May 1, 2002
January 1, 2002
Instead of getting caught up in what's wrong with salons, let's focus on showing them how to be right.
November 1, 2000
Hopefully, when we say the words Non-Standard Salon or NS salon, someone will pay attention to the problem instead of the words used.
May 1, 1999
March 1, 1999
A client talks about her own perspective getting her nails done and what she'd like to see different.
January 1, 1999
There are a couple of practices found in most discount salons that I think all nail salons could learn from.
August 1, 1998
Apprehensive at first, nail technician Heather Sweat took a job at a discount salon for some extra cash. She discovered that these often criticized salons have a lot to teach the rest of the industry.
July 1, 1998
The term “discount salon” used to mean a salon whose service prices were less than 50% of the national average, but the term no longer has the same meaning.
March 1, 1998
When Kim and John Grandinetti hear salon owners complain that “discount salons” are the scourge of the industry, guilty of everything from driving down prices to ruining clients’ nails to giving the industry a bad rap, they laugh. They know the “enemy” because they are it – at least as far as prices are concerned.
January 1, 1998
Two men entered a salon, pointed guns and complained about the salon's low prices.
April 1, 1997
Manufacturers are fond of saying that the mom-and-pop salon is becoming extinct; that there will no longer be mid-range salons, only luxury day spas and bargain salons.
As competition increases, the gap between Asian salons and the rest of the industry is actually getting smaller. To keep their English-speaking clientele, Asian nail technicians are making efforts to learn the language and expand their salon services, while non-Asian salons are discovering the value of quick service and client convenience.
July 1, 1996
Nails to Glam Up Your Little Black Dress13 photos
Star Wars Nail Art34 photos
Katie Cazorla is the owner of The Painted Nail in Sherman Oaks, Calif., and star of the TV Guide Channel’s reality show “The Nail...
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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?
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