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

Hi Crystal, what’s your definition for success?
To me, success is not defined by how much money you make or how popular you are. Success is having the raw determination to persevere through whatever obstacles you may come across, to obtain the goal sought after. You must believe in yourself and your abilities when others can’t see it. Never stop pushing until you’ve reached your destination.

Can you open up a bit about your work and career? We’re big fans and we’d love for our community to learn more about your work.
Being a Nail Artist is nothing short of amazing! I can say with all honesty that I LOVE what I do.

My drive and passion is certainly what sets me apart from others. The dedication to my work reflects through the care I provide to my clients .I love the absolute joy it brings to my clients when they see the finished work. It sounds cliché, but to me nothing is more rewarding.

Becoming a Nail Artist has brought so much happiness into my life. I enjoy being able to express art from a beauty standpoint.

Drawing, poetry, and photography played a major part in my childhood. My parents loved to paint and draw. I don’t think we ever lived in a house where you couldn’t find art painted on our walls. My sisters and I have always been surrounded by my parent’s creative influence.

I found my personal interest in painting and drawing, but never thought it would lead to becoming a Nail Artist. I have my best friend to thank for that. I was always intrigued by how nice she did her nails and how easy she made it look. I had to ask how she did it. She was eager to show me and with my husband’s support, I went on online and bought EVERYTHING! I did my first set and was hooked!

Doing nail art is like drawing on paper but a thousand times more fun! I love everything about doing nails. From structure, to shaping, to the endless art that I can create. Did I mention the bling?!

I was absolutely set on turning this it into a career.

Starting your own business is definitely not easy. It involves a lot of long days, sleepless nights, and risk taking. No goal can be accomplished without the risk of losing something in exchange. I’ve had my share of hard times and frustrations but giving up was never an option. Sometimes taking a step back and developing a new strategy is all it takes. Starting your own business will have its downs but you must be strong enough to see your way through it.

I like to look at my business as my baby and I treat it as such. A mother loves her children and will invest her all into them. No matter how hard times get, giving up is never the answer.

I strongly believe that without passion, you’ll only go so far. Passion is what defines your level of greatness. It keeps you going when others give up.

I’ve invested so much into my career. Through my experience, what I’ve lost is a small price paid in compared to what I’ve obtained.

Over a short course of time, I have perfected my skills, became a recognized ambassador, and am successfully growing my small business. A lot of new and exciting things are happening at this point in my career. Throughout it all, the best thing yet, is establishing a career which allows me to spend more time with my family. I am truly blessed. This is only the beginning and I’m looking forward to all that is in store.

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?
I love the outdoors. We have a lot of hiking trails and national parks out here in Las Vegas and Southern Nevada as a whole. Red Rock Canyon is beautiful and Mt. Charleston in the winter is a must.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I would love to thank my amazing Husband for his love and constant support. He is truly my biggest fan! I’d also like to shout out my best friend Tee for igniting this flame, and to the rest of my friends and family who have done nothing but hype and support me through all of this. Thank you all so much for everything! I love every last one of you!

Website: https://my-business-103172.square.site/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/cnailz_it

Image Credits
Christon Blue IG: @ImagesbyChristonBlue and Myself

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