We are proud to showcase a variety of success stories from students who have taken our renowned training. Starting from success in the classroom to now successful business owners.
Successful Woman Entrepreneur Club:
Salyna Schmitz started with our Academy in January of 2021 taking our Fundamental 6 Day Permanent Makeup Training & Apprenticeship. She has continued education with the Academy taking several Master Classes & Eyelash Extension Training. Not even 2 years later she is now the owner of B.E.L Studio in Sauk Rapids, MN offering Permanent Makeup Services, Eyelash Extensions with employees of her own. Following her passion and becoming financially free was one of her biggest dreams and in less than 2 years she was able to make that a reality.
Vivian Lu the owner of Prettiest in Mink in Plano, Texas began her career in the beauty industry after realizing college life was not for her. She was in school & working full time slowly realizing she wanted to embrace her creative side. She found MN Brow Lash Academy online and decided to take the risk and invest in herself. This risk paid off, as not only did she open the door to the career of her dreams she moved across the country to Texas and is now running a successful lash business. She loves helping women embrace their natural beauty with the precise art of lashing. Come find out with us how Vivian’s journey from student working full time turns into successful business owner.
Hana Dumarce went from a stay at home mom to a successful woman entrepreneur. Hana began her career in Permanent Makeup with Minnesota Brow Lash & Medspa Academy and in just shy of 3 years owns a beautiful studio in Dilworth, Minnesota where she transforms her clients permanent makeup desires into reality. Hana’s biggest accomplishment in her journey with her business is becoming financially independent as well as having control over her schedule to fit around her family’s lifestyle.
A passion fueled by the love of the beauty industry, Amaralys went from doing freelance makeup at weddings every single weekend, to owning and operating an established Beauty Empire called Cleopatra's Envy in downtown St. Paul. She decided to take her life back into her own hands by working to get her Esthetician & Body Art License while taking care of her family. After taking both programs, focusing on herself & her dreams she is financially free and making her schedule on her own time.
Jane’s love of skincare peaked her interest in the growing industry of Permanent Makeup. She came to MN Brow Lash Academy to take machine training and after receiving amazing support from the Academy brought Permanent Makeup Services to her studio. 5 years later with 100’s of clients under her belt she is a highly sought after artist. She went from offering several facial services a day to 20+ high paying Permanent Makeup Services per month. She excels in the ability to communicate with her clients and continues to run an extremely successful business. We’re honored to share her story with you. Check out how she built her empire.
Josie's passion for eyebrows started early when she would fix fellow teammates' brows on her middle school volleyball team. When Josie was ready to take the leap into a new fulfilling career she did extensive research landing on Minnesota Brow Lash & Medspa Academy, immediately after training her success took off and she continued to build her skills and clientele. She went from working full time in a retail position to owning a successful Permanent Makeup Business. Find out how she built this successful career with an all encompassing program from training, to apprenticeship and continued lifetime support.
Kristy Lee went from working in the HealthCare field as a CNA to a successful owner of a Permanent Makeup Studio called Ideal Ink. Kristy began her career in Permanent Makeup with Minnesota Brow Lash & Medspa Academy and in just shy of 1 year owns a beautiful studio in Little Falls, Minnesota where she transforms her clients permanent makeup desires into reality. Kristy’s biggest accomplishment in her journey with her business is becoming financially independent as well as having control over her schedule to fit around her new family’s lifestyle.
Keanna Carey owner of Cosmic Studio in Rapid City, South Dakota QUADRUPLED her income just one short year after training with Minnesota Brow Lash & Medspa Academy. The Esthetician was feeling burned out after taking 10+ facial clients everyday working extremely long workday hours. She made a life decision to come to Minnesota to train with the best. This decision financially & emotionally changed her life. She was able to create her own schedule, price structure and create a work life balance that she's always dreamed of.
Our Student Testimonials:
Alexus began her journey into her Lash Teaching career back in 2020. Going from the sales industry to becoming a successful lash artist was the complete 180 she needed in order to live a life where she truly enjoyed what she was doing for a living, and to create a flexible schedule for herself!
Tegan began her journey as a permanent makeup artist back in the fall of 2022. Despite the initial lack of support from her friends and family for pursuing a career in the beauty industry, she took a leap of faith and left her 9-5 job in nursing to follow her true passion. First, Tegan dabbled in cosmetology, eventually venturing into the permanent makeup industry. Already, Tegan has been showing an immense amount of growth in her work throughout her apprenticeship here at MN Brow Lash & Medspa Academy; and with the immense amount of support from our staff/trainers and thorough education, Tegan is around the corner from not only doing what she loves most for a living, but being successful at it too!
In this video, Samantha describes her experience taking the 6 Day Permanent Makeup course here at MN Brow Lash & Medspa Academy. After hearing about the permanent makeup industry back in 2016, her interest was immediately sparked. She finally decided to take a leap of faith into the permanent makeup industry in June of 2022 by enrolling in our 6 Day permanent makeup course and acquiring education in microblading, microshading, powder ombre shading, lip blushing and eyeliners. Samantha most enjoys machine work techniques and is actively working on improving her manual blading skills. With only ⅓ of her apprenticeship to go, Samantha continues to acquire all the education and experience she can get in order to thrive as a successful permanent makeup artist!
Joanie began her permanent makeup journey back in September of 2021 when she initially took our 6 Day Fundamental Permanent Makeup Training course. Despite the lack of Body Art Licensing requirements in her home state of Wisconsin, Joanie wanted to make sure she felt comfortable working on skin before taking clients and committing to a full time permanent makeup business. In order to do this, she not only completed a 50 hour apprenticeship with our academy, she also came back a handful of times to retake our 6 Day PMU course in order to refresh her knowledge and skills on permanent makeup techniques. Just a little over a year later, Joanie is already owning and operating her own private permanent makeup business, Brow Lala Studio, in La Crosse, WI!