September 23, 2011
Before she was a nail tech, Ena Rodriguez was a tarot-reading gypsy at Universal Studios Orlando. That’s where she first came across the art of henna tattooing.
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July 26, 2011
spite repeated warnings from dermatologists on the health dangers of tanning, results of a new survey by the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) confirmed that a large percentage of Caucasian teen girls and young women are still using tanning beds or intentionally tanning outdoors.
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June 15, 2011
Add on services are generally non-nail related services that can be added to a nail care service, and should not normally require additional licensing (for example, an esthetician's license) to perform (although the sometimes may). We often think of a paraffin dip or a specialty mask as an add-on service.
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May 19, 2011
A burden on your skin, but on clients it’s a win — unwanted hair is an oft-overlooked opportunity for nail techs to rip into new profits and broaden their salon skill set.
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February 16, 2011
Wax n Waxing’s wax is a 100% natural beeswax-based depilatory that contains no added sugar or honey and has a smooth consistency that does not crumble or break. The wax can also be melted in the microwave.
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December 1, 2010
If you’ve ever visited the It’s So Easy booth at a major trade show, you’ve probably seen Rita Padilla
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July 1, 2010
Eyelash conditioners and serums are popping up in spas and salons for women tired of the maintenance of false eyelashes, or curlers and mascara. These non-prescription lash conditioners are applied like eyeliner and most can also be used on brows as well.
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July 1, 2010
La~Te~Da Salon & Spa in Fort Myers, Fla. combines elements of land, air and sea in this sensory rich hand treatment.
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June 1, 2010
A good way to up your income without actually raising prices is to have a list of a la carte options in your service arsenal, says Kelley Killop-Marble of Opalized Designs Studio Salon in Shelby Township, Mich. “I’m not talking about having a bare-bones menu and nickel and diming folks ... that is just plain aggravating,” she says. What she is talking about is differentiating yourself by giving true personal services.
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April 1, 2010
If you’re looking to add a nice finishing touch to any nail look, a UV gel top coat can be a great way to cap off the enhancement with a protective and high-gloss coating.
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March 1, 2010
Part art, part science, pricing your services is one of the most important and delicate tasks you’ll undertake in the salon. And no two salon owners approach it quite the same. We asked readers: How do you decide how much to charge for a particular service?
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December 29, 2009
Antoine De Paris’ Makeup Case is packaged with 14 professional brushes and a carrying case.
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October 1, 2009
Paraffin waxes are renowned for their healing and pain-relieving properties. The wax was first used by doctors to help relieve arthritis pain but has since become a standard in nail salon services. Here’s a quick dip into the world of paraffin, from different warmers to proper cleaning procedures, as well as a wax roundup.
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August 1, 2009
Toe waxing can be a great add-on for pedicures. It gives the client that little extra pampering so they know their entire foot will be smooth and clean for uninhibited bare feet flashing. Experienced pedicurist Cyndi Grohowski of Polished From Head to Toe in Haddon Heights, N.J., offers these five steps on how to do a flawless toe waxing.
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