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L.A. Nail Salon Franchise Expands Nationwide

May 29, 2014  | News

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.

Keywords: Arizona   business building   California   Colorado   Florida  

Crowdsourcing: Going Green

April 17, 2014  | Article

This month we asked nail techs: What efforts are you making to go green in your salon?

Keywords: California   Florida   green business   green salons   Minnesota  

PBFC Hosts Legislators at “Welcome To Our World” Lobbying Event

August 21, 2013  | Article

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.

Keywords: California   CND   legislation   Marinello Schools of Beauty   Milady  

My True Love

November 5, 2012  | Article

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.  

Keywords: business building   California   Florida   nail technician   Nebraska  

Making the Grade: Elevating Nail Schools

September 11, 2012  | Article

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.

Keywords: Backscratchers   California   CND   cosmetology schools   education  

Males Who Do Nails

April 13, 2012  | Article

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.

Keywords: Arizona   artist profiles   California   European nail industry   German nail industry  

International Beauty Expo 2011

December 15, 2011  | Photo Gallery

The International Beauty Expo took place October 23 and 24 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Southern California.

Keywords: California   ENP Nail Designs   Essie   LeChat   Nailympics  

Partner With Some Famous Names

June 25, 2011  | News

Linda and Jim ­Nordstrom, founders of Famous Names LLC and makers of Lumos Top and Bottom Coats, have announced the Famous Names Partner Program.


Keywords: California   Famous Names   manufacturers educators   Maryland   Rhode Island  

On My Mind: Grades Are Important

October 1, 2010  | Article

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?

Keywords: California   discount salons   Hannah Lee   North Carolina   salon inspections  

Mobile Marketing

June 1, 2009  | Article

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.

Keywords: alternative careers   business tools   California   Georgia   Illinois  

Bringing British Chic to American Travelers

February 1, 2009  | Article

Butter London’s upbeat, hip nail stores in airports make wait time more enjoyable.

Keywords: Butter London   California   salon chains   salon profiles   Virginia  

On the Road: Peponi Nail & Skin Care Lounge

November 1, 2007  | Article

After working on the NAILS staff for a few months it was time for me to get my first nail service.

Keywords: California   California salons  

Lulu’s by Travis Parker

October 1, 2006  | Article

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.

Keywords: California   California salons   On The Road   salon profiles  

When Bad Things Happen to Good People

August 1, 2006  | Article

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.

Keywords: California   employee issues   Hawaii   insurance   New Jersey  

Service Station

April 1, 2006  | Article

Jayna Rust reflects on her experience as a woman going to a men's salon. 

Keywords: California   California salons   men's salons   On The Road   salon profiles  

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