Detroit Mom-Approved Guide to Women-Owned Businesses


Here at Detroit Mom, there are two things we love more than anything else: supporting other women and supporting small businesses. That’s why we decided to create the Detroit Mom Guide to Women-Owned Businesses In + Around Detroit. We want to showcase all of the incredible women who have created amazing businesses in hopes that you’ll decide to choose them the next time you’re looking for any type of product or service.

This guide is ever-evolving and continuously growing so be sure to check back frequently for updates. We are so proud to feature these women-owned businesses and hope you decide to check them out!



Dermy Doc Box is a seasonal subscription skincare box curated by Michigan-based board-certified dermatologist Dr. Fatima Fahs, with the goal of bringing an affordable assortment of dermatologist-selected skincare products directly to your door.

Chelsea teaches women over 30 beginner makeup skills. She works with clients one-on-one and also offers beginner makeup kits so women have makeup to learn with. She is based in Farmington Hills.


beautiLofts | Various Locations

Beauty in Science Medspa | St. Clair Shores

Blue Lilac Skincare

Body Shopp | Detroit

Brown Sugared Babies

HBC Organics | Genesee County

The Lip Bar | Detroit

London Beauty | Ann Arbor + Brighton

NadyB Beauty Bar | Dearborn

Natural Red

PAINT Nail Bar | Rochester

Primp Beauty Bar | Plymouth

Rae Soap Co. | Westland

Ruby’s Balm | West Bloomfield

Skinphorea Facial Bar + Acne Clinic | Detroit + Royal Oak

SKN Medical Spa | Ferndale

Ullman’s Health + Beauty | Berkley

Wax Spa Studio | Birmingham

Wildflower & Company | Grosse Pointe


Stemville is a children’s activity center located in Downtown Northville that promotes STEM through open play. It is their hope that Stemville will stimulate the minds of all children who visit so they too can imagine, explore, design, and create. They have a membership program that allows unlimited visits, no fees for additional adults, monthly buddy passes, and private party discounts.


Smarty Pants Clothing Co. provides minimalist, functional, and fashionable clothing for children. They started by selling little boy’s clothing free of dinosaurs, trucks, and slogans that were fashionable and could be mixed and matched with their existing wardrobe. In the fall, Smarty Pants Clothing Co. will add girl’s clothing to their product line.

Hank a Roo Readings is a children’s book imprint dedicated to telling adventure stories that spark creativity and inner dialogue. Based out of St. Clair Shores, Michigan, their current award-winning books include To the Moon and Back, The Pirate Doctor, and The Guardians of the Garden. Hank a Roo Readings also offers consulting and coaching services for aspiring indie authors.


Adorn Permanent Jewelry is your new favorite bonding experience servicing Metro Detroit! Adorn provides custom fit, clasp-less jewelry that is safely welded together creating a seamless, comfortable piece lasting you from years to decades. They offer a variety of metals and chains to meet your investment budget and style. Host a private party, or find pop ups at local businesses and events!

Emily Prchlik Fine Jewelry specializes in unique, vibrant, heirloom-quality jewelry. With over eight years of experience as a designer in the fine jewelry industry, Emily started this brand with a vision to empower women to show up as their highest selves. She believes the jewelry you purchase should reflect your spirit, and should be made of the utmost quality so that it can be enjoyed by future generations. She specializes in custom engagement rings, wedding bands, unique anniversary gifts, and heirloom redesigns.


Creative Play Studio teaches process art classes to kids ages 18 months to 11 years old. Their classes are tailored to reach each age group at their level. Their youngest classes provide art and sensory play experiences for kids and their caregiver. The preschool classes do the same but also begin teaching some art skills, techniques, and history, too. The older kid classes allow children to explore and create freely without the pressure or stress of a picture-perfect product. They allow moms to come and enjoy the youngest-aged classes right alongside their child without feeling like they have to basically take over and do the whole craft for them. Creative Play Studio brings classes to families at their location as well as at their Outdoor Art Space in New Hudson.


