There are thousands of powerful, personal salon success stories happening every day throughout the Salon at Ulta Beauty. Here’s an inspiring one—watch for more online and on social media, and in the next editions of insideLOOK!

Salon Career Path: Personal Makeover
Salon Career Path: Personal Makeover


Skin Therapist, Edmond, OK

Years with Ulta Beauty: 5

Career journey: The Salon at Ulta Beauty and how it is structured supports my technical education, personal growth and financial success. When I first joined Ulta Beauty as a skin therapist, I was $30,000 in debt, pregnant and had been out of the industry for a few years. Ulta quickly became a bonus family for me and it is a privilege to be part of this team.

Now, I’m coming up on my five-year Ulta-versary and I’m celebrating some milestones: I am 100% debt free, have paid off two cars, received five promotions, joined the education team, earned Elite Salon Professional status, and I am house hunting for my very first home. I have made lifelong connections and gained invaluable experience. The future looks bright as we continue to grow and develop, both as individual team members and as an Ulta family. 

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