From the beginning I knew I was different. I grew up in the inner city of the capital of Pennsylvania. I want to regular public schools and took normal classes just like everyone else around me...until I didn’t. I’ll never forget it, fourth grade, my parents were called in for a school meeting about me. I couldn’t figure out what I had done wrong. Turns out they wanted to send me from my regular public school to a school where I would learn an instrument, speak an additional language, and wear a uniform...all because I was too smart.-I hated it! I had to leave all my friends and try to make new ones. So there it began, I was doomed to spend the rest of my learning years with the smart kids.
After high school I went to college for business because I didn’t know what I wanted to be. I only went because it was expected of me-hated it!
It wasn’t until I was married and pregnant with my oldest child that I found something that actually delighted me. I took a job at a makeup counter in a department store. Guess what, I loved it! I had always been a person who wore makeup, did my hair, and took care of myself but I didn’t realize that this could actually be a career.
But then my life took a turn. I suddenly found myself divorced with two young children and realized I needed to make more money. I went to nursing school and continued in that field working nights and weekends to make sure I could provide and be available for my children. Years passed but my job became too stressful. I enjoyed the patient care but I didn’t enjoy the red tape and chaos that came along with the nursing field.
I went back to school to become a Massage Therapist and the spa bug bit me. The peace and relaxation that came along with this profession was extraordinary. From then on I decided to chart my own course and the only way to do that was through education and experience. I became state licensed as a Massage Therapist, Esthetician, and Natural Hair Specialist. I continued to gain education and experience in specialty areas like airbrush makeup, permanent makeup, and eyelash extensions just to name a few. I worked at the prestigious Hotel Hershey Chocolate Spa for more than a decade and have serviced thousands of clients.
But I wanted something more.
So Natures Selections was born. Here I’m able to incorporate all of my experience and expertise to assist in solving problems for you. ..all with the personal touch you need.
Book an appointment today. I’d love to get to know you. Together we can show the world you’ve got what it takes to be beautiful both inside and out.
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