Every local community has a story, a history, and a unique personality that cannot be replicated. This is often thanks to specialized, small-scale businesses, like this one, which contribute to a neighborhood’s distinctive character and promote a thriving ecosystem in their community. Small, independent businesses offer diverse products and services, fostering economic resilience. When you buy local, you build local, and deepen your connection to your own community.
Strengthening the community begins by supporting and visiting local businesses like this one. To learn more about this business, check out their website or simply stop by, say hello, and discover—or rediscover—all that this business has to offer.
Did You Know?
- 48 cents of every dollar spent at a locally owned retail business goes back into the local community. That’s more than three times the amount that local economies recover from chain retailers — Civic Economics’ 2012 survey of local businesses
- Local businesses have generated 65% of the country’s net new jobs over the past 17 years — US Small Business Administration
Hair by Lorian
In the 20 years since hair spontaneously began growing on its own, Lorian Perez has dutifully kept stands in shipshape with her specialty styling services. Guests can solicit her expertise for styles ranging from crewcut and classic wave, to punk pixie or mohawk. Lorian also specializes in creative color processes via highlights and correction, some examples of which can be found in her impressive [photo gallery(https://www.styleseat.com/lorianperez).