Episode 40: Beauty By Anh

September 12, 2018

Episode 40 – Summary

On this episode of Hair Biz Radio, Host Zakiyrah interviews Anh, owner of Beauty by Anh.

Show Notes:

– About Anh
– She got started when she was really young and played with makeup for fun.
– She wanted to get into the fashion world but didn’t know how.
– She felt that college was not in God’s plan for her.
– She’s been doing makeup and hair for almost eight years.
– She recently added lashes to her repertoire.
– She likes to wear strip lashes and do lash lifts.
– Talk about the differences in culture and choosing to leave school.
– Her family didn’t really care that she was going into the beauty industry.
– Her parents were refugees who came here to give their family a better life.
– Everyone was very supportive, but that’s not always the case.
– What was it like to be initially rejected by the beauty industry?
– She decided to learn things on her own.
– One woman who did great work mentored her and helped her decide what she wanted to do.
– When did you decide that you needed to go to cosmetology school
– She was already thinking of it in college.
– She began to research three hair schools, Empire, Paul Mitchell, and Aveda.
– She chose Aveda after some research.
– What were the key things you learned at Aveda?
– You have to practice to make yourself perfect.
– You have to figure out what you want to do.
– At school, there’s always someone there to support you.
– What are some techniques that are self-taught?
– Everything with makeup was self-taught.
– Updos were mostly self-taught, you have to look online to find ideas.
– If you get scared as an artist, your client can feel that right away.
– Talk about the difference between doing free work or charging?
– The first couple of years you’ll lose money because you need to get pictures.
– Don’t charge less because other people are charging less, you need to know your worth.
– Talk about the difference between lash extensions and lash lifts.
– Lash extensions are for people who want long volumized lashes.
– They make you look like you have makeup on.
– They last about a month and you have to come back to get a fill.
– Lash lifts last from 6-8 weeks and use your natural lashes.
– Lash lifts open your eyes and it’s great for people with no time for lash extensions.
– What are some of your die-hard makeup products to use?
– Her favorite concealer is NARS or Tarte
– Georgio Armani and Dior foundation.
– Kylie lipstick.
– Jeffree Star lipstick.
– What’s one piece of advice for someone interested in getting into the beauty industry.
– Don’t let anyone tell you that you can’t do it.
– Make it perfect and go at it.
– Don’t be jealous when other people’s work is better than you, learn from them.
– Be confident and don’t let anyone bring you down, they’re just jealous.
– Where can we find you?
– info@beautybyanh.com
– beautybyanh.com

Tweetable Quotes

“We tend to people please, so if someone tells us we can’t do something, we might believe it.”
“It’s important that women in this industry learn to collaborate.”
“When you do a great job, people will refer.”
“You have to learn to control your atmosphere.”

Resources Mentioned

Private Label Extensions Facebook Group
Private Label Extensions Website
beautybyanh.com

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