We love these women-owned brands all year long
Although we here at Tinybeans spend most of our days celebrating the women that create this amazing community of moms, March is officially Women’s History Month! And what better place to kick it all off than by highlighting some of our favorite women-owned brands? Supporting these businesses puts funds directly into the hands of female entrepreneurs and allows them to continue pioneering the ever-growing landscape of women-owned brands. We know it won’t come as a surprise, but women face a level of challenges in business that their male counterparts traditionally don’t.
Being intentional about where we spend our money means researching the brands we’re buying from; we’ve done that part for you, though. These women-owned brands are offering some of our absolute must-have products and services that we love year round. Beauty, fashion, lifestyle, kitchen—there’s no shortage of incredible goodies
Sara Blakely, Founder After Sara solved a wardrobe crisis of her own by cutting the feet off a pair of pantyhose, SPANX was born. It's now the standard for shapewear and has evolved into a full line of women's fashion that we adore.
Cherie Hoeger, Founder & CEO It started with a call Cherie had with an aunt in Venezuela, where pads and tampons hadn't been available in stores for years. She immediately thought about what living without easy access to those products would be like for herself and her daughters. Months later, Cherie designed what she considered to be the ideal menstrual cup, and this idea turned into a line of period care, absorbent underwear, and more. Saalt is committed to donating 2% of their revenue to donate period care to regions with the most need, and help fund initiatives in menstrual health, education, and sustainability.
Ameeta Jaim, Co-Founder & CEO Ameeta created a program to help struggling readers gain reading and comprehension skills by integrating educational screen time. With Readability, your child can read out loud, independently and receive real-time feedback and assessment from the interactive voice-based AI tutor, while you track their progress. This personalized approach provides immediate feedback and tailored assessments, making the learning process engaging and enjoyable. The AI tutor's guidance helps your child become a confident reader, developing strong comprehension skills that will benefit them throughout their academic and personal lives.
Kabrita USA Goat Milk Baby & Kids Nutrition
Carolyn Ansley, CEO If you’re anything like a ton of parents out there, struggling to find nutrition for little ones who have a sensitivity to cow’s milk can be a long journey. KABRITA USA completely understands that struggle and created their goat milk formula based on what is best for baby, using the highest quality, European, GMO-free ingredients. It’s a gentle, non-GMO alternative to cow’s milk and soy, and KABRITA offers infant formula, toddler formula, junior nutrition, and snacks that are ideal for sensitive kiddos.
Swoon now has a full line of zero sugar, monk fruit sweetened lemonades and iced teas and is on track to eliminate one billion (yes, billion!) grams of sugar from the supply chain. Swoon was born out of necessity. Diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes at the age of six, Jennifer Ross knew she wanted to create a healthier beverage option that still felt fun and celebratory. Her friend Cristina Ros Blankfein, the Cuban American mom of three, was also seeking better options for her family. Together, they created the zero sugar beverage brand with the mission of tackling the sugar-filled beverage market.
Kosterina Olive Oils, Balsamic Vinegar, & Skincare
Founded by Greek-American and olive oil sommelier, Katina Mountanos, Kosterina is a wellness brand centered around the extraordinary benefits of high-antioxidant superfoods and the clean, Mediterranean lifestyle. Katina, a former beauty and ecommerce industry executive turned is on a mission to make ultra-healthy products more widely accessible to consumers, and created a cross-category brand carrying extra virgin olive oils, balsamic vinegars, dark chocolate, and olive oil based skincare.
Three Wishes Cereal
Three Wishes, founded by Margaret Wishingrad, is a healthy-while-delicious cereal. After welcoming her first son, Ellis, Margaret realized the white space in the market for a nutritional cereal she wanted to feed her son. She created these delicious cereals that we can't get enough of!
Proof was founded in May 2020 by Lori, Jodi, and Kari Caden. Proof offers a line of really (really) leak-proof period underwear that empowers women to live life worry-free. These are the only triple-patented underwear for protecting against leaks and periods on the market – the brand’s patented Leak-Loc technology holds up to 5 tampons or 10 tsp of liquid, fights odors, and wicks away moisture all day! They even have a line specifically for teens.
