April 20, 2011
Remember the day(s) of your state board exam? Were you scared and nervous, or cool as a cucumber? Here are some testimonials from fellow techs about that landmark day.
April 19, 2011
Manicures are a service that virtually all nail salons offer. There are basic steps that clients expect, plus add-ons and alternatives that allow for endless customization. Follow our basic manicure steps and decide if you’d like to add any of the upgrades or alternatives to your menu.
January 13, 2011
A financial advisor teaches you how to make the most of your hard-earned dollars. Her three-step plan requires you to commit to saving, make it a habit, and allocate wisely.
January 1, 2011
Let's face it, there seems to be a nail salon on every corner and some in between. So what's a salon owner or nail tech to do to build her business these days? How about networking with other local businesses?
Come take a class, learn about the latest products, meet new friends, and renew your love of nails. Here's a quick preview of this year's major tradeshows.
June 1, 2010
From saving money on products to developing an efficient schedule, salon coaches offer practical advice behind the cliché.
March 1, 2010
Nail techs play an important role in protecting clients. The three Cs — cuticles, colors, and contours — can be early indicators of larger health problems.
May 1, 2009
Sometimes we feel so much pressure to be more and do more for clients we overlook the elementary principles of customer service. But instead of fretting about what to do next, try going back to the basics.
Salon Design on a Dime22 photos
Lots and Lots of Ocelot9 photos
A deformity in the nail bed that results in a concave indent of the nail plate, causing the outer nail to turn out; also called spoon nail.
How do you track your sales and other records throughout the year?
Is there a business-related New Year’s resolution you find yourself making every year?
Do your clients ask about polish being “three-free”?
Reader to Reader: Are you still loyal to the product brands you learned with in nail school?
Reader to Reader: What solutions do you have for handling extremely obese clients respectfully?
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