Minneapolis girl opens front yard salon, will paint your nails for $1


Not all kids these days are sitting inside glued to iPads and video games.

One little girl from Minnesota is spending her summer outside in her front yard, offering $1 manicures at her pop-up salon.

After her mother expressed desire to help homeless kids, nine-year-old Rhuin Stevens-Masterman decided to help – and set up shop on the corner at 34th and Columbus Avenue S. in south Minneapolis, FOX 9 reports.

"It makes me feel good inside because its one of my favorite things to do," Rhuin told the TV station.

But she was having trouble getting customers.

And then her idea went viral

Someone noticed her on Wednesday and stopped to get their nails done. The woman submitted her interaction on the Love What Matters Facebook page:


Since then, the post has received 29,000 likes and over 3,000 shares on Facebook as of Thursday afternoon.

And the fourth grader has racked up so many customers that her family set up a Facebook page called "Rhu's Salon" where people can schedule appointments.

You can request one via private message on Facebook, or show up to 3401 Columbus Ave. in Minneapolis during Rhu's weekly hours: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 2-6 p.m., and Saturday and Sunday from 12-4 p.m.

According to the page, half of the money raised will be donated to "help feed people who are hungry."

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