62 episodes

Real talk. Real stories. Real solutions to get estheticians and sole proprietors to six figures and beyond without burning out. Why make your own mistakes when you can learn from two solopreneurs on your journey to six figures? Skinfessional started from the idea that there needs to be more honesty about the real struggles, mistakes, and flat out failures that happen when you build a spa or salon business. 12-hour days? Non-existent self-care? Crazy barnacle clients? We’ve been there and lived to tell the tale. Everyone wants an overnight success, but the reality is that being an entrepreneur boils down to lessons learned and being persistent AF. We’re pulling back the curtain and giving you an all access pass to how this spa owner and wellness excerpt do it so you can too. Grab your journal and trusty mechanical pencil (because you want to take notes) and join Cybil Solyn and Alex Ellis as we confess all our Skinfessional secrets.

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    • Management
    • 4.9 • 8 Ratings

Real talk. Real stories. Real solutions to get estheticians and sole proprietors to six figures and beyond without burning out. Why make your own mistakes when you can learn from two solopreneurs on your journey to six figures? Skinfessional started from the idea that there needs to be more honesty about the real struggles, mistakes, and flat out failures that happen when you build a spa or salon business. 12-hour days? Non-existent self-care? Crazy barnacle clients? We’ve been there and lived to tell the tale. Everyone wants an overnight success, but the reality is that being an entrepreneur boils down to lessons learned and being persistent AF. We’re pulling back the curtain and giving you an all access pass to how this spa owner and wellness excerpt do it so you can too. Grab your journal and trusty mechanical pencil (because you want to take notes) and join Cybil Solyn and Alex Ellis as we confess all our Skinfessional secrets.

    Client Attrition And All The Feels That Surrounds Clients Leaving

    Client Attrition And All The Feels That Surrounds Clients Leaving

    Whether clients move or just cancel and ghost attrition sucks and in today's episode we talk all over the place with tips on how to avoid the negative impact of client churn, lessons to learn from retention, and Cybil even gives away part of her super secret and ultra powerful client survey!

    • 48 min
    Use Your Money Wisely, How to Be a Strategic Spender

    Use Your Money Wisely, How to Be a Strategic Spender

    In this episode, we talk about how to be strategic with your money including that PPP (woot woot!!), we share our own successes and big mistakes, revisit some of our best advice from previous episodes, and remind you to think about these three vital things before you spend money on any new equipment or product lines.

    • 54 min
    Staying Safe in Your Space

    Staying Safe in Your Space

    As solo women working alone, often on strangers, it can seem dangerous, but the recent spa shootings in Atlanta remind us all that anywhere can be dangerous. On today's episode, we talk about staying safe working alone and how to create a safe space for yourself and your clients.

    • 46 min
    Kick Your Money Mistake Habit

    Kick Your Money Mistake Habit

    On today's show we share our secret recipe for getting off the money mistake merry-go-round, dive deep into what it takes to eliminate bad patterns, and talk about our own struggles with letting go of shame while reinforcing a more positive money mindset.

    • 46 min
    Courage vs Confidence

    Courage vs Confidence

    Courage and confidence may seem the same, but in this episode we talk about how you may need a boost of courage over confidence to get that uncomfortable thing done. We discuss our own dance with internal fears and give you three of our favorite tips to punch fear in the face so you can move out of your comfort zone with a little more ease.

    • 43 min
    Nurturing Your Inner Bad A$$: How to Gain Confidence and Do You

    Nurturing Your Inner Bad A$$: How to Gain Confidence and Do You

    We believe confidence can be learned and in this episode we talk about how to nurture your inner bada$$ to gain confidence in everything you do, especially for your business. Alex shares a powerful journaling exercise that Cybil might even try, and we all learn about the weight of demons. It's a rocky and emotional ep of Skinfessional that you don't want to miss.

    • 43 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

Kelly REVEAL Sacred Skincare ,

Real talk for beauty/wellness businesses

I listen to loads of business podcasts in general and specific to my industry (esthetician). Skinfessional is the ONLY one giving real business advice with a doses of humanity sprinkled in. Showing up this way through the COVID shut down is incredible. Thank you!

Review Update:

Continuing to LOVE this Beauty industry podcast for it’s refreshingly real, grounded advice. Esthy’s, quit wasting your time listening to those other podcasts that are all egoic puff and fluff and let this dynamic duo’s wisdom seep into your being. The success that follows will be way more sustainable than chasing shiny objects will ever get you.

whyanaickname ,

Real help for Beauty Professionals

Stumble upon this one and listen if you’re a beauty pro or work in the industry. Heck if you deal in customer service this is perfect for you. Two solo ladies talking about what it takes to run a biz. And since COVID the content has been spot on!

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