AR Workshop | Ferndale

The Art Attic | Plymouth

The Art Shack SCS | St. Clair Shores

Clara’s Craft Boutique

The Craft Hut | St. Clair Shores

Epiphany Studios | Pontiac

Glass Action! Studio + Custom Design | Oak Park

Motor City Woman Studios | Southfield

Paint’D – The Paint Bus | Detroit

The Painted Croc | South Lyon


Aesthetic Play is a local, mom-owned, luxury soft play business! They have everything from ball pits, to climbers and slides, to bounce houses, and so much more! They are able to set up indoors and outdoors. Their equipment is designed to create a fun and safe environment for all kids to have a blast in style!

Detroit’s first all-white bounce house company. Looking for modern party inflatables? You’re in the right place! Luxury Bounce offers a wide variety of inflatable products including bounce houses, ball pits, and their newest addition, the Luxe Bubble. All of their inflatables come in a range of sizes and can be customized to fit your party’s specific theme. Their inflatables are sure to provide hours of fun and entertainment for your guests, and make your party an unforgettable experience.

Sweet Mitten Dreams is your local go-to full service sleepover business! They offer both indoor and outdoor experiences including customizable teepees, the Glamping Bell Tent, and the Outdoor Movie Experience. Clients celebrate many occasions while using their products and services, but the most popular are birthdays, first sleepovers, girls nights, and grad parties! Sweet Mitten Dreams is located in Rochester Hills, Michigan.

Let KB Event Co create something magical for your next event. Any event without balloons is just a gathering–KB Event Co takes your upcoming event from average to extraordinary with their luxury backdrop rentals and balloon designs. They want to spread joy and happiness to those who are celebrating special occasions by creating the most beautiful areas to take pictures that will last a lifetime. KB Event Co is in the heart of Howell, Michigan and serves the surrounding areas including the Metro Detroit and Lansing areas.


Karma Wellness Kitchen is a women-owned small business based in Michigan. They have created plant-based Indian superfood snacks and lentil meal kits without any additives and preservatives. Their Popped Water Lily seeds, known as Karma pops, are their best selling product as it’s gluten free and comes with many health benefits. Their vision is to create a sustainable and accessible healthy food future that’s good for our bodies and planet.

Jashan Chocolate (pronounced Juh-shun) means Celebration in Hindi, Urdu, and Persian. They make handmade artisan chocolates that are infused with Indian spices and flavors. Their chocolates are made in Michigan with 100% Belgium chocolate that is gluten free, vegetarian, halal, and kosher certified. Their chocolate boxes come with an assortment of flavors: Chai, Rose, Orange Clove, Mango Lassi, Coconut Jaggery, Pistachio Kulfi, and many more. Makes a unique gift for Mother’s Day, Easter, Christmas, Valentine’s Day, “thank you” gifts, corporate gifts, birthdays, anniversaries, and more! They also offer customization for weddings, parties, and events.

Small Bites was conceptualized by the desire to just snack and connect. Portion sizes in the food industries are huge, and Small Bites highlights the joy in grazing. What makes Small Bites unique is the accessibility it provides and how they are seeking to provide a sensory experience through food within the Metro Detroit area.


Healing Home Counseling Group offers an empowering space to heal, regain strength, and restore peace in your home. They are a certified perinatal, family, and youth therapy group. All of their clinicians are perinatal mental health (PMH) certified or trained. Some of their staff are also EMDR (eye movement desensitization and reprocessing) trained with an emphasis on BIPOC and perinatal trauma.

Pelvic Core PT is a physical therapy clinic owned and operated by two physical therapists who specialize in all things pelvic floor: Dr. Marganit Weinberg and Dr. Nicole Dailey. At Pelvic Core PT, they are passionate about treating pelvic pain, urinary incontinence, perinatal issues, pelvic organ prolapse, constipation, and low back and hip pain. They also love helping people reach their wellness goals and optimize their pelvic floor!

Core (LP) Fitness provides 1:1 and small group Megaformer training based on the Lagree Method in the heart of downtown Berkley, Michigan. This high intensity, low impact workout incorporates strength, endurance, cardio, balance, and flexibility training to help improve range of motion and joint health, and create lean, toned muscle. In every session, you can expect 50 minutes of music-driven, muscle shaking, total body workout that will help any driven person strengthen those tough-to-get areas. That means core, obliques, arms, and cheeks! You haven’t quite worked out like this before, but they promise you will sweat, shake, and see the difference after just a few sessions. See you soon the on the Mega!

