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Salon Owner Says “I Do” at Work

May 4, 2016  | Article

Last May, Columbus, Ohio-based salon owner Lisa Suárez-Brentzel saw her dreams come true when she married the ideal man in the ideal setting: her newly opened salon, Lacquer Gallery

Keywords: nail technician  

A Lesson in Loyalty and Passion

November 3, 2015  | Article

Light Elegance’s Lezlie McConnell recalls her introduction to the nail industry.

Keywords: Light Elegance   nail technician  

Six Nail-Related License Plates for Nail Techs

October 5, 2015  | Article

Part symbol of pride, part advertisement on wheels, nail-related license plates are like mini mobile billboards.

Keywords: marketing/promotions   nail technician  

A Test for the Typical Tech

May 6, 2015  | Article

Based on statistics found in NAILS 2014-2015 Big Book, what follows is a portrait of a typical nail technician. How many boxes can you check?

Keywords: nail technician  

We’re Number 49 — And That’s Good

April 2, 2014  | News

Nail technician ranked number 49 on U.S. News’ Best Jobs of 2014 list.

Keywords: employee issues   nail technician  

Karaoke Captivates Salon Clients

January 5, 2014  | Article

Quarter Dinh’s friendly personality, singing voice, and unique business model has created quite a stir in the Detroit area where he is known as Quarter The Singing Manicurist.

Keywords: nail technician  

Nine Things All Self-Respecting Nail Techs Should Do

December 4, 2013  | Article

Finding a healthy balance between good customer service and good boundaries can be tricky. Once you learn the value of self-respect, how to maintain that balance becomes clear.

Keywords: nail technician  

Nail Tips for Nail Techs: A Facebook Group for the Pros

October 9, 2013  | Article

“For me, being part of the group has resulted in improved skill level and a nail art portfolio, which means more money in my pocket, improved salon standards, and a bunch of great friends who just happen to be nail professionals,” says site member Raji Venugopal of Kelly’s Country Cutter in Grand Blanc, Mich.

Keywords: facebook   nail technician   networking   social media  

When a Tech Leaves Your Team

May 28, 2013  | Article

You hired her, trained her, helped fill her book, and now she’s leaving the salon. What will you tell the clients?

Keywords: client issues   client relationships   hiring nail technicians   nail technician   team-building  

Bahamas, Baby!

March 15, 2013  | Article

The owner of Kai’s Kottage in Titusville, Fla., Kai Keach flies to Andros Island in the Bahamas once a month for a few days to deliver nail and skin care services on the navy base there.

Keywords: mobile salons   nail technician   traveling with nail products  

An American in … Australia

February 27, 2013  | Article

Meet Erin Margrethe of Blonde Tiger in Melbourne, Australia.

Keywords: nail technician  

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  

How I Became a Nail Tech

July 30, 2012  | Article

Whether told as a childhood dream that grew into a reality or as a serendipitous career move, the story of how someone got into doing nails is always interesting to hear. Stories like these remind us of the opportunity available with a little luck and a lot of hard work.

Keywords: nail technician  

International Nail Techs

May 30, 2011  | Article

Call them ongles or uñas, nägel or negle, they’re still nails and they deserve the attention of a skilled professional — no matter where you live. These international techs share what life is like in the nail industry in their slice of the world.

Keywords: international   licensing   nail technician   nail trends  

Interesting Jobs Before the Salon

March 8, 2011  | Article

These techs held interesting jobs before they ventured into the beauty industry. Read about what they did before life in the salon, and what it is they love about doing nails.

Keywords: job choices   nail technician  

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