172 Sonia Altamura – Licensed Esthetician Since 2006 | Dermaplane Expert & Circadia Diamond Educator

Today’s guest is Sonia Altamura, a licensed esthetician since 2006, dermaplane expert, and Circadia Diamond Educator. In this episode, she explains why graduating from college when she was nine months pregnant was the best thing that has ever happened to her. She opens up about the advice that she gives herself on her down days and all the things she learned when the universe forced her to take a big pause. We also discuss our shared love of hair washing to this day and the importance of the work aestheticians need to be doing outside of the treatment room.

Listen to this episode to learn how to create a workspace that is the perfect size for your goals and why Sonia keeps her sneakers on all day.

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“Act as if everyone you meet has the potential to want the skills that you possess.” – Sonia Altamura

Show Notes:

  • How Sonia discovered she had a gift
  • How aestheticians can prepare for a recession
  • Sonia’s aesthetician journey
  • Advice for young aestheticians
  • Teambuilding tips for aestheticians
  • The value in maintaining industry relationships
  • Balancing work as a single parent
  • How to get into the dermaplaning business
  • Why the Circadia business feels like family

“You need stability at home and you need a village.” – Sonia Altamura

Links Mentioned:

 The Skin Lady | The Dermaplane Expert | TikTok | LinkedIn

“There are pieces of my heart everywhere and it’s a constant tug-of-war.” – Sonia Altamura


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About the Author

A finalist for American Spa Magazine’s 2017 Women in Wellness Mentor of the Year, Lori Crete is a highly sought after industry expert and licensed celebrity esthetician. Owner of Southern California’s Spa 10, she is also the founder of The Beauty Biz Club™, a success-based society dedicated to helping beauty practitioners around the world fill their schedule, increase profits and break through to the 6-figure mark.