June 13, 2016
The advent of gel-polish supercharged the nail industry. Which new products will be the next game-changers? We cover some promising ones, like nail printers and dip systems, that you might want to check out.
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April 22, 2016
As signs announcing the emergence of combination nail and blow dry bars start to freckle the coasts in trend-setting localities like New York, California, and Florida, nail salon owners have to wonder if this is a passing fad or if they should be paying closer attention.
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September 18, 2015
Wine, beer, tequila, and even bourbon are trending as unique ingredients for premium manicures and pedicures. If you are looking to give some splash to your service offerings consider adding one of these innovative interpretations to your menu.
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May 12, 2015
In the third installment of our new series, NAILS explores services you can easily add to your menu to increase your revenue and offer your clients convenience. This month, we take a look at spray tanning.
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April 1, 2015
In this new series, NAILS explores services you can easily add to your menu to increase your revenue and offer your clients convenience. This month, we take a look at eyelash extensions.
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February 20, 2013
NAILS Magazine has made it to our 30th anniversary — and we want to help you get to your 30th career anniversary too! We present 30 timeless tips, culled from our three decades of experience, to help you build your book, run your nail salon, and, dare we say it, retire.
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December 28, 2012
Not long ago, Clayton, N.C.-based nail tech Melodie Hand held a Bra Fit Clinic at her salon, Tickled Pink. It sold her on the service and inspired her to become a “Bra Lady” herself.
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February 22, 2012
Sometimes a new service or a new tech just isn’t ready for primetime. That’s why Audra Senkus and Gabrielle Ophals developed the concept of “The Beauty Collective” at their New York City-based salon Eve.
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February 10, 2012
Reflexology is a massage technique that is gaining popularity in salons. It differs from traditional massage by releasing pressure points instead of rubbing muscles.
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January 25, 2012
NAILS editor Hannah Lee discusses the effect of the "nail polish index" and how your salon can get in on the action.
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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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November 22, 2010
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Westerners are cultivating an appreciation for the ancient Eastern philosophies and practices. Here are some Eastern twists on a few salon services.
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November 17, 2010
Being your own boss is a rewarding choice, but it takes commitment and perseverance. Seasoned techs offer tips to help you succeed.
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November 1, 2010
The new crop of UV-cured brush-on gel polishes has set the industry abuzz. But what exactly is the technology behind these so-called hybrids, and how can they affect your business?
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October 1, 2010
You’ve just thought of an awesome new signature service you want to add to your spa menu. So why not go that little extra mile and make a nice music playlist to go along with it?
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