January 1, 2011
Let's face it, there seems to be a nail salon on every corner and some in between. So what's a salon owner or nail tech to do to build her business these days? How about networking with other local businesses?
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June 1, 2010
From saving money on products to developing an efficient schedule, salon coaches offer practical advice behind the cliché.
March 1, 2010
Nail techs play an important role in protecting clients. The three Cs — cuticles, colors, and contours — can be early indicators of larger health problems.
May 1, 2009
Sometimes we feel so much pressure to be more and do more for clients we overlook the elementary principles of customer service. But instead of fretting about what to do next, try going back to the basics.
January 1, 1999
April 1, 1996
Is there life after graduation from cosmetology school? You bet there is! While developing good work habits and building a clientele don’t happen overnight, working on them early in your career will help you stay one vine swing ahead of the rest.
April 1, 1995
A nail student asks a veteran nail technician for some advice on starting out.
February 1, 1993
Encouraging teamwork and mutual support, especially with new nail technicians, is essential to long-term salon success.
The Latest and Greatest Gels: Soft/Soak-Off8 photos
The Latest and Greatest Gels: Hard/Traditional18 photos
The practice of reviewing and evaluating the need for a state’s licensing regulations, which occurs every few years in most U.S. states; most st...
Should I have a TV in my salon?
What’s the best way to recruit techs for a new salon?
Should the salon owner do nails herself?
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