May 29, 2014
Bellacures plans to further expand its footprint nationwide by opening 20 new franchises through a targeted expansion strategy in Northern California as well as Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, New Mexico, and Texas.
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April 17, 2014
This month we asked nail techs: What efforts are you making to go green in your salon?
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August 21, 2013
This year there were over 250 individual services performed on policymakers, regulators, and staffers by more than 40 beauty professionals who volunteered their time and expertise to showcase the world of beauty.
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November 5, 2012
Have you ever dreamed of leaving the industry to get a “real job”? Techs who have tried it share their stories of how they came to realize their first love is their true love. They also share the challenges they encountered when they returned after an absence.
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September 11, 2012
All too often, cosmetology schools in the U.S. aren’t putting their best foot forward when it comes to educating future nail technicians. For nail schools to get all As when it comes to training students for the real salon world, we need more dedicated nail instructors, increased hours, and a commitment to more than just the state board exam.
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April 13, 2012
With a growing number of men opting to pay bills and forge careers from behind a nail table, NAILS takes a look at some male techs to find out what they think of their chosen profession and how they’re making it in a female-dominated industry.
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December 15, 2011
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The International Beauty Expo took place October 23 and 24 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Southern California.
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June 25, 2011
Linda and Jim Nordstrom, founders of Famous Names LLC and makers of Lumos Top and Bottom Coats, have announced the Famous Names Partner Program.
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October 1, 2010
Some states, like North Carolina, require salons to post their inspection scores where consumers can see them. While I’m not necessarily a proponent of more rules and regulations for the nail industry, I do believe that since most salons are already being inspected, why not post the grade?
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June 1, 2009
How do you attract clients when you have no storefront to draw them in? Target marketing, networking, and a little creativity can help mobile nail techs expand their businesses.
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February 1, 2009
Butter London’s upbeat, hip nail stores in airports make wait time more enjoyable.
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November 1, 2007
After working on the NAILS staff for a few months it was time for me to get my first nail service.
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October 1, 2006
As we walked by an empty storefront, my flip-flopped feet wanted a rest, and the storefront was simply a tease. The cream-colored paper plastered to the window taunted me with stories of manicures and pedicures, and the logo — with its bright colors and intricate font — promised me that this would be an adorable nail spa.
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August 1, 2006
No one wants to believe they will fall victim to an accident or illness that prevents them from earning an income for a long period of time, but statistics show it will happen to three in 10 of us. Disability insurance protects your most valuable asset — your ability to earn an income and provide for yourself and your family.
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April 1, 2006
Jayna Rust reflects on her experience as a woman going to a men's salon.
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