ASTP Member Feature | Meet Trish Pariseau

ASTP is proud to have some really outstanding sunless business owners who make up our membership base. Each week, we feature one of our members so you can get to know them and their business.

This week we would like you to meet Trish Pariseau, owner of The Local Bombshell in Janesville, IA.

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Type of Business: Retail Storefront

Amount of Time in Business: 6 years in sunless; 18 in the beauty industry


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Solution(s) I Love: Norvell!!!

Tools of the Trade: Norvell Z3000 & Arena

What I Wear:: Venetian or Venetian Plus

I chose to be an airbrush tanner because: I love the instant gratification and confidence boost I can help my guests achieve!

If I wasn’t an airbrush tanner I would be: A hairstylist!!

Favorite social media outlet: Facebook

The one thing I could not live without for my biz: Prep Mitts!!

The part of owning my own business I am not very good at: Delegating

The one thing I wish I knew when I started my business: How much being diligent pays off!

Where I plan to be in five years: Double or triple my space, with other techs spraying while I am traveling & inspiring others in the sunless industry!

Business owners who inspire me: : I know A LOT of business people-a couple that inspire me: my husband & Kelly Callaghan.

Quote I love: If nothing changes, nothing changes.

When I’m not working, I love to: I'm always working! But I love to cheer my kiddos on at their events, love to cook, shop and lift weights!

My favorite thing about owning my own business: I feel like I'm showing my community and those around me that if you want to do something, DO IT! You're the only one holding you back!

The thing I dislike most about owning my own business:  Feeling like I never have "enough time".

If I could share some wisdom with someone just getting started in this biz it would be: Be prepared to work-but also be prepared to fall in love-with what you do, your people and the people that have your back!

Any parting words?: Don't ever worry about what the next person is or isn't doing. If you have time for that, you're not working hard enough on what YOU are doing!

A few of Trish's favorite client photos...