February 25, 2015
We’ve all had those mortifying moments in (and out of) the salon. A few brave techs shared their most embarrassing at-work situations with us and experts weighed in on how to do proper damage control. Don’t let the following happen to you.
Keywords: client health educating clients elderly clients
April 21, 2012
Artistic Nail Design is looking to recruit motivated nail technicians to join its education team.
Keywords: Artistic Nail Design educating clients manufacturers educators
December 7, 2011
In Glamour's December 2011 issue, many beauty questions were answered, revealing some important information about women's facial hair maintenance.
Keywords: client health customer service educating clients holiday products Tweezerman
October 24, 2011
Is it good to trim between bikini wax appointments? Why or why not? Bliss spa director Wendy Allred shares her advice.
Keywords: client health educating clients tips waxing
November 1, 2010
Myxoid cysts are small, rounded deformities that occur around the fingers and toes. Though often harmless, a visit to the doctor is still suggested to rule out any larger issue.
Keywords: client health educating clients ganglion cysts Myxoid cyst skin conditions
January 1, 2010
Since January is your issue, written by you and for you, we asked nail technicians to give us their “rules to live by” in the salon. Here are 10 that we couldn’t agree with more!
Keywords: client relationships client scheduling customer service educating clients On My Mind
September 1, 2009
You offer services using natural products, and you and your staff make earth-friendly choices for your salon whenever you can. How do you let your clients know about your commitment to going green? Below are five ways to spread your message
Keywords: advertising/promotions educating clients networking OPI products public relations
August 1, 2009
Foot-related injuries due to flip-flop wear are on the rise, according to the American Podiatric Medical Association. “There are many flip-flops on the market that offer little to nothing in terms of arch support, stability, and shock absorption,” says the APMA’s Dr. Ross Taubman. “Opting to wear a pair of cheaply constructed flip-flops puts the wearer at risk for injuries such as arch pain, tendinitis, and sprained ankles.”
Keywords: educating clients foot disorders
November 1, 2008
Salon owner Shari Finger answers your questions on building a clientele, regaining the trust of a discount salon-goer, listening to clients’ personal issues, and clients who mistreat their nails.
Keywords: business building client relationships client retention Dear Shari discount salons
January 1, 2008
As an overachiever in the realm of education, I wonder how many techs feel the same way I do.
Keywords: As I See It building your clientele continuing education educating clients manufacturers educators
December 1, 2007
If only customers knew what to look for, it would bring up the quality of nail care across the country.
Keywords: educating clients
November 1, 2006
A career in the nail industry has its fair share of rewards, but with it can come issues that challenge even the most die-hard professional. From finding it difficult to retail products to being allergic to chemicals in the salon, it seems almost every nail tech has some concerns regarding her occupation.
Keywords: allergic reactions communicating with customers continuing education cosmetology schools customer service
September 1, 2006
When kids are younger it seems like they can’t grow up soon enough. They spend days dreaming about what adulthood will be like (I dreamt that I would be a nun who smoked cigarettes), and they mimic the adults they see in their lives — parents, teachers… Jessica Simpson.
Keywords: educating clients youth marketing youth services
July 1, 2006
What happens when you get to the top of the industry? Everyone else wants to join you or take you down. To make sure you keep the power, make sure you are implementing some of these power-salon practices into your services and business.
Keywords: alcohol in the salon beverages custom nail colors Dashing Diva educating clients
February 1, 2003
Investing in an electric file means knowing how to properly use it — and that means getting the right education. Here,we show you where to go and why it’s important to keep learning.
Keywords: educating clients electric files EZ Flow keeping your business competitive