April 1, 1999
OPI launches The Edge training with a California salon and mentors them through each stage. Follow their progress in this year-long project as they learn new business skills and incorporate retailing in their salon.
Keywords: California California salons OPI Products profitablity retailing
September 1, 1998
Even as the beauty industry continues to grow, state boards face increasing budgetary constraints and hiring freezes. It all boils down to too many licensees, too few inspectors, and an industry that questions the validity of the state board.
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February 1, 1998
Salon owner asks clients to paint their handprints on her salon walls.
Keywords: California California salons salon decor/design
January 1, 1998
We've pulled together some of our favorite snapshots and snippets from the 1997 Salon of the Year Awards entries.
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April 1, 1997
Big, small, upscale, and discount salons heavily dot Ventura Boulevard in the San Fernando Valley (about 20 miles northwest of Los Angeles). Here’s a look at doing nails on this well-travelled street.
Keywords: California California nail techs California salons
May 1, 1996
Considered the “Club Med” of nail salons, Judy Franck’s California Nails salon in St. Charles, III., is a whimsical paradise for snow-weary clients.
Keywords: California effect of weather on nails profiles salon profiles
July 1, 1995
A tidy workstation is this top tech's secret to success.
Keywords: Behind the Scenes business building California doing nails for photo shoots Paula Gilmore
January 1, 1995
Students in a new California program can gain practical experience in a salon setting, which in turn allows salons to train potential employees and evaluate them at work.
Keywords: apprentice programs California California state regulations
December 1, 1994
Salon business consultant, educator, competition judge, competitor, speaker, salon owner, nail video technician, magazine columnist, color and image consultant — Paula Gilmore has been all of these and more.
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November 16, 1994
More than 30,000 California salons have received warning signs for employees on toluene exposure under a directive from the state attorney general’s office.
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October 1, 1994
When you meet the Anderson brothers, it seems as if they’ve been working together all their lives. And, in a way, they have.
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April 1, 1994
Nail technicians struggle to survive after California's Northridge earthquake devastates their business.
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January 1, 1994
Nail Technician Uses Art Background to Her Advantage
Keywords: artist profiles California California nail techs nail technician profile Sheryl Macauley