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L.A. Hair: Episode 4 -- Naja Finally Gets a Nail Area
  • June 28, 2013
  • NAILS Magazine

FINALLY, I get to do what I came here to do at the Kimble Hair Studio...nails! Leslie brought in a temporary "spa" pedicure chair that was filthy, to say the least. I somehow convinced Anthony to

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Keywords: celebrities   clients   L.A. Hair  
Women 3X More Likely to Get a Salon Gel Manicure Than to Buy An At-Home Kit, The NPD Group Says
  • May 15, 2013
  • NAILS Magazine

Women are about three times more likely to purchase a professional gel manicure at a salon than they are to buy a gel kit for use at home, according to a recent study from global information

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Keywords: business   clients   products  
Male market segment to grow, predicts IBISWorld
  • August 29, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

A market segment within the U.S. day spa and nail salon industry likely to experience growth in the next five years is the male consumer, according to a recent report by market research firm IBISWorld. The

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Keywords: business   clients   salon services  
SuperStyled Makeover Show Launches on YouTube
  • August 22, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

Many of us get inspired by YouTube videos these days, and new online series SuperStyled plays that up with short (the first one is under 4 minutes) episodes that showcase total makeovers — nails, makeup, and

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Keywords: clients   nail art   salon services   techniques  
Cosmoprof NA: Beauty Bus Opens First National Pop-Up Salon
  • July 23, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

Nonprofit Beauty Bus has been providing free beauty services -- including nails (the #1 requested service), hair, and make-up -- and, along with that pampering, a sense of hope, touch, and normalcy to terminally or chronically

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Keywords: Beauty for Good   clients   health   Nevada   products  
In-Progress Nail Art Documentary Needs Funding
  • March 14, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

While backstage at the CND Shellac Couture event at America’s Beauty Show, I was thrilled to meet Ashley Crowe, better known as Astrowifey (who runs a nail art blog by the same name), a phenomenal nail

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Keywords: business   clients   nail art   On the Road   salon services  
ABS 2012: Nails Are Getting Longer, says CND’s Jan Arnold
  • March 5, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

“Nail lengths are getting longer,” observed CND co-founder Jan Arnold during the company’s Shellac Couture event today on The Runway at America’s Beauty Show. I caught up with Jan backstage after the show to find out more

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Keywords: clients   nail art   On the Road   products   tradeshows  
Ramp Up the Red for Valentine’s Day
  • January 24, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

With Valentine’s Day swiftly approaching, we know you want to cater to all of your clients’ requests for that lovely, flattering shade of red. Experts at Mario Tricoci Hair Salons & Day Spas — John Gialluisi,

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Keywords: clients   salon services   techniques  
Tangerine Tango Named Color of 2012
  • December 8, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

Tangerine Tango, a spirited reddish orange, was just named by the Pantone Color Institute as the Color of 2012.“Sophisticated but at the same time dramatic and seductive, Tangerine Tango is an orange with a lot of

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Keywords: clients   salon decor/design  
Are You Prepared for Small Business Saturday?
  • November 21, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

Sure, it’s a bit gimmicky, but apparently Small Business Saturday made a not-so-small impact at the cash registers of small businesses in 2010 and is geared up to do the same this year.  As a salon

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Keywords: business   clients  
Fish Pedicures Unlikely to Cause Infection, says HPA
  • October 24, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

The fish pedicure hasn't been in the news much lately, but it's far from forgotten. The idea of tiny fish nibbling off the dead skin of off human feet seems to spur a visceral reaction in

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Keywords: clients   health   salon safety  
Rapper Foxy Brown Kicked Off Cruise — Because of Fingernails?!
  • April 4, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

Foxy Brown is no stranger to crazy nail salon antics. In 2004, she faced assault charges for allegedly beating up two nail salon employees. And in 2007, she was again accused of beating up a beauty

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Keywords: clients   Hannah Lee  
Top 10 Ways to Get Brides Into Your Salon
  • March 31, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

Jacqueline Oliphant, a freelance manicurist, makeup artist, cosmetologist, barber, and contributing author for Milady’s Standard Nail Technology, shares her “top 10” for how to get more brides in your salon. Summer wedding season will be here

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Keywords: clients   nail art   salon services   social media  
Nail Notebook: Assignment #3
  • October 5, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

How did you do on the last assignment? Is the notebook starting to come to life? This week we are going to use the photos that you took for part two of the assignment. Some of

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Keywords: clients   Holly Schippers   Nail Notebook  
Man Sues Nail Salon for Gender Discrimination
  • September 30, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Many of us, myself included, were in an uproar over the recent case of a Georgia woman being charged more for a pedicure because, according to the salon, the client was overweight and so could potentially

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Keywords: clients   legislation   salon services  
On My Mind: Grades Are Important
  • September 23, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Some states, like North Carolina, require salons to post their inspection scores where consumers can see them. While I’m not necessarily a proponent of more rules and regulations for the nail industry, I do believe that

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Keywords: California   clients   Hannah Lee   health   legislation  
Nail Notebook: Assignment #2
  • September 21, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Welcome to assignment #2 in the creation of your Nail Notebook! How did your cover turn out? Did you have fun exercising your creative muscles outside of nails? I have seen pictures of some amazing covers

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Keywords: business   clients   Holly Schippers   Nail Notebook  
Client Charged Extra for Mani/Pedi for Being Overweight
  • August 24, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