Born and raised in central Seoul, Annie Chun grew up eating foods from the ocean - including seaweed that her culinary-gifted mother would roast and serve. The idea of reinterpreting a favorite food from her childhood became the catalyst for gimme. Gimme was the first brand to offer USDA Certified/Non-GMO Verified Organic seaweed snacks, and Annie had to influence South Korean farmers to change their practices to do this! She not only ensures that these snacks are sustainably grown, but also that they incorporate the highest quality ingredients possible.
Fidget Stickers Textured Sensory Stickers
Amber Murray, Founder Fidget Stickers Textured Sensory Stickers are a fun a discreet way to help people ground themselves when they're feeling anxiety or overstimulation!
Creations by Nathalie DIY Terrarium Kits
Nathalie Valdes, Founder Nathalie discovered a love of plants while raising her 3 kiddos, and Creations by Nathalie was born!
Sarah Ribner, Founder PiperWai features natural deodorants, body wash, and oils, all created to "create a more sustainable future through products we use every day."
Jennifer McMillan, Co-Founder Jenny and her husband Dave launched home decor brand JennyGems in 2015, and in 2020, they began manufacturing their own products!
Amanda Kezios, Founder Mojo Spa is a Chicago-based beauty company that handmakes over 200 natural beauty products!
Julie Stott and Jo Baar, Co-Founders HONEYCAT is a jewelry brand founded by BFF's Julie and Jo!
Sheep Farm Felt
Megan Benson, Owner Ethically sourced from a New Zealand sheep farm, felted by fair-trade certified female artisans in Nepal, and hand assembled and packaged in Egg Harbor, NJ.
Rachel O'Neill, Co-Founder Ceramic mugs, camp mugs, and ornaments, all with super cute designs!
Claire Watson and Nicole Hairfield, Co-Founders Claire and Nicole are best friends, moms, and neighbors who launched lifestyle brand Moonlight Makers in 2015!
3 Bees & Me
Jill Kiplyn-Gillenwater, Owner 3 Bees & Me is a woman-owned, USA-based small business making toys to encourage imagination and creativity!
Bundle x Joy
Jess Berger, Founder Bundle x Joy's mission is to deliver premium pet nutrition, curated goodies, and "endless boy to every pet person"!
Alaina Moulton, Founder Mom of 1 and military wife, Alaina Moulton, launched Baby’s Brew in 2019 as the world’s first portable, battery-powered bottle warmer!
Tara Williams, Founder Tara came up with the idea for Dreamland Baby weighted swaddles and sleep sacks when her 4th baby, Luke, kept waking up multiple times a night. As seen on Shark Tank!
Davin & Adley
Amanda Hunt, Founder As a mom of 3 and former Senior Technical Designer and Product Development Specialist for All Brands Intimates & Swimwear at Urban Outfitters, Free People, and Anthropologie, Amanda knew she could improve the traditional nursing bra and actually make one that was cute, trendy, and wearable!
Leanne Sherred, M.S., CCC-SLP, Co-Founder As a Speech Language Pathologist, Leanne has years of experience treating patients with communication disorders and challenges, but she quickly noticed that too many families were struggling to get access to the care they needed. So she created a new care model focused on research-based techniques that were aimed at meeting children and families where they were with 1 on 1 virtual sessions from home.
Kelly Morrissey & Lisa Loyd, Co-Founders Kelly and Lisa came up with the idea for chic, comfortable loungewear that can be worn braless when they decided they were tired of being uncomfortable in loungewear around unexpected guests or family members. The JJwinks "light hug" support allows you to wear their pieces without a bra while still feeling comfortable!
Arpi Khachatryan, Founder Born in Armenia and emigrated to Barcelona at the age of 10, Arpi developed a passion for designs when she moved to the U.S. and had her first child. Her pieces are created to help support mothers through their journey!
Cassandra Thurswell, Founder Kitsch is all about elevated, sustainable, and fun hair and beauty products that we adore!
Helen Reavey, Founder Originally from Ireland, Helen's education-first approach to scalp (and ultimately hair care), has led to her regularly debunking hair myths across the industry, while simultaneously growing her celebrity fan list and cult-following. Celeb fans include: Marissa Tomei, Sienna Miller, Sarah Snook, Mark Ronson, Bella Hadid, Kourtney Kardashian, Melissa Wood, Halsey, Molly Sims and more.
