Inspiring Women-Owned Businesses You Should Know in Tucson, Arizona 

As we celebrate ‘Women In Business’ month, we celebrate The Scout Guide Tucson and Southern Arizona‘s vibrant and diverse business landscape, where female entrepreneurs are making their mark with talent, dedication, and innovation. Undeniably, we’re excited to showcase a dynamic lineup of inspiring women-owned businesses that have not only enriched the local community but have also made waves in their respective industries. 

From boutique gift shops and real estate experts to skin specialists and interior designers, these remarkable women have carved their path to success in the ‘Old Pueblo.’ 

Join us as we celebrate the entrepreneurial spirit and creativity of these remarkable women, and discover the extraordinary contributions they make to Tucson’s thriving business scene.

440 + Co: Founder and Owner Kimmie Neal of, 440 + Co. A beautifully curated gift shop highlighting artists and makers from Arizona.

Ashley Home Store: Locally owned and operated by sisters Lindsay and Amber Levitz, Ashley Home Store offers an unbeatable selection of furniture at wallet-friendly prices.

Avant Dermatology: Founded by Dr. Sheila Farhang, Avant Dermatology specializes in filler, botox, Morpheus8, liposuction, lasers, and more.

AZ Roots: Founded by Sisters Celida and Nikki Fujiwara, AZ Roots is a Vacation Property Management company that provides 24/7 hosting services for homeowners across all of Arizona.

Baker Street Skincare: Danielle Gartner DeFer, the founder of Baker Street Skincare, established her company to offer plant-based non-toxic skin care, handcrafted in small batches right here in Tucson, Arizona.

Blacksheep Filmworks: This inspiring women-owned business, founded by Stepheny Keith, Blacksheep Filmworks is a filmmaker and storyteller experienced in working with brides and business owners alike.

Bodyworks Pilates: Owned and operated by Kyria Sabin, Bodyworks Pilates is Tucson’s premiere fitness lab for Fletcher Pilates.

Creosote Journeys: Mandy McKaskle, founder of Creosote Journeys, operates a full-service luxury travel company creating thoughtfully designed travel experiences.

Crain and Co: Headed up by Meagan Crain, Crain and Co is Arizona’s premiere wedding and event planning + design company, specializing in timeless events and breathtaking moments.

Fine Art Interiors: Owned by Kimberly Coffman, Fine Art Interiors is an Interior Design firm passionate about creating inspirational spaces for clients.

Haus of Dreams: Founded by Andrea Salazar, a Pro Makeup Artist, and Lux Bridal Expert, Haus of Dreams offers Tucson’s Ultimate Girl House for life celebrations.

Hazelbaker + Ranek: Darci Hazelbaker & Anne Ranek are real estate experts specializing in historic and uniquely desert-forward homes in Tucson, Arizona.

Hearts Mirror: Radha Sotomayor, founder of Hearts Mirror, is a professional home organizer who helps homeowners enable calm and joyful living through the art of holistic home organization.

Hush Salon: Founded by Danielle Colucci, Kathy Basile, and Sheri Turner, Hush hair stylists help celebrate individuality with looks fitting for their clients.

Ironwood Dental / Mesquite Dental: Dr. Karley Schneider (DMD) and her team provide quality dental care and help patients be healthy in a fun, comfortable, and educational environment.

Jacobson Custom Homes: Owner and Founder of Jacobson Custom Homes, Lorin Jacobson, has been building beautiful, functional, highly personal custom luxury homes in Southern Arizona for more than 20 years.

LeeAnne Savage, Realtor: LeeAnne is Arizona’s Rockstar Realtor with unparalleled industry knowledge, experience, and local expertise, voted Tucson AZ’s Favorite Realtor.

Leverage Lab: Jana Taylor, founder of Leverage Lab, provides clients with the experience of a dedicated operational partner without all the fuss.

Marta Harvey, Realtor: Marta Harvey is a real estate agent with extensive experience in new construction home building and design, specializing in corporate and military relocation.

Michelle Carnes Designs: Michelle Carnes offers full-service interior design with expertise in New Construction and Complete Home Remodel.

Originate: Originate specializes in interior finishes that are environmentally friendly, non-toxic, durable, and made from natural, renewable, and recycled resources. It was founded by Natasha Winnik.

Power Women Investing: This inspiring women-owned business, Founded and run by Tiana Ronstadt, Power Women Investing offers financial planning services for entrepreneurial-minded women in Tucson and beyond.

Prideaux Design: Founded by Katherine Prideaux, Prideaux Design stands as Tucson’s premier destination for top-tier landscape design and architectural expertise.

Skin Appeal: Founded by Christy Hall, Skin Appeal is Tucson’s most experienced injector, offering services in skin resurfacing, facials, laser treatments, and body contouring.

Skin Logistics: Established by Alejandra Isola, Skin Logistics is a certified PCA Skin acne specialist with expertise in facials, brow lamination, and lash lift services.

Stormi Pro Beauty: Founded by Stormi Yates, Stormi Pro Beauty, offers the services of a talented makeup artist and hairstylist available for weddings, photoshoots, and special events.

W Boutique: Established by Sydney Duncan, W Boutique is a Tucson institution for fabulously curated clothing for men and women with a perfectly appointed home gift store too.

Wagner Perspective: Founded by Avery Wagner, Wagner Perspective is a full-service social media company working with creative entrepreneurs.

Whimsy Boutique: Offers clothing and accessories for women of all ages and sizes, Whimsy Boutique is owned and operated by Diane Jobin Ritter and features the latest fashion trends at affordable prices.

ZL Medspa: Founded by Aesthetic & Plastic Surgery NP Laura Zimmerman, this inspiring women-owned business ZL Med Spa specializes in Injectables, Hydrafacial, Coolsculpting, and is a Skinceuticals Flagship.

These inspiring women-owned businesses in Tucson, Arizona, embody the spirit of resilience, innovation, and empowerment. Their success stories are a testament to the boundless potential of female entrepreneurs who continue to thrive and make a significant impact in the heart of the Sonoran Desert. While we celebrate these remarkable women and their businesses, we’re reminded that Tucson’s business landscape is richer and more diverse because of their contributions. From thriving boutiques to cutting-edge skincare and real estate prowess, these inspiring women have left an indelible mark on the ‘Old Pueblo.’ We look forward to witnessing their continued growth and success, knowing that they are shaping the future of Tucson’s business community.

All photos are courtesy of Audria Abney for The Scout Guide Tucson + Southern Arizona.