April 19, 2013
Outside the hustle and bustle of Waikiki, Hawaii, Salon Chérie’s owner Anri Bui keeps a steady clientele of nail art aficionados.
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March 15, 2013
Indisputably feminine, Savvy Chic exemplifies the shabby chic style, using distressed antique furniture, paintwork, and repurposed curtains and textiles to achieve an elegant overall effect reminiscent of Victorian decor.
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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.
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February 22, 2013
CleanSpa is a partnership of a podiatrist and nail technicians in a new spa setting — the foot spa. Here, nail technicians have the opportunity to perform pedicures for people who not only need their services, but appreciate their special expertise.
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February 1, 2013
The name of this salon comes from Mozart’s opera, meaning “Women are so like that!” And this Laguna Beach, Calif., salon is meant for women who like to be pampered. Owner Jae’tte Burneo offers custom nail art surrounded by shabby chic decor, all overlooking the ocean.
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January 4, 2013
What happens when two recent nail graduates interview a handful of veteran salon owners to find out the secrets to a long-lasting salon? They were privy to a host of knowledge from a combined 132 years of salon experience. Here they share it with you.
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December 20, 2012
At Posh’aah Nail Spa, guests are treated to pampering mani-pedis in a comfy-chic atmosphere. The owner — who quit her successful career as a mixed-use property manager in 2012 to embark on her lifelong dream of opening a nail salon — shares the story of making her dream a reality.
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November 30, 2012
Mobile salon SPAtaneity caught the eye of several local hospitals and was commissioned to perform services on patients before opening its stationary location in Fort Worth, Texas.
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November 20, 2012
A mobile salon can either be a self-contained mobile unit (like in a converted motorhome) or a nail technician who travels with all her salon necessities to perform in clients’ homes or offices. Mobile salons are not legal in all states.
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November 19, 2012
A salon that offers more than specialized services; usually a salon that offers hair care and at least one other major service area (such as nails, skin care, or tanning).
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October 31, 2012
In February, established salon Cali Spa moved into a two-story location in thriving northern Fort Wayne, Ind. The affordably priced salon not only hired additional nail techs, but also brought hairstylists, massage therapists, and estheticians onto their team, with the hopes of expanding into a one-stop beauty shop.
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October 8, 2012
Stay Polished Nail Boutique, a nails-only salon, retains customers with personalized hour-long treatments and perfected product application systems. By staying current with the latest gel-polish trends, the salon preserves its status as a “go-to” salon in La Jolla, Calif.
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August 29, 2012
Sisters and owners of Colour Nail Bar in the greater Houston area, Rhonda Townsend and Roslyn Bazile are seeing an increase in clients who love their salon’s bright atmosphere.
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August 21, 2012
In ritzy Beverly Hills, it takes a lot for a salon to stand out above the competition. That’s why Chi Nail Bar & Organic Spa is so proud of its nomination for a Business Excellence Award in the category of most innovative practices by the Beverly Hills Chamber of Commerce.
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August 1, 2012
After overcoming recent economic challenges, Unity Nails and Skin Care moved into a bigger and better space with an improved menu this April. Salon owner Jeany Perez scheduled a grand reopening to celebrate its success.
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