September 30, 2011 | Article
Wondering what else you can do to help? Here’s how some of your colleagues are raising funds and raising awareness at the salon.
September 15, 2011 | Article
At Spa Gregorie's, a small Southern California-based chain of salons and day spas, they make it easy for their clients to raise money for their favorite causes.
August 24, 2011 | Article
When nail tech Suzette Rogers heard that her longtime client was once again going on a medical mission to Guatemala, her interest was piqued. The more she heard the more she knew she had to go along.
August 23, 2011 | Article
The Bras for Hope Coalition is asking for your support in raising money for the distribution of post-mastectomy bras and prosthetics for women affected by breast cancer. Bras for Hope is sponsoring a nail art contest and awareness campaign.
August 5, 2011 | Article
Think you know a lot about protecting the planet and being eco-conscious in the salon? Take this quiz to see what your green report card looks like.
August 3, 2011 | Article
One way to show your gratitude and give back to the community that supported you, says Tamara Jercha, is to help unemployed individuals in your area.
May 21, 2011 | Article
An alternative to costly pedicure thrones, the Embrace “No Plumbing” Pedicure Chair from Belava enables techs to provide a high-end experience and guarantee the highest sanitation standards, all while conserving water.
May 20, 2011 | Article
Bella Luccè has developed a complete line of pedicure products designed to improve the condition and appearance of the feet in just minutes. What’s more Bella Luccè takes its commitment to the environment seriously.
May 20, 2011 | Article
A new pedicure system from The Nail Superstore could radically change what clients expect from their salon experience. The Red Dragon Sauna Pedicure system combines a wooden barrel with a steam generator to create a sauna that open pores, eliminates dead cells, and softens skin.
May 19, 2011 | Article
A peaceful retreat, Crave Nail Spa was created using eco-friendly materials and offers clients a wide range of services using natural products.
April 21, 2011 | Article
Açai (pronounced ah-sigh-ee) is a small, deep purple berry that grows on certain palm trees in Central and South America.
March 29, 2011 | Article
As we become more aware of our health and environment, many of us are making small changes to "go green." Those changes don’t need to end when we walk into the salon. By taking small steps, we can improve our work environment as we "grow" green.
March 23, 2011 | Article
Panthenol was the original ingredient that inspired the name for international hair care brand Pantene, which made its debut in 1947 in Europe.
February 28, 2011 | Article
When vitamin E was discovered, the biggest producer of soybean oil was Eastman Kodak, which used the oil in photo processing. After realizing it could extract alpha tocopherol from the oil waste, it began selling it to vitamin producers and remains a leading supplier to this day.