March 22, 2012
Created by Tweezerman in a partnership with Harajuku Lovers (musician Gwen Stefani’s fashion brand), these files are perfect for clients to pop into their pockets or purses to fix any chips, snags, or breaks on the spot.
March 12, 2012
Scandle has expanded its commitment to providing eco-friendly products through the introduction of sustainable and fair-trade beauty accessories and other spa treats.
February 17, 2012
CEO Gabriela Hernandez designed Bésame’s red-and-gold containers, which are made of gold-plated nickel.
January 27, 2012
The suede and leather boots with the warm and fuzzy interior have an innovative upgrade: a flap that folds down so clients can get their toenails polished.
December 20, 2011
Hand Candies by the brand Bath by Riley are manicure scrubs that are individually-wrapped in candy wrappers.
December 2, 2011
Hand-sculpted from pumice stone, the “Healing Sole” by Natural Creations is the perfect shape and size to smooth rough feet and soften the skin.
Nail Polish Pens from Piggy Paint are great for the kiddies — or for anyone who wants the convenience of a polish pen.
December 1, 2011
The rollers are filled with beads soaked in sophisticated, long-lasting essential oils, are made of recyclable material, and are completely manufactured in the United States.
November 28, 2011
A great retail item for clients’ at-home nail maintenance, the Nail Love cuticle and nail oil pen from IT Cosmetics is a well-packaged cuticle oil and cuticle pusher in one.
October 27, 2011
Yoga Sandals’ Velvet Comfys position your feet naturally as if you were bare foot, enabling your feet and lower legs to exercise as you walk.
October 26, 2011
The Soi Company has a collection of hand-crafted candles that are eco-friendly and produce a healthy environment through their beautiful fragrances.
September 15, 2011
Made to be used in the salon or retailed as a high-end salon item, the new ANSR: Sole can tackle any foot problem — from simple calluses to extremely dry and cracked feet, according to the company.
August 22, 2011
SalonPOS has a user-friendly interface and easy accessibility features that allow users to manage clients, employees, and schedules anytime, anywhere.
August 19, 2011
Created by salon owner Maisie Dunbar of Maisie Dunbar’s Spa Lounge in Silver Spring, Md., the line features a Sugarbutter Body Scrub, Smoothie Body Lotion, and Sugar Sweet Body Wash.
Kinetics’ Acrylic Nail Travel Set helps maintain your acrylic nails on the go.
NAILS Team Celebrates Industry Award Together8 photos
Clever Nail Art Displays6 photos
A thick growth of epidermal cells that supports the natural nail plate.
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