Madam Glam introduces a new blog series willing to inspire not only future nail technicians but beauty and nail lovers too. By each interview we’ll take, you will get the chance to know & see what it takes to be a nail tech nowadays, how to start a career, what inspires our nail techs or what challenges they’ve been through, what tips & tricks they have for us and many, many more!
For episode 6, we talked about nails & other things with the amazing Ali J, a super talented nail tech that we really appreciate! She has amazing skills and we love all her nail designs! You will fall in love with her style for sure!
Let’s follow Ali's journey! ✨
MG: When did you start your career? What do you enjoy most about doing nails? I started my career in 2013 but went through nail tech school in 2005. I enjoy the look on my clients face when I'm finished with their manicure. Also really enjoy rehabbing unhealthy nails to healthy ones!
MG: Who were/was the biggest inspiration/s for your nail technician career?
My parents were both hair dressers so i would say they are an inspiration! @meghanly also inspired me to start doing more nail art!
MG: What is your go-to manicure?
My go-to manicure is anything with lines! They are my jam!!!
MG: What is your life motto/saying/quote?
"Be so busy loving your life that you have not time for hate, regret or fear."
MG: How do you picture the nail industry in 5 years?
It will be interesting to see the nail industry in 5 years! Maybe less nail art? I feel like that goes in and out.
MG: Describe yourself using 5 emojis.
MG: What’s your best tip for getting the perfect manicure?
PRACTICE!!! And take your time! No need to rush!!!
MG: I can't live without......?
My dog, Willow.
MG: How many gels do you own? What are your 3 favorite gels from Madam Glam?
My favorites are Ballerina, Rosy Nude & You're So Vain.
MG: Which celebrity would be your dream client? Why? Blake Lively. She seems like a sweet, genuine person and I love her!
MG: Do you have any tip or advice to share with our community, younger and future nail techs or simply nail lovers?
If you feel called to do nails, do it!! It's such a fun career! You are your own boss and you get to meet amazing people that become your friends. It's also a wonderful creative outlet! I love doing nails!