June 22, 2011
This quaint single-tech salon right off the beaten path in downtown Austin, Texas, is an urban oasis for hand and feet treats.
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May 25, 2011
“I started with just one picture of a shoe that I liked and it snowballed,” says Rhonda Coe-Beck, owner of Nail Expression Nail Spa in Winston Salem, N.C., whose salon is covered with signs — many shoe-related, some inspirational, some plain funny.
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May 19, 2011
A peaceful retreat, Crave Nail Spa was created using eco-friendly materials and offers clients a wide range of services using natural products.
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April 19, 2011
Owner Thao Nguyen left a career in law to create a charming, successful nail haven from the ground up with the help of her sister Ha Nguyen.
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April 8, 2011
Quy Ton, CEO Regal Nails, “The King of Nails,” gives a tour of the warehouse facility.
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March 21, 2011
Located less than 10 minutes from Washington D.C. is the RiMahni Glo Girls salon, Prince George County, Md.’s first spa created just for little girls. The mini-salon is actually located within the full-service RiMahni Glo Day Spa in Capitol Heights, Md.
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March 18, 2011
After three successful years owning and operating a waxing studio in Banker’s Hill, Deven Taylor and Amber Lively relocated their business to nearby tourist mecca Old Town San Diego, introducing the neighborhood’s only nail, waxing, and skin care studio.
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February 28, 2011
Turkish salon Misk keeps cleanliness and luxury at the top of its priority list as owner Ceren Ergun gears up to open a second location of her popular nail haven in Istanbul.
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February 28, 2011
Clients of Ole Henriksen Face/Body Spa in Los Angeles won’t muss their manicures flipping through the pages of tattered old magazines. Instead they can read the latest digital editions on the spa’s iPads.
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February 15, 2011
The staff of The Spa at West Baden — located in the West Baden Springs Hotel in French Lick, Ind. — strives to give each guest a five-star experience. Each team member cross-trains with other therapists to ensure excellent and consistent service, says spa director Kim Allen.
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January 1, 2011
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Nail techs share their manicure station set-ups. It's a revealing look at form, function, and personality.
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November 22, 2010
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Nail techs share how they keep their work spaces clutter-free and ready to go.
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November 17, 2010
Attention-getting design and visual merchandising — the art of placing retail products in a way that increases sales — can give you a major advantage over your competition. Even if you don’t have a hefty visual merchandising budget, remember that creativity, initiative, and a sense of humor don’t carry a price tag. A visual strategist at Chute Gerdeman Retail shares 11 Dos (and a few Don’ts) to help you prepare for a successful holiday season.
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October 1, 2010
By combining the efficiency of Vietnamese craftsmanship with the American expectation of a luxurious experience, owner Samantha Hanby finds a way to offer customers the best of both worlds.
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August 1, 2010
Orchard Nails opened in Corona, Calif., when the economy was at its worst, but co-owner Thomas Irwin says this meant the salon had “nowhere to go but up.”
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