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Space-Saving Storage Solution

April 16, 2013  | Article

Like many nail techs, Tania Rice was challenged with providing pampering nail services in a tiny space.

Keywords: pedicure areas   pipeless pedicure spa chairs   product storage  

How to Create Your Own Pedicure Platform

July 13, 2012  | Demo

Elevating clients for feet-focused services generally improves nail tech ergonomics, as you don’t have to hunch over to do close-up work. And building your own set-up means you can design and decorate it however you want. (Hello, purple paint and glitter!) 

Keywords: ergonomic furnishings   FootsieBath   IKEA   pedicure areas   pedicure equipment  

On the Road: Ki Nail Bar & Organic Spa, Los Angeles

February 1, 2012  | Article

Learning from its 3-year-old sister salon (Chi Nail Bar), the newly opened Ki Nail Bar in downtown Los Angeles reflects owner Fawn Ton’s experience in growing Chi, while making itself distinctive by targeting a different demographic.

Keywords: celebrities   celebrity nail techs   On the Road   pedicure areas   rockstar nails  

5 Design Themes (& How to Make Them Work)

February 25, 2011  | Article

It’s amazing how a consistent theme can pull your salon’s whole look together. Perhaps counter-intuitively, the confines of a theme can make designing and marketing your salon so much easier. There’s a lot of room to be creative within any given theme, whether it’s floral or ocean or something completely different. We take a look at 16 salons that were on the same wavelengths with their design ideas, but managed to really make it their own.

Keywords: manicure areas   pedicure areas   salon decor/design   theme salons  

Sunshine Services

February 1, 2011  | Article

A salon owner turns her house’s sunroom into a sunshine-filled nail room.

Keywords: manicure areas   pedicure areas  

On the Road: Nails Icon, Montclair, Calif.

January 13, 2011  | Article

A one-stop shop, Nails Icon in Montclair, Calif., boasts a bustling retail area, clean, affordable services, and isn’t afraid to stay open ’til 1 a.m. for mani-pedi parties. The owner credits the salon’s customer service as key to surviving the recession.

Keywords: nails-only salons   On the Road   pedicure areas   retail boutique items   salon profiles  

A Little Privacy, Please: Creating Privacy Without Actual Walls

November 22, 2010  | Photo Gallery

Salon owners share how they created privacy in their salons without actual walls — using drapes, dividers, or whatever else was at their disposal.    

Keywords: pedicure areas   pedicure equipment   remodeling   salon decor/design   salon furnishings  

More Great Looking Pedicure Areas

November 22, 2010  | Photo Gallery

Designing an exceptional pedicure area for your salon takes instincts and resources.  These innovative salons use both to create pedi areas that are functional, comfortable, and draw you in with captivating salon decor.

Keywords: pedicure areas   pedicure equipment   salon decor/design   salon furnishings   sanijet  

Great Looking Pedicure Areas to Inspire Your Inner Designer

November 22, 2010  | Photo Gallery

There is nothing that can more quickly relax a client (or tech) than a beautifully designed pedicure area. Peruse these pedicure areas for ideas on chair placement, ergonomics, decor, color schemes, and furniture choices.

 

Keywords: pedicure areas   pedicure equipment   salon decor/design   salon furnishings  

On the Road: Southcentral Alaska

September 1, 2010  | Article

The noteworthy salons and spas in Southcentral Alaska are proof that top-notch services aren't always hard to find.

Keywords: manicure tables   On the Road   pedicure areas   salon profiles  

Posture Primer

August 1, 2010  | Article

If you’re like many nail techs, you go home after a long day with aches and pain in your hands, shoulders, and back. Proper posture and improved ergonomics can help reduce these symptoms that are often viewed as an unavoidable side effect of being a nail tech.

Keywords: ergonomic products   ergonomics   manicure areas   pedicure areas  

Pedi Like a Rock Star

March 1, 2010  | Article

When Shauni Kelly was creating Hot Heads Barbershop and Cool Claws Nails in Albuquerque, N.M., she wanted to take the “rock star pedicure” service to the extreme — by tying the entire pedicure room decor into the “rock star” theme.

Keywords: celebrities   opening a new salon   pedicure areas   pedicure equipment   salon decor/design  

On the Road: Color Me Green, Manhattan Beach, Calif.

March 1, 2010  | Article

It’s sometimes instructive to take a look at the nail salon industry from the other side of the chair: the client’s side. That’s why it can be especially insightful to chat with a select breed of nail salon owner: the client-turned-salon entrepreneur.

Keywords: natural nail care   On the Road   opening a new salon   pedicure areas   pedicures  

Pedicure Poise

January 1, 2010  | Article

Pedicures can be quite tough on a nail tech’s body. Holding legs while ­clipping toenails, massaging calves and ankles, and scrubbing down thick callus can all quickly lead to sore backs and arms — and cranky dispositions. Here’s what some techs have done to keep their poise during strenuous pedicures.

Keywords: ergonomics   pedicure areas   pedicure spas   pedicures   salon decor/design  

All the Right Ingredients

March 1, 2009  | Article

Julie Nguyen, owner and founder of Blu Water Day Spa, has plenty of experience in the beauty industry. Coming to the United States when she was 16 and building on the beauty training she received in Vietnam, she worked in hair, then nails and cosmetics, and was quickly able to purchase her own salon.

Keywords: add-on services   business   charity   natural nail care   opening a new salon  
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