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From being a D. Pharma graduate to a successful beautician, Neha Parekh has a tale to tell


ike any Indian parent, Neha Parekh’s family wanted her to pursue Science. Being a promising student, she thought it would be a natural move and ended up with a D Pharma graduate certificate. But despite a degree, her life didn’t seem to take off from there. She was home bound in a small town in Maharashtra called Nandurbar doing nothing. Out of boredom, she decided to take up a hobby and did a short beauty course in her hometown. Soon she realized that what she thought was her hobby was turning into a passion. She knew that this is what she wanted to do in life. So she started her career as a beautician in a 100 sq feet area at home. As days passed, her clients encouraged her to widen her horizon. But she knew that her limited knowledge wasn’t enough. Having a supportive family who were more than willing to invest in her career, she decided to dream bigger to give her clients a better experience.

about the nuances of skin analysis and treatments.”

As she decided to take the next plunge of upgrading her skills and knowledge, she stumbled upon CIDESCO’s Diploma from Switzerland program. “I enquired about the best and most recognized qualification and found CIDESCO Diploma from Switzerland had all possible information that I was looking for. Since I was a science student, I could understand how this program would benefit me as it taught

She states, “LTA School of Beauty – Mumbai gave me options. Since my children were young, moving to Mumbai to pursue my education was impossible, but LTA offered me a once / twice a week format which worked out perfectly for me. Thanks to my family I managed to complete the course in 2013. CIDESCO and my training at LTA boosted my inner confidence. It made me a true professional. My business has

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grown manifold. Being the first woman to complete CIDESCO in Nandurbar, my salon Neha’s Beauty & Spa is regarded as one of the most professional salons in Nandurbar. I even managed to expand and start another one in Baroda.” She confesses, “Life has changed completely. Now with a well-trained team of staff members I am able to provide top quality services to my clients. CIDESCO brought passion in me to serve clients with focused results and structuring money.“ SS

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