As a beauty boss, you probably know that there are a few key things you need to do every day. Taking care of your clients, growing your business, answering messages and so on are all a vital part of being a successful esthetician. But what if you could develop a few habits that would allow you to cement yourself as a successful beauty beauty boss?

Below are  four “unstoppable industry force” habits that can set you apart from other good beauty bosses…

Habit #1: Always Keep Learning

You’re already a knowledgeable esthetician – you wouldn’t have made it this far if you weren’t! But for continued and sustained success, you need to get into the habit of learning new things whenever you can. For starters, there are always new things to learn about the industry. 

Yesterday’s top trends, techniques and products won’t necessarily be tomorrow’s, so stay in the know with educational workshops, trade shows, magazines and your favorite websites.

And don’t forget to keep learning about the business side of things either. Marketing strategies, social media and the local business scene are always changing. Always be on the lookout for ideas and tips that will take your business to the next level.

Habit #2: Take Time for You

As a beauty boss, it can be hard to step back from your business when you’re always seeing other things that need to be done. But you need to take time for you – every single day. If you don’t take the time to unwind and focus on your social life, family and other interests, you’ll find yourself overwhelmed and eventually burn out. 

“Me Time” looks a little different for everyone, but it’s important to find it, even on the busiest of days. Some like to make sure they don’t even look at their phone for the first hour of the day and fill it with meditation, reading or an enjoyable cup of coffee. Others like to go for an evening walk to unwind. 

Habit #3: Challenge Yourself with New Goals

The most successful beauty bosses out there are the ones who are eager to challenge themselves to grow their business and achieve what once may have seemed impossible. And the best way to do this is to set a goal and develop an action plan to achieve it. 

The goals that you set don’t have to be major business redefining objectives in order to help you succeed as a beauty boss. It’s all about the act of consistently finding small things to improve, and allowing those small changes to add up to bigger ones over time. 

Habit #4: Put a Positive Spin on It

Being a beauty boss can be tough work at times. There are going to be days when it feels like nothing is going your way or you have a terribly difficult client. Lows inevitably sneak their way in with the highs, and you have to get in the habit of looking on the bright side of things or else those lows will drag you down.

This doesn’t mean you should go about pretending everything is great when it isn’t. But you can learn something new from that tough client or use a slow stretch to read up on a new skill. 

So, now you know my top four habits to becoming a true beauty boss to claim a bigger piece of the $445 billion beauty industry pie. If you need more guidance, visit me here to get more vital strategies on becoming a profitable beauty boss.