A self taught makeup artist, Kassandra Dobson learned and perfected her skills by exploring different makeup looks and applying those looks on herself. Kassandra is the owner of Touchedbykass. She attended cosmetology school when she knew she wanted to make cosmetology a profession. While attending cosmetology school, she worked as a freelance makeup artist creating countless bridal looks for wedding parties, editorial looks for models and photo shoots and glam looks for clients for different occasions. Kassandra enjoys working with diverse groups of people. She has received many referrals because of her great skills. By furthering her learning every year, she updates her product knowledge and perfects her craft with current cosmetic trends in the makeup industry. Kassandra is not only a makeup artist, but an aspiring cosmetic line and salon owner. She is currently working on expanding her business internationally.
“Enhance one's beauty with makeup while enlightening their self esteem.”
Learn more about Kassandra in this week’s Spotlight Saturday.
WHAT TOUCHEDBYKASS DOES
Touchedbykass provides makeup services, facials, custom wigs and makeup classes.
WHAT TOUCHEDBYKASS IS KNOWN FOR
“Not only is my business known for enhancing beauty by makeup application, I also help enhance clients’ inner beauty and help build their confidence. I engage and help them understand to accept both their natural appearance and inner beauty.”
HOW TOUCHEDBYKASS GOT STARTED
“My business got started when I gained the confidence that my work was good enough and that I can continue to learn and grow as the business grows. I had to also accept that I had to start somewhere. I had the passion for makeup as a little girl and made it a dream come true.”
ADVICE TO SOMEONE PURSUING THEIR DREAMS
“Work hard, move in silence, stay humble and trust God's timing.”
Her mom and cousin Christelle.
Kassandra explains: “Both my mom and Christelle acknowledged my talent, passion and supported me. Without them, I wouldn't be where I am today.”
“If you don't build your dream, someone will hire you to help them build theirs." - Dhirubhai Ambani
Kassandra explains: “It keeps me at peace and I enjoy it so much that I'd do it for free!”
IF HER LIFE WERE A MOVIE
If her life were a movie it would be titled "The Turn Over".
Kassandra explains: “That title sums up both my life and future. I believe by the grace of God that one day I will be big and known for what I do and my success will be "The Turn Over" in my life.”
ADVICE TO YOUNGER SELF
"Work hard and don't count on anyone, but God's timing for your success!"
WHAT TO EXPECT IN THE FUTURE
“You can expect nothing but greatness in my business. I will engage with the community. I will also do youth empowerment events and own a franchised salon.”