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Holiday Gift Guide: Shop Small, Milwaukee!

small business social media Dec 01, 2021

The holidays are just around the corner, and we’re all about shopping local and supporting businesses in our own backyard. In fact, if you’re in the Milwaukee area, we think you’ll find some pretty fabulous giftables among the Small Studio clientele! Here are some of the goodies we’re loving from some of our favorite people.

For the Beauty Lover

*For a skincare routine fit for a queen, shop skincare favorites by Sweet Tox Skin. P.S. A Sweet Tox gift card can be used for their skincare line or other services. (

*Brows and lashes—they make the face! A GÀˆDIS gift card opens the door for brow lamination, lash tints & lifts, and so much more. (

*Milwaukeeans, take a day trip to Appleton to treat yourself to a makeup lesson by the lovely Dana Michele. (

*Truth: Life is better with lash extensions. To gift these beauties, check out I Lash MKE. (

*If you know someone with a special event coming up, give the gift of makeup application. From Milwaukee to Chicago, Hailey at @pretty.crazy.beautiful if your girl.

*Nothing beats a really good haircut. A trip to Amity Loft in Bay View is not only good for your hair—it’s good for your soul. (

For the Self-Care Seeker

*A custom facial by Amy Brunner-Koch at Aspen Medi Spa lets your giftee find the facial that suits their skin’s unique needs. (

*Shatki Message is our pick for massages that range from therapeutic to chakra-balancing. (

*Cakes and cookies are a form of self-care, right? (Right??) Reach out to Leslye at @everythingbutthefrosting. She offers monthly cookie subscriptions and holiday desserts galore. We’re kind of obsessed!

For the Wellness Guru

*A monthly CBD subscription from Panoramic Organics delivers soothing CBD to your door. (

– Anyone for an Infrared Sauna? A gift card to VIVA Wellness means access to all that thermal energy goodness. (

*For the right person, personal training sessions can start the new year off on the right foot. We trust Amelia at HER for motivation and movement. (

For the Fashionista

*Remind your giftee that she’s an Infinite Warrior with a bracelet from Koehn Jewelry. (

*For the lake lover on your list, go cozy with eco-friendly apparel from Lake Effect Co. (

Where are you shopping locally this season?

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