June 13, 2016
The advent of gel-polish supercharged the nail industry. Which new products will be the next game-changers? We cover some promising ones, like nail printers and dip systems, that you might want to check out.
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April 22, 2016
As signs announcing the emergence of combination nail and blow dry bars start to freckle the coasts in trend-setting localities like New York, California, and Florida, nail salon owners have to wonder if this is a passing fad or if they should be paying closer attention.
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May 12, 2015
In the third installment of our new series, NAILS explores services you can easily add to your menu to increase your revenue and offer your clients convenience. This month, we take a look at spray tanning.
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February 20, 2013
NAILS Magazine has made it to our 30th anniversary — and we want to help you get to your 30th career anniversary too! We present 30 timeless tips, culled from our three decades of experience, to help you build your book, run your nail salon, and, dare we say it, retire.
Keywords: 30th Anniversary adding new services building your clientele business building client retention
December 28, 2012
Not long ago, Clayton, N.C.-based nail tech Melodie Hand held a Bra Fit Clinic at her salon, Tickled Pink. It sold her on the service and inspired her to become a “Bra Lady” herself.
Keywords: adding new services
February 22, 2012
Sometimes a new service or a new tech just isn’t ready for primetime. That’s why Audra Senkus and Gabrielle Ophals developed the concept of “The Beauty Collective” at their New York City-based salon Eve.
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January 25, 2012
NAILS editor Hannah Lee discusses the effect of the "nail polish index" and how your salon can get in on the action.
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September 23, 2011
Before she was a nail tech, Ena Rodriguez was a tarot-reading gypsy at Universal Studios Orlando. That’s where she first came across the art of henna tattooing.
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November 17, 2010
Being your own boss is a rewarding choice, but it takes commitment and perseverance. Seasoned techs offer tips to help you succeed.
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October 1, 2010
You’ve just thought of an awesome new signature service you want to add to your spa menu. So why not go that little extra mile and make a nice music playlist to go along with it?
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September 1, 2010
With social networking, manufacturers’ advertising, and insider support, techs can be in the perfect position to catch the momentum when a wave of national attention sweeps over our industry. Are you poised to harness the power of the consumer press the next time there’s big news in our industry?
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May 1, 2010
Whether you decide to add a new service, or completely rethink how you’ve set up your salon, commit to making at least one change in your business this year.
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May 1, 2010
Veteran nail techs have seen significant changes in the nail industry, and they may fear the best years are over. However, growth is still possible when you stretch yourself and your business to meet the demands of the new customer. It’s never too late to reinvent yourself.
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April 1, 2010
Even just the service names sound enticing — coconut milk pedicure, eucalyptus manicure, cosmopolitan mani-pedi — but how do you come up with these ideas? Brainstorming experts and salon owners share how to turn even a small idea into a big nail service that will liven up your menu.
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