Cosmetologists Chicago Offers Nail Classes, Scholarships
  • August 25, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Educator Shawn Wilson is dedicated to taking nail techs to the next level by training, mentoring, and coaching them to successful careers in the industry. On September 13 and 27, she’ll be combining her unique teaching

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Keywords: techniques   tradeshows  
Client Charged Extra for Mani/Pedi for Being Overweight
  • August 24, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

A Georgian woman was recently charged more for her pedicure because, get this, she was overweight.  Michelle Fonville told WSBtv.com that the owners of Natural Nails in DeKalb County, Georgia charged her $5 extra, claiming that

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Keywords: clients   Hannah Lee   health   salon services  
Milady’s S.O.S. Training Academy Slated for September, November
  • August 24, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Milady’s S.O.S. (Salon Owners Success) Training Academy for Salon & Spa Owners is a four-day workshop that walks you through all the important and sometimes challenging areas of your business. You and another member of your team

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Keywords: Business  
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  
Salon Owner Accused of Stealing Credit Cards
  • August 20, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

According to the Los Angeles Times, a Beverly Hills, Calif. salon owner has been accused of using clients’ credit cards to charge unauthorized purchases. The accused is Maria Gabriella Perez, 51, of Beverly Hills who owns

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UV Nail Lamps Are Safe, Say Industry Experts
  • August 18, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Have you heard rumors that UV lamps are unsafe — that they may even cause cancer? Recently three industry chemists got together to test the claims made in a report by two Texas-based dermatologists that the

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Keywords: health   salon safety  
Coming Soon to a Spa Near You ...
  • August 16, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Massages, facials, body scrubs — clients can’t get enough. And that’s great. But did you know these standard treatments barely scrape the spa surface? New technology, reinvented techniques, and pop culture all shape the way consumers

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Keywords: Business   salon services  
Around the World in Three Pedicures
  • August 13, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

With the release of Eat, Pray, Love today — the movie adaptation of the memoir of the same name, in which a newly divorced Elizabeth Gilbert travels through Italy, India, and Indonesia on a journey of

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Keywords: products   salon services  
Tune In to Nail Talk Radio
  • August 4, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Nail Talk Radio can now be heard on Internet radio at www.blogtalkradio/nailtalkradio every Monday at 7 p.m. PST, 9 p.m. CST, and 10 p.m. EST. Hosted by Athena Elliott, a certified Medical Nail Technician and a

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Sally Beauty Recognizes “Partners in Progress”
  • August 3, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

In a year when the financial slogan seemed to be “flat is the new up,” Sally Beauty Supply has a lot to be proud of. Its same-store-sales are up, both its professional and retail business is

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Keywords: Business   products   tradeshows  
Surf’s up with Orly!
  • August 2, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Orly recently partnered with the popular surf brand Roxy for an event where they let attendees have free bikini fittings while manicurists complemented the suits with matching Orly polish colors. The events were held at Roxy

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NSI Nail Art Competition Winners
  • July 30, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Intricate floral stiletto nails won the NSI Free-hand Nail Art Competition, an online photo competition that invited nail techs from around the globe to use NSI acrylic or gel to create nail art designs. Congratulations to

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Keywords: nail art  
What Well-Off Women Want
  • July 30, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

I just discovered a New Zealand-based salon consultant named Maxim Titter (www.fishonaplate.com). When she had a salon, she came to the conclusion that her best clients were generally in their 40s plus. They were highly skilled,

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Keywords: Business  
Meet Two Nail Bloggers
  • July 29, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

We’re still catching up from Cosmoprof in Las Vegas and we’ll be posting more info on all the new products and happenings soon, but I wanted to share a quick photo.  This is Melissa Osburn and

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Keywords: Hannah Lee   nail art   tradeshows  
Get Buzz for Your Product Line
  • July 26, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Lots of nail techs have created their own product lines and if you’re one of them, then The Spa Buzz has an opportunity for you to get your brand in front of beauty decision-makers at one

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Keywords: Business   products  

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