As I draft this note in 2022, I cannot help but look to the future and wonder what 2023 will hold. Will it bring groundbreaking advances in technology? Will TikTok takeover as theorized? Or maybe, it will be just another year around the sun with days full of skin transformations.
One thing that is for sure, licensed skin professionals of all calibers will start businesses and solo practices. An adventure that is not for the faint of heart, owning a small business is not a simple, one-and-done task. However, there are those who have never had another choice but to work for themselves, myself included. This issue goes out to all the future and current entrepreneurs who are building or renovating their empire from the ground up. Whether they are plotting the perfect time to branch out or need help figuring out the paperwork, this issue can help navigate the terrain.
In addition to the primary education, readers will find new and revamped departments in the magazine all around. And for this particular issue, be sure to check out the special section, “Main Events” to prepare for the coming year full of industry excursions.