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

Hi Beth, as a parent, what do you feel is the most meaningful thing you’ve done for them?
This is such a deep question! One of the most important things I’ve done as a parent is to do my best to become who I would want my children to become. I live with integrity and never ask them to do something I wouldn’t be willing to do. In regards to my business and parenting, I chose a field where I could make a difference in the community and impact women while also being a present mother for my children. When I became a hairstylist, I was a single mom to my three kids. I needed a career where I could feel fulfilled but also feel like I wasn’t missing out on my children’s lives. I believe it is so important for parents to be available for their children not only physically but also mentally. As my business grew and I became more specialized in extensions, I was able to shorten the amount of days I worked while also being more selective on the clients I work with- this helped me be more emotionally available for my kids! To sum it up – becoming someone I am proud of, living with integrity/honoring the Lord, and being a present mom for my kids has made a huge impact on my children!

Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
I specialize in custom luxury hair extensions! I am so proud of my work- the last two years I have been exclusively working with extension guests. I start off with a client consultation so that I can get a clear picture of what my guest is desiring. Once I have an excellent game plan, I color the clients hair, color the extensions, install the extensions, cut/shape the extensions, and then style for a beautiful finish! I use multiple colors of extensions to achieve a beautiful blend. The extensions I provide do not damage the clients hair- they can actually allow for the client’s hair to get healthier over time if properly cared for! This was a long and hard journey- I wanted to give up so many times! I paid over 25 thousand dollars just on education to become an expert in the extensions I provide- this is in addition to cosmetology school! I take pride in my work and my guests leave feeling beautiful and encouraged! I overcame the challenges by slowing down when tired, but not stopping! When I felt frustrated I would take a step back and remember why I started and how far I had come. I want the world to know that my salon provides so much more than luxury hair extensions- I am here to help women see their true beauty from within! I want women to know that no matter where they come from or what choices they have made in the past- that they are beautiful, worthy, and that they can accomplish anything they put their mind to!

If you had a friend visiting you, what are some of the local spots you’d want to take them around to?
There is SO much to do in the Dallas area! I would take my friend to hear some live music – my favorite genre to listen to live is country music! My family loves to eat out – Tex Mex is my absolute favorite! I would take my friend to Mi Cocina or Glorias! We would do some shopping at Watters Creek or Legacy West as well! I love fitness (Crossfit, barre, Pilates, yoga) so I would take my friend to do some workouts with me as well! Last but not least, I would have to take my friend to visit the stables where I ride horses weekly!

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I want to shoutout to my mom for always believing in me and helping me with my kids when I was a single mom! She has always been my biggest cheerleader. She was also my prayer warrior and prayed me through some really tough times! I also want to shoutout to my husband, Jason! He came into the picture when I was still in cosmetology school! He has always cheered me on and believed I could achieve whatever I put my mind to! I also want to shoutout to the DKW Styling Academy! The first extension method I specialized in and the one I do most, Natural Beaded Rows Extensions- helped me grow so much as an artist! They took my hand and walked me through the steps I needed to take to push myself and grow to become a successful extension specialist! Lastly and most importantly I want to shoutout to the Lord! My faith has carried me through the ups and the downs! God is who I give all the glory to for my success and most importantly the lives I impact at work daily!

Website: Www.bethwatsonhairstudio.com

Instagram: Bethwatson.hairstudio

Facebook: Beth Watson Hair Studio

Yelp: https://www.yelp.ca/biz/beth-watson-hair-studio-allen

Other: Google- https://www.google.com/search?q=Beth%20Watson%20Hair%20Studio&ludocid=9909373469872773539&ibp=gwp;0,7&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwizs57Fq_qEAxX048kDHVdRCL0Q_coHegQIIRAB&biw=1180&bih=774&dpr=2 NBR locator reviews- https://nbr.directory/stylist/texas/licensed-nbr-artist/beth-watson-beth-watson-hair-studio/

Image Credits
Image credit for family photo- robin sherman photography

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