TUSTIN, Calif. (KABC) — Nail salons are among the businesses hit hard by the coronavirus crisis, and while thousands of salons across Southern California are closed, many owners have come together to try to give back in another way.
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“That’s the only time I’ve felt this much hurt. This much sorrow, this much pain,” said Nguyen.
Nguyen is now working with nail salon owners and their suppliers to turn a negative into a positive for others.
“You have no business, you don’t know how to make rent, you’re out of money and you look at your stockpile and because you have something of value to the hospitals, you go and you give it,” Nguyen said. “They’re giving it.”
“We’re all just kind of collaborating to get the word out. We have lot of family members who are on the front lines as well as friends,” said Christie Nguyen, owner of Studio 18 Nail Bar.