Mobile Salon Reaches Cancer Patients
  • April 22, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

The beauty industry is known for contributing to worthy causes, whether its donating flip flops (and many other items) to earthquake relief efforts in Haiti or developing and purchasing pink products whose proceeds help fight breast

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Keywords: health   On The Road   products   salon services   tradeshows  
Women’s Wear Daily Marks Essie’s Success
  • April 16, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

It’s not just nail techs and their clients who find Essie’s product line hard to resist. According to an article in yesterday’s Women’s Wear Daily (WWD), owner Essie Weingarten receives about three offers a day from

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A Scholarship Opportunity for Aspiring Nail Techs
  • April 15, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

For those of you needing that last push to take the plunge into a nail tech career (or, if you’re already a nail tech but know of someone else you’d like to recruit into the field),

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Keywords: business  
Send Us Your Ugly Nail Photos! (No, Seriously!)
  • April 14, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

We here at NAILS are looking to get more shots of the ugly side of nails — the mistakes. Because how are we supposed to show you nails gone wrong and troubleshooters if we don’t have

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Free Phone Coaching Session
  • April 9, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

If you call by Thursday, you can snag a free one-hour coaching session for your salon from Strategies, a firm that offers salon and spa business training, coaching, seminars, and webinars. The coaching session is available

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Keywords: business  
NSI’s Online Nail Art Competition
  • April 5, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Starting now through April 30th, NSI is hosting a free nail art competition online, where the winner gets a $250 gift card to Amazon.com. The contest is open to all professional nail technicians and students with

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Keywords: nail art  
Attention Salon Owners: Do You Want to Be on TV?
  • April 1, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

As I was canvassing the show floor last weekend at America’s Beauty Show in Chicago, I happened upon a booth for Bravo TV. The casting directors were there looking for salons for season three of “Tabatha’s

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Keywords: business   Hannah Lee   tradeshows  
What Do You Believe?
  • April 1, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

To celebrate its new Believe Collection for Spring 2010, SpaRitual is asking fans to unleash their creativity and imagination and answer the evocative question, what do you believe? In the SpaRitual Believe Video Sweepstakes, people can

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Keywords: Hannah Lee   products  
Free Social Media Webinar
  • April 1, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

When I got to the office this morning, the following message was in my inbox: Milady’s Webinar “Jump on the Social Media Bandwagon” Tweet me! Facebook me! Become our fan on Facebook! Technology continues to advance how we

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Keywords: business   Hannah Lee  
Free IPA Webinar Tonight!
  • March 31, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

The International Pedicure Association (IPA) is hosting a webinar that normally would be accessible only to members, but tonight it is open to all who are interested. There are two times from which to chose: 9

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Keywords: techniques  
Nail Polish Tops Sweet Creations
  • March 29, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

A student at the Haliburton School of Fine Art, Lorraine Thayer has made nail polish an integral part of her artistic creations. “I use nail polish because of the absolutely beautiful colors and brilliant shine of

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OPI Gets Aboard the Beauty Bus Foundation
  • March 24, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

The Beauty Bus Foundation is a non-profit organization that provides free, in-home beauty and grooming care to homebound, terminally, and chronically ill people as well as their caregivers, and OPI has joined in sponsoring the foundation’s

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Taking Polish for a Test Drive
  • March 23, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Auto maker Volvo typically retails cool gear to match its cars — items like key rings, T-shirts, golf umbrellas, and sunglasses. With the launch of the Volvo S60 at the Geneva Motor Show this month, the

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Keywords: products   tradeshows  
Get Educated at the Nail Tech Networking Event of the Smokies
  • March 22, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

The third-annual Nail Tech Networking Event of the Smokies offers the best of both worlds, says event organizer Jill Wright. “It mixes aspects of a big show with the intimacy of private classes, and the focus

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Keywords: business   tradeshows  
A Sign Designed to Steal Clients
  • March 22, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

It may be nail tech Tanya Pahl’s sidewalk sign that first sells customers, but it’s her skill that seals the deal. “My sidewalk sign cost me around $150 and it has more than paid for itself

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Keywords: business  

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