“To me success is being able to spend quality time doing the things that mean the most to me and provide a quality service that allows me to live independently.”
Making the leap to open her own independent salon with Salon Suites was a huge leap of faith for Stephanie Lorino. Before Salon Suites she was at a booth rental salon 20 minutes away. Moving from 20 minutes away for any stylist can be an overwhelming thought. What about my local clients? Will they follow me? Will I gain new clients? Will I have to start over from scratch? All thoughtful questions and common concerns for a beauty professional deciding to make a move. Luckily after much thought, prayer, and speaking to strong and independent women, Stephanie decided to take the leap and open Stephanie Lorino Salon at Salon Suites Colonnade.
Now that Stephanie has made the move she couldn’t be happier. The salon where she had been previously was a family. Her co-workers were more like sisters and she is still very close to them, but opening her own salon was something she needed to do for herself. Being able to control her own destiny is important to Stephanie, and soon the initial worry about being isolated in her individual suite soon vanished. She now feels apart of the Salon Suites family and part of her location’s unique community.
“I’ve always felt at home here. Even when I came to do a walk through I felt so welcomed.”
A part of Stephanie’s success is being true to her personality. Salon Suites celebrates your individuality and we believe that it is key to building each location’s unique community. Your clients want an authentic you and so do we.
“I want to keep growing as a business owner and as a stylist, I hope I get to stay in my location for years to come.”
Stephanie has recommended Salon Suites to her friends and will continue to in the future, but if you are reading this and not quite sure if you are ready to make the leap she has a piece of advice,
“If you believe in your work you will succeed!”