We had the good fortune of connecting with Lauren Stewart and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Lauren, how do you think about risk?
In my experience I have come to believe risk taking is essential to a fulfilling existence in life. When I left my 9-5 to go back to Beauty school it was a huge risk. I wondered very often if I was making a mistake, would I be successful, can I really pull this off. I had to find a part-time job ,and start classes. It all felt so overwhelming and I constantly considered is all the risk going to be worth it. Four years and a skincare company later, I can tell you that risk is something to run towards and not away from. Risk is where businesses are formed ,and dreams turn into reality. I have come to realize the old saying is true,”no risk ,no reward “.
Alright, so for those in our community who might not be familiar with your business, can you tell us more?
I have been a Texas Licensed Esthethican for a little over three years now and the journey was not always easy. I worked and went to school as many of us do and wanted to throw in the towel many of times from sheer exhaustion but I did not give up. In 2017 I graduated and begin my Esthethic career at a local chain spa. After a few months I became very unfulfilled in what I thought was my dream job . In that role there was no way to establish a connection with my clients and no real way to truly get them the results they were seeking. After a few years of bouncing from spa to spa and interview after interview I decided to bet on myself and open my own buisness Lavish Beauti and Esthetics in 2019. It was truly a life changing experience, not only could I be my own boss but most importantly I could truly help my clients heal their skin in a natural way. Lavish Beauti is a plant based skincare company that believes skin should be treated as the organ it is. Skin health and overall health go hand in hand and we approach it as such. Every ingredient in our skincare products can be found in nature and are utilized for their specific healing properties. Our products are vegan and cruelty free as is our approach to life.
If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
I am a true foodie and I am always looking to have a good time . Some of my favorite places in the city to eat and hang out are Sunday- The Domain Monday- Papasitos Happy Hour Tuesday- Prospect Park Wednesday- The Flat Thursday- Atomic Bottle Friday- Rosalie and Main Saturday- Taste Bar and Kitchen
Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
My husband definitely deserves a special shout out. He is the reason I went back to school to complete my license. He supported me not only financially but emotionally and dared me to never give up on myself or potential.