“Asia Leaders Awards Presents the Top 50 Rising Tigers in the Asia Pacific to motivate us all that, in spite of the challenges, we will emerge triumphant. These are the top leaders with the very new vision of the world now,” shared billionaire Robert Laurel Yupangco, an esteemed member of the ALA Board.
Anne Barretto, President and CEO of Hey Pretty Aesthetic Center – a 16-branch strong super affordable beauty transformation hub – will be honored during the launch of business and lifestyle magazine Rising Tigers: Nation Builders as one of the Top 50 Rising Tigers in the Asia Pacific.
This latest publication will feature the best and the brightest in the Philippines and Southeast Asia who never fail to balance commitment to growth with corporate social responsibility, even during the most trying times.
Inspiring Rags to Riches Story for All
Anne Barretto, at only 31 years old, is a role model for Filipinos as that leader of the future who emerged triumphant amid challenges, transforming herself, her social status, and her company into her vision of the future.
“Motivated by two cans of sardines for dinner after my father got sick and was laid off from work, I strove harder to give my family a comfortable life,” she recalled.
What began as P200-P300 from doing her classmates makeup for on- and off-campus events, she was able to save enough and dream big enough to pursue cosmetology and become an aesthetician, an expert on cosmetic skin treatments.
Rising to the challenge of financial insecurity, she emerges triumphant motivated by the familiar hardships of poverty to open Hey Pretty Aesthetic Clinic in 2018, which likewise rose from the pandemic as a thriving business.
“Because my business is my passion, not one of my clinics closed during the lockdowns. By opening mobile clinics to continue serving my growing clientele, helping others, I prospered with my efforts backed up by God,” she related.
It was during the pandemic that her Hey Pretty Skin line was born, a success story that mass media picked up quickly landing her life story on Korina’s Rated K show!
“Never give up on your dreams. If you can start it, as I did, you can also do it. Follow your passion. Love what you really love doing and success will follow,” she said.
Making Beauty Affordable to Everyone
She established her own company, empowering women to empower themselves, and advocating for personal aesthetic transformation.
“My appreciation for beauty and wellness has led me to build one of the fastest growing aesthetic clinics in the Philippines,” shared Barretto.
Hey Pretty Aesthetic Center, an immensely popular and affordable aesthetic clinic founded in 2018, has grown so fast that it already has 16 branches nationwide in just three years!
“Hey Pretty Aesthetic Center, however, is not your typical beauty and wellness center,” she revealed.
“It is the start of people’s transformation into better versions of themselves, transforming them into a more confident new you.”
Hence, Barretto did not stop with a one-stop beauty transformation shop.
She wanted to grant women’s wishes for more opportunity to reach their potential led her to found Hey Pretty Skin.
“We want women entrepreneurs to start their own business, so we help them from the start and continuously support them along the way,” she explained.
Hey Pretty Skin is her flagship company’s direct marketing arm for beauty and skin regimen.
Know more about Hey Pretty Aesthetic Center on http://heyprettyaestheticcenter.com/about-us/.
Recognizing the Leaders of Tomorrow
This milestone, another brainchild of the Asia Leaders Awards (ALA) Committee, will be held on March 22, 2022, at the Grand Hyatt Manila at the Bonifacio Global City in Taguig.
Asia Leaders Awards is only the recognition giving body whose awards committee is composed of respected leaders from different chambers, organizations, and embassies like the Embassy of Singapore, the Embassy of Poland, and the Korean Council among others.
ALA’s main objective is to promote the Philippines as a premier business hub and destination in Asia.
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