Exclusive Interview With Shakiyah Gravenhise
Today we’d like to introduce you to SHAKIYAH GRAVENHISE.
It’s an honor to speak with you today. Why don’t you give us some details about you and your story. How did you get to where you are today?
My name is Shakiyah I am a licensed esthetician & the owner of KHLOÈ BELLA LLC. KHLOÈ BELLA LLC started as a hobby. This fun pass time activity of creating skin care regiments quickly turned into a business venture. Growing up with eczema I have always had a deep passion for natural products. Often times many products which were promoted to be top seller assist with my skin condition would not work. This caused me great alarm and ignited a passion within to create products that I was sure would work for me. During my pregnancy, I began to experiment with different formulas. This is when I created various products that could be used on myself and on my daughter as well. Time progressed and people began to request my products. It was in that moment I decided to shift my focus and start my very own all natural skin care line. As my clientele grew, people began to request treatment for many different skin conditions. I then decided to educate my myself so I can meet their needs. I enrolled in Aveda arts institute where I gained my esthetics license.
I’m sure your success has not come easily. What challenges have you had to overcome along the way?
Along my journey I’ve faced many obstacles, I struggled with managing my everyday life and my business. I’m a single mom & a full time supervisor in the he United State Postal Service. I had to learn to give up all things I was doing for fun to build my business and a better future for my daughter.
Let’s talk about the work you do. What do you specialize in and why should someone work with you over the competition?
I specialize in corrective skincare for multicultural skin. I make sure to cater to my clients as much as possible. I believe it’s important to make sure your client feel good on the inside and out. A simple “how was your day ?”can change someone day for the better with out you knowing. I educate my clients on the importance of skin care & healthy living. Seeing the results aswell as the joy from the client makes me very proud.
What’s your best piece of advice for readers who desire to find success in their life?
If your looking to succeed in life you have to stay focus, make sure you have faith & stay positive..
believe in yourself , never give up.
Speaking of success, what does the word mean to you?
Success means everything to me, to be successful is to be free.
What’s next for you?
In the near future I plan to be an esthetics educator. I want to start a non profit organization to educate the young on financial freedom , entrepreneurship , a healthy life style for a healthy skincare journey.
Finally, how can people connect with you if they want to learn more?
Facebook: Khloè Bella