While the hot summer sky is clear, Rain is in the forecast for the Med City.
Work is in the last stages at Raingsey Sin’s new Rain Nail Salon in Suite 8 in the Crossroads Shopping Center, at 1201 S. Broadway Ave. She and her husband, Kim Sin, expect Rain Nail to officially open for business on Monday, June 14. However, she has already opened the doors occasionally for some long-time customers as a "soft opening."
The 1,500-square-foot salon will feature nine manicure tables and eight pedicure spa chairs. It is being built in the space last occupied by the Beef Jerky Outlet store.
This project is designed to help Sin keep up with the growing demand for her work.
For more than three years, she has operated a small space inside the Sola Salon Studios, also in the Crossroads Shopping Center. Over time, her reputation and clientele base grew to where her calendar was always full.
The new salon will have four employees plus Sin providing a full range of nail services.
“It’s going to be a big step up for me,” said Sin in March. “I always wanted to expand my business … it has always been my dream, but I never had the confidence to do it. My husband (Kim Sin) told me that I should do it and then I did it.”
Expanding to multiple nail chairs and stations staffed by a team of employees means Sin will be able to do things like host birthday parties and bridal parties, which were not possible in her small, one-woman shop.