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My Other Life: Donna Trull, Glass Bead Artist

August 1, 2012  | Article

“I first became familiar with the ancient art of making beads from glass — called lampworking — after taking a jewelry class at my local craft store,” says Donna Trull, a nail tech at Studio 413 Salon and Spa in Albany, Ga.

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My Other Life: Rebekah Summers, School Bus Driver

July 3, 2012  | Article

“If you had told me 20 years ago that I would be a bus driver today and would be loving my job, I would have laughed out loud,” says Rebekah Summers, the owner of Perfect 10 Nails inside Don’s Barber Shop in Cadiz, Ky

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My Other Life: Ruth Windsor, Doggy Daycare Administration Specialist

May 26, 2012  | Article

During the course of a foot treatment, nail tech Ruth Windsor asked her client what type of work she did. “She responded with, ‘I own a doggie daycare facility.’ And I told her, ‘I want to come work with you.’” It was a few years later that Deb Watkins, owner of Canine College, hired Windsor as an administration specialist.

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My Other Life: Teresa King, acting teacher

April 27, 2012  | Article

When her father nixed the idea of enrolling in beauty college, then- high school student Teresa King joined the drama club instead.

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My Other Life: Marie Soto, Tax and Accounting Business

March 29, 2012  | Article

“I love numbers. Call me crazy, but they’re fun,” says Marie Soto, owner of At Your Hands & Feet inside Antwon’s Salon in Glendale, Ariz. Good thing she’s fond of figures because she’s also the owner of Soto Tax and Accounting.

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My Other Life: Jenny Constantine, police officer and armourer

March 7, 2012  | Article

“I never wanted to be in a job that would have me confined to an office pushing paper,” says Jenny Constantine, owner of a mobile nail service called Junique Nails, based in Diego Martin, Trinidad. That’s also one of the reasons behind her other career choice: police officer.

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My Other Life: Devonné Franks, MRI technologist

January 31, 2012  | Article

Devonné Franks’ two careers couldn’t be more different. “Instead of making people feel good about themselves and look beautiful, I worry if I’m going to find something on their exam,” say Franks, who works as an MRI technologist in a hospital in Lima, Ohio, and also does nails at Shear Brilliance in Delphos.

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My Other Life: Leah Holst, Cake Decorator

January 3, 2012  | Article

Nail tech Leah Holst attributes her cake baking and decorating skills to heredity. “My love of baking started when I was really young,” says Holst, the owner of Luxe Spa in Harriston, Ontario, Canada, as well as ~Layers~ Cakes and Confections by Leah.

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My Other Life: Tara Deck, home builder

November 30, 2011  | Article

Tara Deck, owner of home-based Tara Lea Esthetics in Chetwynd, British Columbia, Canada, built her own 3,600-square-foot, five-bedroom, ranch-style home on a beautiful five-acre lot.

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My Other Life: Kari Evich, photographer and graphic artist

November 5, 2011  | Article

“When I’m not doing nails you can find me taking photos,” says Kari Evich, owner of Nails by Kari, located inside Merle Norman, in Covington, Va. With a partner, she also owns a graphic design and photography business called Tayvich Photography.

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My Other Life: Angelica Chavez, MMA fighter

September 30, 2011  | Article

Angelica Chavez, a nail tech at Hot Heads and Cool Claws in Albuquerque, N.M., is also a professional mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter.

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My Other Life, Classic Mully, Paintball Player

August 25, 2011  | Article

 “I started paintballing at age 10,” says Classic Mully, a nail tech at Personalities Salon in Queen Creek, Ariz.

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My Other Life: Meggan Joy Anderson, Golfer

August 4, 2011  | Article

Meggan Joy Anderson, salon owner. In her other life: golfer

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My Other Life: Cindy Walston, decorator

July 6, 2011  | Article

“Interior decorating is a lot like doing nails. You create, you have your own style and technique, and there’s a before and after. Your interior space can give you confidence and make you feel good about yourself — just like beautiful nails!”

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My Other Life: Claudia Iacovetto, biker

May 28, 2011  | Article

Claudia Iacovetto, salon owner.  In her other life: biker

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