Charme Studio

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Is that much deserved pedicure really worth the risks while pregnant?

We’ve been getting A LOT of questions lately about whether or not it is safe for pregnant ladies to come in and get their nails done. As Mother’s Day is right around the corner -- May 12th for those who didn’t know -- I thought now would be the perfect time to address this topic and put it to bed once and for all!

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The woman behind Charme Studio: all the gritty details PART 2

Andddddd… like I was saying, at about age 20 I was watching TV and saw a commercial about ADHD, and suddenly I knew what I’d been struggling with! Though I self-diagnosed, I went to the doctor, saw a psychologist, did some tests, and I was officially diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).  I started on a non-stimulant medication -- the most popular stimulant medication that you may have heard of is Adderall -- and suddenly I could organize my thoughts and I began to feel a whole lot less like a hot ass mess (hey that rhymes!)  Let me tell you how wonderful that was!

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The woman behind Charme Studio: all the gritty details

Clients: “Tell me about yourself.  Where is your family from? Did you always know you would be doing nails?  Does your family live around here?”

Me: “Well… where should I start?”

Clients: “At the beginning!”

So here it goes… ladies and gentleman, buckle up for the wild ride of my life! I assure you it is full of ups and downs, twists and turns, and in the end, a wonderfully exciting tale of how the daughter of immigrants found her passion despite the haters -- you won’t believe who was hating on me! -- and built a business on positivity that I’m TOTALLY proud of.  I struggle with ADHD, I have zero contact with my family (including my 14 half brothers and sisters), and I’m the woman I am today because of it all! Learn all about me in this 2 part series… you won’t want to miss it!

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Is a reduction of infection causing microorganisms appealing to you? Or would you prefer total elimination? Learn why a medical grade autoclave is part of our safety standards

It is about time I gave you the skinny on sterilizing.  I know, this isn’t exactly a sexy topic, but you know what else isn’t sexy?  Having to get toe surgery because you got an infection from tools being used by a nail shop that doesn’t properly sanitize!  In my humble opinion, losing a toenail is a whole lot less sexy than taking the time to make sure that the place you get your nails done is following the proper steps.

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