Jul 9, 2019
At the tender age of 6, Justine
Martinson already knew what she wanted to be when she grew up.
While others were dressing their Barbies, Justine was booking salon
appointments for them and playing spa owner with her family and
friends. Her dream held true, and now Justine has been a Medical
Aesthetician and Laser Technician for over 10 years and opened her
first Spa in Edmonton when she was just 23 years old. Justine joins
the Inner Circle to share her experience in Dermatology, and the
lessons she has learned through her vast experience in the
industry. She talks about opening Lipstick Empire and her new
venture in digital marketing. This female powerhouse also talks
about her love of connecting with the community, why it’s powerful
to ask for help, and the joy she gets from engaging in
What You’ll Hear in This Episode:
seeds of Justine’s future were planted when she was quite young. It
was apparent to herself and everyone around her that helping others
look and feel their best was quite important.
- Justine started doing makeup at age 12 and
saved up enough money to go to Australia and Aesthetician
it was like for Justine to open her first Spa in Edmonton in 2011
when she was just 23 years old.
- Justine loves showing others that estheticians
are so much more than what people stereotype them to be. You have
to be very organized, business savvy and have the ability to pay
close attention to detail.
- Justine started getting supreme business
results and found medical and beauty experts were looking to her
for advice on how she was using her tools.
- Justine battled with an addiction to work and
seeing a psychologist was one of the best and healthiest decisions
she could have made for herself.
Justine now is able to do so much but also invest in her own
self-care and boundaries.
love of philanthropic endeavors and giving back to the
about Justine starting Lipstick Empire in 2013, and how it has
grown over the years.
Justine faced her fear and enrolled in Carrie’s public speaking
lessons and the many doors this decision it has
important to diversify! Justine is adding to her team, and
surrounds herself with those that are experts to grow her own
passion and drive are so important, but they can’t come at the
price of losing yourself.
Merle Norman Cosmetics
Virago & Lace
All In For Youth
Journey Into the Inner Circle:
@CarrieADoll – Twitter
@carriedollconsulting – Instagram
Carrie Doll – Facebook
- “People would be playing house, and I would be
playing salon owner.”
- “Always just had this desire to lead, inspire
jump, and build my plane on the way down.”
can’t rise to the top on your own, and it’s not weak to ask for
- “Sharks and public speaking were my worst
fears. Now it’s just sharks.”