Beauty Biz Bffs

Back to Basics: Choosing Function Over Fashion + Our Checklist for New Estheticians and Lash Artists

October 06, 2020 Kasey Boone and Lorena Ashmore Season 2 Episode 104
Beauty Biz Bffs
Back to Basics: Choosing Function Over Fashion + Our Checklist for New Estheticians and Lash Artists
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Beauty Biz Bffs
Back to Basics: Choosing Function Over Fashion + Our Checklist for New Estheticians and Lash Artists
Oct 06, 2020 Season 2 Episode 104
Kasey Boone and Lorena Ashmore

Function and comfort come above style, and this is crucial both inside and outside the treatment room. In this episode, we share our take on the importance of function over fashion and give you our tried and tested checklist for new and old estheticians alike.

Resources

Episode Highlights

Looking into Function & Choosing Quality over Quantity

  • Some furniture may be cute for Instagram, but not comfortable
  • Invest in things that can last a long time.
  • Determine your non-negotiables.
  • We all have that one thing we splurge on. Own that part of you, but also be aware of it.
  • It’s better to pay the price for quality than buy multiple things you won’t end up loving.

Tips When Starting as an Esthetician

  • Focus on the tools you need for your services.
  • Figure out contracts, and don’t forget about insurance.

A Checklist of Basic Tools

  • Get a massage bed and a good stool.
  • Gloves are very essential, as well as a disinfectant and a disinfectant tray.
  • For lash artists: a good pair of tweezers, adhesives, and a supply of good quality lashes.

Things to Remember When Dealing with Clients

  • Do not be afraid to communicate with them.
  • Guide them into the treatment room every step of the way.

More Noteworthy Tips

  • Use professional-grade skincare in your back bar.
  • Find a supplier you believe in.
  • Always have back up supplies.
  • Keep your lash cart neat.

Support the Show

Check out the Beauty Biz BFFs podcast show notes.

Support the show (http://beautybizbffs.com)

Show Notes

Function and comfort come above style, and this is crucial both inside and outside the treatment room. In this episode, we share our take on the importance of function over fashion and give you our tried and tested checklist for new and old estheticians alike.

Resources

Episode Highlights

Looking into Function & Choosing Quality over Quantity

  • Some furniture may be cute for Instagram, but not comfortable
  • Invest in things that can last a long time.
  • Determine your non-negotiables.
  • We all have that one thing we splurge on. Own that part of you, but also be aware of it.
  • It’s better to pay the price for quality than buy multiple things you won’t end up loving.

Tips When Starting as an Esthetician

  • Focus on the tools you need for your services.
  • Figure out contracts, and don’t forget about insurance.

A Checklist of Basic Tools

  • Get a massage bed and a good stool.
  • Gloves are very essential, as well as a disinfectant and a disinfectant tray.
  • For lash artists: a good pair of tweezers, adhesives, and a supply of good quality lashes.

Things to Remember When Dealing with Clients

  • Do not be afraid to communicate with them.
  • Guide them into the treatment room every step of the way.

More Noteworthy Tips

  • Use professional-grade skincare in your back bar.
  • Find a supplier you believe in.
  • Always have back up supplies.
  • Keep your lash cart neat.

Support the Show

Check out the Beauty Biz BFFs podcast show notes.

Support the show (http://beautybizbffs.com)