So you’re thinking of becoming a Solo Esthetician
Establishing your own business can be quite the undertaking - but I find that it is so rewarding!
If you’d like to hear me speak about my experiences, I have a few YouTube videos where I talk a lot about my journey and the steps I took to get there.
But darlings here is a written list, because LAWD knows I need to read things and have a list to go off of, or else I will forget EVERYTHING.
And YES there are affiliate links!
Practical steps that I took to start my own Solo Esthetician business!
Established and LLC (Limited Liability Corporation)
Registered a Tax ID
Established financing with a bank
Applied for an Establishment License, and scheduled/waited for the inspection
Insurance (Business Liability, Professional Liability, General Liability, Renter’s Insurance)
Booking Software! (Vagaro!)
Accouting Software (Quickbooks!)
Job Supplies (Wax, sticks, trash bags, alcohol, EPA Registered disinfectant, oil, gloves, etc)
Products to use &/or Retail (LimeLife by Alcone)
Furniture (Esthetics table, linen cabinet, trash can, comfy seat, stool, fan, shelves, lamps)
Technology (New laptop, camera, bluetooth speakers, ring light, facial machines)
Decor (artwork, pillows, rugs, candles)
Business Coaching (Maria Wendt!)
Business Brand (logo, colors, etc)
Email address, website, phone number
Social Media Accounts
Decision to make it work!
Resilience for when things don’t go according to plan
Customer service skills
Strong social media presence