Xtreme Lashes Reviews | Glassdoor

Xtreme Lashes Reviews

Updated Nov 7, 2018

To filter reviews, or .

Found 49 reviews

3.6
StarStarStarStarStar
Rating TrendsRating Trends
65%
Recommend to a Friend
67%
Approve of CEO
Xtreme Lashes CEO Jo Mousselli
Jo Mousselli
42 Ratings
  1. Helpful (9)

    "Just don't..."

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Xtreme Lashes full-time

    Pros

    - The people - Free snacks

    Cons

    - Low compensation. They will milk you and underpay you. - Benefits aren't that great. - Snacks are alright. - Upper-management, specially C-Suite (CEO) is pretty set in their ways and it hinders the company from making any progress. - Meetings happen too often and they last forever. Not only will you be in a meeting for 3 hours, but you'll probably get nothing accomplished once it's over and will have to have another...

    Show More

    Advice to Management

    Any advice won't be heard by upper management as they seem to believe that things are being run smoothly despite the high employee turnover and low morale.

    Xtreme Lashes2018-01-03

    Xtreme Lashes Response

    January 4, 2018Xtreme Lashes

    Thank you for your post. Our CEO, Jo Mousselli, has been a working mother with 4 children for the last 20 years. Chief among our values is the empowerment of our employees and customers with rewarding careers. We express this in the form of competitive compensation based on skills, ...

    Show More
  2. Helpful (4)

    "Great Place to Be"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Spring, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Xtreme Lashes full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    I mostly enjoyed my experience there. Never a dull moment. Many opportunities to create value and learn. The CEO, Jo Mousselli, is very engaged in the business and shows great leadership and care. I valued my time there. The experience was very beneficial to help me grow as a person and as a marketer. I was able to get involved at make major contributions in SEO, SEM and traditional marketing. The company is totally...

    Show More

    Cons

    Website needs to be upgraded. What they have now is very informative but it was developed years ago.

    Advice to Management

    Staff up. You are trying to do too much with too few employees. But keep your entrepreneurial spirit.

    Xtreme Lashes2017-10-28
  3. Helpful (8)

    "Sweat Shop"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Spring, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Xtreme Lashes full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Coworkers, nice office, free snacks

    Cons

    Lack of leadership, no time management, hostile environment

    Advice to Management

    I saw the company's reply to one of the reviews above where they suggested the employee "manage up". Stop telling employees to suck up to superiors and start valuing creativity and innovative thinking. If you can't, sell the company to an established beauty conglomerate and move on. That comment just proved how bad the company is at respecting and managing employees.

    Xtreme Lashes2017-10-23
  4. Helpful (5)

    "Anonymous"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Xtreme Lashes full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Small company. Very entrepreneurial. You'll get to learn a lot, and it'll help you later on when you're looking to move up or find other opportunities elsewhere. Very family-oriented. Everyone is nice and friendly. There are snacks available to you. If you work hard, your efforts will be recognized and appreciated. The CEO is friendly and approachable.

    Cons

    It's a small company that's growing fast so whatever role that you're in, you'll oftentimes have to wear many hats and put in the hours to get things done. But if you love what you do, and you don't mind gaining new and valuable knowledge, then you'll be okay. Be sure to communicate to your superiors if you feel like you've taken on too much.

    Xtreme Lashes2017-05-03

    Xtreme Lashes Response

    June 2, 2017Xtreme Lashes

    Thanks for your feedback! As a growing company, we acknowledge the significant impact of each team member's efforts. We value your dedication and hope that you're taking time in between your efforts to celebrate your contributions and successes at Xtreme Lashes!

  5. Helpful (3)

    "Soul"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Xtreme Lashes full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Xtreme Lashes has been a great place to work at. Their set of core values are really inspiring and it is humbling to see how much the employees embody and embrace them. There is a strong sense of care for coworkers, customers and anyone associated with Xtreme Lashes. Here, you are not just a number.

    Cons

    Parking is currently a problem, but it helps that the management is already working on figuring out a solution.

    Xtreme Lashes2017-03-22

    Xtreme Lashes Response

    April 5, 2017Xtreme Lashes

    We are too humbled by your review to say anything beyond a simple "thank you," and we hope we continue to serve with soul for many years to come.

