Aesthetics by Naomi

Published 9:26 am Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Name of person featured: April Leigh Whisonant

April Leigh Whisonant

Name of Business: Aesthetics by Naomi

Street address: 101 N. Main St., Franklin

Phone number: 757-647-1082, 757-516-8530

Operating hours: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday

E-mail address:

Nature of business: Skincare

Number of employees: Ten

How’s business: It’s picking up. I’m new to town and just starting my clientele. So far, so good.

One thing you wish everyone knew about your business: I am very passionate about my career because I love what I do — helping people feel better about themselves inside and out.

Something you offer that a customer won’t find elsewhere: Teeth whitening, customized facials, full-body waxing, ultrasonic micro-derm abrasions and micro-current therapy

Advice to young entrepreneurs: Education is the key to success

Your first job: Modeling for Stevenson’s Modeling Agency in Virginia Beach

Your role model: My mother

The key to a successful business is: Always put your best foot forward