January 19, 2013
"We do throw some awesome parties with lots of food, drinks, door prizes, gifts, and discounts,” says Samantha Hanby, owner of Polished Nail Salon in Yukon, Okla., who held a Customer Appreciation Day for clients last September and plans to make it an annual event.
Keywords: client relationships hosting events
January 16, 2013
Celebrity manicurist and blogger at www.lanailcoach.com Melissa Bozant shares what nail style a nail tech should be sporting for which occasion.
Keywords: celebrity nail techs doing nails for photo shoots interview skills
January 15, 2013
If you’re looking for a quick upsell that complements the existing services in your salon without cannibalizing them, then try G The Body Art Professional’s temporary glitter tattoos.
Keywords: glitter temporary tattoos
January 4, 2013
In 2000, when news broke about the potential dangers of whirlpool spas, many salon owners were horrified to hear of the sanitation shortcuts happening within the industry. Today, conscientious techs find creative ways to let every client know of their pledge to provide safe services — every time.
Keywords: Dashing Diva pedicure sanitation salon sanitation
December 29, 2012
Whether to use in your treatments or sell on the shelves of your retail section, private-label products are a sure way to impress customers. Peruse our collection and find something you’d be proud to put your name on.
Keywords: private labeling retail boutique items retail merchandising retailing
December 27, 2012
Nail techs must think outside of the box to do business in 2013 and beyond. One way we’ve done this is by opening up the salon to hold different events.
Keywords: hosting events Maisie Dunbar
December 17, 2012
“I had the purses made as a way to advertise and start conversations,” says Geneva Holcomb of Imagio Salon and Spa in League City, Texas, who created two custom Miche Bags that boldly proclaim her love of the nail industry.
December 17, 2012
Wellx is the latest online hub for spa professionals to connect with other wellness experts and their clients.
December 5, 2012
Buff&Go is expanding and it’s looking for extraordinarily talented beauty professionals to join its team.
Keywords: products for mobile techs
November 16, 2012
The House of Rush's glamorous design includes a custom wallcovering of newspaper clippings and reviews of this full-service salon.
Keywords: international salon decor/design
November 7, 2012
Sweet Nail’s video testimonials make stars of the salon’s clients while they sell the services in a low-key yet professional way.
Keywords: web marketing websites to watch
November 5, 2012
Michelle Phoenix, owner of Wet Paint Nail Spa in Cambridge, Mass., sent out the following announcement to her clients: “While we all enjoy a little quality ‘me-time,’ sometimes our kids need to join us in our daily rounds. To alleviate the fear of interrupting the relaxation of your fellow spa-goers, we are introducing Mothers’ Hours. Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., while open to anyone, are times that your munchkins are welcome to join you at your nail appointment.”
Keywords: children in the salon
November 2, 2012
I tell the client that I have something to show her, and that if she doesn’t like it, I can wipe it off.
Keywords: beginner nail art
October 31, 2012
This I <3 My Nails oval sticker from Kami Nails is a great way to promote your business.
October 30, 2012
Lina Dinh of Ly-nah’s Nail Designz in Beloit, Wis., turned her rolodex into a mini nail design album, which has increased her nail art sales.
Keywords: organization product displays