We had the good fortune of connecting with Paige Ford and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Paige, what was your thought process behind starting your own business?
Starting my own business came fast and really out of nowhere. I lost my job during COVID and opening up my studio was really my only option at the time, it was sink or swim and then boom I had a business.

Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
Esthetics is my art, making people my canvas and simply helping them to look and feel their best. I’m most proud of the connections I’ve made along the way and the way I’ve been impacted and in turn impacted others. I got to where I am today by trusting in my true nature, I’ve always been a natural leader and when I decided to leave the corporate world I had to each day remind myself of that. There’s been many challenges along the way but I always trust myself, trust my intuition and remember why I started. That always brings me back to center. I want people to know that all you need to have to follow your dream(s) is the discipline to do so. Get up each day and work towards what you want and you’ll wake up one day and it will be yours. We like to make things complicated but life’s really not complicated. Everything we want is already ours, operate in that way and watch your life change.

Let’s say your best friend was visiting the area and you wanted to show them the best time ever. Where would you take them? Give us a little itinerary – say it was a week long trip, where would you eat, drink, visit, hang out, etc.
Me and my bestie would most definitely eat GOOD all week. I’m a foodie so it would basically be a tour of the food scene here in Phoenix ! Breakfast at brunch and sip, drinks at The Duce or Highball. We would have to hike or do something outdoors, my favorite hike is Tom’s thumb trail!

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I’d like to give gratitude to everyone who believed in me when I was experiencing my own self doubt. Building my business wouldn’t have been possible without the encouragement I received from my clients, friends and family!

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