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Meet Lindsey Nelson of Purpose Aesthetics

Today we’d like to introduce you to Lindsey Nelson.

Lindsey, we appreciate you taking the time to share your story with us today. Where does your story begin?
Four years ago at the age of 34, I received a shocking breast cancer diagnosis. My life shifted from focusing on my sweet family to constant doctor’s appointments, scans, surgery, chemotherapy, targeted therapy, then finally reconstruction.

In the midst of the storm, I was so graciously given the gift of complimentary facials from my amazing esthetician. My facial appointments became one of the few things I looked forward to during that trying time. It was in those appointments that it became clear what my next steps in life would be. The week after finishing my final targeted therapy, I began school to become a licensed esthetician. I had always loved skincare and facials but in taking these steps towards starting a new career, I realized I was just where I was supposed to be. The science of skincare, learning about different devices and treatments, providing others with care and relaxation while helping them achieve their skincare goals… I was just where I was supposed to be and loving it! I knew while I was in school that I wanted to start my own business upon receiving my license and exactly one year after starting esthetic school Purpose Aesthetics was born. Giving back to the breast cancer community has become a passion of mine and I love that I am able to do that at Purpose Aesthetics. I hope that each and every person that comes through my door feels like their time here is a vacation from any of the stresses in their life and leaves with a smile on their face and, of course, glowing skin.

I’m sure you wouldn’t say it’s been obstacle free, but so far would you say the journey have been a fairly smooth road?
It has NOT been a smooth road… cancer, covid, school shutdowns 🙁 Upon starting my business in November 2019, I could never imagine shutting my doors for nearly a year. I took that time to further my education in skincare, develop my website, focus on product sales and created at home facial kits for my clients. Thankfully my business survived the pandemic and with each passing month, my business continues to grow. I am so thankful to my amazing loyal clients and their referrals for keeping my business not only afloat but growing.

Great, so let’s talk business. Can you tell our readers more about what you do and what you think sets you apart from others?
My goal at Purpose Aesthetics is to help clients achieve their healthiest skin, I want them to feel confident and know that I am here with them every step of the way. Whether it’s acne, pigmentation, rosacea or antiaging goals, I love seeing the transformation in my client’s skin. I also want people to know there is absolutely zero judgment from me as their esthetician. It really breaks my heart when people come in feeling embarrassed or discouraged with how their skin looks. I’m here to help and want everyone to feel comfortable, pampered and in good hands when they come to see me. It’s so much more than just products and facial treatments. We discuss diet, lifestyle, stress… it all shows up in our skin and I feel as though it is our body trying to communicate with us.

How do you think about happiness?
My family, first and foremost, makes me happy. I have two of the sweetest daughters, Paige and Ava, and a loving husband. Time spent with them whether watching a movie at home or vacationing in Hawaii makes me so very happy. Professionally, knowing that I made someone feel cared for and pampered gives me such joy and when clients send me selfies feeling confident in their gorgeous skin that is the icing on the cake.

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Image Credits:

Missy Peters, Breast Cancer Portrait Project

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