"I've had friends who've run their own place. I thought, 'Why not?' "
The store's name, Alimony's, is written with green cursive and a red heart on top of the "i."
"The heart up there is to be that extra pain in the ass," she said.
Customers who receive alimony get a 15% discount. While the her salon offers clients hair and nail service, she hopes to expand someday and include Botox treatments, facials and waxing.
"I want them to have a nice experience and see that you can go through some horrible stuff and come out on top."