We had the good fortune of connecting with Chloe Mecina and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Chloe, how do you think about risk?
Risks are amazing! Risks get me out of my comfort zone, and anytime I’m uncomfortable I know that I’m on my way to that next open door. If I never took risks I wouldn’t be where I’m at today. Building a brand and a business can be so scary, and you question your sanity sometimes! If you never take the risk you’ll never see the reward.

What should our readers know about your business?
I am the proud owner of Nail Fluff, a nail studio located in Old Town Pasadena, Ca. I started Nail Fluff because I was working as a nail tech at different shops and I noticed that clients were missing that personal touch at their nail appointments. Every client that I have met becomes my best friend! I love communicating with my clients, making them feel at home and creating customized one of a kind nails. I 100% believe in self care and I want every single client to leave Nail Fluff feeling like the queen or king that they are! It’s been an uphill battle and starting a business from the ground up isn’t easy but it’s so worth it.

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
Ok so my bestie is in town the first place we’re going is to the beach! It’s where I’m from and where my heart will always be. Anyone co,I got into LA just has to see the beach first! A cute bike ride up the boardwalk to the pier in Santa Monica and we’ll hop on the Ferris wheel for some adrenaline. I love to stay active with my friends so a long hike up Temescal Canyon to burn off all the calories from In-N-Out and my favorite Thai place in Alhambra! The most fun you’ll have here in town will be outdoors at national parks and local lakes. Old town Pasadena has so many cute restaurants and coffee shops! As long as you’re surrounded by cool people the fun will happen! So come to Nail Fluff! Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I want to shoutout all the black small business owners who have stayed consistent this past year. One in particular whom I’ve had the pleasure to work with, Bryana Caban of @cabancreations. She creates beautiful custom pieces for personal and business use. Her customer service is impeccable and I highly recommend her high quality products.

Website: www.NailFluff.com

Instagram: @Nail_Fluff

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