Get to know our students in the student spotlight monthly blog series that highlights our best and brightest! This week we got the chance to interview Samantha Fagnant, 38, who is already a licensed massage therapist in the Orlando area. She is originally from St. Cloud.
Q: Why do you wanna become an esthetician?
A: I am already a massage therapist and wanted to expand my service to clients. I love being able to take care of my clients in every aspect, which is very important to me.
Q: What is it that drew you to Elise Esthetics compared to other schools?
A: The overall curriculum and energy of the school. I could tell that what I was going to learn was going to be more in-depth and detailed and more organized. I like how this program offers more hours and better education than others out there.
Q: What are your goals within the esthetician world in the next 5 years?
A: I want to continue to learn more and offer better services to my clients. As far as business goes, I want to expand and grow in every aspect of what I’m doing.
Q: How has going to Elise Esthetics changed you?
A: It’s been 10 years since I’ve been enrolled in school. I think being in a new environment and coming out of my comfort zone is very interesting and challenging, but I wouldn’t change the experience overall.
Q: Who or what are your top 3 beauty influencers?
A: My top 3 beauty influencers would be Tessa since she opened the door for myself and many others who have a passion for skincare. Misty my hairstylist because she always takes care of me and finally Robin, one of the Elise Esthetics instructors because she’s easy to learn from and has a lot of knowledge to share.
Q: Best skincare advice?
A: Take your makeup off before bed.
Q: What would you say to someone who is indecisive of going to Elise Esthetics?
A: If it’s your passion then pursue it because you can’t go wrong with pursuing your passion.