April 16, 2015
This month we asked nail techs: What is the best way to find great employees for your salon?
April 13, 2015
If you’re not in the habit of annually cleaning your salon, you should add it to the list of what it takes to be a successful salon owner. Below we’ve listed tips and techniques, plus advice from owners and techs who make it routine to clean their salons and workstations yearly.
March 30, 2015
In his new book, “Tales of an American Entrepreneur: Journey of a Small Business Owner,” beauty industry veteran Michael Randazzo shares business tools and counsels patience and perseverance to help other salon owners achieve the level of success he has seen.
The owner of Va-Va Varnish Salon in San Diego, Calif., nail tech Elizabeth Morris has started a free consulting/advice podcast for nail techs called The Nail Hub.
A certified Family Business Advisor and consultant, author Henry Hutcheson is all too familiar with the patterns that can lead to problems in family-owned businesses. And they’re almost always preventable.
March 18, 2015
This month we asked nail techs: What was the biggest obstacle in opening your salon and how did you overcome it?
March 17, 2015
Laws concerning tips, taxes, and technicians can get confusing. Take this quick test to see if you’re operating on the right side of the law.
March 6, 2015
Heather Caunt-Nulton demonstrates how to do a Tajik (Persian) style henna design, an intricate and original mehndi pattern. Visit her website at www.hennabyheather.com.
March 2, 2015
These new aprons from Salonwear will help you step up your nail game.
February 25, 2015
When nail tech Jen McClain set out to hire a manager for her salon — Completely Polished in Cranberry Township, Pa. — she sought out a military veteran.
In 2011, Melody McCloskey co-founded StyleSeat with business partner Dan Levine to simplify the appointment-booking process.
February 6, 2015
Nail Talk Radio hosts a nail round table at the Vicki Peters "Nail Those Profits at Sea" Cruise featuring Brandy Coull, Jessica Hoel, AthenA Elliott, Karen Hodges, Alex Fox, and Holly Schippers.
January 30, 2015
Bizzy mobile app helps small businesses send timed and targeted e-mail marketing campaigns. Bring customers back without the cost of a marketing department!
January 28, 2015
This month we asked nail techs: How do you feel about clients using their cell phones during a manicure? What do you do if it messes up your work?
On the Road with Hannah Lee34 photos
This Season's Hottest Nail Art Products38 photos
Small pincers, usually metal, used for plucking or handling small objects. [Images are Tweezerman tweezers]
Should I have a TV in my salon?
Is perfectionism on the job a blessing or a curse?
What’s the best way to recruit techs for a new salon?
What low-cost extras do you provide that clients perceive as having a high value?
Do I need a special permit to do medical pedicures?
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