February 1, 2004
January 1, 2003
Readers respond with ideas ranging from client information binders to keeping locked cabinets.
January 1, 1996
Before a client goes on a trip, write all pertinent information about her nails on an index card.
November 16, 1994
What are the odds of a nail technician being sued? While statistics aren’t available, in today’s sue-happy society, suffice to say you should certainly be prepared to defend yourself.
July 1, 1994
This short consultation demonstrates your confidence and professionalism and shows your client you care about her.
October 1, 1993
Be sure your salon is in compliance with the IRS’s rules; salon owners who’ve incorrectly classified workers as independent contractors can be liable for back taxes, penalties, and fines.
January 1, 1993
Protect yourself against a malpractice lawsuit by educating your clients about the risks, keeping accurate records, and using signed disclaimers.
January 1, 1992
When a technician leaves a salon, can she take clients with her? If she leaves on good terms, the owner will probably let her, but in the end, it’s up to the client.
Kym Lee, a Look Back in Pictures14 photos
InternatioNAILS: Mexico and Central America20 photos
Gelish is the trademarked term for Hand & Nail Harmony's gel hybrid product: applies like polish, cures under a lamp like a gel.
What are reasonable terms for a non-compete contract?
How do I announce to my clients that I will be moving to a new salon?
The new products I’m using are adding time to each appointment. How do I adjust my schedule?
Why isn’t my Gelish application curing properly?
What’s the cause of the pinkish-red oval area on the pad of my client’s toes?
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