June 1, 1996
They may be swift of foot, but runners have particular foot problems. The good thing is, they generally know what their needs are and will voice them to you.
May 1, 1996
April 1, 1996
Is there life after graduation from cosmetology school? You bet there is! While developing good work habits and building a clientele don’t happen overnight, working on them early in your career will help you stay one vine swing ahead of the rest.
Networking with other salons at a tradeshow, or even at an informal breakfast meeting can make many good ideas go a long way.
March 1, 1996
Knowing what not to do can be just as important as knowing what to do when trying to create a salon environment that keeps customers coming back.
Tanning and your salon
February 1, 1996
Keeps a chart by the appointment book that lists the amount of time each nail technician requires to perform a particular service.
January 1, 1996
I’ve been talking to several editors at the big consumer beauty magazines. They all seem to ask the same questions, like "What should someone look for in a good nail salon?"
December 1, 1995
You probably have pet peeves about your clients, but have you ever wondered what they say about you? We spoke to some nail care clients about their technicians and got some surprising answers.
November 1, 1995
How do women really feel about their own beauty quotient? A fascinating study commissioned by New Woman magazine uncovered some compelling answers.
What is the most important requirement in being successful in the nail industry?
August 1, 1995
July 1, 1995
One of the most important responsibilities of the salon owner or manager is to field complaints from unhappy customers. The tricky job is to handle an unsatisfied customer and the technician who provided the service without losing either.
June 1, 1995
When designing promotions, it’s best to look at the big picture and incorporate your specific service promotions into your overall promotional plan.
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Nail biting is just what it sounds like, but its effects on a client's personal and nail health can be long-term and damaging. Starting usually as jus...
Should the salon owner do nails herself?
How do you react to negative feedback?
Do you use over-the-counter (non-professional only) polish?
Will gel-polish cause traditional polish to become obsolete?
Do Nail Techs Really Need Resumes?
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