Sareetaa Karkhanis- self reliance and positivity are the attributes that she has imbibed in herself. A beauty – hair expert Sareetaa, even after holding a Microbiology degree opted to follow her heart and successfully launched the Beauty Salon by the brand name ‘Sareetaa’s Darshan’.
After completing her B. Sc. in Microbiology studies, Sareetaa married the hair and beauty expert Saleell Karkhanis, and joined her mother-in-law and husband’s business. To excel in the field, she did her Cosmetology course, got trained in Aromatherapy, Hair-Styling, Make-Up from world renowned institutes like L’Oréal, Tony & Guy and beauty experts like: Luke Anderson, Joe Hansford, and Pandhari Jurkar among others. Sareetaa also has taken the tutelage of Skin Peeling & Microdermabrasion: A Scientific approach to skin by Dr. Aashit Shah from renowned Shalby Hospital, Ahmedabad, India.
Winner of 2011 Sakhi Shakti award and many accolades from various institutions- Sareetaa now practising as a beauty expert for 25 years caters to a clientele spanning over three generations. Sareetaa regularly attended and counselled hair/beauty issues of women from different towns and villages while appearing on the TV9 show Nari Shakti. Sareetaa has held many workshops with the news daily Ahmedabad Mirror for many years. As an academician, she has trained over 500 young men and women in one to one sessions till date out of which many have begun their professional careers all over India and countries like UK, Australia, and USA.
On asking Sareetaa about her support system she said it has always been her parents, her husband and son who have stood by her. Sareetaa believes being a woman has helped her in her profession more as it has been easier to connect with all her clients better.
‘Woman is mentally so strong she can achieve anything she desires, woman should never feel she is incompetent’ – ‘Believe you are powerful’ she says. Sareeta comes across as very sensitive, positive and content. But she still wants to do a lot more, she wants to contribute to the society by training underprivileged young girls in beauty and hair and make them self-reliant, who in turn can be a support-system to their family.
Apart from beauty and hair tips, she always insists on mental health care along-with physical health. When asked for a message for youngsters, she concluded as: ‘Dedication and commitment to your work pays back always’, and this shows her positive outreach to life, always.