With every b.minton box you are supporting countless small businesses. We feature products from: women-powered businesses, companies who contribute to social causes, artists and crafts-people, and sustainable and eco-friendly businesses. Below are just a few of our amazing partners.
Located in Charleston, SC, Old Whaling Co is a women-owned small business — though, they often say they are family-owned since owner, April Budney, has always included her children and husband in the business. Inspired by the sea and originating from the desire for a gentler alternative to everyday bath and body brands, Old Whaling Co keeps all production in-house to bring you products that leave your skin feeling clean, moisturized, and fragrant.featured in the essential Charleston self-care collection
Located in Dallas, Texas, River Birch Candles is a small family-owned business that uses the highest quality, sustainable, and chemical-free ingredients in all of their products. In addition to creating gorgeous candles and candle accessories, they're working to fight hunger in America by donating a portion of their sales to Feeding America and the Stewpot Dallas.featured in the b.mindful box
Based in Denver, Colorado, Amy Zhang specializes in pretty, witty greetings and gifts. Amy captures genuine human moments and celebrates the big and little successes in life. Committed to her community, a portion of her proceeds go to the ACLU of Colorado. Amy's small business is both women-owned and minority-owned.featured in the b.connected box
Located in Charleston, SC, Grit & Grace Studio is a family of women artisans who create beautiful, inspirational works of art for everyday use. Grit & Grace treats every day like it’s Earth Day, and from day one, has recycled 10 oyster shells for every oyster shell product sold.
featured in the essential Charleston self-care collection
Located in Logan, Utah, Denik produces creative, cause-based notebooks. Denik’s mission of funding education projects through art and creativity has contributed to the development of five schools across Mali, Guatemala, Laos, and Ghana. Their unique collection of artist-designed notebooks are produced in small batches using a “top secret glue,” which allows the book to flex and bend...creating a durable, functional, and beautiful piece of art.featured in the b.ready box
Located in the Charleston, SC area, Motherland Essentials provides plant-based, clean, affordable skincare products with the goal of fostering love for natural skincare. Motherland Essentials is woman-owned, black-owned and has a strong commitment to the surrounding community and responsible sourcing.featured in the essential Charleston self-care collection
Located in Louisville, Kentucky, Misc Goods Co. was born from hard work and a successful Kickstarter campaign. They design and make keepsake goods with a practical purpose from high-quality materials. In addition to beautiful products, Misc Goods Co. builds equality, hard work, and fair wages into all they do. During the pandemic, Misc Goods Co. launched an innovative “pay what you can” campaign.featured in the b.connected box
Located in Los Angeles, California, Happy Luxe manufactures comfort and travel accessories designed by a bad-ass <our words, not theirs> female pilot, former Air National Guard, and combat pilot who yearned for a restful sleep. Their eco-friendly, sustainable, (and vegan!) mask is made with a fabric called Tencel that is derived from beech trees and is twice as soft as cotton. Unlike most sleep masks that are mass-produced overseas, Happy Luxe is made in America, right in downtown LA.featured in the b.ready box
Based in Charleston, SC with stores throughout the Carolinas, Charleston Hemp Collective is a family-owned small business committed to providing the highest quality and trusted CBD products. They work closely with farmers and are committed to American sourcing and supporting the local economy.featured in the essential Charleston self-care collection
Located in Los Angeles, California, Word for Word is a queer, feminist-run print and accessories brand founded by artist Nicole Russell. They prioritize original phrases, funny yet authentic sentiments, and super high-quality products with vivid colors. Word for Word regularly contributes to important organizations including ACLU, RAINN, BLM, Raices Texas, and more.Featured in the b.ignited box
Located in Van Nuys, California, Packola is committed to supporting small businesses. Their boxes are produced using papers that are sustainably sourced and inks that are environment-friendly, making them 100% recyclable. They produce all packages in the US, which means shorter transportation and smaller carbon footprint. They recently launched a pilot program in which they sponsor planting one tree for every $100 of sales, translating to quite a forest!
Yep, even our boxes are ethically-sourced and made in the US!