By Jill Nagy
“It’s a beauty bar, a spa, and a boutique all in one,” said Ashley Arpey, owner of Endless Infinite Beautique at 167 Saratoga Ave. in Mechanicville.
“There’s a need for that” in Mechanicville, her home town, she added.
Arpey had been a stay-at-home mom since 2009 when her son, Hunter, was born. Then she decided,“it was time to find my passion,” which, it turned out, was opening her own business. “I’ve always wanted to open a business. I just didn’t know when or how.”
Torn between a spa and a clothing and lifestyle boutique, she decided to combine the two. She completed a 10-month course at the Aesthetic Science Institute in Latham, passed the necessary state licensing exams, and found an appropriate location.