Business - Topic : Maryland

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On The Road: DC-MD-VA

July 21, 2011  | Article

When visiting the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, we couldn’t just stop at just one salon since we don’t get over that way too often. Follow along as we discover unique salons in D.C., central Maryland, and northern Virginia.

Keywords: children's services   hiring nail technicians   Maisie Dunbar   Maryland   On The Road  

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  

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  

All the Right Ingredients

March 1, 2009  | Article

Julie Nguyen, owner and founder of Blu Water Day Spa, has plenty of experience in the beauty industry. Coming to the United States when she was 16 and building on the beauty training she received in Vietnam, she worked in hair, then nails and cosmetics, and was quickly able to purchase her own salon.

Keywords: add-on services   Business   charity   Maryland   natural nail care  

On the Road: Giovanni's, Largo, Md.

January 1, 2008  | Article

Maisie Dunbar goes on the road to check out Giovanni's full-service salon in the neighboring  town of Largo, Maryland.

Keywords: booth rental   full-service salons   Maryland   On The Road   salon profiles  

Queen of the Spas

February 1, 2005  | Article

What sets Maryland’s About Faces Day Spas & Salons apart from the rest? Well, for starters, the first location opened more than 26 years ago and is still going strong.

Keywords: Maryland   salon profiles  

Have the Courage to Let Bad People Go

January 1, 2005  | Article

It is better to turn down business, referring business to another salon, than to keep employees that I cloud your space with their negative attitude. 

Keywords: firing staff   Maisie Dunbar   Maryland   staff management   staff motivation  

In a Hurry?

October 1, 2004  | Article

While salon owner Melissa Hash originally planned to target teens, she quickly realized that there was demand for a moderately priced, fun, upbeat salon for everyone. Billing itself as an express salon and spa bar, Rush! In Gambrills, Md., is a hip full salon that appeals to the young and young at heart.

Keywords: Maryland   niche marketing   salon profiles   teens  

Nail Technician of the Year: Honorable Mentions

July 1, 2004  | Article

These techs gave this year's winners a run for their money!

Keywords: John Hauk   MaeLing Parrish   Maisie Dunbar   Maryland   nail technician  

Beyond the Classroom - Apprentice Programs

April 1, 1998  | Article

Apprentice programs give new nail technicians what formal school training leaves out in many states: hands-on experience. Whether replacing or augmenting classroom instruction, apprentice programs could be the answer to today’s educational shortcomings.

Keywords: Arizona   Georgia   Maine   Maryland   Michigan  

Salon of the Year Winners Show Professionalism and Creativity

February 1, 1995  | Article

This year's winners span North America and inspire with their creative and optimistic approach to business and customer service, as well as their passion for nails.

Keywords: canada   Canadian nail techs   Debbie Krakalovich   Florida   home salons  

Self-Made Women Rise To The Top In The Nail Industry

August 1, 1993  | Article

Give and take is the secret to success for these 10 women, who are some of the nation’s top nail technicians. They give their all to clients and their craft and take advantage of every opportunity that arises.

Keywords: Arizona   California   Chicago   Florida   Illinois  

From Motorcycles to Manicures

March 1, 1993  | Article

Creating a salon from an auto parts shop was a lot like giving a nail service – involved cleaning up the dirt, giving the area some shape, and adding a couple coats of paint.

Keywords: Maryland   salon decor/design   salon profiles  

Nailco’s Salon of the Year Winners Show Sensational Style and Business Smarts

January 14, 1993  | Article

1992 National Salon of the year AWARDS

Keywords: Chicago   Illinois   Indiana   Maryland   Nailco  

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