25% off, exclusive in-store only designs and necklace bundles will be offered. For those unable to visit in person, they will be offering a Cyber Monday deal as well which can be purchased online at www.mendjewelry.com
For Eco-Friendly Cleaning That Smells Amazing
PUR Home is dedicated to creating natural and safe household cleaning products that can be used by anyone, giving special consideration to selecting ingredients that are plant-based, biodegradable, sulfate-free, and non-toxic.
PUR Home is dedicated to creating products that do not cause harm to Mother Earth. Their liquid laundry detergent packaging is biodegradable and can be composted. All of their bottles are recyclable and they source their ingredients from companies that are ethical in their production of ingredients, and do not pollute.
The All-In-One Concentrate is their most effective product that they offer because it is zero waste (comes in a glass bottle) and can be made into all of our products including dish soap, floor cleaner, bathroom cleaner, surface cleaner, window & glass cleaner, and laundry detergent.
Black Friday Deal: 30% off your total order. Use Coupon Code: PURHOME30 at checkout.
For a Stylish Home Decor Element
RELAMP is elevating the light bulb to a décor element with their patent pending Printed Light Bulbs. Vivid designs, from marble to mahogany, are printed on energy efficient LED bulbs to make a statement with the lights on and off.
No shade necessary and no patterns or colors projected on the wall. It’s a whole new way of looking at lighting. Choose from 12 colorful light bulb designs that are stylish and fun alternatives to the classic Edison style. Each bulb is unique through our small batch printing process that is done by hand in Minnesota.
Every time you Relamp you reduce energy use, support worthy causes through their 10% donation, and spark creativity with their Recreate Challenge.
Black Friday Offer: Buy one get one 50% off at relamp.com with promo code: BLACKFRIDAY
For Curly Haired Folks
Julissa Prado, founder & CEO of Rizos Curls, is an entrepreneur and social media influencer that has ignited a movement of curly haired individuals embracing their natural curls. Rizos Curls was created to celebrate the beauty of curls, kinks & waves everywhere and offer quality products made with natural ingredients with no silicones, sulfates or parabens.
Black Friday Offer: 30% Off The Complete Rizos Curls 4-Step Bundle, $57 Sale Price, $81.96 regular price. PLUS use code BLACKFRIDAY for free Travel Kit, with every 4-Step Bundle purchase. There will also be site wide discounts at www.RizosCurls.com
For Relaxation, Detox and Self-Care
Spot Spa is a trendsetter that has been grounded in holistic treatments and focused on nontoxic products from its inception 18 years ago. They were green before “green beauty” was a marketing term people understood.
They are a community of organized healers who work together to provide an individualized approach to service. The Spot Spa team has set out to help provide an experience that is authentic and based upon real human interaction. Services offered are always provided by practitioners who are unique in their approaches, but like-minded in their ethos–the focus is on whole-body well-being and holistic beauty; this translates to integrity of service.
Black Friday Offer: Book any service at Spot Spa and receive Love Heals Clearing Mist. You can also shop their online store for a few of Nell’s Remedies — great stocking stuffers!
For One-Of-A-Kind Wooden Gifts
Sukhino Designs started as an outlet to slow down and create meaningful wood gifts and accessories with time and care – it is now the goal of Sukhino Designs to help people take a breath and take time to use and create things that reflect their souls.
Sukhino seeks to positively impact individuals, businesses, and organizations with products that are motivational, encouraging and empowering, as well as eye-catching and one-of-a-kind handmade gifts and decorative accessories like notebooks, wine butlers, desk plates, lapel pins, magnets, stickers, and shirts. Sukhino also offers custom work – wall plaques, essential oil stands, signs, key chains, coasters, and more.
Black Friday Offer: Gift 2 Glass or 4 Glass Wine Butlers that are made from Baltic birch wood.
For a Homemade Sweet Treat
Sweet Jules delivers the truest flavors and showcases the very best in fresh caramels. As consumers, we demand fresh for most all the foods we eat so why not in candy? Who wants to eat candy that was made a year ago and is full of preservatives? Not us! These caramels are made with fresh Minnesota cream and butter and the finest ingredients like real vanilla bean. Yum!
The Assorted Signature Caramel Box is the most popular gift and has four of each flavor so it’s a great selection to share. Sweet Jules believes that “Happiness is only one caramel away” so with this selection there’s a lot of happiness!
Black Friday Offer: B2G1 at 25% off will be available on their site for one-day only. Join their mailing list for other specials.
For the Tea Lover
Tea Drops is an innovative tea company with a mission to inspire human connection through tea. Tea Drops makes organic, dissolvable teas – ethically sourcing all of their organic teas, shedding about 30% less waste than traditional tea bag packaging.
Order a Gift Sampler Box for the tea lover in your life. It’s the perfect introduction to their most popular Tea Drops and comes in a keepsake wooden box and includes 2 drops each of: Citrus Ginger, Matcha, Sweet Peppermint, and Rose Earl Grey. Eight servings of delicious pressed-leaf, uber-convenient tea.
Black Friday Offer: Get 25% off with code LOVETEA
For the Craft Beer Lover
Urban Growler is the first women owned and operated brewery in the state of MN. They built the brewery with women in mind, but not at the exclusion of men. It is our mission to bring people together through beer. All are welcome – no matter how you vote, who you love, or how you identify. Their motto? “We’re beer for you.”
Their annual Black Friday Party is going to be their second bottle release, this year will be a Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Porter. Bottles will be sold for $15 (while supplies last) and there will be a limited amount on tap.
Not in Minnesota but want to support a woman-owned brewery? Search the MAIA directory to find one near you!