Mia Rubie of Sparkle San Francisco left a lucrative career at Levi’s for her craft nearly six months ago.
“I just went crazy for nail art,” she recalls. The S.F. native (her father was a fine artist) was spending time after hours painting the digits of friends and family until she realized she had a business on her hands. Tell her about your favorite designer or artist, and she’ll riff on their eye-catching motifs for fabulous results. 3150 18th St., Ste. 221, S.F., 415-684-8802; sparklesanfrancisco.com.
Written by Elizabeth Khuri Chandler and Megan Meyer.