April 11, 2012
SalonSwipe has launched its free Card Reader and app for the iPhone, iPad, and Android phones.
Keywords: credit cards smartphone apps
March 31, 2012
View snipets from a Backscratchers training seminar and hear from attendees about their use of Backscratchers systems.
Keywords: Backscratchers continuing education
March 5, 2012
Navigating the ins and outs of a simple act of hospitality could leave you dizzy and confused. Before you stock the mini bar or reach for a cold one for a client, double-check your state and local regulations.
February 22, 2012
Clean your station after each customer. No exceptions.
Keywords: Inspector Monika salon sanitation
February 21, 2012
This is a perfect time for your salon or spa to become a recycling resource for small items such as batteries or cell phones.
Keywords: eco-friendly environmental issues environmentally friendly salons recycling
February 6, 2012
Torrance, Calif.-based salon Gemist, owned by nail artist Meg Kaehler, incorporates Japanese-style services for customers, attracting an international clientele and those who favor nail art over nail maintenance.
Keywords: Japanese nail industry salon profiles
January 30, 2012
Chicago-based nail tech Amber Edwards was recently named nail director for Mario Tricoci Hair Salons & Day Spas. NAILS asked Edwards how she intends to make her mark at the salon.
Keywords: staff training
January 26, 2012
This new hot towel steamer is ideal for manicures, pedicures, waxing services, and more. For more info, visit www.beautypro.us.com.
Keywords: manicure accessories pedicure accessories
January 23, 2012
Nothing screams “unprofessional” louder than a station cluttered with stuff. Unclutter your manicure table and keep it clutter-free throughout the service.
Keywords: Inspector Monika
January 18, 2012
In the January 2012 issue of Essence magazine, celebrity manicurist Lisa Logan shares some secrets on how to avoid dried-out cuticles in winter.
Keywords: celebrity nail techs client health cuticle treatments seasonal services winter pedicures
January 11, 2012
Lucky magazine, in its January 2012 issue, suggested turning a client's favorite outfit into a manicure. Elizabeth Monson, a Lucky blogger, was inspired by Prabal Gurung's pop-art floral blouse.
Keywords: Color Club fashion floral nail art handpainted nail art manicures
January 3, 2012
Imagine having a receptionist working to grow nail salon clientele 24/7, costing less than a dollar per day. That’s how the folks at Genbook describe their online appointment scheduling software.
Keywords: client scheduling
December 27, 2011
OPI's Shatter topcoat in gold was listed in Redbook Mag's December 2011 list of cute and fashionable things under $10.
Keywords: crackle polish gold nail trends OPI products polish
December 7, 2011
In Glamour's December 2011 issue, many beauty questions were answered, revealing some important information about women's facial hair maintenance.
Keywords: client health customer service educating clients holiday products Tweezerman
December 2, 2011
SELF magazine is all about ruby nails for the 2011 holiday season, but the hold color makes mani mistakes super obvious. Learn how to prevent spots.
Keywords: cuticles holidays learning new techniques manicures polish removal