June 26, 2015
This month we asked nail techs: Do you do your own nails or have another tech do them?
Keywords: crowdsourcing handpainted nail art
June 24, 2015
This video shows how to install the Luraco i7 Series pedicure spa chair right out of the box.
Keywords: Luraco pedicure spas
June 23, 2015
Cuccio International is looking for a professsional nail technician to become its Cina Nail Art brand manager as well as Director of Global Education, Research and Development.
Keywords: alternative careers Cuccio job choices
June 9, 2015
New York City-based nail tech Naomi Gonzalez-Longstaff will help you develop brag-worthy skills through her Artistry mentoring program.
Keywords: mentoring mentors
June 2, 2015
Creating a business culture that thrives is something that takes constant attention, constant improvement, and constant re-evaluating if you want to give your business a jump start, managing the culture is key to your success. Complete these exercise to hone your salon vision, mission, and purpose.
Keywords: branding Business business building
May 19, 2015
You are busting at the seams to share what you know. Take our quiz to find out if you have what it takes to succeed in this demanding role.
Keywords: alternative careers manufacturers educators quiz
May 13, 2015
We will continue to update this page with statistics and important health and safety resources for nail salon owners, nail technicians, and consumers.
Keywords: client health health healthy working industry research nail technician health
May 12, 2015
This month we asked nail techs: Do you socialize with clients outside of the salon? Why or why not?
Keywords: client issues client relationships crowdsourcing
May 12, 2015
NAILS Magazine and VietSALON Magazine applaud the New York Times exposé of the appalling exploitation of nail salon workers in certain communities and urge increased consumer awareness and enforcement efforts.
Keywords: consumer concerns consumer press New York New York licensing New York nail techs
May 5, 2015
The deadline has been extended! You still have time to apply for The Beauty Pitch, a one-of-a-kind opportunity to show off your unique brand style and gain exposure at the kickoff event for PBA Beauty Week. Get your company in front of an expert panel of renowned businessmen and entrepreneurs including American Businessman, Mark Cuban and CEO and Co-Founder of John Paul Mitchell Systems, John Paul Dejoria. Learn more here and submit your pitch today. Beauty Pitch contest entries must be submitted online by May 12, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. EDT. For official rules, entry fees and details, see www.beautypitch.com/rules and follow #BeautyPitch for updates.
Keywords: Cosmoprof North America nail tech inventions PBA
May 4, 2015
If your first experience owning a nail business has posed more challenges than you anticipated, don’t panic. Instead embrace Marsha Friedman's Five C’s for building a business.
Keywords: business building Success
May 4, 2015
The pricing structure at DePasquale The Spa is based on a European level system, so service pricing reflects the technician’s skills and experience.
Keywords: compensation systems nail salon service pricing service pricing
April 16, 2015
This month we asked nail techs: What is the best way to find
Keywords: business building crowdsourcing employee issues
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.
Keywords: organization salon cleaning
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.
Keywords: books owner issues salon ownership