We had the good fortune of connecting with Inga Bailey and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Inga, have you had any interesting or funny online dating experiences?
I actually think online dating is amazing! Yes, you have your jerks or weirdos online, but honestly, I’ve met more jerks and weirdos in person than I have on dating apps. Also, being able to hit the “block” button on a jerk or weirdo and carry on with your life is sweet! The reason I enjoy online dating is because you can meet people at your on pace, your own terms, and in your pjs while enjoying a glass of sparkling grape juice! Plus, I am so busy, (and I am an introverted homebody), I just don’t feel like having to go out every single time I want to meet someone new. The absolute BEST thing about online dating for me is that I actually met my fiancé online nearly 3 years ago. And let’s just say things are going pretty well!
What should our readers know about your business?
I am the owner and operator of Inga Bailey Brows – an eyebrow and beauty studio located in Atlanta, GA, established in 2014. I specialize in shaping eyebrows to make the brows look full and natural. According to my business philosophy, I do not believe in masking the eyebrows by using too much brow product or by performing random eyebrow trends. Your eyebrows should softly compliment and frame the face. At Inga Bailey Brows, natural looking brows are always on trend. I am super proud of the growth I had over the past 6 years while adhering to my philosophy. It was not easy to do so in the beginning. I wanted to do what everyone else was doing, all the trends that made BIG money! But the moment I created a philosophy for my brand and business, it easier for me to follow my own path. I knew I did not want to do anything even semi harmful to the eyebrows, and I knew that most people could have the eyebrows of their dreams, naturally! However, most people’s eyebrows were just poorly shaped, which meant, there was not reason for them to pay for an overpriced eyebrow trend. Just shape everyone’s brows correctly! The moment I created my philosophy and stuck to it, I never second guessed myself or looked back!
If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
I am honestly a homebody… Who loves to eat amazing food. I thoroughly enjoy Thai food. Every time I have the opportunity to take someone somewhere with amazing food and great ambiance, I always take them to Nan Thai. I have never had anyone complain about a thing after going to Nan!
Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
Well it would be nonsense to not mention how supportive my mother has been. But as I’ve grown older, I realized how important it is to have supportive FRIENDS! When I first started my business, my best friend at the time was not supportive at all! She almost seemed angry when I finally started my business and no longer had as much time to hangout at her house all day like I used to do when I was 19-20 years old. Not to mention, I was well into my twenties with new, adult responsibilities… that required me to actually get off my butt and work. Needless to say, she and I are no longer friends. But I now recognize and appreciate who my real friends are. I only have three best friends, but they are all “goal getters” and two are entrepreneurs as well. Not only do they utilize my services, but they pray for me, pray with me, ask me about my goals and actually hold me accountable to my goals. I even started a second business with one of my besties So shoutout to my fiancé Zaine, and my girls Shaun and Katlyn!!
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