July 1, 2006
Do you ever wonder how some of the industry’s biggest power players got their start — in life and in the beauty industry? Are you interested in how their minds work? From theme song to what car they drive, we’re letting our readers peek behind the curtain of some of the nail world’s most powerful players.
September 1, 2000
Gilmore, who plans to retire from the beauty industry this year, says she’s going to ride off into the sunset.
August 1, 2000
January 1, 2000
Who leads when other follow? Who sets the standard? Who are the trend setters?
October 1, 1996
It’s not always easy to network with other salon owners, since all of us are so busy, and many of us keep our business dealings “close to the vest.”
June 1, 1996
Customer surveys are a road map for change. The progressive salon owner and her staff should give out these quick and easy questionnaires at least once a year to find out what’s going wrong — and right.
April 1, 1996
Networking with other salons at a tradeshow, or even at an informal breakfast meeting can make many good ideas go a long way.
January 1, 1996
To keep new talent flowing into your salon you need to create a strong working relationship with the nail education director at your local cosmetology school.
July 1, 1995
A tidy workstation is this top tech's secret to success.
August 1, 1993
Give and take is the secret to success for these 10 women, who are some of the nation’s top nail technicians. They give their all to clients and their craft and take advantage of every opportunity that arises.
Music Festival Nail Art45 photos
Cinderella-Inspired Nail Art21 photos
A volatile solvent added to polish to restore the product to its original consistency or viscosity; also called polish solvent.
Am I losing my touch applying acrylics?
Is perfectionism on the job a blessing or a curse?
What’s the best way to recruit techs for a new salon?
Do I need a special permit to do medical pedicures?
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