May 1, 2009
I knew I’d fallen hopelessly down the wondrous nail-salon-industry rabbit hole when my friend Claire’s birthday was approaching and my first suggestion was to throw her a pedicure party. Claire fell in love with the idea too, and, after confirming a date with one of my favorite salons, The Nail Bar in Hermosa Beach, Calif., the invitations quickly went out.
April 1, 2009
Employing a "service-step" system and inventive nail bar set-up, Naturals in Gloucester, Virginia handles clients' natural nail care with ease.
February 1, 2009
Two University of Texas grads left the business world to open a cozy nail salon and boutique close to campus in Austin.
January 1, 2009
Going to Salon Bella Mana Nail Spa is a lot like going to visit a friend.
La James International College Tuscany Day Spa has a true "spa" atmosphere and full menu to go with the Greek-flavored Mediterranean decor.
Salons of this caliber generally are months, if not years, in the making. Panache Salon+Spa was created in eight days!
In historic Johnson City go down "Beauty Alley", where each beauty business complements the services next door, and you will find Illusions Nail Studio.
December 1, 2008
One of thebiggest rewards for running a cosmetology school is hearing from past students about their successes in the working world.
October 1, 2008
Managing Editor Sree Roy says, " As a new resident of Long Beach’s Belmont Shore neighborhood, I’m frequently asked for my nail salon recommendation. I'm happy to say I finally have an answer."
September 1, 2008
Two services each in two different salons for these two NAILS editors.
August 1, 2008
Mani Pedi Cutie! caters to moms and daughters - providing them with their own individual space and needs.
July 1, 2008
Sugarcoat: A Nail and Beauty Bar in Atlanta’s Buckhead neighborhood stands out amongst the other boutique, upscale, and discount salons in the city because it’s developed a unique brand that’s reinforced through every aspect of its business.
June 1, 2008
Light blue walls, natural bamboo elements, and a crystal chandelier give off a fresh feeling in this cute shabby chic salon.
May 1, 2008
Tim Crowley visits a California salon designed just for men.
March 1, 2008
Sree Roy visits an Evans, Ga. spa.
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