Women of Beauty: Roxanne Valinoti
First job in beauty: Cosmetics department of a drug store, 1993; dropped out of college to pursue my passion of beauty
Licensed: Advanced Nail Academy, NY, 1994
Three highlights of your career:
- Working as an Education Ambassador for over 10 years with CND and connecting with nail professionals all around the globe!
- Having the opportunity to work with fashion designers and lead an extraordinary team at NY Fashion Week for over 10 years.
- Doing nails for some of the most amazing celebrity talents in music and film.
Beauty legend you respect: Jan Arnold has been my mentor and inspiration my entire career! She has taught me about business, fashion and art and always continues to advance the industry with her creativity, energy and passion!
Tip: Be passionate about what you do and never stop learning and honing your skill. When you become complacent it’s time to move on.
Quote or personal mantra: Adapt and move on!