June 18, 2014
Excessive noise in the nail salon can be controlled to create a more relaxing environment for your guests and protect your health as well. Read on for what you can do to lower the noise today.
January 1, 2010
Sure we love our clients and the work we do, but it’s our relationships with coworkers that can make the difference between a so-so work environment and a place we look forward to returning to day after day. NAILS asked readers: What do you do that’s special or unique at your salon to foster team spirit?
January 1, 2010
September 18, 2008
The Sky Factory uses thin, edge-lit panels to create compelling illusions of blue skies and other serene landscapes.
September 1, 2008
Two services each in two different salons for these two NAILS editors.
Having trouble choosing the right music to set the tone for your salon? Real-life salon owners share the sounds that work for them in a variety of environments.
March 1, 2008
A good manicure or pedicure should make clients feel special and pampered. Some services push the boundaries in terms of techniques, ingredients, and price to make them exceptional. Take a look at these services that go above and beyond.
February 1, 2008
It’s smart to retail items that go hand-in-hand with your nail services, like polish and hand lotion, but if you go beyond these basic retail items, it can really set your salon apart from the pack. Each month, we’ll feature unique retail items that your clients will love.
December 1, 2007
In a bustling, shop-filled area of Seattle, Julep Nail Parlor offers an oasis of a space where girlfriends, moms and daughters, and couples can reconnect, celebrate, and be themselves.
July 1, 2007
Clients come in for the beautiful nails, but they sure do enjoy the extra touches you provide. With a little flair you can make hospitality part of your client care program. The key to keeping your clients entertained in the salon is to give them plenty to think about — new services, local art and culture, and multimedia are a few examples.
Nails From the 2015 Met Gala22 photos
On the Road with Hannah Lee34 photos
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