ABOUT OWNER DANA CECIL
Dana Cecil became a licensed nail technician in 2004, but her passion began much earlier in life. She started out with the press-ons and grocery store acrylic, customizing them to be even cooler than they were back then. She started collecting nail polish, decals, and anything else she could get her Mom to buy her.
Dana's husband got called to active duty in 2003, and she decided to spend her time alone at nail school. She graduated in 2004, from Tusco Beauty School, and worked at a local salon for a few months. Soon after, Dana's husband returned from duty, they moved to Florida for a couple of years while her husband attended school. They moved back to Ohio in 2006 and started a family. Dana always kept her tech license current, knowing that someday, she would want to pursue this career.
In 2013 Dana established Nail Junkie, located in The Galleria of Salons, Suite #112, in beautiful downtown Dover, Ohio. Most recently, Dana has moved, and expanded her salon to the amazing Square of Downtown New Philadelphia! Nail Junkie is now Dana Nail Junkie & Co. which is home to amazing nail artists who work very hard to bring you healthy nail treatments. Every artist at Dana Nail Junkie & Co. is their own boss, manage their own schedules, and hours, but we strive to bring you a cohesive atmosphere where you'll feel cozy and welcome by us all. Please visit the "Our Team" tab to learn more about each artist.
Dana has been published in NAILS magazine print edition as well as NAILS online Magazine, Nail Art Gallery Magazine. Just search her name on the NAILS website for multiple links to her work. She has also competed in one of the largest and most prestigious nail competitions available to licensed nail technicians. Next Top Nail Artist, which is hosted mainly by NAILS Magazine and CND, along with multiple other sponsors throughout the competition. Nails & CND hand pick 24 semi-finalists from entries around the globe, yes....the whole WORLD. From there they have two pre-challenges where 6 people will be cut each challenge to take the competition to the Top 12 contestants. The Top 12 contestants battle it out through weekly challenges until there is only one person crowned Next Top Nail Artist. Dana competed, and ranked Top 7 during Season 4 of NTNA, then went onto compete in Season 5 where she ranked Top 5! Follow the links below to view all of Dana's competition pieces!
Check out Dana's YouTube for tutorials from the competitions and more!
Dana Cecil became a licensed nail technician in 2004, but her passion began much earlier in life.
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Lisa graduated in 1998 from Tusco Beauty School in Dover Ohio. The nail industry gives Lisa a creative outlet to share her designs with some "pretty amazing people."
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Makayla graduated Buckeye Career Center's Cosmetology program in 2016. She then went on to further her career at Tusco Beauty School to acquire her advanced cosmetology license.
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Sarah Mann became a licensed Cosmetologist with the state of Ohio in May of 2018. In the fall of 2019 she decided to join the team at Dana Nail Junkie & Co. to further her career.
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Caitlin graduated in August 2019 from Raphael’s School of Beauty Culture Inc. located in Alliance, Ohio. Caitlin boldly made the jump straight into booth renting at Dana Nail Junkie & Co. to start her business in March of 2020.
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Exciting news! We will be adding just one more table this year to our salon. If you have experience in nail art, please send a text to Dana at 330-401-9675. You can also email email@example.com