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Making the Move to Mobile

November 30, 2011  | Article

It’s easy to be a mobile tech when the only challenge is packing your supplies and
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. 

Keywords: mobile salons  

Build-Your Own Polish Display for Mobile Techs

May 19, 2011  | Article

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  

Mobile Tech Markets Mobile Table

January 1, 2011  | Article

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  

Beauty for a Good Cause

August 1, 2010  | Article

Keywords: alternative careers   breast cancer awareness   cancer   charity   chemotherapy  

How to Bring the Party to the Kids

June 1, 2010  | Article

“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  

Tech's Efforts Expand Mobile Spa Rights

August 1, 2009  | Article

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   Maine   mobile salons   spa parties   state licensing  

Mobile Marketing

June 1, 2009  | Article

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   California   Georgia   Illinois  

Where the Girls Are

August 1, 2008  | Article

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  

Tech Finds Rewards in Tending to Homebound Clients

June 1, 2008  | Article

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  

Nail Services Go Mobile

June 1, 2006  | Article

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.

Keywords: mobile salons   state licensing  

Spa Services Hit the Road

August 1, 2005  | Article

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.

Keywords: mobile salons  

Have Tools, Will Travel

June 1, 2005  | Article

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.

Keywords: alternative careers   mobile salons  

Have RV, Will Travel

March 1, 2004  | Article

Nail tech outfitted a 1990 RV with spa pedicure area in the back where the bedroom had been and built a manicure area in front.

Keywords: male nail techs   mobile salons  

Tech Takes to the Road

November 1, 2001  | Article

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."

Keywords: mobile salons  

Spa Services: Homeward Bound?

August 1, 2001  | Article

Thinking about converting your salon to a spa? Read this first: You may decide it makes more sense to convert your clients’ homes.

Keywords: home salons   mobile salons   spa parties  

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