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As I See It: Don't Be Defensive About the NYT Story, Be Proactive

July 10, 2015  | Article

The NYT story on exploited nail techs got the industry talking about how to enforce fair wages. Is new legislation the answer or should we just be better at following laws already on the books?

Keywords: business management   consumer press   New York Times article on nail salons   professionalism   salon sanitation  

Podiatrist-Owned CleanSpa Sets a Shining Example

February 22, 2013  | Article

CleanSpa is a partnership of a podiatrist and nail technicians in a new spa setting — the foot spa. Here, nail technicians have the opportunity to perform pedicures for people who not only need their services, but appreciate their special expertise.   

Keywords: podiatrists   salon profiles   salon sanitation  

You Have Our Word

January 4, 2013  | Article

In 2000, when news broke about the potential dangers of whirlpool spas, many salon owners were horrified to hear of the sanitation shortcuts happening within the industry. Today, conscientious techs find creative ways to let every client know of their pledge to provide safe services — every time.

Keywords: Dashing Diva   pedicure sanitation   salon sanitation  

On My Mind: Practice Makes Perfect

June 28, 2012  | Article

Editor Hannah Lee explains what nail techs should practice, outside of just doing nails, that can help their careers.

Keywords: client retention   client scheduling   Hannah Lee   marketing/promotions   On My Mind  

The Salon Inspector Says …

February 22, 2012  | Article

Clean your station after each customer. No exceptions.

Keywords: Inspector Monika   salon sanitation  

Do Your Customers Have a High Salon IQ?

August 1, 2011  | News

Good Housekeeping asked its readers if they knew what to look for in a good salon.

Keywords: autoclaves   Barbicide   reader surveys   salon sanitation  

New Salon Represents “Leap of Faith”

May 20, 2011  | Article

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.

Keywords: salon profiles   salon sanitation  

Turkish Delight on the High Street

February 28, 2011  | Article

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.

Keywords: autoclaves   customer service   international   nails-only salons   salon decor/design  

Milady Offers Online Instruction on Infection Control

November 1, 2010  | Article

A new online continuing education course from Milady teaches the salon and spa professional how to avoid dangerous situations while keeping the salon or spa clean.

Keywords: continuing education   disinfection   healthy working   Milady   salon sanitation  

On My Mind: Grades Are Important

October 1, 2010  | Article

Some states, like North Carolina, require salons to post their inspection scores where consumers can see them. While I’m not necessarily a proponent of more rules and regulations for the nail industry, I do believe that since most salons are already being inspected, why not post the grade?

Keywords: California   discount salons   Hannah Lee   North Carolina   salon inspections  

Salon Profile: Nowhere to Go But Up

August 1, 2010  | Article

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.”

Keywords: nails-only salons   opening a new salon   salon decor/design   salon furnishings   salon profiles  

On My Mind: What the World Needs Now

December 1, 2009  | Article

I'm pretty excited to be almost done with the year 2009.  It has been a rough year for magazines and the beauty business.

Keywords: economy   Hannah Lee   industry research   networking   New Year's  

Sanitize in Style

March 1, 2009  | Article

Industrial designer Christopher Rozek has done the seemingly impossible:  He's made sanitation sexy.

Keywords: salon decor/design   salon sanitation   sterlize  

Old Rule/New Rule: 12 New Ways of Looking at Our Industry

February 1, 2009  | Article

Take a fun walk down memory lane as NAILS chronicles some of the biggest changes in the nail industry's unwritten rules from the past two decades.

Keywords: add-on services   French manicures   history of nail care   men's services   natural nail care  

When Empty is Better

January 31, 2009  | Article

Sanitation-conscious patrons may prefer to be able to inspect the pedicure basin’s cleanliness and see you draw fresh water just for them.

Keywords: disinfection   pedicure equipment   pedicure safety   salon sanitation  

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