15 Women-Owned Businesses You Should Know About

Updated: Jul 8

Let’s be honest, women are pretty incredible. With others and within ourselves, we build relationships that blossom and we tend to them, watering them for growth. We are constantly building. Women have magic within them, so when they build a business- Oh honey you KNOW it’s going to be good! Here is a list of Women- owned businesses that are sprinkled with the magic of their founders for us to enjoy.



S'well

Sarah Kauss launched S'well in 2010. Her mission? To rid the world of plastic water bottles. She had a simple idea- if she made a beautiful water bottle that combined fashion with function, people would ditch the plastic. Her bottles are to be adorned like accessories to your outfits. 11 years later fans are still loving her designs. Check out their new collection. Image Courtesy of S'well



Way of Being

Founders Lindsay and Alex provide resources and a shop to help integrate sustainable practices into your daily life. Way of Being can help us all. It is a shop and a tool offering supplies, education and encouragement to maintain a low-waste way of being, if you will. Their hope is to create a better world. Check out their website here.


The Skin Spot

Julie McClain- Musgrave is Indiana's Skin Care Goddess. She has been making women and men's skin goals a reality for decades. Her website has all the info of how to set a date with your skin's new best friend!


Bark & Co.

That’s right you’re pup’s favorite subscription box’s parent company is co-founded by Carly Strife. This dog lover’s company now boasts a value of over $220 million. She took her puppy love to the next level. To get your own box of treats and toys for your best friend, check out https://bark.co




Image courtesy of SUSTAIN the Mag

SUSTAIN the Mag

SUSTAIN is an online media platform where eco-conscious warriors cultivate a healthy, planet-friendly lifestyle founded by Reza Cristián. They're disrupting complacency and refusing habits of over-consuming in a throw-away society. Keep up with them as they normalize sustainability--and It’s not just some trendy, disposable phase. They're creating true sustaining habits and sharing how you can, too.









Hijab So Foreign

Founder Raheema Chachouai has created a refined and modish collection of custom-designed hijabs for all. Check out their website for all the details.








Mineralogy

Founder Theresa Cowan creates custom fine jewelry in her jewelry studio + shop. Check out her website for all of her pretties.




Photo Courtesy of Mineralogy



In Kind Boxes

Founder Maria Berglund Supports mothers in postpartum care through her non profit business. Look to her website for details.


Delicate Studio

Become your own version of a supermodel for the day with the Midwest’s premier luxury boudoir studio. Check out their Facebook to see all of the images.


Lilly Lane

Lilly Lane curates show stopping florals for any event you need her for. She is also known for her flower subscriptions and her single bouquets. Check her main website for offerings. Image courtesy of Lilly Lane.



Pink Moon

This sustainable beauty brand is owned by Lin Chen. She hopes to revolutionize the beauty and wellness industry through Pink Moon. Check out their website if you’re looking to change up your regimen


Indy Maven

Leslie Bailey heads Indy Maven. This incredible group of women bring content, curated events and community to the people. Check out their website and sign up for their newsletter to stay in the know!


Photo Courtesy of Hero Cosmetics .

Hero Cosmetics

Rhyu launched her company on amazon with a single product: the Mighty Patch original. The Mighty Patch Original is a hydrocolloid pimple patch that moves dirt and moisture away from acne to help calm the inflammation of your blemish. It shrinks your breakout overnight and has been attributed to magic. Hero sells a box of Mighty Patch every 15 seconds. It is sold at target, ulta beauty, urban outfitters and Nieman Marcus. Of course if you don’t want to leave your house it can still be found on amazon.


The Babe Cave

Founder Liz Bell inspires the next generation of lash artists with quality education. She creates looks that her clients love and gives women unbounded confidence. Find their website here.


Happi Tummi

Happi Tummi immediately soothes a crying, fussy or colicky baby. This amazing tool contains a blend of herbs that are warmed and wrapped against the baby’s tummy. It has calmed thousands of babies since 2004. Find their online store here.



Image Courtesy of Happi Tummi


Here are more collections of women- owned businesses you should know about:

9 Powerful Women Who Founded Companies You Love (brandfolder.com)

Women's History Month 2021: 126 best women-owned brands (nbcnews.com)

20 Women-Owned Businesses You Should Know (indywithkids.com)

50 Women-Owned Businesses 2021 | Clothing, Beauty, Home, Wellness (rd.com)

32 Public Companies, Like Stichfix and Eventbrite, Founded by Women (thestoryexchange.org)

These Are the 20 Fastest-Growing Female-Founded Companies in 2019 | Inc.com

15 Women Owned Home and Garden Businesses

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