June 10, 2009
NAILS ran an article in 2001 asking “Is Nail Art Dead?” At the time, nail art seemed to be on the wane and the percentage of salons offering nail art and airbrushing had dropped several points
May 1, 2009
It might be time to offer a short term "stimulus package" to keep your clients' business in this uncertain economy.
April 1, 2009
Are you a conscious salon?
March 1, 2009
Nail salon techs need to be flexible and stay positive in order to survive in today's economic climate.
February 1, 2009
Nail salons need to harness the power of the press to help build their businesses.
December 18, 2008
Each year as the holidays approach (and it feels earlier and earlier every year — I saw Christmas stuff out in September this year!), the pace quickens. Clients are in a hurry (there’s shopping to be
November 1, 2008
Is retail a dirty word?
September 8, 2008
Nails are your bread and butter. And whether your specialty is painstakingly perfect pink-and-whites, gorgeous gels, or pampering pedicures, you’re making your living doing nails. If you’re like many other readers, you may have already added
August 1, 2008
have you considered adding a few youth-focused services? They don’t need to include as many extras and you can charge a lower price so it’s affordable.
July 1, 2008
May 1, 2008
Whether we’re in a true recession is up to who’s doing the reporting, but what are the indicators in the salon?
April 21, 2008
I was talking to a celebrity manicurist the other day and she mentioned she’s felt a slowdown in house calls to some of her regular celebrity clients. She said they’ve been getting their nails done at
April 1, 2008
I’m looking for a place I like to call a nail boutique. It would be focused primarily on natural nails, and it would have interesting and unique services (where they’d serve drinks to match the services).
March 1, 2008
Hannah Lee's letter from the editor.
February 1, 2008
With changes on the horizon, NAILS Magazine's 25th anniversary is a fitting time for reflecting on its past and envisioning its future.
This Season's Hottest Nail Art Products38 photos
Music Festival Nail Art46 photos
The Cosmetic Ingredient Review (CIR) studies individual chemical compounds as they are used in cosmetic products.
Am I losing my touch applying acrylics?
Should I have a TV in my salon?
Is perfectionism on the job a blessing or a curse?
Do I need a special permit to do medical pedicures?
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