Small Business Holiday Gift Guide

Give thoughtful items from small retailers

The commercials and ads for holiday shopping are in heavy rotation. You’ve made a list of who to shop for and some of their favorite things. Black Friday and Cyber Monday have come and gone and you still have a lot of shopping to do. However, before you spend all of your money at “big box” retailers, consider shopping with small businesses that offer quality items that are sure to please everyone on your list.

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Here’s a list of great items to match with your friends and family members on your list as you get prepared for the 2015 holiday shopping season:

Every man deserves to feel like a king. Treat the gentleman on your list to Bevel Razors. Bevel is an award-winning company that offers men’s grooming products to make the guy on your gift list feel like a king. Bevel has a five-part system that, when used together, will help a man achieve smoother, irritation-free skin.

1969 Beauty

Nothing makes a woman happier than gifts that make her feel and look beautiful. Enhance her makeup bag with cosmetics from 1969 Beauty, which offers mink or human hair eyelashes as well as rich pigmented lipstick and gloss from Shades by Gal. Don’t forget to buy her the Afterglow eyeshadow palette by Becca Cosmetics and help her skin stay smooth and pristine with Purlisse SPF 50 moisturizer. She can tote her makeup bag full of goodies in a new handbag from F&W Style, which boasts a collection that embodies old-school glamour with a modern twist.

Solemates Protect shoe spray

She’ll enjoy dressing up for holiday parties and painting the town red in glamorous makeup from these brands. What’s a great purse without great shoes? Protect your favorite pair of leather, suede, or fabric-covered shoes with Solemates’ Protect spray. Use the spray to shield your shoes and your bag from the weather and keep them looking great all year ’round.

Gifts for the home make great presents. Set the mood with candles from Sitota.  Candles are not only fitting for the holiday season, they’re useful year ’round. The Sitota Collection includes soy-based candles infused with deep, invigorating, and lasting aromatics. Each candle is hand poured in small batches to add to the luxuriousness of the scent and the feeling the candle produces.

Havenly picture frame

If you’re shopping for décor to help deck your halls, try Havenly. Whether you need to find a last-minute gift for your design-obsessed friend or a beautiful item to wrap up in a box to show you put a bit of extra thought behind your present, Havenly has a ton of amazing options! Shop Havenly’s holiday mood boards for easy inspiration that breaks down some great gift ideas based on color and taste. You’re guaranteed to find something that’s within your budget but looks out of this world.

With all the decadent desserts and drinks you’ll have this season, dental hygiene is important and dental products keep your smile pearly white for all of your holiday snapshots. Give the gift of a gleaming smile with quip. quip makes it super-easy for people to replace their brushes regularly by delivering replacement toothbrush heads every three months, manual brushes, toothpaste, or a three-month health care plan (toothbrush and toothpaste).

Enjoy the shopping season with these small business retailers. Their products are offered through their website and will ship just in time for Christmas. Remember to support small businesses this time of year and give memorable gifts that you friends and family will love.

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