Resilient, passionate and purposeful are the words that come to mind when one thinks of Dallas, Texas native, Taylor Tucker.Taylor isn’t afraid of being transparent when it comes to her personal story. She overcame obstacles and battles that came her way, but with each encounter she smiled when faced with adversity. She turned her pain into passion and uses it as a source of strength as she encourages others to find their inner beauty, while redefining outer beauty. In a world that is fixated on filters and quick fixes when it comes to beauty standards,Touch-N-Skin, the business
she co- owns teaches young women and men alike the true meaning of beauty. She has been a licensed esthetician, since 2014, prides herself in providing services that promote healthy living as well as healthy food consumption, which in turn leads to healthy skin and emphasizes natural beauty. Entrepreneurship was ingrained in Taylor’s mind at an early age through family influences. Becoming a mother fueled the passion to pursue entrepreneurship full-time. It allows Taylor a wife and mother of kings, more flexibility and freedom to balance her home and professional life. Through her relationships in business, Taylor has also immersed herself in philanthropic efforts. She understands the importance of giving back to the community and busies herself doing so. Taylor understands the importance of her past as it pertains to her future, her openness with her clients helped her realize how important it is to use your own life experiences to encourage others.
Until you’ve been blessed by the hands of New York native, Saliymah Dacosta you will never know the distinct difference of a massage and therapeutic touch, Saliymah understands how one’s body can heal through therapeutic touch and urges her clients to treat massage therapy as a necessity rather than a luxury service. Saliymah strives to bring meaning to the saying “your body is your temple” by educating her clients on the importance of proper eating and living. As a co-owner of Touch-N-Skin, she has blossomed in the areas of entrepreneurship. She started out offering chair massages, but as her knowledge and business grew, she began to focus on the holistic approach of massage therapy. Although her career has been rewarding, her move to Texas was prompted by a job opportunity. One might call it fate, the move proved that when destiny meets purpose, success is sure to follow. The change of scenery proved to be the right decision, as she once had interest in massage therapy but was met with discouraging feedback regarding her interest. Shortly after her move, her passion for massage therapy was reignited and she quickly enrolled in school. After school she began working full time with a reputable massage company. As she increased her skills, she honed her knowledge and realized that in order to best serve her clients owning her own company would allow her more freedom. This freedom has allowed her to utilize her Caribbean influences of natural healing as she teaches her clients how massage can be used as a healing mechanism. For Saliymah promoting total body wellness and having her clients buy into the idea has been rewarding. Saliymah has proven that betting on yourself is the best bet you can make. She has stayed booked and busy with her newfound career, since taking her leap of faith and hasn’t looked back or slowed down yet.