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
A Chat with 123barefoot/rsfxvegan esthetics
What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition?
All skincare facial products are cruelty-free and certified vegan. Facial acupuncture restores and firms skin without the use of harsh chemicals or invasive surgery. Compassionate, kind, certified practitioners.
What was the inspiration to start or run this business?
We are what we do. The act of nurturing our bodies and spirits includes ensuring that the things we place on and within it are nurturing and kind as well.
What is the best reaction you’ve ever gotten from a customer?
_Sometimes they stop in just to breathe, because the office always feels like a safe place of calm. _