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The Beauty Pro Wellness Podcast mixes health and wellness with personal development aimed at helping beauty industry professionals thrive in their health and career. Hosted by Abby O'Sullivan, a long time esthetician and lash artist turned wellness coach. With burnout and health issues on the rise amongst friends in the beauty industry, Abby is creating a needed space to come together to learn, support each other and get the push you need to take care of your health.She'll be dishing all the secrets on staying physically strong, managing stress in the chaos of running a business and handling clients, self care for busy pro's and so much more. You deserve to feel as good as your clients do when they leave you. Let's make time for you...starting with this podcast.

Beauty Pro Wellness Podcast Abby O'Sullivan

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 22 Ratings

The Beauty Pro Wellness Podcast mixes health and wellness with personal development aimed at helping beauty industry professionals thrive in their health and career. Hosted by Abby O'Sullivan, a long time esthetician and lash artist turned wellness coach. With burnout and health issues on the rise amongst friends in the beauty industry, Abby is creating a needed space to come together to learn, support each other and get the push you need to take care of your health.She'll be dishing all the secrets on staying physically strong, managing stress in the chaos of running a business and handling clients, self care for busy pro's and so much more. You deserve to feel as good as your clients do when they leave you. Let's make time for you...starting with this podcast.

    68: Continuing Education for Beauty Pro’s with Brilliance Advanced Beauty Education (B.A.B.E.) founder Cortney Cox

    68: Continuing Education for Beauty Pro’s with Brilliance Advanced Beauty Education (B.A.B.E.) founder Cortney Cox

    Are you looking to continue your education in the beauty industry or gain CEU’s? Tune into this week’s episode to learn more about a new platform designed by a fellow esthetician just for you!

    Courtney Cox, the creator of Brilliance Advanced Beauty Education (B.A.B.E), shares her journey as an esthetician and her vision for providing advanced continuing education for beauty professionals. 

    She identifies a disconnect between schooling and real-world application, noting how essential skills like sanitation, handling customers, and maintaining personal wellbeing are often underemphasized in beauty school curricula. 

    Cortney discusses the approval process for offering continuing education courses through B.A.B.E in collaboration with state boards. While the process is lengthy and sometimes challenging, Cortney is committed to making a wide range of courses available for beauty professionals wanting to enhance both their technical and business skills. Her goals also include collaborations with different educators and obtaining more state approvals for B.A.B.E's courses.

    Be sure to pop over to B.A.B.E.’s website to dive into your next learning experience!

    In this episode:
    How and Why Cortney Created B.A.B.E.Why Continuing Education is Needed in the Beauty IndustryBenefits of Online Courses in Beauty EducationThe Reality and Purpose of Beauty School EducationHow Does Cortney Gain State Board Approval for Courses?Challenges Cortney Faces for State ApprovalsWho is B.A.B.E. for?How You can Become an Educator with BABEFuture Plans for BABEThe Importance of Self-Care and Continuous LearningMore about Cortney:
    I have been an esthetician for over 22 years. I have been a distributor, trainer, one of the General Managers of Elleebana USA. I founded a company Brilliance Advanced Beauty Education that provides advanced continuing education for beauty and wellness professionals.

    Connect with Cortney:
    Website
    Facebook
    Instagram

    Connect with Abby: 
    Instagram: BeautyProWellnessPodcast 
    Instagram: CoachAbbyO
    Email: coachabbyosullivan@gmail.com
    Website
    If you enjoy this podcast and know your beauty industry pro friends and family would as well, please go ahead and hit the subscribe button and share this podcast!

    The Beauty Pro Wellness Podcast is produced by Wonder Podcast Productions. 

    • 51 min
    67: Real Secrets of Becoming a Successful Lash Artist with Sarah Pennington

    67: Real Secrets of Becoming a Successful Lash Artist with Sarah Pennington

    Join me in welcoming Sarah Pennington from The Lash Collection to the podcast for a discussion around building a solid foundation as a new lash artist. 

    Sarah is a 13 year lash industry pro with a product line, training academy and lash salon. She has a lot of knowledge to share so you are in for a treat!

    Together we discuss the lash industry’s challenges, including the crucial learning phase involving models and the leap to charging for services. Sarah shares her experiences, offering insights into improving lash technique, mastering the skill over time, and managing encounters with various clients. 

    Top takeaways:
    Tips for practice models, managing newbie expectations + marketingFocus on QUALITY applications first and foremostThe truth about relying on friends + family as clientsHow lash education and support has changed over the yearsContinuing education tips - integrate new knowledge + apply it!What makes a legit lash educatorThe value of in-person trainingWhy lashes aren't just an "add on" serviceCultivating patience and persistence as a lash artistSarah emphasizes striving for quality work above all - speed and clients will follow. She also talks the importance of being patient with yourself as you grow.

