Why Small Businesses Matter
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You're IT, Eye Coco!
Three questions with Melba Higginson, owner of Eye Coco.
Why did you start your business?
I started my business because I love people and I love how creating beauty through eyelash extensions can bring a little bit of joy to our lives. I’ve been getting my lashes done for over 10 years and always love how they make me feel, so I wanted to share that same feeling with others. I decided to become certified in lash and brow artistry so that I could offer the safest and latest trends in lash and brow styling. It’s so rewarding and fulfilling to see the response I get from creating beautiful lashes and brows for my clients.
What is your highest selling service/product?
My most popular service is the Eye Coco Signature Set. It’s a customized mix between Classic and Volume lashes, creating the perfect balance between definition and density. My highest selling product is EyEnvy, which is a bimatoprost-free lash conditioning serum that uses vitamins and peptides to encourage hair growth across your lash line and even your brows.
How many local businesses do you use to support my business?
I often have meetings at Early Bird Cafe, they’re the best. I use Ross’ Bread and the Cake Box for many of my special events. I always have flowers in my studio, and Ridgefield Flowers always has a very good selection to choose from. Squash’s is my go-to for office supplies, and Ridgefield Hardware has been very helpful in the building process of my studio. There are so many great spots in town, and supporting our local businesses is what helps make Ridgefield the special place that we all love.
To learn more about Eye Coco, visit them online here.
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