Skip To Content

    We hope you love our recommendations! Some may have been sent as samples, but all were independently selected by our editors. Just FYI, BuzzFeed and its publishing partners may collect a share of sales and/or other compensation from the links on this page.

    27 Small Businesses BuzzFeed Employees Are Shopping From For The Holidays

    From great new reads, to pamper-worthy beauty items, to gorgeous accessories, here are the small businesses we're supporting and think you should too.

    Unless specified, the businesses in this post can only be shipped to residents of the country they're based out of. 


    1. Blue Bone Jewelry makes super pretty earrings, bracelets, necklaces, and more that are perfect for all of your accessorizing needs.

    2. Fanesha Fabre creates handmade lapel pins and beautifully illustrated prints, stickers, stationery, and more fab gifts.

    3. Enso Apothecary sells just what you need to help turn your home into the luxurious spa of your dreams thanks to handmade soaps, body butters, bath salts, and more!

    4. Candy With A Twist delivers a mouthwatering selection of sweet treats like marshmallows, hot chocolate, graham crackers, and cotton candy cakes. So many of these goodies have fun themes (like holidays) or can be personalized for gifts!

    5. The Plant Chica sells what they refer to as "wishlist plants" — these include plants you may not typically find in a store or ones that are only available in warm climates.

    6. Hella Awkward, as its name implies, is an ~awkward~ card game featuring 140 questions across four topics (real talk, dating, relationships, and sex) that might make for some, well, awk moments, but are also really great for starting deep and meaningful conversations.

    the hella awkward box surrounded by cards

    7. Otherwild sells a unique mix of all sorts of gift-worthy items, from apparel and accessories, to housewares, apothecary, and zero-waste goods. There really is something for everyone here.

    8. Monday Eve & Co. brings you products like candles and room sprays to make your home smell delicious and feel extra cozy. A win-win.

    9. Hereafter creates timeless wooden pieces like gorgeous picture frames, pins, cards, and journals — just to name a few.

    10. Ecovibe Home Goods sells an awesome array of houseplants, candles, kitchenware, pottery, and more!

    11. Amor Y Flor is your one-stop shop for all of your candle needs. Cozy szn is here, ppl! No better way to spend the winter months than with lighting a scented candle.

    12. Brooklyn Warmi makes beautiful jewelry, apparel, totes, and accessories you'll love so much, you'll truly want to buy everything.

    13. LaRayia's Bodega is a plant-based market boasting a wide assortment of goods from patches and pins, to jewelry and accessories, to crystals and spiritual goods — the hardest part will be figuring out which category to shop first!

    14. Art By Michelle offers an assortment of drinkware, candles, apparel, and stickers featuring darling screen printed designs you'll absolutely adore.

    15. Rosebud Plant Based HomeGoods sells all sorts of great planters, vases, and goods any plant parent will marvel at.

    16. Crowns & Hops offers super refreshing craft brews you'll be eager to sip on the second they arrive at your door.

    person holding can of ipa

    17. Space creates indoor fragrances that smell so divine, you may never want to leave your house again.

    18. Bookshop donates a portion of all purchases to indie bookshops and the best part: You get to pick the store the donation from your purchase goes to!


    19. Black Sunrise offers satin-lined hoodies, beanies, and accessories that are cute, comfy, and help protect natural hair.

    20. Kiya Cosmetics delivers beauty products designed with darker skin tones and textured hair in mind, and are formulated with raw organic ingredients.

    21. Sea Therapeutics sells a superfood gel that can be either eaten or worn as a face mask and claims to reduce inflammation, aid digestion, help with skin issues like acne, and so many other great things — we'd be here all day if I listed them all off right now.

    a sea therapeutics set


    22. Casa Salt delivers accessories and home decor items that are the perfect combo of fun, exciting, and unique.

    23. La Pomona sells lovely planters ready to hold your plant babies and double as home decor.


    24. Lonely Kids Club offers cool + comfy accessories and graphic apparel you'll wanna wear 24/7.

    25. Bubble Tea Club is your new go-to spot for everything you need to make delicious bubble tea from the comfort of home. 🧋😋


    26. Artease_t offers elegant statement pieces sure to be the centerpiece of any outfit your pair them with.


    27. Propr Lifestyle brings you a wide selection of top-notch K-beauty skincare products like cleansers, face creams, and serums so you can give your skin the pampering it deserves.