salon decor/design


Nail Garden Franchise Opens Seventh Location
  • November 14, 2014
  • Sigourney Nuñez

More than 250 guests celebrated the grand opening of the Northridge, Calif. location of the popular nail salon chain. 

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Keywords: business   franchise   Nail Garden   salon decor/design  
A Trip to the Hive
  • March 19, 2014
  • Brittni Rubin

Queen Bee Salon and Spa has a creative spunk matching that of the salon’s employees. 

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Keywords: Nail Art   salon decor/design   salon profiles   salon services  
A New Design Philosophy
  • February 11, 2014
  • NAILS Magazine

A big part of any salon is the spa pedicure chair. Members of Lexor’s marketing team want to remind salon owners that it’s possible to plan your décor around your furniture and keep costs low. The

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Keywords: salon decor/design  
IBS Las Vegas 2013: Fine (Nail) Art
  • June 27, 2013
  • NAILS Magazine

While talking with the women at the Minx booth, they eagerly asked if I had met Kelley Ramirez. Janice Jordan was quick to walk me over and make an introduction. If the Minxes were excited about

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Keywords: salon decor/design   tradeshows  
Salon Makeover: Before and After at Artistry of the Nail
  • November 8, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

When I visited Artistry of the Nail at Salon Shibumi in Portland, Ore., earlier this year, booth renter Dana Gonzalez-Kurtz hinted at a big interior design makeover to come. Having been at Salon Shibumi for more

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Keywords: salon decor/design  
Halloween Decorating A–Z
  • October 18, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

Shari Brown of Fresno, California likes to decorate her nail station for her clients … and herself. She started buying Halloween items last year and just kept adding more. You can see how packed her space

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Keywords: California   salon decor/design  
ISSE 2012: OPI’s Suzi Answers Questions on Men Wearing Polish, Her Business Goals, and Past Polish Trends
  • February 1, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

I’ve interviewed Suzi Weiss-Fischmann, executive VP and artistic director of OPI Products Inc., several different times during the course of my career at NAILS. This time, I had the inspiring help of our NAILS Facebook fans,

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Keywords: business   Nail Art   On the Road   products   salon decor/design  
ROB|B OPI Concept Salon Awarded Prestigious LEED Green Building Certification
  • January 6, 2012
  • NAILS Magazine

The ROB|B OPI Concept Salon in Studio City, Calif., has been awarded a LEED Silver Certification, as established by the U.S. Green Building Council and verified by the Green Building Certification Institute. LEED is the nation’s preeminent

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Keywords: business   health   salon decor/design  
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  
Boo! A Spooky Salon Window
  • October 4, 2011
  • NAILS Magazine

I’m currently finishing up an article on salon window displays for an upcoming issue of NAILS, and one salon sent in a before-and-after. The before being from last week, a more typical display (which is still

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Keywords: salon decor/design  
Dr. Murad’s Original Art Raises $25K for Charity
  • October 29, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Steven A. Napolitano, deputy, LA County supervisor, presented a certificate of appreciation on behalf of the County of Los Angeles to Dr. Murad (left) at a recent charity art auction, acknowledging Dr. Murad’s philanthropic contributions at

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Keywords: health   products   salon decor/design  
Salon Designers L.A. Parking Lot Sale
  • October 27, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

For one day only (rain or shine), Salon Designers L.A. will have a parking lot sale. This Sunday (Oct. 31) from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at 814 W. Hyde Blvd., Inglewood, CA 90302, you may

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Keywords: products   salon decor/design  
Pedi Under the Stars
  • August 23, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Even if you work in a salon in a big city, where the stars are blocked out by the city lights, you can still create the illusion of a relaxing outdoor retreat within your pedicure room.

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Keywords: products   salon decor/design   salon services  
On My Mind: Fresh Start, Spring Cleaning
  • February 23, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

As we’re putting this issue together it’s January and I’m moving into a new office. Nothing major; I’m just moving into the office next door. We’re reorganizing where the NAILS team fits (and sits) in the

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Keywords: business   Hannah Lee   On My Mind   salon decor/design  
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 Holiday Decor Gallery is Up!
  • December 15, 2008
  • NAILS Magazine

I think you’ll be inspired by the cool holiday decorations some of your colleagues have put up around the country. (An upside-down Christmas tree? You gotta admit that’s pretty creative!). Check out all of the photos

