December 24, 2013
Is a garden the new must-have addition to a salon setup? More salons are growing their own herbs, fruits, and vegetables for use in scrubs, manicures, and pedicures.
Keywords: natural ingredients organic services salon profiles
November 26, 2013
The Dallas News interviews Missy Malone, a certified medical nail technician and founder of SPAtaneity Natural Nail Salon specializing in waterless pedicures and disposable nail kits. "Our goal is to ensure that we provide safe care to those who are diabetic, cancer patients, anyone with an immunosuppressed condition, even our elderly," Malone says.
Keywords: diabetic clients media coverage salon profiles special needs clients waterless manicures
August 14, 2013
After a lengthy hiatus, one-time nail tech Pamela Reeder jumps back into the salon world — toes first — with an array of natural nail services in Solana Beach, Calif.
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February 22, 2013
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
September 10, 2012
Five years after Jane Park opened her first salon dedicated to connecting women through color, the Julep brand is still bringing women together, in the Seattle metro area and beyond.
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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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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.
Keywords: salon profiles salon sanitation
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.
Keywords: all-natural boutique nail salon eco-conscious products eco-conscious salons salon decor/design
March 1, 2010
In opening Tierra Mia Organic Nail Spa, Justin Mitchell and Karina Restrepo bring water-based polish, Latin flair, and a designer’s keen eye to the Philadelphia nail world.
Keywords: organic services salon profiles
December 1, 2009
Cindi Rice’s philosophy of one-on-one attention at The Nail Sanctuary has ensured that the owner-designed-and-operated salon’s appointment book is filled up to a year in advance.
Keywords: salon decor/design salon profiles
October 1, 2009
The Brookhaven location of Atlanta’s Natural Body Spa & Shop chain has just been awarded Platinum certification under the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) program.
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November 1, 2008
Joi Nail Spa in Berkeley, Calif., enriches its community with a unique assortment of services, including authentic Chinese reflexology.
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August 1, 2008
Mani Pedi Cutie! caters to moms and daughters - providing them with their own individual space and needs.
Keywords: boutique nail salon On The Road pedicure areas salon furnishings salon parties
March 1, 2008
A good manicure or pedicure should make clients feel special and pampered. Some services push the boundaries in terms of techniques, ingredients, and price to make them exceptional. Take a look at these services that go above and beyond.
Keywords: add-on services customer service day spa deluxe manicures deluxe pedicures
February 1, 2007
Salons have always been centered around a beauty philosophy — but what happens when salons extend that outlook to include Mother Earth? As green salons pop up all over the country, find out what this trend means to you.
Keywords: consultants eco-conscious salons green business green salons LEED-certified