April 1, 2006
One sure-fire way to jump-start your energy is by re-working you work space, but when you’re looking to redecorate your salon, you know you don’t want yours to look like every Tom, Dee, or Harriet’s salon.
Keywords: California California salons international Maine North Carolina
February 1, 2006
When we found out we’d be getting a visit from Svetlana Klubkova, who works on the Russian NAILS Magazine, we were excited. This would be her first visit to California, and she wanted to take in some of our salon culture.
Keywords: international On The Road
January 1, 2006
How seven salons use indulgent pedicure services to increase their profits.
Keywords: add-on services Dashing Diva international Japan Nevada
December 1, 2005
Though fairly young by American standards, the Polish nail industry is well on its way to becoming a bigger player in the international nail market.
Keywords: acrylics international Nail art
October 1, 2005
An education in cosmetology can change lives. Nowhere is this more evident than in post-war Afghanistan, where a three-month course at Kabul Beauty School & Oasis Spa gives graduates the capability to earn three to four times the national average salary.
Keywords: international nail education
October 1, 2005
As part of the international series, we take a look at the beauty industry in Venezuela.
July 1, 2005
“Some salons do require nail techs to obtain certificates showing they went to school,” but others, such as Uñas Finas (Fine Nails), even train their own employees and hire them without any prior experience or schooling.
June 1, 2005
Full-service beauty salons are the most typical salon environment in England, but a growing number of nail bars have been popping up in the larger metro areas in recent years.
Keywords: England European nail industry international
May 1, 2005
Japanese people place a high premium on personal appearance. Combined with plenty of disposable income, the typical Japanese consumer is able to dedicate substantial time and resources to her appearance. Beauty professionals reap the rewards of this interest and are well-compensated for their efforts.
Keywords: international Japanese nail industry Nail art
April 1, 2005
A look at Russia's nail industry and its impact on the overall economy.
Keywords: international Russia
April 1, 2005
Toronto nail tech says that neons are popular, while Germany-based nail artist is seeing florals.
Keywords: canada Canadian nail industry Canadian nail techs England German nail industry
February 1, 2005
A look at the Australian nail industry.
Keywords: Australia Australian nail techs international
January 1, 2005
In Norwegian, nails are "negler" and the average manicure price starts at $35.
July 1, 2004
Up close and personal with this year's Salon of the Year (1-4 Techs), Christine Turner's Body & Sol Tanning, Nails & Day Spa in British Columbia, Canada.
Keywords: AVAs canada Canadian nail industry Canadian nail techs international
January 1, 2004
Sitting in the crowd, listening as nailists explained new techniques or styles in Japanese, I found I wasn’t completely in the dark. Why not? Because I found out that what I had in common with everyone here was we all spoke a universal language — of nails.
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