February 1, 2007
Flash back to the ‘90s to catch up with past AVAs winners. Six Salon of the Year and Nail Technician of the Year Award recipients share their professional and personal triumphs since winning.
October 1, 2002
Taking a cue from her Southern heritage, Bambi Montgomery softens the hustle and bustle of Chicago with a touch of down-home charm.
May 1, 2001
Salon-goers in the Chicago area know this salon’s number. Digits, etcetera has tapped into something more than the typical salon services. Smack in the middle of a bustling arts district, this salon has its clients bathing in beauty—literally.
August 1, 1999
After a hectic day on the trade show floor, what better place to go than the spa? And what better spa to go to in Chicago than Kiva?
Succulent Scrubs8 photos
At Long Last: An Intro to Longer-Lasting Polish7 photos
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Should I have a TV in my salon?
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?
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