We all love lush lashes but applying and removing mascara on a daily basis is, let’s face it, a bit of a pain. If you strongly agree, you’re probably ready to join the eyelash extensions craze as Melina Cespedes did. After completing her degree at Florida State University, the clever, creative entrepreneur ventured off to Los Angeles to further explore the beauty industry. She soon realized that her passion did not lie in the realm of traditional spas when she went to a lashing seminar and fell deeply in love. After a few more twists and turns — cue movie montage here — Lash Society Miami was born. “Lashing is an art and I make sure my aestheticians have lashing as one of their passions,” she says. Best of all, her lash bar has the best “lash care” products on the market to help keep your lashes luscious and healthy until your next visit; LashSocietyMiami.com; Instagram: @LashSocietyMiami.
We scoured The Magic City to bring you what we deem to be the next generation of business leaders at the tip of The Sunshine State. These young professionals represent a variety of industries and excel at their respective crafts with superior sophistication and their own unique blend of style and savvy. All have managed to seamlessly balance their careers with their personal lives while continuously giving back to the community that has helped mold them into who they are. Without further ado, flip this page to meet this year’s Top 20 Under 40.
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