Beauty Industry Pitches in for Haitian Earthquake Relief
  • January 22, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

In the aftermath of the 7.0 earthquake that shook Haiti on January 12, the beauty industry is living up to its reputation of helping people feel better by organizing a variety of relief efforts. If you

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Keywords: Hannah Lee   health   products   salon services  
Mom of Twins Finds Diamond in Polish Bottle
  • January 19, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Back in August, we told you about a promotion in which Essie Cosmetics and jewelry designer Judith Ripka hid three precious stones inside three polish bottles in the “Essie Loves Diamonds by Judith Ripka” collection. Now,

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Keywords: clients   products  
On My Mind: Fear Factor Doesn’t Fly With Us
  • January 12, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Many of you are probably aware of the segment that ran on “The Dr. Oz Show” in December. (You know who Dr. Oz is…the latest “guru” who was capitulated to fame, fortune, and his own TV

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Keywords: Hannah Lee   health   On My Mind  
Retailing Begins With an Appeal to the Senses
  • January 11, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

A great retail space is designed around the senses, says salon consultant Bryan Durocher. Ramp up your retailing effort for 2010 with an appeal to clients’ sense of touch, sound, smell, and sight. “If you implement

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Keywords: business  
Free Webinar from Milady
  • January 4, 2010
  • NAILS Magazine

Cosmetology training company Milady is offering a free 90-minute webinar called “Plan for Profits! Fill Your Pockets!” a week from today at 12 noon (EST). “Have you ever wondered what you could do to keep your

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Keywords: business  
NAILS Launches Two New Blogs!
  • December 31, 2009
  • NAILS Magazine

For the new year, we're bringing you two new blogs.The first is Competition Insider, a closer look and commentary on the professional nail competition circuit. Number-one competitor Lynn Lammers will be blogging twice weekly about upcoming

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Keywords: Hannah Lee   nail art   tradeshows  
Involve Clients in Your Efforts to Go Green
  • December 28, 2009
  • NAILS Magazine

The best way to gets clients to notice your salon’s commitment to the environment is to get them involved, says Tamara Jercha, president of the National Association of Eco-Friendly Salons & Spas. Jercha suggests sponsoring an

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Keywords: business  
NAILS Editor to Judge Nail Art Photo Contest
  • December 28, 2009
  • NAILS Magazine

America’s Beauty Show and the International Nail Technicians Association (INTA) are now accepting entries for the STARZ 2010 Nail Design Photo Competition. The exclusive photo competition is open to nail techs worldwide and entries are due no

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Keywords: Hannah Lee   nail art   tradeshows  
Nail Trend Videos from Seventeen Magazine
  • December 22, 2009
  • NAILS Magazine

Dashing Diva nail tech and educator Pattie Yankee just sent me over links to these cool new videos she shot witih the beauty editor at Seventeen Magazine. In addition to showing clients the proper way to do manicures

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Keywords: Hannah Lee   salon services  
Cruise the Mediterranean and Learn
  • December 17, 2009
  • NAILS Magazine

Set sail with educators Vicki Peters, Elaine Watson, and Iryna Giblett aboard a commercial cruise ship for a chance-of-a-lifetime learning experience. Nail Cruise will leave Venice, Italy, May 2 and sail the beautiful Greek Isles on

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Keywords: business  
Nail Tip X-Mas Ornaments and Nail Art
  • December 16, 2009
  • NAILS Magazine

If you’re scrambling to think of interesting decorations for your salon this year, take a look at these nail tip Christmas ornaments from the Bellus Academy Beauty School in Poway, Calif. This could be a great way

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Keywords: nail art   techniques  
The Color of 2010…Turquoise
  • December 15, 2009
  • NAILS Magazine

Color authority Pantone LLC has picked turquoise — a color it says embodies the serene qualities of blue and the invigorating aspects of green — as its color of the year for 2010. Whether envisioned as

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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  

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