We had the good fortune of connecting with Mimi Blair Monahan and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Mimi Blair, what was your thought process behind starting your own business?
Prior to pursuing my career in the beauty and wellness industry, I worked as an educator of young children. While I absolutely loved working with kids, I felt myself getting burnt out and overworked at such a young age. Burn out is so real and rampant in our capitalist country. I realized that rest, and self-care are a huge necessity and I wanted to provide that for others and myself!

What should our readers know about your business?
As an Esthetician and Reiki Practitioner, it has been my goal to combine my passions of holistic wellness and beauty. As a doula, I’ve learned to hold space for others. And as a Lash Artist, I’ve learned the significant effect of emphasizing confidence. My intention is to empower, align, and provide a safe and caring space for every client.

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.
Los Feliz is my favorite neighborhood! I’d definitely take them to Go Get Em Tiger for coffee and breakfast, then to the Goodwill on Hollywood Blvd across the street, then we can walk to Otherwild for some shopping, then Tacos Tu Madre for lunch and maybe a movie at the Los Feliz Theater! Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
I’d love to dedicate my shoutout to my late grandmother, Nancy Blair. She was the light of my life and always pushed me to pursue my dreams and become independent. She took me in at a young age, when no one else was able to care for me, and her compassion has and will continue to inspire me for the rest of my life.

Website: Www.mimiblairskincare.com

Instagram: @mimiblair__

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