January 1, 2006
How seven salons use indulgent pedicure services to increase their profits.
January 1, 2004
Chromotherapy, also known as color light therapy, is a technique with roots in ancient Egypt, Babylon, and India that uses different-colored lights to evoke different physical and emotional responses.
June 1, 2003
Ever since the take-it-all-off Brazilian wax was introduced stateside, waxing has become one of the most requested - and talk about - services in the salon. If you’re thinking about expanding your menu, waxing is one of the cheapest - and most profitable - services you can get into this summer.
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.
October 1, 2002
Taking a cue from a recent skin care trend — microdermabrasion systems — salons prove that having smoother; youthful-looking skin applies to other parts of the body as well, including the hands. And that’s a definite plus for nail technicians looking to enhance their services and profits.
September 1, 2000
July 1, 1999
Give your clients the benefits of body art without any of the downsides associated with permanent tattooing. This add-on service lets you earn over $ 10 in under five minutes.
May 1, 1999
Are clients’ hands and feet looking a little dull? Is their skin dry and flaky? Help them shed a few extra layers of dead skin with one of these revitalizing exfoliating services.
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.
April 1, 1995
Looking for a great add-on service? Here’s an idea of what you need to learn, what you need to stock, and how to keep informed on this hot service.
Celebrity Face Off Contest: Portrait of an Artist11 photos
Show [Us] Your...Creative Space8 photos
Nail files use abrasives in various grits to roughen, shape, polish, or remove the surface of artificial and natural nails.
Should I have a TV in my salon?
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