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Meet Sandra “Sandey” Richardson of Blinklash in Newport Beach

Today we’d like to introduce you to Sandra “Sandey” Richardson.

So, before we jump into specific questions about the business, why don’t you give us some details about you and your story.
My journey began almost 10 years ago, I was in Los Angeles attending a beauty industry training when I met a lovely lady who had the most beautiful eyelashes that I had the ever seen. They looked like they could be her own lashes, they were long, curly and thick in a natural looking way. To my surprise when I complimented how much I loved her lashes she told me they were extensions. I was so intrigued and in awe of how they would look on me that I asked her for the lady’s number that did them. I was able to get an appointment my last day in LA. I recall being so excited, I could not wait to see how they would look on me. They looked so pretty and natural as if I was born with extremely long thick curly lashes and had one coat of a perfect non-clumpy looking mascara. From that moment on I fell in love with lash extensions. A few weeks later I became certified to do eyelash extensions and after about six months of practicing on everyone I could get my hands on I added the service to my facial studio. It’s been a total rush and hard work, but I still am excited about lashing.

We’re always bombarded by how great it is to pursue your passion, etc. – but we’ve spoken with enough people to know that it’s not always easy. Overall, would you say things have been easy for you?
I can honestly say that it’s been so fun. I enjoy meeting new clients and love getting to know my clients, it’s a delight catching up like when you visit your hairstylist. I guess the hardest part is when people move away. Also, its challenging but I always enjoy the growth that comes with it.

So, as you know, we’re impressed with Blink lash – tell our readers more, for example what you’re most proud of as a company and what sets you apart from others.
My name is Sandra “Sandey” Richardson and I am the founder of Blinklash which is my eyelash extension salon. I specialize in the advanced application of eyelash extensions including classic and volume methods. I love creating transformation before my client’s eyes which instantly raises their self-esteem and makes their life easier by cutting their makeup routine in half. I have had the privilege of performing over 10,000 eyelash extension services in the last decade. I am known for my patience, caring and listening skills which facilitate creating a look that is unique to each customers lifestyle and taste making every set a one of a kind masterpiece. I am very passionate about beauty and health, I hold a Bachelor of Science in natural medicine and have been in the cosmetology industry since 2001.

So, what’s next? Any big plans?
I am open to connecting with wonderful partners to further blossom into the next level of business. I believe that to grow it is vital to have a team with the right combination of talented minds. 2018 is going to be big year full of wonderful opportunities and responsibilities to embrace both in business and within the community.

Pricing:

  • $75 off Volume and Classic Eyelash Extensions plus a bonus $10 gifted toward your fill.

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