2020 was a tough year for everyone especially for small businesses so we want to start off 2021 on a positive note. 104.3MYfm and Valentine in the morning want to shine a light on local small businesses! So many helped us through the past year, and really need our support in the new year...We will be highlighting 21 Small Businesses You Need to Know in 2021. If you want to nominate your small business OR a small business you love that should get some extra love, you can nominate here!
OC Hair Recovery Studio
Location: 7092 Edinger Ave, Huntington Beach, CA 92647
The owner operator of OC Hair Recovery Studio, Kristina, provides a safe, warm, caring, confidential and knowledgeable environment customized for those experiencing hair loss which can be caused by stress, chemotherapy or other factors. She personally knows the emotional, physically and psychologically damage hair loss has on us and has made it her life’s mission to help other who are experiencing hair loss. She is extremely personable and equally talented! Her years of experience and expertise is priceless. Kristina will custom cut purchased hair and she offers customized coloring which make the pieces literally undetectable. She’s a hidden treasure!
The Resiliency Shoppe
Location: Sherman Oaks
This is a private practice started by two Latinas, both single working moms, who want to reduce stigma around mental health, particularly in communities of color. They are just beginning their journey but hope to help people through healing and empowerment. Both are skilled therapists and aim to help anyone who is seeking a holistic approach to therapy- working with mind, body and spirit.
Renzo's Taste Of Peru
Location: 24354 Muirlands Blvd, Lake Forest, CA 92630
Renzo's food is TRULY Peruvian food. BEST Peruvian restaurant in SOCAL for sure! You won't be disappointed and yes, you'll comeback because you'll definitely want more! Please go and support him, follow him on Instagram and show some love! You'll see pics of all the amazing food he cooks!
Luna’s Paw Shop
As a stay at home mom and a first time dog owner I feel pets deserve to have their own wardrobe too. I started making handmade dog bandanas as a way to highlight the one family member that loves you unconditionally no matter what and during these hard times pets have kept their owners’ company to make it through every single day. It has always been my dream to be able to work from home and be able to provide for my family.
The Flower by Yoori
Location: 210 N Western Ave UNIT 107, Los Angeles, CA 90004
She is the most hardworking, caring florist I have ever met. She enlightens people's lives with her fantastic flower decorations. Since COVID 19, she is having difficulty running the business, but still very firm and brave to try something new. She deserves this highlight, so more people will get to know her and her work.
Ronnie M Layering Bar
Location: 206 W. Bonita Ave. Unit G Claremont, CA 91711
Ronnie’s shop is full of beautiful handmade items. She empowers women, guides meditations and promotes spiritual connection. She is so much more than a shop she is someone who unites people and promotes the commUNITY
Location: 4137 Norse Way, Long Beach, CA 90808
This small business is started and run by two brothers. Proper’s Pickles are unique as they are made using Persian cucumbers. They started in 2014 making pickles for friends then moved on to selling in a local Long Beach farmers market. The brothers have worked hard to take what started as a hobby to a promising small business selling their award winning pickles in select stores starting in Southern California. They use only fresh products and are all packed by hand. Their motto: We make a Proper Pickle
Madison Rose Bakery
Location: No storefront, but delivers around Santa Clarita
It's really hard to find gluten free desserts that actually taste good. She creates vegan, dairy-free and gluten-free options that look and taste like THE REAL THING!
Tony’s Mexican Grill
Location: 12910 W Magnolia Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
They serve healthy, fresh Mexican food with options for everyone.
Location: 24331 Main St, Newhall, CA 91321
Carlos is the owner. Always smiling, happy, and willing to help. A true family-owned small business. They have the very best selection of soccer gear and customer service like no other. They give discounts to club players and coaches.