August 1, 2001
Taking a cue from Steven Covey, author of “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective people”, the NAILS editorial team identified seven characteristics, or habits, of the highly successful nail technicians we’ve met over the past 18 years.
What happens when a nail technician or salon is reported to a state board or other regulating agency? Here’s a simplified rundown on what happens – beginning with the initial complaint and ending, in some case, with an arrest.
Thinking about converting your salon to a spa? Read this first: You may decide it makes more sense to convert your clients’ homes.
July 1, 2001
Nail techs respond: What do you know now that you wish you had when you started as a nail tech?
June 1, 2001
Naming a manager to tend to the day-to-day needs of your nail staff and clients and to cultivate the department’s growth can transform a department that’s underdeveloped or overlooked to a thriving salon profit center.
April 1, 2001
When it comes to our careers, we could all use a wise and trusted counselor. Whether you’re a new nail tech just coming out of school or have been in the industry awhile and are looking for some direction, one of the best ideas is to find a mentor who will show you the way.
The back-end systems of selling retail – ordering your first batch of products and maintaining inventory levels – are often brushed over in articles about retailing. But in this article – the second of a two-part series about breaking into retail – we go in depth on what you need to know to run your new retail business behind the scenes.
New competition opportunity has global vision.
March 1, 2001
Have you ever been curious about competitions or wondered what it would be like to compete? Have you ever wondered why some nail technicians like to compete so much? Well, I was curious. Here's the story of my first competition experience. I hope that it will encourage you.
February 1, 2001
You know you’re doing something right when you’ve been open for just two years and you have already been a NAILS Salon of the Year finalist two years in a row – but this is the case with this year’s Salon of the Year (1-4 Nail Technicians) winner.
The finalists and winner in NAILS Salon of the Year [5+ Nail Technicians]
January 1, 2001
Do you ever wish the clock had more hours in it so you could get all of your work done? You’re not alone. Here, nail techs and industry professionals give the scoop on how they save a few extra minutes each day.
December 1, 2000
How come the license that has become a symbol for professionalism halfway across the globe doesn’t hold the same cachet in this country?
On the Road with Hannah Lee34 photos
This Season's Hottest Nail Art Products38 photos
Am I losing my touch applying acrylics?
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?
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