Nailpro - October 2017 - 80

"I'd encourage my young self
ning
g
to appreciate every learning
ach
opportunity and turn each
n."
experience into a lesson."

"To young Jill, I'd say, 'Think
like a business woman to
create a career path. Use
your existing client base
to recruit more likeminded
customers, and let go of the
bad ones before they suck
the joy from doing nails!'
It's essential not to wander
through your youth polishing
nails without a long-term
goal, because that's wasted
time you can't get back.
There's less risk for burnout
and thus greater chances to
succeed when you're a fresh
newbie." -Jill Wright, owner
of Jill's-A Place for Nails,
Bowling Green, KY

"Some of my adventures in this industry
stry
made me feel invincible, while others left me
questioning my abilities. Given the chance, I'd
ry
encourage my young self to appreciate every
ce
learning opportunity and turn each experience
ht
into a lesson. Also, figure out how to light
[photography] and edit social-media posts!!
Take classes at a community center or local
college to master those essential skills."-
Nina Park, editorial nail artist, Boston, MA
Nina Park, 29, as a finalist in
her first Sally Hansen "I Heart
Nail Art" contest.

Karen Hodges, 42, kicking
off her nail career.

"I w
was too available in the initial years of my career:
com
coming early, staying late, working days off. The
on
only answer people heard from me was 'yes.'
Th
Then, I went through a taxing period and uttered
m
my first 'no,' to which a client replied 'OK.' I was
sshocked! I wish I'd stood my ground earlier, so I
w
would let myself know that it's important to set
b
boundaries. Customers want and appreciate that
which they perceive to be a little precious. Once I
figured out my time was valuable, clients started
feeling the same way."-Karen Hodges, concierge
nail technician and online educator at Nailcare
Academy, Fort Myers, FL

"The '80s were a rad time for
makeup, hair and nails, and I
lived it up!" says Jill Wright of
her 23-year-old self.

"We're very fortunate to have jobs we love,
but this is how we pay for health insurance
and put food on the table, which means we
must get compensated for our services and
not give work away."
"Remember: This is a business. That's what I would have told myself when first
starting as a nail tech. We're very fortunate to have jobs we love, but this is
how we pay for health insurance and put food on the table, which means we
must get compensated for our services and not give work away. I've watched
too many talented techs quit because they didn't understand how to make
a living doing nails. I'd also advise my newbie self to never chew gum while
painting a pedicure. I learned that one the hard way!"
(Far left) Thirty-one-year-old Tracey Reierson
-Tracey Reierson, director of education at Young Nails,
when she first started working at Young Nails.
Buena Park, CA

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Nailpro - October 2017 - Intro
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