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

Hi Jailene, what was your thought process behind starting your own business?
I remember getting my degree and instantly securing a position in that career field. I thought I was really living my best life until I realized that I was paying for a home that I was never in & fixing up a bed then I rarely slept in. Those 12 – 16 hour shifts plus mandatory overtime just wasn’t for me. It was at that moment that I knew I wanted something more; something better. I yearned to be my own boss, create my own schedule & have the freedom to make money indulging in the things I was actually passionate in.

Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
What sets me apart from others is that nothing I do is partially done. There is devotion in my work. Every creative modeling image I present, every makeup look I complete, every quality item I sell, all filled with love and I take great pride in that. My businesses are no side hustle & I have plans to take it much further than where they are now.

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.
If I was taking my best friend around the city first I would have to take her to grab a cute outfit from my shop in Fort Lauderdale and get her hair done by @tbthechemist_ and/or get her makeup done by me @shunuski_beaute because she gots to look cute; we in Miami baby! I’ll take her to grab some ice cream from Mr Kream in Wynwood then go grab food from Bonanza’s food truck. Maybe hit up a spa if it’s a Sunday then go out to a club like the Cave. But of course we’d have to grab more food first from World Famous or Rib Shack.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
Getting to where I am now was no where near a walk in the park and I just want to thank my mother for raising me to be as determined as I am with a go-getter mentality. My son for unknowingly being my biggest daily motivation. My sister, Tamara for encouraging me and seeing my talents and potential even when I couldn’t. And my dearest friend, Mica for sticking beside me, pushing me and never letting me think giving up was an option.

Website: www.poixonbeaute.com

Instagram: Instagram.com/shunuski_beaute

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCfXqit3iLH53l9Ofs8Cin5g

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