Shopping at small businesses is one of the greatest things we can do. We are supporting people’s livelihoods and more conscientious businesses. Here are some small artisans worth checking out!
1 Emme Essential
Founded in 2020, Emme Essentials sells luxury candles inspired by Asian flavors. The candles are toxin, paraben and phthalate free! Unwind with wood wick candles in sakura, lychee, ube and even white rabbit scents.
2 Charlerie New York
Like sustainable, ethical and timeless handmade fine jewelry? Charlerie New York has some gorgeous pieces, like coin pendants and pearl necklaces.
The brand uses 14k solid gold, cubic zirconia diamonds and natural pearls.
3 Mint + Soak
Mint + Soak’s handcrafted soaps will moisturize your hand with every wash. This shop is run by just one person, who started making soap during the pandemic.
She uses high-quality clean ingredients that are ethically sourced and sustainable. The soaps also come in plastic-free packaging.
4 Sunnie Creative
5 Susanna Chow
Need a cute beaded bag to complete your summer wardrobe? Check out Susanna Chow, which was founded by a mother-daughter duo.
They even have beaded pots! A portion of their proceeds is donated to support the care of disabled orphans living in China.
6 Raychoo Studios
Raychoo Studios has all the cute and punny stationery you can ever dream of. The Asian fruits, sauces, bakery and dim sum greeting cards make sending cards all the more fun.