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Women of Beauty: Bernadette Kotel

October 25, 2011 | 12:45 PM

Lesson learned: “Last year, I bough my first upscale salon at age 66. My biggest mistake was having no confidence in myself. I should have purchased my own salon years ago.”

Best advice: “My advice to any woman in the industry is always stay educated and informed. That is where the confidence comes from. You can never have enough education or confidence. Don’t listen to anyone else. Follor your own gut, then jump in with both feet.”

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