April 19, 2013
Newly licensed nail tech Breanne Trammell (who graduated from TW Nail Technology Inc.) embarks on a cross-country road trip this summer, in which she'll take a canned ham trailer renovated as a mobile nail salon and do manicures all over the U.S. "This experiential project is about more than simply ail art. By transforming a 1968 Shasta Compact camper into a mobile salon, I aim to create an intimate platform to exchange ideas and conversation," Trammell says.
Keywords: manicures mobile salons
March 15, 2013
The owner of Kai’s Kottage in Titusville, Fla., Kai Keach flies to Andros Island in the Bahamas once a month for a few days to deliver nail and skin care services on the navy base there.
Keywords: mobile salons nail technician traveling with nail products
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.
Keywords: home salons mobile salons
February 20, 2013
In the tradition of quick, convenient on-site services like shoe-shining and barbers comes Manicube: an in-office, female-friendly mobile nail service company.
Keywords: mobile salons
November 30, 2012
Mobile salon SPAtaneity caught the eye of several local hospitals and was commissioned to perform services on patients before opening its stationary location in Fort Worth, Texas.
Keywords: medical pedicures mobile salons salon profiles
November 20, 2012
A mobile salon can either be a self-contained mobile unit (like in a converted motorhome) or a nail technician who travels with all her salon necessities to perform in clients’ homes or offices. Mobile salons are not legal in all states.
Keywords: legislation mobile salons salon profiles
November 30, 2011
It’s easy to be a mobile tech when the only challenge is packing your supplies and
Keywords: mobile salons
driving to a client’s home, but what if you want a multi-service mobile spa? We spoke to women who made the plunge to find out how they got started.
May 19, 2011
Dawn McRoberts is the owner of the mobile nail tech service High Five Nails in Tullibody, Scotland and she created this polish display so she can nicely show her polishes to customers wherever they may be
Keywords: mobile salons polish product displays
January 1, 2011
Mobile and celebrity manicurist Teresa Smith's mobile manicure company Nails at Work has been around for about four years, and now Smith has made her mobile manicure tables available for any nail tech to purchase.
Keywords: manicure tables mobile salons products for mobile techs salon furnishings
June 1, 2010
“I have found in recessionary times people will find the money to spend on their children more then they will on themselves,” says Carolyn McNairn, the owner of a mobile spa business who started offering kids spa parties two years ago in response to a growing demand. McNairn shares all she’s learned in her new guide, “How To Start a Kids Mobile Spa Business.”
Keywords: mobile salons mommy and me manicures Mother's Day youth marketing
August 1, 2009
Jody Newman, owner of I Do Spas, works to change legislation in Maine regarding the rights of mobile spas to service parties in people's homes.
Keywords: legislation mobile salons spa parties state boards
June 1, 2009
How do you attract clients when you have no storefront to draw them in? Target marketing, networking, and a little creativity can help mobile nail techs expand their businesses.
Keywords: alternative careers business tools marketing/promotions mobile salons promoting your services
August 1, 2008
Sprinkles is a "traveling spa for girls" offering manicures, pedicures, facials, temporary tattoos, goodie bags, make-up application, and massage. The girls, ages 3-12, wear pink, fluffy robes while they enjoy their services.
Keywords: children's services company profiles mobile salons spa parties
June 1, 2008
These clients are especially grateful for at-home manicures by Holly Schippers, but she's the one who says they provide something very special for her.
Keywords: alternative careers CND elderly clients manufacturers educators mobile salons