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
French Beauty Bar
With each of its locations nestled in the heart of a shopping mall, French Beauty Bar helps clients keep their nails looking healthy and stylish with convenient drop-in mani-pedis. Technicians work quickly without sacrificing the quality of their craft. They finish up each manicure in under 15 minutes, leaving plenty of time for customers to run errands, go shopping, or take a dip in the lobby fountain. During appointments, nail artists exfoliate dead skin with cleansing quartz crystal scrubs, massage hardworking hands with vitamin-rich cream, and decorate fingertips with shimmering Swarovski diamonds. After soothing massages and precision shaping and filing, customers can choose a polish from a selection that includes more than 130 different colors that change with the seasons.