Albuquerque, New Mexico 2021-05-04 07:28:10 –
Albuquerque, New Mexico (KRQE) – Some people need a job, others create their own. Two Albuquerque hair stylists have decided to open their own salon and take root.
There are no cutouts on the floor yet, but the owners Diana Chaparro and Erin Sanchez are ready to get to work. “My ultimate goal was always to be open to myself,” Chaparro said.
Both Chaparro and Sanchez worked in separate salons in northeastern Albuquerque, but opened in 2020 by purchasing a location away from Eubank and Montgomery. Desert Roots Salon.. “We decided to seize the opportunity and choose it,” said Chaparro.
The pandemic urged them to put their future in their own hands. “It was during the first shutdown, so it really made me want to take responsibility for myself,” Sanchez said.
They are considering hiring at least five other employees in the hope that they will open in June. “You have an idea, and now it’s like being physically there in front of you, and it’s a bit fun to see,” Sanchez said.
Of course, without some setbacks, it’s not a pandemic dream. “We were looking for truck lighting everywhere, but no one seems to have anything,” Chaparro said.
After more than a month of hunting, they finally found some. They are a little late until they get a loan or paperwork.
“During construction, things always happened and obviously it didn’t happen like we wanted to open in April. That’s not unexpected for us,” Chaparro said. .. Despite the delays, they just focus on the journey and remain optimistic.
“I think we made the right decision. I don’t think there’s another shutdown we know, but in my opinion we made the right decision,” Chaparro said. They have support because they know when they can open.
“Thankfully, we both congratulate all clients from our old salon for following us to this salon,” said Chaparro. Meanwhile, they continue to design and plan the perfect space.
Current health guidelines allow you to work with 50% capacity. Bernarillo County remains in Green Tier.
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