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  
High Schoolers Spend a Day at the Salon
  • December 11, 2009
  • NAILS Magazine

Salon owner Maisie Dunbar is a well-known figure at Baltimore’s Patterson High School. She volunteers her time for the school’s nail program and she is a speaker for their entrepreneur program as well. Thursday, it was

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Keywords: business  
Customer Appreciation Promotion — For You!
  • December 8, 2009
  • NAILS Magazine

I just got an e-mail that those adorable salon aprons from Jessie Steele are on sale for a Customer Appreciation Promotion! All you have to do is log on to www.jessiesteelesalon.com. The entire online catalog is

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Keywords: Hannah Lee   products  
Pass the Santa this Holiday Season
  • December 4, 2009
  • NAILS Magazine

Salon consultant (and NAILS blogger) Bryan Durocher has suggested a fun way to turn clients’ enthusiasm and loyalty into retail sales. He suggests holding a “Pass the Santa” contest with your staff. Each time a staff

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Keywords: business  
Essie Blogs!
  • December 3, 2009
  • NAILS Magazine

Did you guys know that Essie is blogging? Well, she is. And you can read all about the fabulous life of one of the most well-known names in nail polish on her new blog, The World

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Keywords: Hannah Lee   products  
Great Traits for Salon Managers
  • November 18, 2009
  • NAILS Magazine

I was perusing SpaBusinessMD, a blog by medical spa consultant Francis X. Acunzo, and I came across an entry that lists the top 10 attributes of a successful medical spa manager. Not surprising, since medspas are

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Keywords: business  
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  
Bubble Nail Art: A New Trend?
  • November 3, 2009
  • NAILS Magazine

I received several pictures of some unique nail art from nail tech Hoa Bui at Ann's Nail Salon in Philadelphia. The acrylic nails were built up, not out, in a style she referred to as “short,

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Keywords: nail art   techniques  
Nails Night Out Launched in NYC
  • October 28, 2009
  • NAILS Magazine

A gathering of bloggers, beauty editors, creative directors, lacquer lovers, and beauty/cosmetics junkies, Nails Night Out kicked off the first stop on its national beauty event tour October 24 in New York City at the Beauty

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Get Nominated for Best of Citysearch
  • October 27, 2009
  • NAILS Magazine

Online reviews are a huge factor in getting new clients to visit your salon. Indeed, for the past several years, I’ve been using online reviews as a deciding factor in most of my purchases — from

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Keywords: business  
Nails, Music, & The City
  • October 23, 2009
  • NAILS Magazine

For those of you in the Manhattan area, you might want to snag tickets to an upcoming concert by nail tech-nail product manufacturer-jazz singer extraordinaire Deborah Lippmann. Lippmann has been a nail tech for more than

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The New GiGi
  • October 22, 2009
  • NAILS Magazine

American International Industries (AII)  has just rebranded its GiGi line of wax and skin care, and had a press lunch to celebrate its launch. The branding team at AII has been planning GiGi’s makeover for about a

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Keywords: products  
BlogTalk Radio From Milady
  • October 22, 2009
  • NAILS Magazine

Have you heard about Milady’s Blog Talk Radio Show? The next topic that airs on Monday, October 26th is: “What Would You Rather Do: Work More or Make More?” Here’s the description from the website:  “If you are

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Keywords: business   Hannah Lee   salon services  
Win a NYC Trip via a CND Nail Style Contest
  • October 16, 2009
  • NAILS Magazine

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Keywords: nail art  
Two Industry Leaders: One Educational Event
  • October 14, 2009
  • NAILS Magazine

If you are having trouble staying afloat in today’s economy, learn from two pros who have “been there, conquered that.” With a combined 50+ years of real-world experience, La Shaun Brown-Glenn and Millie Haynam are joining

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Keywords: business   tradeshows  

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