Megan Vargas

Megan Vargas, Root Salons, Greater Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minn.

Megan credits the beauty industry with giving her the freedom to leave the corporate world at age 30 and redefine success on her own terms. “Beauty has changed my life and given me the freedom to step out of my comfort zone, channel my strength and be creative,” says Megan. She adds that she is not the only person to benefit from her career in beauty. “Beauty has given me a sense of confidence that I get to pass along to my daughter,” Megan says.