I painted my kitchen cabinets and I bet you could do the same at your salon. I used a product called Oil Bond where you don't need to sand the cabinets first. Read more about it here: https://happydealhappyday.com/how-to-paint-kitchen-cabinets-without-sanding/
Lisa...You can use mod podge with 1 ply napkins cutting/tearing the parts off to use. You can also use tissue paper.