Chair seats new cosmetologist


Cosmetologist Sam Martinez stands in her new workplace, Chair Salon, last Wednesday.

Photo by Jenny Gessaman

Chair Salon has welcomed a new cosmetologist. If you’re not sure what that means, just ask Sam Martinez herself.

“I do full-body waxing, lashes, nails and facials,” she said.

Martinez feels it was work she was destined for.

“Since I was 3 years old, I was doing makeup and my hair,” she said.

While she loves her work, it’s another passion that has motivated her 26-year career as a cosmetologist.

“What I really enjoy the most is the people and meeting new people,” she said.

Martinez started her work at Chair Salon mid-March after moving from Billings.

“My fiancé loves this area, and I do, too,” she said. “I fell in love with it.”

It’s a slightly different environment for Martinez, but not by much.

“Billings to Lewistown to me isn’t a big deal,” she said.

Still, Martinez is happy to be practicing in a peaceful area, “full of warm and kind people.”



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