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Zen Esthetics by Sicily

Clear Lake, Iowa

Matching Partner: Cedar Rapids Bank and Trust

I am a young single mother trying to sustain a reliable career that I love with a passion, while also providing the best life I can for my son. I don’t have much family living nearby and therefore not much help. I am using this money to sustain my small business and also look forward to continuing my education in the health and wellness space so I can offer additional services. As of right now, I am offering facials, waxing, body treatments, and eyelash extensions. As I get my foot in the door and work hard to establish a broader client base, I am paying out of pocket for all of my continued education and certifications to broaden my services.

Business Description

I am a certified esthetician with an emphasis on relaxation, rejuvenation, and wellness. I do this with energy healing since I am a certified reiki practitioner. I do energy medicine and healing as well as facials, waxing, and makeup application services. My space is located in the small town of Clear Lake, Iowa. As soon as I graduated and became certified, I knew this was a career I wanted to pursue long-term. As soon as I was able to get together the basic necessities needed to open my own space, I did just that in March of 2022. It was very difficult at first to start a business from the ground up all by myself, but with my positive mindset, I have no plans of giving it anything but my best. This career is something I’ve come to love and couldn’t think of a better and more fulfilling career option.

What is the Purpose of This Loan?

This loan will do exponential things for my business. It will help provide me with the necessary supplies, equipment, and advertising that I need to boost my start-up. Additionally, it will help offset the cost of rent as I work to continue my education. I look forward to getting the word out there about my services, upgrading my equipment and ultimately expanding my list of services; offering more variety for my small community.