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Our History

Let me tell you why I want to help...

First, let me tell you about me.

My name is Crystal 'NinaDawn' Patton. I became a nail technician in 2002. I was a single mom to a 12 year old son and struggling to find time to tend to his needs and work in the Architectural industry. At the urging of my then-nail technician, I enrolled into Tri-Cities Beauty College for the Nail Program.

I worked in the beauty industry for a year but failed to find consistent success. So, I went back into the Architectural field where I worked as a CAD operator and Architectural designer for the next 6 years.

In 2009, I was blessed with a new addition to my family. We soon moved to the Asheville, NC area, and I left the Architecture world to concentrate on being a mom and wife. When my little one was ready for pre-school, I wanted to go back to work part time. However, the demands and deadlines of Architecture require nothing less than a full time career. So, I dusted off my nail tech license and fate had me to meet the owner of THE Nail Salon & Spa in a class. She invited me to work with her in her salon.

In 2014, I decided to further my education by enrolling in the Medinail Learning Center's ANT/MNT program. It was hard work, but dedicating my Sundays to study I completed the program in December of 2014. I was able to enjoy nearly two years at a podiatry office in Hendersonville, NC, as an MNT. I have recently relocated to Johnson City, TN, to be closer to my family. 

The idea for this business came about after receiving my Medical Nail Technician Certification. I set out to find the medical grade equipment required to improve sanitation, disinfection and sterilization techniques. It was difficult to locate these items and get answers to salon-specific questions. Some people in the medical field did not understand the need for these items in a salon. After taking the course with Medinail Learning Center, I realize how important this is - not only for my clients but for myself as a nail technician.

With that, Safe Salon Supply, LLC was born - a comprehensive resource for salon professionals. It is my mission to make having exceedingly high standards easier for every salon that wants to show how they care.
We are expanding our products and services through Saiph Pro. This division will offer carefully chosen implements and disposables, as well as offer continuing education.
My passion has always been to be in a supportive role, helping others succeed. From my days as an architectural design assistant, to helping boost someones confidence with a well manicured hand, I always enjoy helping others smile. My hope for this business is that it helps your business succeed by standing head and shoulders above any so-called competition in your area. Once you raise the bar to a higher level, though, you will find that you are the competition to beat! Others will see your success and you will help to elevate an entire industry. The education is out there. Now the products to support that education are easy to find in one place, dedicated to salons.

I look forward to doing business with you. Please email me at sales@safesalonsupply.com if you have any questions or comments.

Crystal NinaDawn Patton
Saiph Pro
Safe Salon Supply, LLC