Here at #WeAllGrow, we love supporting the small businesses in our comunidad. We have been blessed to have so many talented jefas in our community with amazing small businesses and are proud to buy them from and even call some of them our friends.
The #WeAllGrow team has handpicked businesses taken straight from our Small Business Directory to add to your holiday shopping list. Check out these below and so many more in the #WeAllGrow Small Business directory, where you can find hundreds of small businesses to support this holiday season! Own a small business and want to be added to our directory? Join here!
Cru Chocolates – Ana Flores, Co-CEO & Founder
Cru makes chocolate with direct and ethical sourced Cacao from Central American farmers, ranging from Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua. Cru Chocolate’s mission includes a focus on assisting people at origin in creating and growing their own business by providing education and facilitating small scale equipment.
República Skin – Vanessa Santos, Co-CEO and Partner
Our skin tells a sweet story of our roots, and like history, it deserves to be preserved and treated. Born and inspired by the Dominican Republic – república skin shares the rich heritage of sensually radiant skin with clean bodycare, inspired by nature. Indulge in skin sweet as sugar™. We hope that república skin becomes a part of your daily body care rituals and transports you to the Caribbean.
Vela Negra – Aila Castane, Community & Events Manager
VELA NEGRA is a beautiful collection of luxurious black wax vegan candles in fragrances inspired by my Afro-Cuban and Guyanese heritage. Each candle is individually hand-poured using 100 percent vegan coconut soy wax and ethically-sourced wooden wicks, fragrance, and dye to provide a clean burn with the highest quality ingredients.
Pisqueya – Melissa Bailey, VP of Marketing
Pisqueya [pees-keh-yah] is a celebration of Latin culture and a contribution to my family legacy. The line of all-natural, high quality food products, is inspired by the gap in Dominican representation, within the global food market. More than that, Pisqueya is a taste of home. Pisqueya is how I wish to inspire others to gather, laugh, break bread and create memories.
Sunday Morning Shop – Andy González, Graphic Designer
Sunday Mornings Shop was created from our passion of hand embroidery and the desire to share it with others. Our natural surroundings serve as an inspirational beacon to our brand. What once started as a stress-relief hobby in 2016 during Crystal’s sophomore year of college has now become a full-time business endeavor.
Tecuane Hair – Chantelle Bacigalupo, Editorial Staff Writer
Tecuane is Latina owned, and grandchild of Mexican immigrants. Making an effort to bring awareness & insight to mindful hair care for all generations.
Several Miles – Gaby Claros, Operations
Several Miles was created to bring you a unique assortment of styles to fit every corner of your life. Our collections are thoughtfully curated piece-by-piece, inspired by feminine, modern bohemian aesthetics, neutrals and pops of color. Whether catching flights or grabbing cafecito, we know you’ll feel confident and effortlessly beautiful in one of our pieces.
Ceremonia – Karina Esteban, Social Media Coordinator
Ceremonia is a clean hair care brand, for all hair types, rooted in Latinx heritage. Ceremonia is on a mission to empower a confident natural that feels as good as it looks. Ceremonia is manifesting modern day rituals, stemming from rich culture, that feed your hair from the roots and beyond, because hair wellness is the key to unlocking the best hair days.
De Mi Tierra – Lidia Vences, Marketing Intern
De Mi Tierra is taking skincare back to basics, just like abuelita, using only earth-made ingredients indigenous to Latin-America. They are inspired by nature and influenced by culture. Their products are handmade in small batches and we only use earth-made ingredients like nopal, mango, avocado, coconut, hibiscus, and many more that can be found throughout Latin America.
SBJ Esntls – Mayra Rosas, Project Manager
We are now SBJ Esntls- a self-care brand rooted in Latinx culture. Represented by the iconic butterfly, SBJ Esntls is here to help you through your transformative self-care journey. We believe that self-care is essential, so we’re bringing you just that– your self-care essentials, all in one place.
Fuerte & Fearless – Majo González, Graphic Design Assistant
Fuerte and Fearless is a minimalist streetwear brand. Fuerte and Fearless is all about sharing narratives that empower nuestra gente. Originally based in NYC, and recently relocated to Austin, Texas, they are unapologetically focused on issues that affect our communities.
GG Jewels – Yajaira Roque Saenz, Administrative Assistant
GG Jewels is an artisan handmade jewelry owned by sister duo Grace and Etlir, with flowers picked from their garden right from the Pacific North West.