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 by removing the local economy’s dependence on a single industry. When you buy local, you build local, and deepen your connection to your own community.
As a result, patronizing a local business like this is an act of community building. Check out their website to learn more about the local experience you can discover today.
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
REH Hair Designs
Master Cosmetologist Eric Hudgins heads up operations at REH Hair Designs, a full-service studio stocked with top-of-the-line products. His go-to formulas include Pravana’s ChromaSilk hair color, which imbues tresses with vibrant hues, keratin amino acids, and proteins freshly milked from silkworms, as well as Alterna Bamboo and 12 Benefits styling products. Eric participates in industry webinars to stay abreast of style and beauty trends and he also offers bridal packages that primp wedding parties and keep them refreshed with bottles of bubbly.
85% of 39 customers recommend
“Just go go and enjoy your beautiful nice hair!”
“He did an amazing job. Appreciated the time he took to find out everything I wanted done to my hair and how it behaves. ”
“Love my haircut and color. Eric did a great job! I will definitely go back. ”