About Beauty by Jessika
Beauty by Jessika was launched in 2016 as a creative outlet to share my passion for beauty with my colleagues. On this blog I share all of my hair, makeup, and skincare secrets as well as bits of my life here in Honolulu, Hawaii.
Born on Oahu and raised on Kauai, I moved back to Oahu as a boarding student after being accepted to Kamehameha Schools. Now I currently live in Honolulu with my boyfriend, Angel.
I'm the oldest of 5 (3 sisters and 1 brother) and my family and faith is very important to me. I'm a retired hula dancer of 23 years and I would say that's where my love for all things beauty bloomed.
I love country music (all the heart eyes for Luke Bryan and Blake Shelton) and i'm obsessed with planners, pens, and stickers. I enjoy traveling with Angel (especially to Disneyland) and eating pizza.
My Blogging Journey
After graduating from high school in 2009, I attended Chaminade University of Honolulu to pursue my dream of becoming a news anchor.
During my senior year of college, I took a public relations class and realized that I wanted to pursue PR more than becoming a news anchor. To help jumpstart my career, I launched my first blog, Jessclassy, as a tool to help land me a PR career in the beauty industry.
After two years of internships and part-time jobs, I landed my first big girl job. At that time I was no longer blogging because I was forever busy working, but my new colleagues were always asking me about my hair, makeup, and skincare. Their interest re-lit my passion for beauty and I rebranded and launched this blog, Beauty by Jessika.
Blogging has been my favorite passion project to date because it's taught me new skills (like coding and blog design), it's strengthened my writing, and it's a major stress reliever after a long day at work.
Are you interested in collaborating with me on your next project? Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.