November 1, 2000
Readers respond: What kind of relationship do you maintain with cosmetology schools?
As salons approach their busiest season of the year—traditionally the high season for gift certificate sales as well—it’s not a bad idea to think about how to make the most out of gift certificate sales and hot to turn those potentially one-time clients into long-term clients.
October 1, 2000
Do you have what it takes to open your own salon? Or are you at a loss as to where you should even begin? What you need are the general principles and practices of salon ownership and a checklist to evaluate your. With all of the media available today, resources abound when it comes to opening your own salon.
September 1, 2000
Thinking of retiring to that Greek island some time this year? Before you pack up your equipment, stop to consider how much hard work has gone into building you reputation and your clientele. You may not realize it, but you are sitting on a small gold mine.
August 1, 2000
Running three bustling nail departments is not an easy task, but Sherry Williams seems to have it down to a T-as in training.
June 1, 2000
Finding (and keeping) hard-working qualified nail technicians is one of the most pressing issues facing the beauty industry today. When the nail business is at an all-time high, we find ourselves asking what factors are contributing to this industry dilemma. It is time for us to stop asking, “Why?” and start asking, “What can we do to solve this problem?”
Should more states allow apprenticeships as a viable educational option for aspiring nail technicians?
May 1, 2000
John Hauk knows that a good model is essential to winning in nail competitions. Some of those same skills help retain clients.
April 1, 2000
Nail techs-and the public in general—who buy products online in North Carolina and Michigan may be in for a surprise.
Finding a good doctor is like finding a good nail technician – people want a personal referral from someone they trust. If you’re still looking for Dr. Right, here are some suggestions from physicians and nail techs who’ve made referral relationships work.
March 1, 2000
Free time is a precious commodity for busy techs. So when you've got it, don't waste it! See how these techs and salon owners spend their unscheduled time.
On the Road with Hannah Lee34 photos
This Season's Hottest Nail Art Products38 photos
A substance that has an affinity or attraction to water.
Am I losing my touch applying acrylics?
Should I have a TV in my salon?
Is perfectionism on the job a blessing or a curse?
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