July 31, 2014
For over 50 years, the family-owned and operated NSI has been a leader in the professional-only nail care industry.
January 15, 2013
The secret ingredient in this pedicure by Lotus Salon in Hawley, Pa? Beer.
August 1, 2012
Serve the client a homemade milkshake with either Bailey’s Irish Cream or, for a non-alcoholic option, caramel, with this pedicure from Artistic Trends Salon.
February 1, 2007
Flash back to the ‘90s to catch up with past AVAs winners. Six Salon of the Year and Nail Technician of the Year Award recipients share their professional and personal triumphs since winning.
January 1, 2005
You can tend to your kids and other household matters throughout your workday. It may also be the worst thing. Below four salon owners discuss the pros and cons of having salon in their homes.
July 1, 2002
The Manicurean Nail Spa & Salon brings cutting-edge style and big-city service to Small Town, USA.
July 1, 2001
Tamika Hardy was working as a nail tech in her native Philadelphia when she noticed that her businesswomen clients were always looking at their watches during their manicures
September 1, 1999
With all of the negative hype on drills, it is becoming crucial for nail technicians to be properly trained on their usage. Connecting with the right people for education and knowing the state regulations can help pave the way drilling success.
April 1, 1997
When this salon owner parted company with her business partner of four years, she knew it was time to make changes to her salon's design.
June 1, 1996
A salon's prestige is built on excellence, not image.
February 1, 1995
This year's winners span North America and inspire with their creative and optimistic approach to business and customer service, as well as their passion for nails.
March 1, 1994
While still in school, Derr took first place in the academy’s student nail art competition and in 1988, she won first place in the professional nail division at the NCA's national championship in Atlanta.
October 1, 1987
On the Road with Hannah Lee34 photos
This Season's Hottest Nail Art Products38 photos
In nail art, marks made by dabbing a loaded brush against a surface.
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?
What low-cost extras do you provide that clients perceive as having a high value?
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