The Funemployed: Meka Mathis

DCFunemployment: Tell the people – Who are you?

Meka Mathis, Owner of Skin Beauty Bar located on Capitol Hill. A boutique beauty bar that offers facials, waxing, massage, microblading, teeth whitening, and eyelash extensions. (DCF: This holiday season we could all use a little self love so #treatyourself!)


DCF: What does being funemployed mean to you & what was your path to funemployment?

MM: Funemployment to me is loving your job. Not considering your job as employment but a passion. (DCF: Preach!)


DCF: Who was your first cheerleader?

MM: My Mother. (DCF: She got it from her momma!)

DCF: What experiences in your life prepared you for where you are now?

MM: My education at Parsons School of Design and living is NYC for years prepared me for where I am now.


DCF: Where do you get your inspiration and/or motivation?

MM: Reading inspiring articles on women owned businesses. (DCF: Woot woot, we are a fan of those too!)

DCF: What does balance mean to you and how do find balance?

MM:  Balance means a separation from work and my personal life. I find balance on vacation.


DCF: What sacrifices did you have to make to get here?

MM: My personal life and finances are sacrifices that I had to make.

DCF: What struggles have you faced as a women in your industry?

MM: People do not take me seriously (DCF: That struggle is so real!).


DCF: What is the early advice you didn’t listen to that you wish you had?

MM: My mother told me you have to spend big money to make big money.

DCF: What was your greatest failure and what did you learn from it?

MM: Greatest failure was not buying my retail space.


DCF: What is your proudest moment?

MM: When I was featured in Instyle magazine.  I have my own skincare and lip gloss line.


IG: skinbeautybardc

FB: skinbeautyloungedc

Twitter: skinbeautybar

About Morgan of DCFunemployment

Welcome to DCFunemployment. My name is Morgan and I am a native Washingtonian. In this post Paris Hilton era, socialite has became a bit of a dirty word. However by definition, a socialite is a person who is well known in fashionable society and is fond of social activities and entertainment. Like it or not, that's me so these are the diaries of a reluctant socialite. Follow me here or on social media to see some of the best that DC has to offer.
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