Sophia, a licensed esthetician with over 750 hours of training in esthetics and product formulation, understands the importance of discipline and dedication to her goals. She has been equipped with the knowledge and skills to help her succeed in her newest role as owner and operator of SophiaK Essentials.
The home-based spa offers customers high-end, anti-aging and effective esthetic treatments using natural skincare products Sophia creates. At the spa, customers can receive microdermabrasion treatments, chemical peels, waxing, eyelash extension, and advanced facial care. All ingredients are formulated naturally and hypoallergenic with you in mind.
In 2007, Sophia established her company as she began creating homemade creams, lotions and oils for her new product line. Sophia’s goal to grow her business led her to apply for a loan at Accion Texas Inc. The loan she received allowed Sophia to purchase ingredients to formulate her lotions and oils, folding tables, decorations for her home-based spa and maintenance on equipment used to perform facials, microdermabrasion, and chemical peels on customers.
LiftFund. (www.liftfund.com) is an award-winning nonprofit organization (previously known as Accion Texas) with a mission to provide credit and loans to small and start-up businesses that have limited or no access to credit from commercial sources. Established in 1994 in San Antonio, LiftFund has helped Texas and Louisiana entrepreneurs strengthen their businesses, stabilize and increase their incomes, create employment, and contribute to the economic revitalization of their communities. Learn more at www.liftfund.com.
A loan of $5,450 helped Sophia to purchase ingredients to formulate her lotions and oils, folding tables, decorations for her home-based spa and maintenance on equipment that perform facials, microdermabrasion, and chemical peels on customers.