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My Other Life: Lydia McCarthy, Statuary Character Creator

November 29, 2018  | Article

For Lydia McCarthy of Queenstown, New Zealand, the idea of making concrete statues started as an idle conversation between friends over a glass of wine.

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My Other Life: Syncia Seguin, Nurse Manager

October 18, 2018  | Article

Syncia Seguin has a career in nursing management in addition to doing nails. 

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My Other Life: Karen Raaen, Cosplayer

September 25, 2018  | Article

Nail tech Karen Raeen enjoys dressing up in costume to attend local comic conventions and fan fests. 

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My Other Life: Vanessa McCullough, Rock Singer

August 24, 2018  | Article

The band Melissa McCullough sings in with her husband, who plays the guitar, has remained a constant in her life through job changes and a cross-country move.

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My Other Life: Linsey Stinson, Reptile Breeder

August 4, 2018  | Article

Nail tech Linsey Stinson of Calgary, Alberta, Canada, has always shared an affinity for animals with her husband, who is especially fond of reptiles. They now have a collection of over 40 animals.

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My Other Life: Catherine Porche, Zipline Instructor

June 18, 2018  | Article

When nail tech Catherine Porche started work as a ziplining instructor at a company near Austin, Texas, she planned to pay her way through nail school, but she loved the job so much that she couldn’t give it up after getting her nail license. 

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My Other Life: Ruthy Carter, Kitten Caretaker

May 18, 2018  | Article

Nail tech Ruthy Carter of Tofield, Alberta, Canada has always been an animal lover, so when a friend told her about a disabled kitten born on a farm who needed a home, it was second nature to take the animal in.

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My Other Life: Courtney Havens, Child Welfare Driver

April 12, 2018  | Article

Portland, Ore.-based nail tech Courtney Havens is an important figure in children’s lives: She drives foster kids to school, appointments, and visits with their biological parents.

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My Other Life: Kim Manore, Fishing Enthusiast

March 19, 2018  | Article

For Morgan, Utah-based nail tech Kim Manore, fishing is a lifelong passion, a way to connect with her family, and even an inspiration for nail designs.

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My Other Life: G Molina, Jewelry Maker

March 14, 2018  | Article

San Francisco-based nail tech G Molina provides sparkle in more ways than one: She complements her nail designs with beautiful handmade jewelry. 

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My Other Life: Mary Macnider, Preschool Teacher

January 19, 2018  | Article

Both the beauty salon and the playground are familiar environments for Mary Macnider, a preschool teacher of eight years and salon co-owner.

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My Other Life: Knieya Peterson, Muralist

December 13, 2017  | Article

Temecula, Calif.-based nail tech Knieya Peterson's art is popular at many sizes, from small works of art on nails to the wall murals she paints for local business owners.

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My Other Life: Melissa Finch, Reiki Practitioner

November 20, 2017  | Article

Nail tech Melissa Finch is a master of a spiritual healing practice known as reiki. She says her clients notice the difference in her pedicures.

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My Other Life: Chloe Reed, T-shirt Designer

October 16, 2017  | Article

San Antonio-based nail tech Chloe Reed returned to an early passion when she began designing T-shirts.

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My Other Life: Andrea Storlie, Weightlifter

September 20, 2017  | Article

For nail tech Andrea Storlie, weightlifting has become a way of life. “It’s actually helped me as a manicurist because my back and arms are much stronger than before I started,” she says.

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