January 4, 2012 | Article
Augusta, Ga.-based nail tech Kamisha Winfield believes all young girls deserve to be supported in their dreams and given a positive outlet to express their creativity.
December 28, 2011 | Article
An alternative to conventional solvent-based nail polish, Scotch Naturals WaterColors produces no noxious fumes or odors and delivers long-lasting, salon-quality color without yellowing of the nails.
November 28, 2011 | Article
A proprietary blend of citrus seed extracts, Citrusway Nail Solution is applied twice daily around and under the nail to combat darkened and discolored nails.
November 22, 2011 | Article
This ceiling fixture is made of over 70 SpaRitual lacquer bottles.
November 4, 2011 | Article
Essential oils have many uses: burn the oils in a diffuser, use as a perfume, or dab some on a warm cloth and use for dusting and cleaning. Consider offering these diffusing kits as retail items to your clients — or try them out to make your salon smell warm and inviting.
October 31, 2011 | Article
The frequent cherry on top of Sunday manicures, cuticle oil acts as a quick massage lubricant for fingertips while also sealing in moisture to keep the cuticle area and eponychium soft and supple.
October 26, 2011 | Article
Shannon Byrd, a nail tech at Modern Beauty Shop in Albemarle, N.C., accompanied a church group on a trip to a Peruvian orphanage, the New Life Children’s Home.
October 26, 2011 | Article
Sponsored by the non-profit Salons Against Domestic Abuse Fund, the Cut It Out program is dedicated to mobilizing salons to fight domestic abuse in communities across the United States.
October 25, 2011 | Article
Juste B An Organic Nail Bar is Baltimore’s first organic, 100% fume-free nail salon.
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.