January 4, 2013
What happens when two recent nail graduates interview a handful of veteran salon owners to find out the secrets to a long-lasting salon? They were privy to a host of knowledge from a combined 132 years of salon experience. Here they share it with you.
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December 21, 2012
Located in the tourist town of Pigeon Forge, Tenn., and nestled in an enclave of diverse shops, ranging from gourmet yogurt to a mini-golf course, is the aptly named Colour Bar & Spa. Even its website lives up to its colorful and engaging name — plus the spa pays attention to retail like few others!
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December 20, 2012
At Posh’aah Nail Spa, guests are treated to pampering mani-pedis in a comfy-chic atmosphere. The owner — who quit her successful career as a mixed-use property manager in 2012 to embark on her lifelong dream of opening a nail salon — shares the story of making her dream a reality.
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November 30, 2012
Mobile salon SPAtaneity caught the eye of several local hospitals and was commissioned to perform services on patients before opening its stationary location in Fort Worth, Texas.
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November 6, 2012
An established hair salon, True Envy in Orlando recently added nail services to its revamped space.
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October 31, 2012
In February, established salon Cali Spa moved into a two-story location in thriving northern Fort Wayne, Ind. The affordably priced salon not only hired additional nail techs, but also brought hairstylists, massage therapists, and estheticians onto their team, with the hopes of expanding into a one-stop beauty shop.
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October 8, 2012
Stay Polished Nail Boutique, a nails-only salon, retains customers with personalized hour-long treatments and perfected product application systems. By staying current with the latest gel-polish trends, the salon preserves its status as a “go-to” salon in La Jolla, Calif.
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October 5, 2012
Grenchen, Switzerland, might be well-known for its watch industry, but there was no need to tell time during my relaxing gel-polish pedicure in this bright, airy nail salon.
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September 10, 2012
Five years after Jane Park opened her first salon dedicated to connecting women through color, the Julep brand is still bringing women together, in the Seattle metro area and beyond.
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August 29, 2012
Sisters and owners of Colour Nail Bar in the greater Houston area, Rhonda Townsend and Roslyn Bazile are seeing an increase in clients who love their salon’s bright atmosphere.
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August 21, 2012
In ritzy Beverly Hills, it takes a lot for a salon to stand out above the competition. That’s why Chi Nail Bar & Organic Spa is so proud of its nomination for a Business Excellence Award in the category of most innovative practices by the Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce.
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August 14, 2012
Booth renters work together in harmony in this successful salon in the uniquely green city of Portland, Ore.
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August 1, 2012
After overcoming recent economic challenges, Unity Nails and Skin Care moved into a bigger and better space with an improved menu this April. Salon owner Jeany Perez scheduled a grand reopening to celebrate its success.
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June 29, 2012
Sisters Castle and Lauren Searcy built their business from the ground up, opening their very first salon, Tootsies Nail Shoppe, in 2006. After hard work and diligent cross-promoting, they now run two salons, a certified nail school, and a barbershop, all under the Tootsies brand.
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June 28, 2012
The bohemian beach town of Tulum, Mexico isn’t exactly known for its salon services. But MayaSpa Wellness Center had manicures and pedicures on its salon menu so I decided to give it a try.
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