December 9, 2014
NAILS editor Hannah Lee discusses seven ways to enjoy your holiday season.
Keywords: charity Hannah Lee On My Mind salon parties stress-free holidays
July 1, 2014
Offering customized pedicures is a great way to gain and retain loyal clients. NAILS takes you through the process, providing you with suggestions for beverages, amenities, add-ons, and more for four fabulous pedicures.
Keywords: Cacee clients Cuccio Naturale Farmhouse Fresh pedicure products
June 1, 2013
It’s the biggest day of your client’s life. It could also mean big business for you, as you prepare to do the nails of the bride, her party, and possibly even those of the groom. Helping your client nail her big day is a process that could begin months in advance. Learn what you have to do to prepare yourself and your bride for nails that will live on in photos happily ever after.
Keywords: bridal business bridal parties bridal services salon parties
March 14, 2013
With its own brand of polish, complimentary products, and parties, Fairway, Kan.-based Hoopla offers a twist on the traditional salon experience.
Keywords: polish polish displays salon decor/design salon furnishings salon parties
October 31, 2012
This fall in Manhattan’s Lower East Side, Rita de Alencar Pinto is revealing Vanity Projects, a gallery-style space with an atelier-type nail salon where clients will watch contemporary fine art films while getting their nails done by internationally acclaimed nail technicians.
Keywords: salon decor/design salon parties
October 25, 2012
Whether you’re gearing up for a holiday shindig, want to throw your first (or 10th) client appreciation party, or will be welcoming clients to your new salon with an open house, we’ve got you covered with these ideas to be the best hostess ever.
Keywords: Facebook marketing networking event opening a new salon promoting your services salon parties
October 12, 2011
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If it's your client's birthday, try these birthday cake nails by Hannah Lee (no relation to the NAILS editor) as the perfect way to celebrate!
Keywords: handpainted nail art salon parties
September 2, 2011
Nail artist Pixie shows how she creates this fun birthday cake nail art design. See more of Pixie's nail art at www.youtube.com/pixiepolish.
Keywords: handpainted nail art salon parties
June 24, 2011
“Wedding cakes” from French Tip Dip are full of at-home nail products (like bubblegum-scented polish remover) that work as great party favors to remind the party guests of your salon.
Keywords: bridal nail art party themes salon parties
April 20, 2011
Take advantage of the increased demand for double services and your salon could gain the reputation of being the go-to place to meet for coffee, drinks, even dinner and a movie.
Keywords: couples services marketing/promotions mommy and me manicures Mother's Day Mother's Day promotions
May 1, 2010
About two weeks before her wedding, Anne Silvey, now Mrs. Anne Franscioni, was putting the finishing touches on the plans for her big day. She’d had the color palette picked out long ago — navy, cream, and wine — and her six bridesmaids were prepared with their navy dresses. Wanting everything to be perfect to the last detail, she of course wanted a perfectly matched look for the group’s fingernails and toenails.
Keywords: bridal nail art business building clients marketing/promotions nails-only salons
January 1, 2010
Log onto www.nailsmag.com/2010project for business building and winning marketing ideas.
Keywords: 2010 Project business building marketing/promotions salon parties
November 1, 2009
Here are some ideas on how to make your salon the "IT" place to party.
Keywords: Hannah Lee marketing/promotions niche marketing On My Mind salon parties
October 1, 2009
About a year ago I was visiting my mom in North Carolina. She wanted to get a pedicure so I grabbed a copy of the local monthly Skirt. There was an ad for Polished Nail Bar. We went in for services, but I didn’t call ahead and tell them I was coming. (Meaning, I was incognito — not Hannah the editor of NAILS, just Hannah the girl who was taking her mom to get a pedicure.) After our services, I introduced myself to the owner and promised to come back on an “official” visit next time.
Keywords: North Carolina On the Road salon decor/design salon parties salon profiles
June 1, 2009
Creating a memorable opening for your nail salon requires intensive planning, organizational skills, and marketing savvy.
Keywords: business tools marketing/promotions opening a new salon professional image promoting your services