August 19, 2011
While the nail area of Diva A Nail Boutique in Fresno, Calif., serves as the hub of the business, the salon’s retail boutique accounts for 80% of its revenue.
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August 17, 2011
Blocks up from the sand on a quiet stretch of Pacific Coast Highway in Redondo Beach, Calif., first-time salon owner Nancy Som opened Dipped Nails seven months ago with a desire to achieve, a strong work ethic, and an ace up her sleeve.
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July 26, 2011
Salt Lake City-based salon Nailed blends the best aspects of an express nail salon and a high-end spa to offer clients a hybrid that delivers premium services on the double.
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July 21, 2011
When visiting the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, we couldn’t just stop at just one salon since we don’t get over that way too often. Follow along as we discover unique salons in D.C., central Maryland, and northern Virginia.
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July 8, 2011
Julep Nail Parlors are proud to donate $1 from the sale of every Julep Nail Vernis to organizations that empower women. Please join us by going to our Facebook page to learn more and vote each month for where our Powered by Girlfriends dollars should go.
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June 24, 2011
Long Beach, Calif.-based salon owner Elizabeth Ashton uses ayurvedic wellness techniques from India to provide clients with relaxing services based on age-old tradition.
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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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June 15, 2011
Answering the call for a boutique nail salon in the South Shore neighborhood of Chicago, Shine offers a clean atmosphere, homemade scrubs, and is consistently on top of the latest nail trends.
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May 20, 2011
You may not know Philly Arnold — the owner of the newly opened Ft. Worth, Texas, salon called Spa 270° — but you may be familiar with her late husband, Dr. Dennis Arnold. Dr. Arnold, a podiatrist, founded the International Pedicure Association (IPA). He passed away in October 2008 after a long battle with cancer. NAILS asked Philly to tell us about her path to a new career in the nail industry.
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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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May 19, 2011
After years of reality shows focused on hair salons and hairstylists (Blow Out, Shear Genius, Tabatha’s Salon Takeover, Jerseylicious) the nail industry is finally getting our own reality show. Billed as a reality docu-soap series, TV Guide Network’s Nail Files follows the life of salon owner Katie Cazorla as she juggles her expanding business and her personal life.
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April 19, 2011
The minute you walk into this organic-inspired salon in Chandler, Ariz., you feel relaxed, pampered, and surrounded by good friends.
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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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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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