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
Beautiful Permanent Makeup
As a certified permanent makeup technician, Alynn Dasta has mastered micropigmentation—a large word for cosmetic tattooing. Her organic, hypoallergenic pigments can enhance lips, eyes, and brows, removing the need for daily primping. During all of her treatments, she uses the Softap method, which allows for precise application of the pigment by hand. She also precedes each appointment with a consultation, and helps her clients to determine what colors will best complement their skin tone and favorite feather boa. Alynn doesn't just deal in eyeliner and lipliner, however—she can also reconstruct areolas or disguise scars on clients who have undergone surgery.