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.”
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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June 1, 2006
More and more, nail technicians and salons are eschewing tradition and going to clients instead of the other way around. We’ve spotlighted some mobile salon services to give you an idea of what life on the road is like — and you might be surprised to find it’s not all that different from working in a salon.
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August 1, 2005
The mobile beauty business is booming as women want to bring the spa experience home with them. In part two of our article on mobile services, learn how to create a spa setting on the road, gather the right service providers, and market the fabulous experience you can provide.
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June 1, 2005
Ever dream of getting out from behind the desk? Changes in the service industry have opened new opportunities to techs who want to stay in the business, but who crave variety in their environment.
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November 1, 2001
Mobile nail tech says, ”I still work part-time in a salon so I can keep in touch with that environment, but I don’t like to sit around, so I simply meet my clients there."
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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.
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July 1, 2001
Tamika Hardy was working as a nail tech in her native Philadelphia when she noticed that her businesswomen clients were always looking at their watches during their manicures
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August 1, 1999
Tara Colvin travels California’s Santa Maria Valley tending to clients in senior residences board and care facilities, and nursing homes as well as private residences.
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