March 6, 2014
This month we asked nail techs: Is it best to offer a wide-ranging salon menu or to hone in on a specialty or two?
December 19, 2013
The holidays are a busy season for both you and your clients.
November 28, 2013
Around the holidays it can be a good idea to show extra customer appreciation.
January 26, 2009
Once you've switched to a computerized system of scheduling clients, tracking sales and managing inventory, there's no going back to a manual system.
January 1, 2006
Are you secretive or do you love to share all you know and have with your fellow nail techs?
January 1, 2003
Readers respond with ideas ranging from client information binders to keeping locked cabinets.
October 1, 2002
In this month's Reader to Reader column, techs share their best practices.
September 1, 2002
In this month's Reader to Reader column, techs say they like "real life" education and hands-on learning.
July 1, 2002
NAILS Magazine readers share their secrets to success.
January 1, 2002
Your colleagues and clients can usually see you through even the worst of times.
May 1, 2001
If you have a great retention rate to begin with, you will have a higher retention rate when you return.
April 1, 2001
I give gift certificates to family members for Christmas or birthdays. This way, they are aware of the limits and that the services are worth something.
March 1, 2001
Readers respond: Do you allow nail techs to smoke inside or in front of the salon?
November 1, 2000
Says one reader: "As a state school coordinator for OPI, I keep in contact with privately owned beauty schools, community colleges, and high schools that have cosmetology programs."
October 1, 2000
Readers suggestions range from simple birthday cards to special offers on their services.
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Star Wars Nail Art34 photos
First nail technician to win NAILS Magazine's Nail Technician of the Year Award in 1996.
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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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