June 1, 2002
As nail techs strive to be perceived as highly trained professionals with unique service and retail offerings, they need to consider the message they send out by using a retail unit.
November 1, 2001
Just as restaurants can’t profit simply from selling entrees, salons can’t profit simply from selling basic services. In order to make more money, you need to sell add-on services that can increase your bottom-line profits in as little as two minutes’ time.
August 1, 2001
You might think – and more importantly clients might think – that dipping multiple sets of hands and feet into the same pool of warm paraffin every day is a less than sanitary situation. You’d be wrong.
May 1, 2000
For years, women (and men) have taken good cans of their faces. Now, they’re also starting to realize the importance of looking after their hands. We talked to several manufacturers and salons that are taking part in this fast-growing trend for nail care professionals.
September 1, 1999
Chase away clients' summer's damage wtih salt scrubs, seaweed wraps, mud treatments, and glycolic treatments.
August 1, 1998
Sometimes the best answers to technical questions are from your peers. In this bimonthly column, respected nail veterans from across the country tackle reader questions ranging from the cause of problem lifting to chronic nail pickers to proper paraffin equipment.
May 1, 1998
January 1, 1998
Everyone's feeling the heat of competition from discount salons. Some are doing something about it. Here are three add-on services readers recommend to bring in more money and enhance client satisfaction.
August 1, 1997
Provide clients with a deluxe French Pedicure in less time using Estelina’s Slipaway Paraffin Treatment, Toeless Booties; and pedicure product line.
December 1, 1994
Laura Mix has a degree in zoology and is a licensed medical technologist. A year ago, she became a licensed nail technician.
August 1, 1994
Give clients an extra treat and increase your receipts by offering the simple-to-do paraffin service
September 1, 1991
Paraffin service profits please the nail technician as much as the service pleases the client.
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