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, 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.
January 1, 2002
Your colleagues and clients can usually see you through even the worst of times.
March 1, 2001
Readers respond: Do you allow nail techs to smoke inside or in front of the salon?
November 1, 2000
Readers respond: What kind of relationship do you maintain with cosmetology schools?
May 1, 2000
Where you send in the questions, and your fellow readers supply their answers. This month, you asked: Do you charge for nail repairs during fills?
March 1, 2000
Free time is a precious commodity for busy techs. So when you've got it, don't waste it! See how these techs and salon owners spend their unscheduled time.
January 1, 1998
Some salons look at it as a customer service issue, others as a time-saving help.
July 1, 1997
Topping the list are Dennis Rodman, Oprah, and Rosie O'Donnell.
April 1, 1997
Readers' tastes run from classical to techno to Enya.
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