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Meet Tiara Chisolm of Pressedt Nails in Inglewood

Today we’d like to introduce you to Tiara Chisolm.

So, before we jump into specific questions about the business, why don’t you give us some details about you and your story.
Navigating through life is already tough, especially when you have no idea which direction to take. I’ve learned that although the cards may not be in your favor, you still have a hand. I have always been one to make gold out of anything. But, I’d be lying if I said it was ever easy!

I’ve explored different paths including my first love, basketball, studying different subjects, makeup artistry, and many other ideas that we will keep private just in case! Even moving locations (LA to Las Vegas) made it more difficult to stay focused on one venture. As hard as it was, I always had another idea in mind after one “failed” in my eyes. This idea just happened to feel the most natural and I’ve honestly found the most familiar passion for an activity that I haven’t felt since winning my first basketball game. So here we are!

We’re always bombarded by how great it is to pursue your passion, etc – but we’ve spoken with enough people to know that it’s not always easy. Overall, would you say things have been easy for you?
I don’t believe in smooth roads. As negative as that may sound, I like to think that everyone experiences trials in different ways. Not having a smooth road doesn’t always mean that negative events halt the mission! I’ve personally had to overcome a number of obstacles when preparing to launch my business and even while running it. For example, when building my website, there were many areas where I experienced certain things for the first time, resulting in having to completely start from SCRATCH! Over 100 options completely redone. But during the rebuilding, I was introduced to bulk editing. Had I given up, I wouldn’t have learned how to fix my mistakes on an easier platform!

Secondly, organization has always been one of my biggest struggles. This business has led me to so many sources regarding learning how to better organize my supplies. I can not express how frustrating it is to watch 500 nails fall to the floor, knowing you were cluttered and now have to pick up, organize, and re-sanitize each individual nail! I can proudly say that organization has become so much less of a struggle!

We’d love to hear more about your business.
Pressedt Nails is an artificial nail business that specializes in quality press-on nails and custom nail art. My customers love collaborating with me on certain visions they have, which allows me to create the perfect custom set for anyone ready to be Pressedt! I am very proud of how passionate and driven I am behind this business. I stay up through the night researching and improving my technique, as well as taking rigorous notes on how I can better serve my customers and attract more! I find that, specifically, very important when running a business. I never want my customers to feel like I am hard to reach or unreliable. Every customer is just as important as the next, and I believe my attentiveness to my customers’ specific desires set me apart from the rest! Try me, I’m here for you.

What were you like growing up?
If you told 14 years old Tiara that she’d one day own a press-on nail business, she’d probably laugh and ask if you were trying to go play ball. Growing up, I was as athletic as a child athlete could be! Basketball was my food, water, and shelter, but it wasn’t alone. Living through and with depression, having the mere freedom to express myself through any type of art allows me to live that much more comfortably. The little bit of expression is therapy! I used to draw on my hands in school and color on my nails and I never realized that I was just relieving my own stress. Ironically, I didn’t find a real interest in cosmetics until college, where I discovered my love and surprising talent in nails and makeup. I’m so glad that I trusted my heart because here I am today, able to express myself through my own business!


  • Basicz Set (Solid Color 10 pc Set) $35
  • Holographic Flame Sets (10 pc set) $45
  • Graphic Sets (10 pc set) $40

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