August 1, 2008
A service-capping hand and forearm massage is a quick and easy way to bump up the price of your standard manicure — just make sure the client thinks it’s worth it.
June 1, 2008
In this occasional series, we follow along as Adrienne, a mother of two who just moved with her husband to North Carolina, works to rebuild her nail business from scratch. She’s working with Heather, a certified salon success coach, to help her succeed. If you missed the first installment, see NAILS February issue or visit The Coaching Chronicles blog (updated twice weekly) at http://blogs.nailsmag.com/coach.
April 1, 2008
Paraffin system is comprised of a blend of antioxidants which not only repair, but help regenerate cells and calm the skin.
April 1, 2008
More spas are offering soaking services that just a few years ago most people would have only indulged in at home.
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.
January 16, 2008
Ja'maal Buster used Ardell DuraLash Regulars in short and medium with Ardell LashGrip Adhesive to create Paula's sultry look.
January 1, 2006
How seven salons use indulgent pedicure services to increase their profits.
December 1, 2002
Pedicures serve many purposes from the therapeutic to the beautifying to the pampering. Here we show you how to customize your services to the special needs and desires of pedicure clients in need of a touch up, an overhaul, or simply an hour of luxury.
September 1, 2000
June 1, 1996
JoAnn Har, a nail technician in Hod Hasharon, Israel, gives her clients a little something extra, and it doesn’t cost her a cent.
April 1, 1996
Tech puts marbles in the pedicure bowl to make it fun and efficient.
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