    Want more of Sarah's guidance and insider expertise? Tune into this episode!


    More about Sarah:

    With a remarkable 15-year journey as a lash artist, Sarah pioneered the lash industry by establishing Atlanta, GA's first lash-exclusive salon, which swiftly gained unparalleled acclaim. Over a decade ago, she laid the foundation for The Lash Collection to create safe, modern, and aesthetically pleasing products & education. She personally traverses to manufacturers to handpick the finest raw materials for her product line. Sarah is renowned for her years of meticulous product formulation, level headed advice for lash artists, and a dedication to highest standards in all she does.
    Connect with Sarah:
    Website
    Instagram

    Connect with Abby:
    Instagram: BeautyProWellnessPodcast
    Instagram: CoachAbbyO
    Email: coachabbyosullivan@gmail.com
    Website
    Resources:
    Free Your Body Strength and Mobility for Beauty Pro’s Classes - SHOP HERE

    If you enjoy this podcast and know your beauty industry pro friends and family would as well, please go ahead and hit the subscribe button and share this podcast!

    The Beauty Pro Wellness Podcast is produced by Wonder Podcast Productions. 

    • 57 min
    66: From Freelance to Brick and Mortar Business Owner: One Makeup Artist’s Journey with Marisol Orellana

    66: From Freelance to Brick and Mortar Business Owner: One Makeup Artist’s Journey with Marisol Orellana

    If you have ever felt alone in your struggles as a beauty professional building your business, this episode is for you! My guest, Marisol Orellana, has been in the beauty industry for 20 years and has so much wisdom to share with you. 

    In this episode, she recounts her nearly 20 years of experience, beginning from attending a makeup school in Fort Lauderdale right after high school, to freelance work and retail experiences with big brands, and then on to opening her own business. Throughout the conversation, Marisol shares the impactful lessons she’s learned, including the importance of networking, consistency, mentorship and maintaining a balance between personal and professional life. She also emphasizes the power of mindset, individual drive and the importance of always learning and adapting to be successful in the beauty industry.

    In this episode:
    Marisol’s journey from new makeup artist to established business ownerOne key to building a loyal client baseThe abundance of opportunities you have as a beauty professionalHow women keep the economy afloatWhy what we do as beauty professionals is so impactful in empowering womenThe importance of collaboration and networkingOpening a business post C0vid as a single momThe attitude every business owner has to have to ride the rollercoaster of entrepreneurshipHow to build momentum right out of beauty schoolSetting your schedule and boundaries to save your healthQuestions to ask yourself if you’re thinking about a business partnershipTake Marisol’s local networking idea to build your own community upHuman Design, vision boards and manifesting!
    We totally bonded over so many shared experiences and interests in this chat. Marisol will no doubt leave you feeling like you, too, have another beauty bestie in the industry when you finish this episode.

    More about Marisol:
    Marisol has been a beauty professional in the industry for the last 20 years. She currently owns her make up studio located in Springfield, Missouri, where she offers make up for all occasions as well as make up classes for future beauty professionals, and those who just love make up.

    Connect with Marisol:
    Instagram
    Facebook
    Website and Booking


    Connect with Abby:
    Instagram: BeautyProWellnessPodcast
    Instagram: CoachAbbyO
    Email: coachabbyosullivan@gmail.com
    Website
    Resources:
    Free Your Body Strength and Mobility for Beauty Pro’s Classes - SHOP HERE

    If you enjoy this podcast and know your beauty industry pro friends and family would as well, please go ahead and hit the subscribe button and share this podcast!

    The Beauty Pro Wellness Podcast is produced by Wonder Podcast Productions. 

    • 1 hr 2 min
    65: Tips for Maximizing Your Experience at Beauty Conferences and Networking Events - a Post LashConference Episode

    65: Tips for Maximizing Your Experience at Beauty Conferences and Networking Events - a Post LashConference Episode

    Do you feel awkward, nervous or shy going into networking events or industry conferences? I can relate! Even as a seasoned beauty professional, I do consider myself mostly an introvert. Over the years, I’ve made the BEST connections and been privy to career opportunities by showing up, putting myself out there and meeting new people. 

    In this episode, I’ll share my tips and insights on overcoming feeling awkward to help you maximize your experience at beauty conferences and networking events. Tune in, take notes, and feel more confident going to your next event.

