March 1, 2013
Ever dream of leaving the four walls of your salon behind to forge your own path? Mobile businesses and home-based salons offer alternative career opportunities — and challenges.
January 1, 2010
In honor of the reader-written issue, NAILS asked several nail techs to give us tours of their home salons. Marie Davis takes us to All Polished Up! in Dallas, Ore.
January 1, 2010
In honor of the reader-written issue, NAILS asked several nail techs to give us tours of their home salons. Teresa Shackleton gives us a tour of Tee's Nail NV in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada.
In honor of the reader-written issue, NAILS asked several nail techs to give us tours of their home salons. Shannon Arnold takes us to the Flip Flop Beauty Shop in Cooper Plains, N.Y.
November 1, 2007
Home-based salons offer techs flexibility, tax relief, and independence. We asked new and seasoned techs who took the plunge how they handled issues that are particular to home-based salons.
January 1, 2005
You can tend to your kids and other household matters throughout your workday. It may also be the worst thing. Below four salon owners discuss the pros and cons of having salon in their homes.
February 1, 2002
She may run her salon from her home, but Julie Kellos’ Nail Glyphx is no small potato in the nail industry.
January 1, 2002
Louis Mattassi shares ideas on getting a mentor and bringing dress code discipline to a salon.
August 1, 2001
Thinking about converting your salon to a spa? Read this first: You may decide it makes more sense to convert your clients’ homes.
August 1, 1998
America is going home to work, and nail technicians are no exception. Citing a higher income and lower expenses, not to mention some great tax deductions, nail technicians find they can support their families and be near them, too. But working from home has its pitfalls.
June 1, 1993
Working at home has its advantages – time with your kids and being your own boss – but there is still a price to pay-client calls at midnight and never really being able to leave the “office”.
The Latest and Greatest Gels: Soft/Soak-Off8 photos
The Latest and Greatest Gels: Hard/Traditional18 photos
Nail files use abrasives in various grits to roughen, shape, polish, or remove the surface of artificial and natural nails.
Should I have a TV in my salon?
Should the salon owner do nails herself?
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