  6. Helpful (2)

    "representative/Eyelash Technician"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Esthetician/Eyelash Technician in Scottsdale, AZ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Xtreme Lashes part-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Meet different people and the high reputation of the company history.

    Cons

    Depending on the area

    Xtreme Lashes2017-03-02
  7. Helpful (9)

    "Micromanagement at every level"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Creative in Houston, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Xtreme Lashes full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Free snacks, and sorry, I can't think of anything else.

    Cons

    Several members of C-suite are not qualified for their positions -- many were appointed because they are family. Top leadership micromanages every aspect of the business (meeting after meeting after meeting, smartsheet after smartsheet after smartsheet). There is no work/life balance -- staff is expected to work late nights and weekends to make up for the poor management of time among leadership.

    Advice to Management

    This company needs to understand the value of a work/life balance. They will lose skilled talent to other firms that have embraced this tenet. Trust your employees to do good work. It will lead to profits and better talent.

    Xtreme Lashes2017-03-19

    Xtreme Lashes Response

    April 5, 2017Xtreme Lashes

    Thank you for your critical feedback, which helps us make better decisions in the future. We believe in constructive conversations, and hope that you had expressed your discontent while employed at Xtreme Lashes so we could collaborate on solutions. As you may know, four family ...

    Show More
  8. Helpful (2)

    "Incredible Company, Culture, People"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Education & Human Resources Director in Houston, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Xtreme Lashes full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Excellent people, products, training and company as a whole. As Xtreme became more established, the employees reaped many new benefits (bonus days off, compensation bonuses, celebrations, recognition, etc.). The vision and goals are established and shared by the CEO (Jo) and Board, but employees are encouraged to provide their input and share their ideas and suggestions in terms of opportunities for growth. Because...

    Show More

    Cons

    The Company was (and I believe still is) growing so quickly, it was hard to find enough talented, competent individuals (especially those with experience in the beauty industry) to keep up with the rapid growth.

    Xtreme Lashes2017-01-19
  9. Helpful (6)

    "Growing every year"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Spring, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Xtreme Lashes full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The people here are so great to work with and Jo really does us as a family. We celebrate birthdays and anniversaries on a monthly basis. There is also a great quarterly bonus program which is great since it often pays out at the most convenient times of the year. Also the jobs is very demanding and most often people wear multiple hats. Since I hate being bored and I work better under pressure, this is a plus for me....

    Show More

    Cons

    The main challenge that an employee will run into at this company is time. Time is a friend to no man. This is especially true when your company strives to stay in the lead of an industry that they piloted into existence. Everything is fast paced so if you are into down time, stay away. This company is not for those without ambition!

    Advice to Management

    Maintain your strong flow of inertia and this will be a Fortune 500 company in no time@

    Xtreme Lashes2016-10-26

    Xtreme Lashes Response

    October 28, 2016Xtreme Lashes

    You really hit the nail on the head. Xtreme is for the bold and ambitious. The industry of eyelash extensions is relatively new (just a little over 10 years) and the demand for the product/service was extremely high from the start! As the industry innovator and leader, we’ve had to ...

    Show More
  10. Helpful (3)

    "Challenging but Fun"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Spring, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Xtreme Lashes full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    You have great and diverse co-workers. You can be who you are as long as you contribute. Lots of activities and unique projects that you can get involved in since the company does a lot of stuff in-house. You are exposed to everything from R&D of cosmetics to digital marketing. You can bring your ideas to the table and they will be given fair consideration. It is a small company (about 80 people) which has pros and...

    Show More

    Cons

    The company expects a lot from you. Especially if you are a manger or director. Some like and embrace the challenge of fast paced assignments and constant change but for some it is too much. The CEO does not put up with mediocre work so you need to have high attention to detail and be prepared. On the other hand, she does praise you when you execute on a challenging assignment. I have worked at Xtreme for 2 years and...

    Show More

    Advice to Management

    Keep a laser focus on finishing the big projects.

    Xtreme Lashes2016-08-15

    Xtreme Lashes Response

    October 28, 2016Xtreme Lashes

    We are so happy to hear about your experience! You captured Xtreme Lashes in a fair and balanced post – and you accurately represented our company culture. Your advice to management is rock solid. We wish you a long, prosperous and enjoyable career!

Found 49 reviews