A Georgian woman was recently charged more for her pedicure because, get this, she was overweight.  Michelle Fonville told WSBtv.com that the owners of Natural Nails in DeKalb County, Georgia charged her $5 extra, claiming that

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Keywords: clients   Hannah Lee   health   salon services  
Good Morning America Goes the Scare Tactic Route
  • June 30, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Well, we’ve got another scare tactic story in the national media on our hands. And this time I’m not up in arms about the story not having its facts straight. Rather, the story of a woman

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Keywords: clients   Hannah Lee   health  
New World Record: 1,897 Nails Filed and Varnished in Eight Hours
  • May 19, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Congratulations to the students at the London College of Beauty Therapy (LCBT) for setting The Guinness World Record for “most nails filed and varnished in eight hours”! In setting the record, the students filed and polished

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Keywords: clients   salon services  
Black History Marketplace & Spa Day
  • February 24, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

The Glamour Spot co-owner Debra “DJ” Jessie (right) and esthetician Michelle Rhem-Collins pose by a “Celebrate Black History Month” contest board set up for the salon’s Black History Marketplace & Spa Day. The board asked clients

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Keywords: business   clients   On the Road   salon services  
Mom of Twins Finds Diamond in Polish Bottle
  • January 19, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Back in August, we told you about a promotion in which Essie Cosmetics and jewelry designer Judith Ripka hid three precious stones inside three polish bottles in the “Essie Loves Diamonds by Judith Ripka” collection. Now,

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Keywords: clients   products  
Dr. Fish Bites Back
  • December 14, 2009
  • NAILS Magazine

In journalism school, one of the oft-repeated maxims we learned about “what is news?” went as follows: “If the story is ‘dog bites man,’ it’s not news. If the story is ‘man bites dog,’ it is.”

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Keywords: Arizona   business   clients   health   legislation  
Parties vs. Open Houses
  • November 17, 2009
  • NAILS Magazine

With the holiday season swiftly approaching, it’s great timing that I received an ecstatic e-mail from a salon owner who just threw her first successful holiday theme party: the “Bewitching Bash” in honor of Halloween. “In

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Keywords: business   clients   salon decor/design   salon services  
Salon Inspection on YouTube
  • June 30, 2009
  • NAILS Magazine

I just found a professionally-done video by the Washington Department of Licensing of a nail salon inspection. You can watch the six-minute video here. The video is geared toward consumers (advising them of what to look for

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Keywords: clients   health   legislation   salon safety  
Raising a Stink (Literally)
  • June 1, 2009
  • NAILS Magazine

Ah, pedicure season. Or is it AAAHHHH, pedicure season? For the most part, I’m sure all of you look forward to the summer months for the natural boost to your pedicure business, but I’m also curious

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Keywords: clients   health   salon services  
Pink Slip Promos
  • March 23, 2009
  • NAILS Magazine

I got an e-mail from ROB|B, an OPI Concept Salon, this morning. The salon (which had its official grand opening party last Thursday…more on that in a future post) is offering a new promotion that I

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Keywords: business   clients   Hannah Lee   salon services  
More Than a Commodity
  • January 20, 2009
  • NAILS Magazine

I was talking to a New York City-based beauty editor the other day and realized her experience of the nail salon is very different from the one I’ve come to know through the salon owners and

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Keywords: business   clients  
Are Nail Services Endangered Treatments?
  • January 12, 2009
  • NAILS Magazine

An article ran in the Los Angeles Times yesterday titled “Los Angeles Salons Note a Client Downturn.” In the story, the author says that bikini waxes, manicures and pedicures, and many hair services are all on

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Keywords: business   clients   Hannah Lee  
On My Mind: Don’t Forget to Breathe
  • December 18, 2008
  • NAILS Magazine

Each year as the holidays approach (and it feels earlier and earlier every year — I saw Christmas stuff out in September this year!), the pace quickens. Clients are in a hurry (there’s shopping to be

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Keywords: clients   Hannah Lee   health   On My Mind  
Time Sensitive
  • November 6, 2008
  • NAILS Magazine

I recently heard about the “Beautiful Bride” program that The Medical Spa at Nova in Ashburn, Va. added to its service menu. The beauty of the program is that it gives brides-to-be the ease of having

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Keywords: clients   salon services  
Obama Enlists Salon Owners in Registering Voters
  • August 12, 2008
  • NAILS Magazine

In an effort to increase voter registration in the African-American community, the Obama campaign launched the National Barbershop and Beauty Salon Voter Registration Campaign last weekend at the Bronner Bros. International Hair Show in Atlanta. According

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Keywords: clients   Hannah Lee   legislation  
Salon Discriminates Against Overweight Client
  • April 25, 2008
  • NAILS Magazine

A WPTV Channel 5 report out of West Palm Beach, Fla., claims a local woman is planning a discrimination suit against a nail salon. Barbara Phillips told News Channel 5 an employee refused her service, saying,

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Keywords: clients   Hannah Lee  
PostSecret: Love, Your Clients
  • April 16, 2008
  • NAILS Magazine

In our May issue, we are running a story called “50 Things Your Clients Wish You Knew.” In it, real clients shared with NAILS the good, the bad, and the ugly of what they think of

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Keywords: clients   Hannah Lee  
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