Today we’d like to introduce you to Samaiyah Tendale.
Samaiyah, can you briefly walk us through your story – how you started and how you got to where you are today.
I am in the position I am in today because of my past self , my past self has allowed me to evolve , prosper , and surpass majority of my limits . Since the age of nine I’ve always had a business mindset . I first started off in the fashion area making bows and tutus along with homemade business cards . I had sold my creations at school and saw entrepreneurship was my passion and that’s where the money was at . Soon after I took it to the next level with gifting myself a sewing machine fabric and a maniquin and got to work . I developed a passion for baking with “Cake Boss “ being my inspiration with all of the creativity that was being displayed, I baked for family members birthdays and gatherings! By the age of 13 I soon moved on the the cosmetology area self taught doing make up and hair .Late 2017 I stared my cosmetic like “Sadittybarbz “ By indiasessentials I stuck with that and decided to expand it . 2019 is when I started to get serious ,productive ,and consistent .i added on to my list of talents at the end of 2019 and the beginning of 2020 I do nails eyelashes and perfected my craft in the cosmetology area . I’m very grateful to be able to experiment and retain the talent and knowledge I have about the varied skills I have obtained . I have an upcoming product pertaining to hair and skin care and a clothing line with my cousin and business partner Layla.
Great, so let’s dig a little deeper into the story – has it been an easy path overall and if not, what were the challenges you’ve had to overcome?
I’d be lying if I had said this journey to success was easy , I’d also be lying if I said it was hard I feel as if my old mindset was holding me back from progressing in life also not enough like minded people around me so it was hard to stay motivated. I had obtained a growth mindset over the past months thanks to my cousin, my mentor, someone I idolize , Quamar Hall . We have everyday talks about the near future , success , bettering ourselves and others around us . Also the books “The secret “ and “The four agreements “ has allowed me to come to terms with the bigger picture of life , my future , manifesting my destiny , and using law of attraction. I feel as if it is important to have a stable mindset before starting a business. You have to know what you want how to get it and the steps you’ll need to take to be successful. Acknowledging all of my achievements have helped me go further .
Please tell us about Indiasessentials.
My business “Indiasessentials “ specializes in enhancing ones beauty with accessories and all natural hair and skin products . I am most proud of making sales over seas and being an inspiration on my peers . I also favor how my business can serve to all types of people race gender etc . I feel like my mindset sets me apart from other entrepreneurs.
Is our city a good place to do what you do?
The idea is to make products to gravitate attention of people inside and out of my community. In our city my business is perfect , but the heavy animosity and envy with being a young entrepreneur in our city sometimes Impacts the money flow . I do appreciate the ones who support me and my business those who post /promote , buy , and receive my services . They also have a huge impact on my money flow thank you to any and everyone who has ever uplifted me or shown off my talents and work! The support varies with any business wether it’s like mines or not . With me being in the position that I am in today I strive to make a difference in my community by empowering others with turning their dreams into reality and filling them with hope and positivity because the possibilities and opportunities in life are endless . So far on this journey I’ve impacted 10 individuals. For someone starting out with their business I recommend them finding like minded people and finding mentors . I feel like Our city needs to improve with support and developing a growth mindset to let them be the best person they can be in life also put others up on game about life so we can all make it out . I also recommend them adding more workshops in and out of school like “Brother Hood Crusade “.
I want to also thank my mom for helping me get started financially , my family for helping me test my products and being my biggest supporters, also buyers !! Most importantly God and the Universe.
- Lip gloss 4-5$
- Eyelashes 10$
- Website: Indiasessentials.bigcartel.com
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org