Nail tech Sheila Monaus of Long Beach, Calif., does nails out of a private room in Ambiance Skin Care Salon. Monaus decided to keep the French decor of the main salon going through her nail room by incorporating damask details. Nail offerings include manicures, pedicures, gel-polish, and hard gel services in the upscale environment meant for relaxation. When Monaus isn’t polishing regular clients she is offering her skillset to celebrities such as Olivia Newton John and Nicki Minaj. Monaus, a nail tech of four years, says she enjoys both working in her space and freelancing for celebrities, as it allows her to see multiple sides of the business.

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