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
Learn to do a complete, top-quality manicure in a half-hour, including soak massage and price your manicure appropriately.
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.
March 1, 1995
It’s the gray area between “today” and “someday” where many nail technicians and salon owners lose sight of how to make their goals happen.
November 14, 1994
A smooth running team boosts morale and can impact bottom line profits.
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.
January 1, 1993
Board members of the Nails Industry Association meet to hammer out member benefits and elect officers.
January 1, 1991
A profile of Tips Nail Salon of Foster City, California
Nails to Glam Up Your Little Black Dress13 photos
Star Wars Nail Art34 photos
What’s the cause of the pinkish-red oval area on the pad of my client’s toes?
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?
What’s the best way to recruit techs for a new salon?
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