November 22, 2010
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Ten nail artists say “thank you” to moms everywhere.
June 1, 2010
As a nail tech, you spend a large part of the day surrounded by chemicals. Now that you’re pregnant, is there anything that needs to change?
“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.”
May 1, 2010
A massage might seem just the thing to bring relief to pregnant clients’ swollen feet and legs, but there are acupressure points around the lower legs and feet that, when aggressively worked, can bring on contractions.
November 1, 2009
When mobility becomes limited, aging men and women who always saw pedicures as a beauty treatment may realize it’s a great alternative to monthly visits to the podiatrist for basic foot maintenance. Tap into this niche of golden girls and guys with some targeted marketing techniques.
June 1, 2009
Most women juggle a lot of responsibilities, and a soak in the tub may be the only time they’ve got to unwind. These great-smelling goodies are for throwing in bath water, and whether they steep, fizzle, or melt, they’re guaranteed to make downtime more enjoyable. Stock them in the retail area for those clients who need some extra pampering.
April 1, 2009
It's hard to believe that the practice of aromatherapy could be harmful to a pregnant client.
March 1, 2009
Get the lowdown on: the dos and don'ts of website design, salon-finder sites, the Yellow Pages (printed and online), designing a great business card, placing a newspaper ad, and more.
November 1, 2008
The kiddie and teen demographic for money-making potential is anything by tiny.
May 1, 2006
Mother’s Day is coming soon and bringing with it great opportunity for salons to reach out to moms. Cross-marketing with other businesses and e-mail campaigning are just some of the ways salon owners get their gift certificates out and new clients in.
April 1, 1998
May 1, 1995
Mom loves working with the older clients, daughter handles the business end.
Heroes and Villains: Comic Book Nail Art33 photos
Mini Masterpiece Nail Art Contest Winners 201415 photos
Onychophagy is a medical term for nails that have been bitten enough to become deformed.
What low-cost extras do you provide that clients perceive as having a high value?
Should the salon owner do nails herself?
How do you react to negative feedback?
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