Celebrity-Inspired Nails
  • January 8, 2009
  • NAILS Magazine

Hair clients often come in with tear-outs from Cosmo or US Weekly showing their stylists exactly how they'd like their hair cut. This always seems to be a helpful tool; I personally never go to a

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Keywords: nail art  
Win a Free Spa Makeover
  • January 7, 2009
  • NAILS Magazine

Why not start out the new year with an expert in your corner? The good folks at My Sacred Fig and Spa Enrichment Strategies are giving away a three-month spa makeover program valued at $12,000. Spa

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Keywords: business  
Quite a Ride
  • December 23, 2008
  • NAILS Magazine

The media likes feel-good stories this time of year and what could be happier than a woman who painted her entire car with nail polish? How about two women painting their cars with polish? One of the

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Keywords: Maryland   South Carolina  
Awesome Holiday Nail Art!
  • December 22, 2008
  • NAILS Magazine

Janet Riffe, a nail tech at X-Treme Nailz in St. Albans, W.Va. sent me a bunch of holiday nail art and I thought it was so great that I’d share it with you all.  She said

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Keywords: Hannah Lee   nail art  
Born to Be a Nail Tech?
  • December 19, 2008
  • NAILS Magazine

Faithful reader Darlene Donovan of Bamboo Natural Beauty Salon & Spa in Londonderry, N.H., sent me this adorable photo of her 4-year-old niece Skyler giving her a "pedicure." Darlene says, "I polish her nails every other

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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  
Too Much of a Good Thing?
  • December 16, 2008
  • NAILS Magazine

Pumpkin spice pedis. Oatmeal apricot scrubs. Food-based spa treatments have been front and center these past few years, but not everybody thinks that’s a great idea. A recent article in Newsweek discussing the financial health of high-end

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Keywords: 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  
Strutting Their Stuff
  • December 9, 2008
  • NAILS Magazine

A big congrats to the winners of the Strut Your Stuff 8 nail art and enhancement contest sponsored by WWWeb Services and BeautyTech.com. According to webmaster Debbie Doerrlamm, this year’s event enjoyed a record number of

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Keywords: nail art  
Have You Considered Leasing Your Equipment?
  • December 5, 2008
  • NAILS Magazine

Are you interested in upgrading your pedicure throne, but just don’t know how you’ll do it in the current economic crisis? What if you didn’t have to make any payments until April 2009? Continuum Footspas and Quest

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Keywords: business   Hannah Lee   products  
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  
The Color of 2009…Mimosa
  • December 3, 2008
  • NAILS Magazine

Cheers! Color authority the Pantone Color Institute today declared “Mimosa” to be the color of the year for 2009. This warm, engaging yellow was picked for its optimistic reassurance during this time of economic recession. “The color

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A Salon Blog You Can Love
  • December 2, 2008
  • NAILS Magazine

I have to confess, most salon blogs leave me feeling a little flat. But today I stumbled across the blog for Sènsé Nail Spa in Seattle, and I was hooked. The high energy and enthusiasm of the

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Keywords: business  
Holiday Nail Art Contest
  • November 26, 2008
  • NAILS Magazine

With the holidays almost here, I’m sure all of you nail artists out there have already started preparing your arsenal of holiday nail art designs. Why not enter your designs into nail manufacturer Nubar’s Holiday Nail

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Keywords: nail art  
A Message From “The Manicurist”
  • November 25, 2008
  • NAILS Magazine

Editor’s note: If you’ve cracked open your December issue, you’ve probably seen the latest installment of questions and answers from “The Manicurist.” In her real life, this tough-talker is Bulls Gap, Tenn.-based salon owner Rebecca Seals.

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Keywords: business  

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