What Nails Do Techs Wear to Their Own Weddings?
  • October 17, 2008
  • NAILS Magazine

I’m sure most of you could testify to what a huge business brides and bridal parties are to your business. After all, weddings are a huge deal, and (speaking strictly as a bridesmaid here) the perfect

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Keywords: Nail Art  
She’s Got the Nicest Nails in NASCAR
  • October 16, 2008
  • NAILS Magazine

What does Mystique Salon & Spa in Boise, Idaho, have in common with nationally known brands like Home Depot, Miller Lite, Sprint, and Viagra? Like them, Mystique is an official NASCAR sponsor. The winner of the

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NAILS Online Channels
  • October 14, 2008
  • NAILS Magazine

If you haven’t noticed, NAILS is now offering four (we’re adding two more soon) new online “channels” that are targeted to different aspects of the nail industry. I recently posted a couple of new articles there.

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Keywords: Nail Art   techniques  
Shrink-Wrap for Your Nails?
  • October 14, 2008
  • NAILS Magazine

So have any of your tried Minx nail coatings yet? We used the brand new product on our February anniversary cover. (Tom Bachik did the nails.) It’s kind of like shrink-wrapping your client’s nails. The colors

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Keywords: Hannah Lee   Nail Art   products   salon services  
One Million Women Wanted to Further Breast Cancer Research
  • October 6, 2008
  • NAILS Magazine

This week, the Dr. Susan Love Research Foundation and the Avon Foundation launched the Love/Avon Army of Women, a groundbreaking initiative that will partner women with breast cancer researchers to find the key to what causes

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Keywords: health  
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  
Christmas Is Coming! Oy Vey.
  • September 29, 2008
  • NAILS Magazine

There are just 87 days and counting until St. Nick puts in his annual appearance. The key to making this a joyous time of year — rather than the usual frenzy — can be summed up

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Keywords: business  
On the Road at R & E Cosmetology School
  • September 25, 2008
  • NAILS Magazine

Roberta Hector is the voice of experience. An Aruban-native and owner of R & E Cosmetology School in Baytown, Texas, the 10-year beauty industry veteran has dabbled in a little bit of everything, from opening her

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Keywords: On the Road  
The Right Way to Write
  • September 22, 2008
  • NAILS Magazine

My post on website do’s and don’ts a little while back, got me to thinking about more of my pet peeves when it comes to communicating your message professionally. Over the years, I’ve come to spot

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Keywords: business  
Rock On!
  • September 19, 2008
  • NAILS Magazine

Check out the nails in this music video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQ0_1vGRRAw (“Becky” by Be Your Own Pet). The nails donned by lead singer Jemina as she snarls in the back of the movie theater set (there’s a good shot

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Keywords: Nail Art  
Gels Well Done
  • September 18, 2008
  • NAILS Magazine

Gels can be a tricky substance to master, but once you get the hang of it, gel services can quickly become a great source of revenue for your salon.Light Elegance educator Jayne Berger, of Blondeberry Salon in Bourbonnais,

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Keywords: techniques  
My Little (Nail) Pony
  • September 17, 2008
  • NAILS Magazine

While this is not really nail-related, per se, I thought it was a pretty cool thing. I got an e-mail from celebrity nail tech Tom Bachik yesterday with a link to this website. It’s the 25th

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Keywords: Hannah Lee  
Before You Partner Up, Ask Questions
  • September 16, 2008
  • NAILS Magazine

If you want to read about business partnerships gone wrong, check out “Me and You — So Happy Together?” in NAILS’ October 2008 issue. In it, Michelle Pratt interviews two techs who had bad experiences with

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Keywords: business  
Shoe Shopping
  • September 15, 2008
  • NAILS Magazine

Clients waste time (theirs and, more importantly, yours) waiting for their toenails to dry enough to step away from the pedicure area and slide back into their shoes. Why not offer them an incentive to BYOS

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Keywords: products  
CND Featured in New York Times
  • September 11, 2008
  • NAILS Magazine

Wow! This is a pretty exciting day for the nail industry. You know how we’re usually used to seeing negative pieces in the mainstream media about the nail industry? The whole “if it bleeds, it leads”

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Keywords: Hannah Lee  

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