November 1, 2007
Tired moms say they would prefer getting a manicure or massage more than spending extra time with their families.
19% of responding women said they’d get a manicure or massage.
June 1, 2007
Compare your salon to the salons of surveyed NAILS readers to find out which pieces of equipment are found most commonly in the salon.
April 1, 2007
Before you go calling on male clients, use these hard and fast statistics to find out everything from where men get their grooming information to how many techs have never had a male client.
March 1, 2007
The question I throw out isn’t why aren’t Vietnamese salons doing more to improve their sanitation practices, but why isn’t the industry doing more to make compliance more practical? I
February 1, 2007
The nails industry is one business segment that is not seeing a shift toward “DIY” (doing it yourself) to save money. Instead, sales for store-bought polishes and removers have declined and the purchase of professional nail salon services has gone up.
July 1, 2006
Of the women who’ve indulged, 88% think spas are too expensive and 69% perceive them as primarily for the wealthy.
September 1, 2005
Customization, mobility, and exclusively are just a few of the things we’ll be seeing more of in the spa industry in the coming months and years.
March 1, 2005
First-ever survey of nail salon patrons shows that clients are not too worried about sanitation, are less loyal to individual nail technicians, and favor convenience above most other salon features. Among our other key findings is they start getting their nails done at a young age (almost half say they started manicures before they reached age 25). That's good to know for those of you cultivating teens and college students now.
May 1, 2004
Hand and foot care continue to make significant inroads into the spa world.
January 1, 2002
The number of students enrolling in manicuring and nail technology courses has declined.
May 1, 2001
Teen People says that teens are spending a fair amount of their allowances in salons.
May 1, 2000
In its 1999 Job Demand Survey, the NACCAS presents some data.
June 1, 1997
A recent study explains why beauty professionals leave the industry.
July 1, 1996
Nail technicians' earning power is up 17%. Perhaps the staff shortages the industry is facing is having an impact on the salaries and prices that skilled nail techs can demand. Our biannual compensation studies will help you understand how your earnings compare to the industry and provide some simple ways to increase your earning potential.
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2016 Nail Tech Event of the Smokies23 photos
Party nails are temporary nail extensions.
What are reasonable terms for a non-compete contract?
How do I announce to my clients that I will be moving to a new salon?
The new products I’m using are adding time to each appointment. How do I adjust my schedule?
Why isn’t my Gelish application curing properly?
What’s the cause of the pinkish-red oval area on the pad of my client’s toes?
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