Every local community has a story, a history, and a unique personality that cannot be replicated. This is often thanks to specialized, small-scale businesses, like this one, which contribute to a neighborhood’s distinctive character and promote a thriving ecosystem in their community. Small, independent businesses offer diverse products and services, fostering economic resilience by removing the local economy’s dependence on a single industry. When you buy local, you build local, and deepen your connection to your own community.
As a result, patronizing a local business like this is an act of community building. Check out their website to learn more about the local experience you can discover today.
Did You Know?
48 cents of every dollar spent at a locally owned retail business goes back into the local community. That’s more than three times the amount that local economies recover from chain retailers — Civic Economics’ 2012 survey of local businesses
Local businesses have generated 65% of the country’s net new jobs over the past 17 years — US Small Business Administration
A Chat with Snip Salon Jessica Scott
What services does your business offer and what makes your business stand out from the competition? I am an experienced nail tech of 21 years. I also am an educator for CND, the founding company of the Shellac brand. I am aware of the importance of keeping the natural nail strong and healthy.
What was the inspiration to start or run this business? My love for the beauty of nails and the art involved and creating fashion accessories for people who want beautiful nails.
What do you love most about your job? Seeing happy faces when they leave. I like the creative energy I get with each and every client.
What is the best reaction you've ever gotten from a customer? When they realize what I can do with all my glitter and foil and stones. They love my imagination station.