Business of Beauty


Episode 36: Cara Dempsey at SKINCARA

Learn How She Launched Her Skincare Studio In A Span Of Three Months Amidst A Worldwide Pandemic!

Hosted by: David Lee

Show Notes:

Our guest specializes in corrective treatments such as acne, aging, pigmentation, and scarring. They offer several treatments that are exclusive to their studio in East Tennessee such as the Facial Infusion and Super Protein Lift. She is proud that amidst a worldwide pandemic, they opened it's doors in June of 2020 within a 3-month span she went from being an employee, being laid off, to launching East Tennessee's first luxury skincare boutique. Despite the pandemic, it has become a thriving skincare studio offering exclusive services and products to the Tennessee area. Her superpower is doing face masking while binging the Housewives. If it were an Olympic sport she would be a gold medalist!

You’ll learn:

  • How she got started in the industry
  • Her journey on building her business
  • Choosing the right space for her business
  • Importance of having a website for her business
  • Challenges she encountered on building her business
  • Being an employee to employer
  • What she learned from building her business and to where it is now


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