February 3, 2014
“I wanted the salon to be very chic and luxurious but have sex appeal, all at the same time,” says Candice Idehen, owner of the new 1,400-sq.-ft. Bed of Nails in New York City.
Keywords: pedicure equipment salon decor/design
January 23, 2014
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Nail bars are great for letting clients get side-by-side manicures and they’re perfect for quick services as well. A new trend we’re seeing in nail bars is offering multi-levels to accommodate the disabled and smaller clients who might not be comfortable sitting on a raised stool.
Keywords: nail bar salon decor/design salon furnishings
January 17, 2014
Why settle for the same salon decor as everyone else? These DIY projects were accomplished by salon owners just like you. Pick a design makeover at your experience level, then enjoy —and show off — your one-of-a-kind item.
Keywords: DIY salon decor/design salon furnishings
December 18, 2013
This 12-year-old polishes nails from a pretty shabby chic caravan in the U.K.
Keywords: Gelish nail art salon decor/design
November 25, 2013
This juicebox-sized speaker works via wireless technology to fill your salon with high-quality music.
Keywords: salon decor/design salon furnishings
October 19, 2013
Create a bouquet of color on your salon walls with Gulfstream’s handcrafted 3-D glass flowers.
Keywords: Gulfstream Plastics salon decor/design
September 10, 2013
Via Google Maps' Business Photos program, you can give potential clients a virtual 360-degree tour of your salon space. Results appear on Google Maps, Google Places, and Google search. Visit www.maps.google.com/businessphotos to learn more.
Keywords: online booking salon decor/design
September 5, 2013
“We wanted our spa cool and chic, and we sure got it,” say Stacy Winick, nail tech and co-owner of Belle Visage Day Spa in Milton, Mass., just outside of Boston.
Keywords: salon decor/design spas
August 26, 2013
Things have been running well, and I haven't had too many issues thus far. My appointment book has been full and booked at least a week in advance. So I've been happy with things...until a few
Keywords: salon decor/design
July 24, 2013
Three weeks open, and things are pretty normal. My clients can't believe the place looks like it does, especially since the last place was pretty colorless. I'm happy and relieved now that I'm out of the
Keywords: marketing/promotions salon decor/design
June 28, 2013
When thinking of a name for their Tumblr account, sisters Donne and Ginny Geer agreed that “Hey, nice nails!” was the best compliment a woman could get. The blog got so popular that these sisters decided to open a salon together after finding they couldn’t both be hired to do nails at the same location. While completing their first book, Nail Candy, the Geers transformed a 1920’s building into a hip nail salon in downtown Long Beach’s arts district. Hey, Nice Nails is now more than just a compliment, it’s a haven for nail art junkies around the world.
Keywords: nail art On the Road salon decor/design salon profiles
June 27, 2013
While talking with the women at the Minx booth, they eagerly asked if I had met Kelley Ramirez. Janice Jordan was quick to walk me over and make an introduction. If the Minxes were excited about
Keywords: salon decor/design tradeshows
June 25, 2013
So why is it the end of the month, and I didn't even realize that?! Seriously, I knew what date it was, but deadlines and bills have just whizzed by me all month. I've never been
Keywords: salon decor/design
June 19, 2013
At Royal Beauty Careers in South Houston, Texas, pupils take a hard 3-D look at what goes into opening a nail salon.
Keywords: budgeting cosmetology schools opening a new salon salon decor/design salon furnishings
June 11, 2013
Where to start...where to start...well, let's start with: Why start over? When I graduated from nail school I was immediately hired at a busy full-service salon, and I started working hard to build a clientele. I
Keywords: clients salon decor/design staff training