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Keywords: salon decor/design  
Deck the Salon Halls
  • December 4, 2008
  • NAILS Magazine

Some of you may have already discovered the photo galleries on NailsMag.com’s new Style channel. There’s a lot of nail art, which I know everyone loves, but there are also several cool salon design galleries, like

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Keywords: salon decor/design  
On the Road at The Nail Bar
  • November 17, 2008
  • NAILS Magazine

I’m really on a roll with finding cute, clean, shining examples of the perfect neighborhood nail salon. Last week, I visited The Nail Bar in Hermosa Beach, Calif., a natural nails-focused salon that I learned about

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Keywords: On the Road   salon decor/design   salon services  
Sneak Preview of the First OPI Concept Salon
  • October 1, 2008
  • NAILS Magazine

I’m sure most of you have heard the buzz by now about the first ever OPI Concept Salon. The soon-to-open Studio City, Calif.-salon is co-owned by Robbie Schaeffer (son of OPI founder George Schaeffer) and his

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Keywords: On the Road   salon decor/design   salon services  
NAILS Offers New Online Channels
  • September 2, 2008
  • NAILS Magazine

Hello out there in the NAILS blogosphere. Hope everyone had a nice Labor Day weekend (hopefully you didn’t have to work all weekend and everyone stayed away from Hurricane Gustav). We’ve been busy over here at

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Keywords: business   Hannah Lee   Nail Art   salon decor/design   salon services  
Take Five
  • August 22, 2008
  • NAILS Magazine

I just wanted to share this photo of an ideal nail salon breakroom. Found in Da-Lonnie’s Hair & Nail Studio in Las Vegas, it’s referred to as the “After 5 Room” and features rich colors, cute

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Keywords: salon decor/design  
On the Road: Krème de la Krème Nail Lounge
  • August 4, 2008
  • NAILS Magazine

As a relatively new resident of the fabulous Belmont Shore neighborhood in bustling Long Beach, Calif., I’ve been asked quite a few times in the past few months for a nail salon I’d recommend in the city.

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Keywords: On the Road   salon decor/design   salon safety   salon services  
IBS Las Vegas
  • July 15, 2008
  • NAILS Magazine

Here’s a quick photo round-up of my experience at IBS Las Vegas (formerly the Las Vegas Hair & Nails show). How was your experience at the show? Leave me a note in Feedback. Check the September issue of NAILS Magazine for more coverage of this show and of Premiere Orlando.NSI’s North American account manager Staci Noble and company president Rick Slack pose by their booth.

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Keywords: On the Road   products   salon decor/design   tradeshows  
Blending Old and New
  • June 9, 2008
  • NAILS Magazine

While we were in Orlando last weekend for the Premiere show, NAILS publisher Cyndy Drummey and I went to visit a salon in Winter Park, Fla. It was called Bonjour Day Spa & Nail Salon. It’s

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Keywords: business   Hannah Lee   On the Road   salon decor/design  
Color Me Excited
  • May 12, 2008
  • NAILS Magazine

Color is a powerful force in the nail industry. It’s the biggest variable in the latest and most anticipated polish collections; it defines clients’ (and your own) signature looks; it sets the entire tone for your

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Keywords: salon decor/design  
On The Road at Sugarcoat
  • May 6, 2008
  • NAILS Magazine

I recently visited my hometown of Atlanta and, during a visit to a local nail salon, I noticed one crucial way that nail salons can help set themselves apart from the unfair “dime a dozen” stereotype

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Keywords: On the Road   salon decor/design  
Helping the Planet…One Salon at a Time
  • April 22, 2008
  • NAILS Magazine

As a nod to Earth Day, I decided to check out a cool new eco-chic nail salon in Los Angeles: Recess. Only five weeks old, the environmentally-friendly salon boasts that it’s in the process of LEED

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Keywords: health   On the Road   products   salon decor/design   salon services  
Solicited Advice
  • April 14, 2008
  • NAILS Magazine

I'm probably a pain in the butt to a lot of consumer product manufacturers out there, because when I'm unhappy with a product (a certain brand of teeth whitening strips and a shoe accessories company shall

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Keywords: products   salon decor/design  
Meet Sree
  • January 24, 2008
  • NAILS Magazine

My favorite part of being an editor at NAILS Magazine is that I’m expected to visit a salon every month and get a nail service. By my count, I’ve been to 25 salons in the year

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Keywords: Nail Art   On the Road   salon decor/design   salon services  
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