Tai Nail Salon Spa Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary in Yonkers

Mayor Mike Spano joined Tai and Lillian for their celebration

Congratulations to Tai Nail & Hair Salon for celebrating their 10 12 months anniversary on Could 19. The salon, found at 17 Lockwood Avenue, is owned by mother Lillian (Lily) Reyes and daughter Taisha (Tai) Martinez. Lilly is from the Dominican Republic and Tai was born in Bronx. Each are happy Latinas.

“Over the past 10 a long time, lots of matters has occurred and we have been equipped to keep open up to provide our clientele with the same or far better provider. When the pandemic strike us it was hard due to the fact we experienced to near for 4 months. But when we opened all over again we ended up fast paced. We experienced consumers from everywhere coming below simply because their salons were even now shut, and we have been well prepared for it. We remodled the salon to in good shape the new requirements for reopening and even now retaining in intellect that we have to safeguard ourselves, employees, and customers. It was not not effortless at moments but we were being not going to give up that uncomplicated, we are solid Latina females,” mentioned Tai.

“My mother has 20 decades of getting a hair dresser and has opened two salons in Yonkers and the initial in Mt. Vernon back when I was only 18 a long time previous. She really understands how critical buyer service is and the things that university didn’t educate me my mother did. I am pretty grateful for her and I couldn’t check with for a better person to demonstrate me. I graduated from Westchester Group Higher education with Business Administration Affiliate, and graduated from SUNY Empire Condition College or university with a Bachelors in Business, Administration, and Economics.

“Five a long time in the past, I decided to return to my mother’s organization (salon) to aid her run it and was a very little lost to be genuine but I knew that performing for another person else could not be what I required immediately after all. I remembered how much I did not like getting in the salon because all I would see is my mother experienced to do, and I did not want that for myself. So I left the enterprise, finished my bachelor’s diploma, traveled the earth, and LIVED like I never did before. Right now, I have grow to be the most popular nail technician in Westchester County mainly because I specialize in Ingrown Pedicures and have been identified as the Pedicure Queen. An ingrown pedicure is concentrating on removing the added cuticle about the toenails or eliminating an ingrown toenail.

“I have consumers from all more than. Our salon isn’t well-liked mainly because of me but of the assistance we supply. Every single morning we all have our popular Dominican coffee that some purchasers make their appointments all over it, we are bilingual in Spanish and English, do truly excellent pedicures and nail service, and my mother is incredible with hair some of her customers have been with her for 15 several years. But most importantly, shoppers depart satisfied and feel like family members. Our customers know we are a clean up, reapable, comprehending, and trustworthy Latinas that enjoy them,” mentioned Tai.