Hi! My name is Vanessa Elise, and I am a licensed Esthetician with a passion for healthy skin, beautiful brows, and helping clients look and feel their best. I have 8 years of experience as a skin therapist and beauty educator, and take pride in offering my clients powerful results in a comfortable, relaxing environment.
I am a strong believer in making educated, compassionate choices in life, and my philosophy when it comes to professional skincare is that it should be effective, enjoyable, and cruelty-free; not one, or two of those things, but ALL of them. Because of my commitment to these principles, in 2013, I began the process of starting my own skincare and waxing practice, using only vegan, cruelty-free, professional facial and waxing products in San Francisco.
I currently rent space in another Esthetician's office one day a week, and am looking to move into my own studio, where I can offer my signature skin treatments and expert eyebrow artistry full-time. That's where this campaign comes in- I can't do it on my own!
What We Need & What You Get
If this campagin looks a little familiar to you, that's because it is! Last year, I ran a campaign to help cover the costs of starting my business, with a very lofty goal. While I did have some amazing contributors, the goal was not reached, but I was able to put the funds raised towards getting the ball rolling.
In order to make the move to my own studio space, I am trying to raise at least $2,000 to help offset some of the anticipated costs. These include purchasing furniture and equipment for the studio, acquiring the necessary licenses, and making a deposit and first month's rental payment on a space. $2,000 is not going to fully cover these expenses, but it would be enough to get started. This campaign is all-or-nothing, meaning if I do not raise the full amount, your contribution will be refunded to you.
Check out the awesome perks, which include discounts on services & products, complimentary treatments & products, and more! Perks will be redeemable once the goal is reached, but if you just can't wait to have the Vanessa Elise Skincare experience, you can always book an appointment with me before then!
I honestly believe that every single compassionate choice we make has an impact, especially when we makes those choices as consumers. Choosing cruelty-free sends a message to cosmetics manufactures, and by supporting my campaign, you are helping to create necessary change in the beauty industry.
If you're not familiar with the term "cruelty-free", or the implications of animal testing for cosmetics, the following links are excellent resources.
Aside from that, by contributing to this campaign, you are also supporting a small, woman-owned and operated business that, through providing caring and customized skin care and beauty services, helps other men and women look and feel their best.
Other Ways You Can Help
If you believe in this campaign, please help me get the word out! Share my link on Facebook, Twitter, and in your personal networks.
Another great way to show your support is to book an appointment with me, and refer your friends. It all helps!
If you want to learn more about me and what I do, you can find me on the following sites.
- http://styleseat.com/vanessaelise - a menu of services, photos of my work, and client reviews