March 1, 2010
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.
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January 1, 2010
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.
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March 1, 2009
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.
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February 1, 2009
The newly opened Vanity Beauty Lounge in San Francisco is part sexy boudoir, part Manhattan lounge, and all nails-focused glamour. The design of the manicure-pedicure area of the 1,400-sq.-ft. salon makes it the ideal place for bachelorette parties and a dramatic escape from the pressures of the Financial District where the salon is located.
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August 1, 2008
Mani Pedi Cutie! caters to moms and daughters - providing them with their own individual space and needs.
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February 1, 2007
Salons have always been centered around a beauty philosophy — but what happens when salons extend that outlook to include Mother Earth? As green salons pop up all over the country, find out what this trend means to you.
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January 1, 2006
How seven salons use indulgent pedicure services to increase their profits.
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September 1, 2001
This semi-private pedicure room, conceived by manicurist Roxana Pintilie of New York’s Warren-Tricomi Salon, provides clients a bit of privacy in which to unwind.
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June 1, 1994
Luxurious, pampering spa pedicures, once reserved for patrons of the world’s top spas and health resorts, are popping up in salons all over the country.
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