We had the good fortune of connecting with Apryl Witherspoon and we’ve shared our conversation below.
Hi Apryl, what habits do you feel play an important role in your life?
Personal habits that I feel have helped me to succeed in life, especially in my current career role, are setting realistic and achievable goals, be persistent with follow through, have a plan, network and PRAY. Life will always throw you curve balls, but you have to have a vision where you ultimately want to go. Also, being a flexible person will save you some heartache in the long run. Just when you think you have it all figured out…think again, plans change. This makes success both challenging and exciting at same time!
Alright, so for those in our community who might not be familiar with your business, can you tell us more?
I am the owner of NWME Aesthetics, (pronounced “New Me”), in Carrollton, TX. We offer a patient experience to help restore natural beauty for ALL Skin Types. We provide botox, dermal filler, microneedling, PRP, hair restoration, chemical peels, customized facials, IV Vitamin therapy, skin care and more! I am one of the very few black owned Medical Spas in the DFW Metroplex, and as a Family Nurse Practitioner, I value educating my patients. It is a priority to me that when you walk into my clinic for a service, you will leave knowing how to better care for you skin or overall health and well-being. This did not happen over night. I have been a nurse for over 10 years, and educating patients comes naturally, but experience has definitely helped mold me into the provider I am today. I have work for and with certain individuals that I felt treated patients sub par. My current model today is based on my past experiences, and what I felt a patient should never have to encounter in a setting where they may already feel vulnerable. This was not an easy path to success, but with any challenges, I had to endure and push through. I have learned that you cannot do everything on your own, and to get you a network that represents your same core values. My brand developed when I saw a need for ALL individuals, ALL genders, and ALL skin types to know they are beautiful. I struggled with certain insecurities as a teen and did not want anyone else to feel this way, and not have an outlet. In a world where mental health is minimized, it was important for me to do my part to help everyone feel beautiful!
If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
Overall I feel Dallas is such a fun city! Hands down the best places to eat and relax. We would visit Kenny’s Wood Fired Grill, the staple of great food and drinks. located in Addison. Pangea Restaurant and Bar in Garland, TX would be at the top of my list for a nice weekend Brunch. After Brunch, I would head over to the West End to relax on the patio of BurgerIM where they have great vibes and occasionally have a live DJ. Then, we would spend a few days at Lowe’s at Texas Live in Arlington, TX relaxing by the pool and enjoying delicious bites from Cut & Bourbon. (As you can tell, I love to eat!)
Shoutout is all about shouting out others who you feel deserve additional recognition and exposure. Who would you like to shoutout?
I absolutely could not be where I am today without GOD, and the love and support from my amazing husband. He encourages me daily to reach for the stars, and makes my load at home as light as possible. I want to also thank my colleague Dawda Pouncy, DNP for giving me a chance and opening up her Wellness Clinic so I could get my business off the ground. In the aesthetics’ industry, it is difficult to get your foot in the door, and I am appreciative of her lending me a hand. There are countless colleagues, friends and family members that have also been so supportive and encouraging along the way. I could not be here without each and every one of you!
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Photography-Kory Williams Photography
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