Happy Holidays from Chica Beauty!
The season of love, joy and festivities is upon us, and with that means the time of gift-giving too! We know finding gifts for your friends and family can be hard, so we wanted to help!
To make shopping this year a little bit easier, Chica Beauty is SO excited to publish our very own 2022 Holiday Gift-Giving Guide with perfect presents for all your loved ones!
This special guide highlights nine small businesses from San Antonio, Austin and Los Angeles that each have unique services and products for everyone on your list. As a small business ourselves, we want to support our community and bring attention to some amazing small businesses where you can find amazing gifts for the holidays and any other occasion too! The gifts range from art to food, with a variety of prices.
Mission Crafts Chandlery was founded in 2019 as the namesake of an iconic product brand revived from San Antonio's arts and crafts movement circa 1930. The storefront provides high-quality artisanal scented products and hands-on experiences for people who love the world of fragrance just as much as they do like Custom Fragrance Product Creation, Candle Making Parties, Signature Fragrance Collections and Pour Your Own Candle Bar. Shop in-store at their brand new location at 1010. S. Flores Suite 106 San Antonio, TX or shop online to find beautiful, custom and amazing-smelling fragrances!
Adriana M. Garcia is a visual artist, a muralist, and an illustrator. She is the recipient of a Pura Belpré Illustrator Award Honor for her debut picture book, All Around Us by Xelena González. Garcia especially loves painting portraits of strong women to honor those who have come before and those who continue to lead by example. Her books would make a perfect gift for anyone who has an appreciation of art and beautiful words and you can find her work on her website!
Give the gift of photography or hair service with Swing Door Studio! Kandace Wilson is photographer and hair stylist and uses her creativity to work as an artist in various mediums. To book an appointment see her square link for booking, or you can also book from her website or Instagram
For the self-care and wellness lover, Soul Wipe’s natural disinfectant wipe made with essential oils, aloe, chamomile flowers and crystals is the perfect gift! Each oil fragrance and crystal targets to open one of your seven chakras, the energy centers found in your body. Soul Wipe can lift your spirits, condition your hands and offer a brief reprieve from your hectic life. Even if you don’t have time to meditate, you have time for a Soul Wipe! Check out the seven chakras here.
Nadia Ramon is the artist behind Dezynr and started working with polymer clay in May of 2020 and has since celebrated two amazing years in business. Her creations include jewelry, tote bags and hand-painted t-shirts. You can shop all her custom work here!
Sadie is a nurse, nutritionist and weight management specialist! She helps people feel their best through natural superfoods and supports people to achieve the healthiest versions of themselves! I am a huge fan of this collagen elixir, it’s great for hair, skin, nails and joints! Love aging gracefully with her products! For more information and where to order your collagen and more check out her site or contact her directly via email at firstname.lastname@example.org!
Using tiny glass beads, Lys Santamaria creates intricate and unique jewelry, art, and sculpture. This unique and outstanding art would make a wonderful gift this holiday season! If you would like to support her art practice and receive a lovely piece of her art or jewelry, feel free to take a peek at her shop here.
This embroidery boutique is a perfect shop to get custom engravings and monograms to make your gifts even more personal! Yvette Morin Shipley can make anything your own from note cards to apparel. Order online or visit her shop at 16600 Huebner Rd. San Antonio, TX.
If you are looking for a new restaurant to try out this holiday season, look no further than Luna’s Kitchen! This local small business offers high-quality meat and has been smoking the best BBQ Southside San Antonio has to offer for 40 years! Visit their mobile kitchen on 3124 Pleasanton Rd at noon every Friday, Saturday and Sunday and follow their Facebook for updates on time and location!