March 25, 2013
Jennifer Halfon is an educator for Young Nails. We have met online and I had the privilege of taking one of her art classes when she was in Des Moines. She is a talented and passionate
March 15, 2013
Sara is a professional I met online who had such an amazing story that I have asked her to share it with you. She is a wonderful inspiration. — Holly As a child, I dreamed of growing
December 1, 2011
Cosmopolitan, in its December 2011 issue, had a brilliant idea. When nail tips start to chip, simply top tips with glitter-packed polish.
November 3, 2011
Hopefully you are not tired of hearing about Hawaii, just in case I will try to make this the last blog about it. LOL. Customer service in a lot of businesses and even a lot of
September 8, 2011
Note from Holly: Here’s a guest blog from Tanya Sisson. Tanya is an experienced professional in the nail industry. Licensed since 1989, she has been involved in education from the start of her career. Tanya enjoyed
August 19, 2011
Do you ever read the directions on nail products? Maybe a glimpse to be sure you’re using it properly or just full steam ahead because how hard could it really be anyway? Sometimes you can get
July 14, 2011
Do you ever test things out that your clients complain about? There have been some mentions about water, chlorine, and generally common summer vacation activities causing challenges with nail coverings. It is not every day that
June 29, 2011
Hello all! I wonder if you might humor me today and allow me to post my last respects to a very dear client? We all have them — maybe if you are lucky you have more
May 31, 2011
It seems that a lot of you did consider yourself slow! If you feel like you have the technique down, what can you possibly do to speed up? I’m sure you are tired of hearing it,
May 18, 2011
Ever had a bad day? Not a wimpy bad day like you ran out of Fruit Loops and had to eat Cheerios bad day, but the kind where the alarm goes off in the middle of
May 11, 2011
The response to the problem client blog was great! I would like to carry it over into another blog to address something that so many of you commented on having — wiggly clients! I put it
May 6, 2011
Do you have problem clients? I bet a face or two just popped into your mind’s eye! What do you consider a problem client? Some issues that we run into are not necessarily that the person
April 5, 2011
Have you ever heard the tip debates asking if we prefer to be thought of as a waitress or as a doctor-type person? I’m not touching the whole tipping debate with a 10-foot pole today, but
April 1, 2011
How much of a tech junkie are you? Could you live without your laptop? Is your cell phone nearly a lifeline? To that end what would happen if one or both of them crashed, were stolen, or
January 3, 2011
Everyone is busy at the holidays; we all have things to do and limited time to get them done. While in the salon everyone is putting in extra time and really crunching to meet the holiday
Celebrity Face Off Contest: Portrait of an Artist11 photos
Show [Us] Your...Creative Space8 photos
Am I Losing My Touch Applying Acrylics?
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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