It’s the last day of Black History Month… have you made an impact yet? Being a business owner is at times challenging and requires a lot of work. These business owners show not only their dedication, but their love for their work through these amazing products. Without further ado, here are some Black owned small businesses that we love to support!
Organically Bath & Beauty
A vegan skincare brand, Organically Bath & Beauty, makes products that are not only great for your skin, but also contain only healthy ingredients. Including soap bars, body mousse, facial serums, and dried eucalyptus, they are the perfect place to create your own personal, in-home spa. If you aren’t into online shopping, then no worries, they have a San Antonio location to stop by and visit!
DB3 Unlimited Services LLC
DB3 Unlimited Services LLC is a risk management business that assists in making solutions for small businesses, public entities, and nonprofit organizations. Denise Bromley, President, spearhead of all DB3 projects, and member of NAWBO San Antonio Board of Directors (alongside Haute in Texas CEO Aquila Mendez-Valdez!), is a true embodiment of what it means to be a leader.
Honey Dipped Cosmetics
Honey Dipped Cosmetics is an herbal and vegan skin care service. They offer facial, lash, brow, and skin treatments as well as tons of amazing products for the skin and body. In addition to their amazing products, their Instagram account is filled with positive quotes, aesthetically pleasing pictures, and insights about their company. Aquila is obsessed with their body butter, and loves that it smells like a warm hug covered in sugar!
School Scents sells affordable and wonderful smelling candles. They have a large variety of options, and you probably won’t be checking out with just one candle. Founded by a mother daughter duo, the candles are made with all-natural soy wax, fragrance oils and of course, lots of love. They’ve also partnered with our client, In Our Arms, who you’ll read about in just a moment, to create their “Breathe” scent that is quite literally the best thing your nose will ever experience.
In Our Arms Blog
In Our Arms Blog supports parents of children with disabilities. Its founder, Juli, is an amazing mother, wife and teacher to hundreds of voice students. Juli founded In Our Arms as a way to honor her late son, Robert. Additionally, Juli is featured in blogs, podcasts, and helps caretakers navigate what she calls life unexpected. She also runs Facebook and Instagram accounts for those looking for support, advice, or helpful messages. Her goal is touch people’s lives with her story, and to spread kindness and love.
Delicious Caribbean Street foods await you when you come eat at Mi Roti. Located in San Antonio within the Pearl’s Food Hall, and having an extensive menu cooked by seasoned chefs Nicola Blaque and Lionel Blache, there is no better place to try if you’re looking for a Caribbean cuisine. Aquila recommends adding jalapeño to your Roti wrap for an extra kick!
San Antonio Ballet School
Director of the San Antonio Ballet School, Danielle Campbell, creates a passionate and positive environment for children, youth, and adults to learn and advance in ballet. Additionally, the school teaches other forms of danced like Jazz and Acro, as well as providing a Professional Program. The San Antonio Ballet School is a great aspect to the friendly and artistic culture of San Antonio, as are the people who help run it. Aquila has taken her girls to see their Nutcracker performance and it is not to be missed each holiday season!
About Megan Valco
Megan Valco is an Account Assistant at Haute In Texas. Currently attending UTSA, she is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Digital Communications. Her hobbies include enjoying day trips to Fredericksburg and the beach, painting and finding new thrift stores to shop. After graduating, her aspirations have no limit as she plans to continue working in the PR and Marketing world, as well as, traveling and living across the U.S. and abroad.