Live Light Birth & Family is a collective of certified specialists with a common goal and mindset of offering the highest quality services for before, during, and after birth. They offer birth and postpartum doula support, childbirth education, birth planning assistance, and infant feeding counseling to all of southeast Michigan. Their services are personalized for you to create the beautiful and empowering experience you deserve.

Detroit Counseling Collective’s approach to therapy focuses on the importance of human connection. They want you to feel seen. They are here to normalize your experience and help you verbalize what you need in order to overcome obstacles to joy. Detroit Counseling Collective’s mission is to help you become more accepting of the imperfections of being human through in-person or online therapy.

Let’s explore Ballet through Play! Join the interactive, live dance adventures led by your favorite dance teacher, Ms. Shirel. Unlike traditional classes, Ms. Shirel curates all classes around the pure joy of movement–not technique or ability. By using Zoom and YouTube, no matter where they are–Detroit, Brooklyn, California, The Philippines, or wherever–kids can engage in interactive and high-quality dance education experiences, right from the comfort of their own homes.

Erin is a pre- and postnatal coach working with women who want to build strength throughout pregnancy and beyond. Her newest project has been the How Mama Got Her Groove Back Postnatal Transformation Program. It is a complete resource for ALL postnatal moms. Erin focuses on giving you the strategy and support you’ve been looking for to finally get your groove back in your postpartum journey.


86 Plastic | Troy

Active Nutrition | Fitness, Nutrition, + Wellness Coaching

Alexis Adams Integrative Health | Integrative Women’s Health Guide

Ali Long Sunny Side Up Wellness | Milford

Allegro Dance | Bloomfield Hills

Barefoot & Free Yoga Retreats

The Barre Code | Various Locations

Because Her Hands Care | Eastpointe

Brandi Thomas | Clinical Social Work/Therapist

Brooke Rozmenoski

Brooke Stone | Licensed Professional Counselor

Burn Boot Camp | New Hudson

Detroit Doulas

Detroit Yoga Lab | Detroit

DNA Wellness Co.

DownPup Yoga | Plymouth

Dr. Rachael Elizabeth | Physical Therapist + Women’s Health Coach

Essential Family Chiropractic | Farmington

Everyday Wellness for Moms

The Giving Tree Collective | Oxford

Grace School of Dance | Jackson

Joanne Mulhere | Therapist

Jump-A-Rama Gymnastics + Fitness Center | Canton

The Mama Coach

Metro Detroit Doula Services

Metta & Moxie | Pleasant Ridge

Michigan Massage + Wellness | Troy

Peace of Mind Therapy | Berkley

Pelvic Noire | Oak Park

Retreat to Reclaim

Rumble Boxing | Shelby Township

Running Lab Brighton | Brighton

Sarah Watson | LPC + Certified Sex Therapist

South Lyon Nutrition | South Lyon

Strong with Sarah

Suzette’s Masters of Dance | Shelby Township

TRV|FIT | Berkley

Walking Lightly (Refill + Zero-Waste Shop) | Ferndale

Welcome Home Yoga + Wellness | Detroit

XO Aesthetics | Shelby Township


Simpkins Studios personally designs, prints, hand cuts, and packages everything they offer. They offer coloring cards with unique crayons, coloring books, recycled notebooks, junk journals/crap books, notepads, greeting cards, journals, and affirmation cards.

Riverside Vintage Market (RVM) is a local furniture, home decor, lifestyle, and gift shoppe. They currently have one brick-and-mortar location for weekend shopping, plus an online presence via social media. RVM specializes in carefully curated antique, vintage, and found pieces that are styled to evoke creativity. For their new merchandise, they strive to source locally made, handcrafted, and/or sustainable products whenever possible. RVM combines these unique items to create a blended historic, modern, and organic aesthetic that their customers can then incorporate into their own homes.

Tinkertown Creations offers customized creations for all your needs! From children’s organization boxes to store those important life documents, to holiday apparel, to personalized gifts . . . Tinkertown Creations is here to add a personal touch to every one of life’s occasions.


