Business - Topic : Massachusetts

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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  

A Tale of Keeping Beauty

October 1, 2006  | Article

Maria Lekkakos opens up her new Alexander’s Spa & Salon in dreamy Wenham, Mass. There, the pageant princess uses her Yankee (and Greek) ingenuity to make Alexander’s a getaway fit for a queen.

Keywords: Massachusetts   Massachusetts salons   salon profiles  

The Nail Lady Is In

May 1, 2003  | Article

After a stint managing a salon in Boston, Sallyanne Austine decided to return to her native Nantucket, Mass., to open her own salon, where she’s now known as The Nail Lady.

Keywords: Massachusetts   Massachusetts salons   salon profiles  

Beauty Fly-buys Take Off

December 1, 2002  | Article

It took several years of persuasive arguments and consumer research, but airport salons and spas are taking off. And the sky’s the limit as to the opportunities with on-the-go clients seeking convenience and speed.

Keywords: canada   Canadian nail industry   Canadian nail techs   Indiana   international  

Picture Perfect

January 1, 1998  | Article

We've pulled together some of our favorite snapshots and snippets from the 1997 Salon of the Year Awards entries.

Keywords: California   Florida   Massachusetts   Massachusetts salons   Michigan  

A Political Animal in the Salon Jungle

July 1, 1997  | Article

Her career was launched in politics and law, but Joyce Hampers says she never fully appreciated business (despite a stint as Assistant Secretary of Commerce) until she ran her own salon.

Keywords: Massachusetts   Massachusetts salons   salon profiles  

On the Road in Boston

July 1, 1997  | Article

This salon is nestled right in the heart of higher education but retains a down-to-earth feel. 

Keywords: Massachusetts   Massachusetts salons   On The Road  

Runner-up: Nails on Broadway

September 1, 1996  | Article

Nails On Broadway finishes its first year with a runner-up title for Salon of the Year. 

Keywords: Massachusetts   NAILS Salon of the Year Awards  

Editor's Note: So Much Still to Do

October 1, 1992  | Article

There has been a good deal of rejoicing in our industry over the fact that New York has finally passed a nail technician licensing bill.

Keywords: Massachusetts   New York   South Dakota   state licensing   Texas  

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