Schulz Beauty and founder Jennifer Schulz was recently featured as Today's Notable Entrepreneur on Notable.ca. Read the full interview here to learn more about us, here are some highlights of the interview:
Describe what you do in less than 140 characters. Go.
We make women glow gorgeous. Schulz Make-up + Beauty Studio is the first of its kind in Toronto, an intimate and glamorous place to make one feel their best.
We offer make-up, custom spray tanning and hairstyling for every occasion. We also boast Toronto’s first sunless (UV-Free) studio, providing our clients with a natural looking glow without exposure to harmful rays.
What was the inspiration for your career route?
I worked many years as a corporate accountant but my passion was always make-up and making people look and feel their best. After receiving my CA designation I decided to go to make-up school and learn from the best. While I was living in Vancouver, I worked as an accountant full-time and was freelancing as a makeup artist and hairstylist in the evenings and weekends.
I realized that a woman shouldn’t have to wait for her big day or a special occasion to be pampered and to get her make-up done. When I moved to Toronto, after years of juggling my day-job as an accountant and evenings/weekends as a make-up artist, I decided to open my own place and Schulz Make-up + Beauty Studio was born. I wanted to create a place where women can go and be made to feel beautiful, anytime.
Also, coming from Vancouver, where there are many options to get a great spray tan, I was shocked how hard it was to find somewhere to get one in Toronto. I felt there was a need for a beautiful place to get a natural glow throughout the year, especially with the dangers of using a tanning bed.
Where is your favourite place to wine/dine in your city and why?
King West since there are tons of great restaurants and bars and it's on my front doorstep. Bar Buca for snacks, and the Mafalde ai Funghi Pasta at Gusto 101 is so good I have dreams about it.
What gives you the greatest FOMO?
Having to wake up super early every Saturday during the busy season for weddings (May to October) while everyone else is sleeping in.
What's your guiltiest pleasure?
White wine and trashy reality TV (hello, Real Housewives).
What’s something you wish you didn’t spend so much money on? What’s something you wish you spent more on?
Make-up! Or maybe I wish that make-up wasn’t so expensive… but it’s product testing, right?
I wish I could spend more money on travel and carving out time to get away on extended trips.