Stephanie Lee, Founder Daughter of immigrants, Stephanie created selfmade, a ritual-based psychodermatology brand. It connects clean, sustainable products with the human pursuit of self-exploration. Their collection of face and body essentials is linked to online resources and a proprietary wellbeing app.
Jennifer Fisher, Founder Jennifer Fisher is best known as “the Queen of Hoops” for her eponymous NYC-based brass and custom fine jewelry line and A-list celebrity cult following that includes Jennifer Lopez, Zendaya, Michelle Obama, Rihanna, Tracee Ellis Ross, Emily Ratjkowski, Hailey Bieber, Selena Gomez, Bella Hadid, and many others.
Eunice Byun, Founder Material has become one of the most beloved kitchenware brands introducing collections that span useful food prep tools and cookware to gorgeous hand-finished tabletop ceramics.
Phoebe Yu & Kat Dey, Co-Founders ettitude is a purpose-driven lifestyle brand pioneering the world’s first, proprietary CleanBamboo® fabric. Made from 100% organically-grown, non-toxic bamboo lyocell, ettitude’s commitment to sustainability, innovation and comfort has resulted in some of the world’s softest, most breathable bedding, bath, and loungewear anywhere.
Aishwarya Iyer, Founder A cult favorite AAPI-owned pantry essential bran known for making some of the freshest, highest quality olive oil, vinegar, and honey on the market.
Hannah Mendoza, Co-Founder Clevr Blends is the Meghan Markle-backed and Oprah-approved SuperLatte brand making decadent and delicious oat milk latte drinks infused with adaptogens, probiotics, and superfoods.
Fly by Jing
Jing Gao, Founder Fly by Jing has become one of the fastest-growing direct-to-consumer startups and modern Asian food brands in the country, redefining the narrative around Chinese food in the Western world.
Heather Jiang & Jen You, Co-Founders Allégorie’s eco-friendly collections upcycle discarded fruits and plants (yes, really!), collected from grocery stores and juice factories, and transform them into stylish lifewear while ensuring health and fairness for all workers involved. Allégorie’s signature Gala Collection is crafted from apple peels recycled from apple juice factories and each Gala Card Holder upcycles about 25 apples.
Cassey Ho, CEO & Lead Designer POPFLEX offers products that are designed to not only look cute, but also serve a purpose. Best known for their viral sensations like their Vegan Suede Yoga Mat (designed to get grippier as you get sweatier), the Hourglass Legging and the cozy Cloud Hoodie. This fun brand is a small, BIPOC-owned business made up of mostly women.
Sloane Grossberg, Founder Sloane's background as a designer has allowed her to fabricate luxurious details without creating a bag so precious that it needs to be babied or so trendy that it will soon be out of vogue. shortyLOVE was born out of Sloane's desire to create her own version of a smartly designed, fashionable AND functional bag that's perfect for moms on the go!
Lindsey Laurain, Founder ezpz was created when Lindsey got fed up with the mess her 3 boys created as young eaters. Today, ezpz is a leading developmentally-focused feeding company providing mealtime solutions for first foods all the way to independent eaters!
Ford and Wyatt
Tera Henderson, Founder Inspired by her sons, Ford and Wyatt, born almost a full trimester early, Tera created a brand to honor moms and their little ones. She focuses on mom + me matching whenever possible, and all of their hand-designed styles are cut, sewn, and washed for softness in L.A., California. You'll find faves like Raising Legends, Raising Boys, Raising Girls, Bubby, Sissy, and more!
Ines Rosa, Founder With a strong presence in European perfumery, cosmetic, and drugstore chains, JCOS has introduced its line of intentional Japanese beauty products to the US market, designed to bring balance and beauty to the lives of women of every age, race, and ethnicity. JCOS offers collections of holistic self-care products.
Siponey Spritz Co.
Amanda Victoria, Co-Founder Siponey is the first B Corp certified cocktail company that dedicates 2% or more of their annual revenue to environmentalist organizations. They're committed to saving honeybees and creating a delicious canned cocktail, too!
Whiskey & Woof
Coco Quill, Founder Whiskey & Woof is a luxury scent brand that's Leaping Bunny Certified, vegan, and hand-poured. They offer candles, room sprays, diffusers, and more.
Jacynda Smith, Founder TYME is the hair tool brand that revolutionized heat tools with their original all-in-one styling iron that just requires the flick of your wrist.
