–born in Karachi, Pakistan on December 9, 1958.
–have two older sisters and one younger brother and sister
–worked as a stenographer and typist between 1977 and1988
–received my Bachelor of Arts degree in 1983
–married for the first time in April, 1988
–my ex-husband sponsored me to come to Calgary, Alberta in December of 1988
–i took esthetics courses in Karachi before coming to Calgary
–began employment as an esthetician in 1989
–after separation from husband in 1990, i went through a lot of ups and downs because i was the only one from my family, i had no friends, no moral support, and i didn’t even know what help was available for single immigrant women from the Canadian system i did not speak good English at that time but I believed in god.
–coming from a large family and a large group of friends; it made it very difficult to live alone and find out my own way to continue with my life. I began picking myself back up and began working part-time at McDonald’s and immigration society. I took some courses to improve my English and took a secretarial course at s.a.i.t. i also took a medical secretarial course.
–I was unable to find a job in any field because i did not have any references. I also started doing some waxing from my residence.
–in 1990, rented a room in a hair salon at 1st street and 8 avenue S.W. with no base clientele and i paid $900 per month plus my own expenses.
–took nail courses at the European beauty school in 1993
–purchased L’mirage esthetics salon in 1994 and changed the name to
Ambber hair and esthetics salon.
–began training students in esthetics in 1995
–began training students on a one-to-one basis to improve esthetics services for the clients.
–trained several students in 23 years and 98% of the students are either self-employed or are working in a salon.
–took permanent makeup course in Toronto in 2001.
–married Jack Relkow in October of 2003.
–name of salon has been changed to: Ambber Prof. Esthetics salon and training centre
My motto is always believe in god and trust and believe in yourself, Love what you like to do.Put 200% of yourself to achieve your goals.
Always stay in right direction.
Know yourself; you don’t need to prove anything to anyone as long as
you know you are doing the right things.
Help people but don’t let anyone take an advantage of you. Don’t put yourself down or let anybody put you down.
Never say never or i can’t, nothing is impossible as long as you try your best.
Ambber & Salma College of Esthetics & Spa is the esthetics & skin care training institute, committed to offering aspiring estheticians the highest standard of training by a professional educator. Ever since my establishment in Northwest Calgary, I have earned rave reviews for offering a holistic & result driven practices of esthetics. It is because of my dedication towards service and worthy standards that I have been able to set up a new benchmark in the industry.
Prestigious Esthetic Training & Salon facility offers an extensive selection of basic & advanced courses in spa treatments, hand & foot treatment, and skin care. I provide exclusive hands-on-training in esthetics and spa modules in a professional environment, I bring our students a unique learning experience.
My aim is to enhance your knowledge and expertise in the skincare industry, inviting lucrative career opportunities. As a leading force in the wellness & beauty industry; I offer trendsetting courses while integrating the latest techniques into my training. My aim is to educate, inspire & promote the highest level of training for every student.
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