Lauren B.The Jr. Beauty Boot Camp is nurturing the next generation of beauty professionals through the power of mentorship, inspiration and innovation.
Located in the Philadelphia neighborhood of West Oak Lane, The Beaute Box Salon has become a community staple for its remarkable efforts to teach girls ages 8 to 17 inside and out of the industry. Facility owner Lauren launched her Jr. Beauty Boot Camp in 2017 to spread her vision.
This summer, the camp will visit eight cities (Philadelphia, Chicago, New York, Houston, Charlotte, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Baltimore) and offer a variety of hands-on classes taught by Lauren B. for a $125 registration fee. To do. Emerging entrepreneurs and stylists who attend will take home a complete beauty kit, including a mannequin head and flat iron.
“When they leave here, they’re masters. They know everything,” Lauren said, according to CBS Philly.
Ambitious Owners offer their expertise and insight as Licensed Hair Stylists, Makeup Artists, Salon Owners, Serial Entrepreneurs and Mentors. Most importantly, her drive to teach and inspire first sparked after experiencing a lack of opportunities to navigate the hair industry.
“There was no program for hair, which is why I came up with the idea of a beauty boot camp,” continued Lauren. “I wanted to give back to the community and teach the girls all the things I didn’t learn.”
Just two days ago, Lauren took to Instagram to celebrate a “sold out, overbooked class” in Philadelphia.
“It’s a big deal,” Lauren told CBS Philly. Just knowing you made it, that’s great.”
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