Line in the Sand
Lynne O'Brien, Founder Line in the Sand is a line of active/waterwear and accessories that take a stand for empowering women and the planet. Their various UV swim leggings, tops, and dresses are made from recycled materials. 100% of the profits go to cancer and ocean organizations.
Linda Balti, Co-Founder Amour Vert is the ethically made, women-led, sustainable fashion brand that combines Parisian sophistication with Northern California ease while also giving back through partnership with American Forests.
Kristina Lacson McConnico, Founder A capsule clothing brand aiming to make women feel empowered, confident, and seen.
Harlem Candle Co.
Teri Johnson, Founder A luxury home fragrance brand inspired by the rich culture and history of Harlem, Harlen Candle Co. has a scent for every mood.
Tracee Ellis Ross, Founder PATTERN Beauty is designed to care for and nourish natural hair and encourage you to embrace your natural texture!
Denise Lee, Founder ALALA is a lifestyle clothing brand dedicated to superior fit and timeless design.
Jina Chang, Founder, Creative Director, & CEO Girls Crew is all about playful, unique jewelry designs that are easy to mix and match!
Meena Harris, Founder & CEO Phenomenal Media is a values-driven, 360-degree media company that centers women and historically excluded communities. They're committed to lifting up the stories, experiences, and talents of underrepresented groups, helping to build community, shift dialogue, and shape culture.
BUG BITE THING
Kelley Higney, Founder The chemical-free solution to bug bites and stings, BUG BITE THING is a suction tool that extracts the saliva/venom the insect leaves behind. Goodbye, itch.
Kelly Oriad & Callie Christensen, Co-Founders Plushes and lovies that come with kid-friendly board books and affirmation cards to help kiddos develop social and emotional skills early.
Jenni Morse, Founder Simpli Press combines the timeless qualities of a French press with modern-day innovation to achieve the smoothest complex brew with effortless cleanup. Get a rich cup of customizable home-brewed coffee with all the flavor coffee has to offer AND without the grit, in just three minutes.
Elizabeth "Pebby" Haislip, Founder "Our brand is built on a real human understanding of what it's like to struggle with accepting your body after a baby, postpartum depression, motherhood, anxiety, dating woes, and more." Pebby Forevee tees and accessories are designed to be flattering, fun, and confidence-boosting.
Violette Serrat, Founder & CEO Violette couldn't decide between becoming a painter or a fashion designer, and with the French-inspired makeup and skincare line she created, Violette_FR was born.
Pia Rappaport-Goldman, Founder PILLOWPIA offers home accessories that are eclectic, minimalistic, and chic while staying totally accessible. It's easy to match these pieces to almost any of your existing decor.
Lauren Brooks, Founder Bakery Bling started out offering glittery sprinkle baking decorations that are totally edible. Now they offer everything from glitter sprinkles to premade cookie decorating kits and houses.
Sunshine & Glitter
Meredith Madsen, Founder Sunshine & Glitter creates fun, sparkly, and effective suncare that's eco-friendly, good for you, and reef-safe. They offer sunscreen, hair care, lip balm, and lotion.
Bonnie Blackburn, Owner "Hi! I'm Bonnie and the owner and creator of Hey June. I started this business five years ago out of desperation—to feed babies and pay the mortgage during years of a difficult marriage and then single momhood." Hey June offers beautiful, affordable, wearable jewelry pieces that are everyday staples.
Of an Origin
Candice Collison, Co-Founder & CEO Candice found herself suffering from PPD and anxiety after giving birth to her daughters, and trying to dress her postpartum body made it that much worse. She developed Fair Trade Certified Of an Origin for motherhood in all its stages.
Tierra Forte, Founder & CEO, Barrie Brouse, Co-Founder, & Anya Emerson, COO Mightly is the brainchild of Tierra and her 8yo daughter Eloise. They create durable, adorable, eco-friendly kids clothes that can be mixed and matched.
Eliana Lopez, Founder All MUKUPATI products are made in a family-run factory, in Venezuela, that is committed to zero waste. For every purchase, MUKUPATI donates a percentage of sales to Fundacion Esperanza de Vida, an organization that helps children in extreme poverty in Venezuela. They offer soft, safe, and comfy kids essentials.
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