Erin Goodrich is a published portrait photographer + videographer servicing Michigan and beyond with over a decade of experience focused on creative content. She is honored to tell your story whether it’s for branding, families, weddings, or editorial. Erin is here to capture your beauty, your emotional moments, and your passions. Striving to capture each individual’s personality is her specialty and she loves that she gets to freeze memories in real time for her clients.


Tracy Picmann Interior Design is a home design company striving to work on your vision and give you the confidence to create a home that fits your needs and brings you joy each time you walk through the door. Tracy loves working with moms to create spaces that are kid-friendly and budget-friendly! Located in Oakland Township and offering in-person design to the Metro Detroit area, as well as e-design services nationwide.

RTS Sleep Consulting is owned by Rachel, a certified pediatric sleep consultant through the Center for Pediatric Sleep Management. She finds a genuine passion in helping parents find sleep because she knows what it feels like to go without it. She is here to help you and your family. RTS Sleep Consulting offers a two-week custom sleep plan that includes unlimited support throughout the two weeks. They also offer a custom sleep plan, which is an option for parents that just want clear-cut directions on how to sleep train.

Serenity At Home is a professional home organizing business serving the Metro Detroit area. They partner with their clients to create realistic and customized organizing systems that are sustainable for them and their families. They work in any and all spaces in the home striving to reduce the stress and chaos often felt by their clients. Their goal is to simplify their clients’ lives!

Modern Social Detroit strives to revolutionize the social experience at your event with the world’s most beautiful, modern photo booths. Known for their perfectly on-trend yet timeless aesthetic, they capture gorgeous glam photos of your guests and provide you with a completely custom-designed social booth experience. Located in Bloomfield Hills and servicing the most premier events in Michigan and beyond.

After just one session with Kenisha, you’ll feel that you’ve started to build your cultural capacity that will guide your diversity and inclusion plan, equity goals, and your anti-racism journey. She helps small businesses and individuals facilitate anti-racism and DEIB work around the state and nation, such as facilitating conversations, training, creating strategic plans, and consulting. You will find her trying to dismantle the disparities of black and brown youth in the child welfare system and teaching others lessons toward becoming anti-racist in everything that she does. In her personal life, along with this business, she runs a calligraphy business, Lettering by Kenisha.

Albiona Rakipi is a parenting coach known for helping parents reframe their daily challenges, discover accessible solutions, and reclaim more joy and connection in parenting. She is the founder of the website “The Parenting Reframe” and hosts a podcast by the same name.


Ashley Jolley Real Estate

The Blonde Mom | Personal Stylist

Brooklyn Outdoor | Advertising

Concetti Studio | Interior Design Studio

Courtney Opalko Etiquette, LLC. | Modern Etiquette Training

Curated Events Detroit | Event Planning

Essential Recycling – ER 4 The Planet | Pontiac

Grace This Space Interiors | Interior Design + Home Organization

Great Lakes Resume | Resume Writing

Heylo Creative | Boutique Branding + Design Studio

Higher Living Real Estate

The Inclusion Project | Speech, Language, + Communication Services

Kelly Houseman Counseling

Lauryn Laszczak | Somatic Business Coach

Lynnette Cretu | Brand Stategy

Maglothin Well + Water Treatment | Waterford

MPQ Events | Event Planning + Coaching

Off Main Studio | Marketing + Branding

Pixell Bug | Graphic Design + Illustration

Reum Organizing | Home Organization

RTS Sleep Consulting | Pediatric Sleep Consultant

Rue | Detroit Female DJ + More

Sandy Speaks Therapy | Speech + Swallow Therapy

Serenity at Home | Home Organization

Tracy Picmann | Home Design

Two Unique Caterers + Event Planners

Wedded Perfection | Wedding Planning

Whole Self, Whole Child | Parent-Family Coaching

You + Me Catering and Events

We hope you love these local businesses as much as we do! They are truly some of the best gems in Detroit. Whether you’re looking for something to do, a gift, or something to make your life easier, this guide has you covered!

Are you a women-owned business and would like to be featured in our guide? Partnering with us allows your business to have more visibility with a large, targeted market made up of local families. Send an email to [email protected] for more information!


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