    Tune in to hear to practical tips on:
    Why you should set clear intentions for attendingBeing open to the abundance of opportunities with insights from my personal experiencesAre you wearing your RBF yet want to make friends?The positive impact of being a volunteer at a conferenceChallenge yourself to say “hi” firstShould you stick to your schedule or go with the flow?Taking care of your health to retain more information, keep up with conference pace plus what’s in Abby’s Conference Care KitHow to maintain your new connections once the conference excitement has worn offA rundown on several major industry conferences including IBS, IECSC, The LashConference and NASN ProConnect with Abby:
    Instagram: BeautyProWellnessPodcast
    Instagram: CoachAbbyO
    Email: coachabbyosullivan@gmail.com
    Website

    Resources:
    Free Your Body Strength and Mobility for Beauty Pro’s Classes - SHOP HERE

    If you enjoy this podcast and know your beauty industry pro friends and family would as well, please go ahead and hit the subscribe button and share this podcast!

    The Beauty Pro Wellness Podcast is produced by Wonder Podcast Productions. 

    • 32 min
    64: The Secret to Growing Your Dream Clientele with Carly Moore

    64: The Secret to Growing Your Dream Clientele with Carly Moore

    This episode is for new beauty professionals who want to grow their clientele and are ready to take action now! 

    My guest knows it can be an overwhelming emotional rollercoaster trying to grow your beauty business. Allow beauty pro coach and hairstylist Carly Moore to break down the secret to growing your dream clientele. 

    Carly shares the MOST important aspect of growing your business plus strategies you can take action on today. You’ll feel more inspired and supported by Carly’s positive energy after this one - tune in now!

    In this episode: 
    Managing your expectations after cosmetology or esthetics schoolHow do you get more clients? Is your social media presence hindering your growth or attracting your dream clientele?Aim to provide valueWhat energy are you bringing? (Stop shit talking on your clients)Keeping our jobs fun AND our growth sustainableWhy beauty service providers burn out so fastThe question you need to ask before you start a businessShould you discount your services?Real strategies and ideas for you to grow your clientele (Carly and Abby brainstorm for you!)Throughout this episode, you’ll be encouraged to think outside the box when it comes to your business, how you work and how you grow your business. So, what’s your next step after listening? 

    More about Carly:
    I have been behind the chair for over 20 years, worked for salon owners (good and not so good lol!). I have suite-rented, done mobile and now work from home. My passion lies in teaching beauty industry pros how to create sustainability in their business. I truly believe that this industry can create the most beautiful work life balance, freedom, choice and abundance....we sometimes just need to look outside the box and accept the idea that things don't have to look the way we've been told they have to.

    Connect with Carly:
    Instagram
    Website
    Connect with Abby:
    Instagram: BeautyProWellnessPodcast
    Instagram: CoachAbbyO
    Email: coachabbyosullivan@gmail.com
    Website
    Resources:
    Free Your Body Strength and Mobility for Beauty Pro’s Classes - SHOP HERE

    Take the conversation beyond the pod in the Beauty Pro Wellness Pod Squad!
    This is a free community for podcast fans and beauty professionals to continue discussions around podcast episodes while finding support on your own individual health and wellness journey.
    Inside you'll receive:
    Exclusive access to events
    Guest Q&A
    Chat with Abby and other members
    Special offers to any courses
    Bonus! It's not another Facebook group!
    Join here via Telegram >>> BEAUTY PRO WELLNESS POD SQUAD
    If you enjoy this podcast and know your beauty industry pro friends and family would as well, please go ahead and hit the subscribe button and share this podcast!

    The Beauty Pro Wellness Podcast is produced by Wonder Podcast Productions. 

    • 1 hr 17 min
    62: Free Your Body Strength and Mobility for Beauty Pro's - The Mission and the Details

    62: Free Your Body Strength and Mobility for Beauty Pro's - The Mission and the Details

    Free Your Body Strength and Mobility for Beauty Pro’s is officially launching October 8th, 2023! This episode goes more in depth on the deeper mission of Free Your Body.

    It’s not just workouts - it’s a movement!

    You’ll hear how FYB was born out of my own desire for more tools to take care of my hurting body when I was an overbooked and broken down lash artist paying thousands in physical therapy.

    Then I’ll share all the details of the Free Your Body classes - what’s included, what they will help you with and where to find them.

    This is a project many years in the making! I’m so happy to share what I’ve learned with you to ultimately change your body and how you feel in so you can continue to work happily in the beauty industry (plus, save money on allll the treatments).

    Free Your Body Classes >>> SHOP HERE

    Connect with Abby: 
    Instagram: BeautyProWellnessPodcast 
    Instagram: CoachAbbyO
    Email: coachabbyosullivan@gmail.com
    Resources:
    Self Care CEO VIP Day 1-1 Wellness Coaching

    If you enjoy this podcast and know your beauty industry pro friends and family would as well, please go ahead and hit the subscribe button and share this podcast!

    The Beauty Pro Wellness Podcast is produced by Wonder Podcast Productions. 

    • 21 min

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