Introducing NAILPRO Educator Lorenz Medina

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Born in the Philippines, Lorenz Medina migrated to the United States at 16 years old. Upon graduating high school, Medina joined the United States Marines and served a few years in Iraq.

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“When I came back, I attempted to attend college, but my PTSD made it difficult to concentrate, so I dropped out,” he says. “One year later, I found myself working at my local nail salon, doing nails, where I found serenity, peace and solitude. Nail art became my therapy,” says the Hamilton, Ohio-based nail artist. “Previously working as a master educator for Notpolish, my team taught classes to build others up, which also gave me a lot of confidence. I can honestly say that doing nails saved my life.”

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