October 22, 2014
There’s been a lot of buzz around Paintbox, a modern manicure studio located in the SoHo area of New York City. While in town for New York Fashion Week, I was invited to drop in and see what all the hype was about.
Keywords: Gelish NAILS Next Top Nail Artist On The Road salon decor/design salon uniforms
June 7, 2011
Here are some pieces of advice on how to put together your portfolio, what to say during your interview, what to bring and what to wear, plus where to look for salon jobs.
Keywords: career handbook creating a portfolio finding a job hiring nail technicians interview skills
January 1, 2010
Whether worn as a salon uniform or retailed to clients, these unique shirts are modern and fun — and they can’t be found in just any store. Give them as a client appreciation gift or stock them in the retail area for clients who can’t get enough of all things nails.
Keywords: Aprons retail boutique items retailing salon uniforms
June 1, 2008
Whether or not your salon has an official dress code, there are expectations that a certain standard be maintained. Just what that standard is may depend on the atmosphere, size, and location of your salon. We asked techs if there is ever a time when old jeans or sweats are appropriate attire for the salon.
Keywords: professional image salon uniforms staff management
April 1, 2000
What image do you want to project to clients the moment they enter your salon? For most salon owners, it’s one that says “we’re professional, highly skilled, and a team.” One way you can make this statement loud and clear is through what you choose to wear. Whether you opt for smocks, aprons, lab coats, matching Ts, or color-coordinated outfits, your dress code can help set the tone. Here’s a look at what some nail techs are wearing at work.
Keywords: dress codes salon uniforms