May 20, 2011
You’ve graduated from school, secured a job in a great salon, and now you need those clients. According to successful industry veterans, you can fill your book in six months. Here are 67 ways to do just that.
Career Handbook managing editor Sree Roy shares some way new nail techs can get ahead in the nail industry by taking advantage of new technologies.
April 28, 2011
We at NAILS Magazine strive to help nail technicians become better on many levels. Better at running your business. Better at your technical craft. Better at maintaining sanity in your life. We've created this set of challenges to help you push yourself and break through some of your boundaries. We challenge you to get outside of your comfort zone and accept the tasks at hand. Do you accept this challenge?
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.
Playing Footsy27 photos
The Bright Side: Summer Neon Colors26 photos
Is perfectionism on the job a blessing or a curse?
What’s the best way to recruit techs for a new salon?
What low-cost extras do you provide that clients perceive as having a high value?
Do I need a special permit to do medical pedicures?
Should the salon owner do nails herself?
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