Indigo Lash Lounge
2115 39 Street NW, Edmonton, AB T6L 4G1
What or who inspired you to start your business?
I love eyelashes!! However, after several unpleasant experiences at local lash lounges and studios here in the city, I began researching online for a better choice for lash services. While searching for a less irritating adhesive that would outlast the average product, I found myself feeling excited at the thought of becoming a lash technician myself. This new found passion for high quality eyelash extensions had me developing a plan to open Indigo Lash Lounge while pursuing an advanced level of certification in the trade.
What are your most popular products or services?
Eyelash extensions are the most requested service. Our certified staff expertly apply individual lash extensions to each of your natural eyelashes. No harsh fumes and no burning. You just relax and enjoy the treatment. The results are amazing!
What do you love most about what you do?
The best part of my job is my clients reaction when she sees her reflection after her lash application. It brings me so much joy to witness a woman be excited about her reflection. I have even had a few clients moved to tears. I love my job!!
How do you balance being a mom and entrepreneur?
Running a client based business gives you the power to take a few hours off here and there for school field trips and such. It is so great that I don’t have to miss out on anything with my children. Another big key to finding balance is to schedule days off. At least one day each week where you can give yourself completely to your family.
What single piece of advice would you give moms starting their business?
Keep it small and simple to begin with. Allow it to grow slowly, (or at least just not too quickly) as this gives you and your family time to adjust to each phase of growth with the business. It also keeps stress levels low as you are able to easily manage your new responsibilities.
How do you relax?
I love to relax in my front room where it’s comfy with my family. Most days, we all cuddle up on the couch to watch some tv or a movie. There is nothing better than cuddle time at the end of every day.
What is your biggest fear?
My biggest fear is letting down my family. I want my husband and children to be proud of me. It is, however, their unconditional support that keeps me moving forward despite any fears that I may have.
What is your motto?
Anything worth doing is scary!
What motivates you?
I am motivated by my love of my business. I never feel like I am working. In fact, I have to try very hard to not work!
What makes you GO?
The lash lounge is my contribution to helping women feel empowered. When we feel confident we are empowered! The thought of making a difference gets me out of bed every morning. I look forward to work every day!