“I chose to go into Esthetics because I have always loved everything to do with beauty and skincare. I loved doing face masks and makeup whenever I hung out with friends during my middle and high school years. I just thought it was so much fun. Taking care of my skin has always been a top priority of mine. So, I thought…why not become an Esthetician that way I can help others with their skin, knowing I’m doing something that I truly enjoy…”
“Beauty can often be seen as frivolous and unimportant, but this experience taught me that even doing the smallest things to care for our appearance can have a massive impact on our feelings of self-worth. It was then I realized that I want a job where I can make other people feel this way. We all deserve to feel good in our own skin, and it would bring me so much joy to help someone feel better about themselves in that way. Beauty is vital to our individual well-being as it allows us to feel like our true selves. I want to help my future clients realize that desire…”
“I’ve always loved playing with cosmetics and skin care, and I’ve particularly loved brow shaping and lashes. I spent my teenage years doing makeup for fun on myself and my friends. Some of my favorite memories are doing makeup on friends before school dances. I’d spent hours watching makeup tutorials on YouTube. It wasn’t until I was years into retail job after retail job that I learned about Estheticians and what is covered under their licensing. I was instantly intrigued…”
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“Covid hit the pause button on my life as I am sure it did for many. The forced time off really had me re-examining my dreams and goals. The therapy and healing that organically happened in that lash room inspired me to dream…”
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“I personally struggled with skin issues after pregnancy and that coupled with doing direct sales of pampering products, such as skincare, started my love for the skin. I work in the health insurance world. I also sold skincare products through a direct sales company, which is where my love for the skin and products really began to shape.”
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“I was in banking management before school and specialized in business banking. I worked at the same bank for four years. I was responsible for training tellers and taking care of my branch’s business clientele. As much as I loved my job, realized that I was not made to sit at a desk every day and decided to pursue what I know would make me happy…”
“Before enrolling in school I was working part time at BECU as a Member Consultant (and still am), while also being a full-time mommy! What led me here was finally being ready to leave my comfort zone and chase after a dream that has been in my mind for a few years now…”