February 1, 2007
Salons have always been centered around a beauty philosophy — but what happens when salons extend that outlook to include Mother Earth? As green salons pop up all over the country, find out what this trend means to you.
Keywords: consultants eco-conscious salons green business green salons LEED-certified
November 1, 2006
At The Powder Room, a chic salon in St. Peters, Mo., the motto is “Life should be an experience!” And, when customers come to the salon, the experience they get is as enjoyable as having a good lunch with their best girlfriend.
Keywords: salon decor/design salon profiles
November 1, 2006
Between the winter blues and covered shoes, you may think pedicures are reserved for the lazy, hazy, crazy days of summer. But, we’ll show you five salons that still sizzle even when it’s freezing.
Keywords: business building pedicures salon profiles seasonal services winter pedicures
October 1, 2006
Maria Lekkakos opens up her new Alexander’s Spa & Salon in dreamy Wenham, Mass. There, the pageant princess uses her Yankee (and Greek) ingenuity to make Alexander’s a getaway fit for a queen.
Keywords: Massachusetts Massachusetts salons salon profiles
September 1, 2006
Recently voted Best Salon Atmosphere in NAILS’ Artist & Visionaries Awards, Posh Nails Salon brings bright colors a modern design to its Oklahoma City Clients.
Keywords: Oklahoma salon decor/design salon profiles Southern salons
July 1, 2006
Environmentally conscious salon owners Maria and Gary Sigman built a green salon from the ground up in an up-and-coming neighborhood in Chicago. From organically-derived products and reclaimed building materials to yoga classes and service discounts for bike riders, Salon Echo strives to be eco-friendly in every respect.
Keywords: eco-conscious salons green salons salon profiles
June 1, 2006
Five o’clock isn’t necessarily quitting time for all techs, stylists, and massage therapists. Salons and spas across the country have started tapping into new markets by staying open late — and not just 7 p.m. late, but 9, 10, or even 12 a.m. late.
Keywords: boutique nail salon marketing/promotions salon profiles
May 1, 2006
With services like the Mango-Pineapple Enzyme Manicure, Toe Pebble Pedicure, and Peppermint Patty Body Treatment, it’s no wonder Spa Space has garnered many accolades. O, The Oprah Magazine even named the spa one of its favourites in the country.
Keywords: Chicago salons Illinois On the Road salon profiles
April 1, 2006
One sure-fire way to jump-start your energy is by re-working you work space, but when you’re looking to redecorate your salon, you know you don’t want yours to look like every Tom, Dee, or Harriet’s salon.
Keywords: California California salons international Maine North Carolina
April 1, 2006
Parking themselves in a neighborhood needing a nail spa, three owners capitalized on location and have sparked San Francisco’s interest in their stylish, serene suite.
Keywords: boutique nail salon salon profiles
April 1, 2006
Anna Maria Paty faced disaster when her Florida salon was destroyed by a hurricane. The salon not only survived, but went on to thrive and grow due to the efforts of Paty and her many supporters.
Keywords: business building natural disasters salon profiles
March 1, 2006
Venice Beach, the bohemian artists’ neighborhood in Los Angeles that is home to skate rats, bodybuilders, and artsy types alike, has a new place to party — and beautify. Opened last year by a former party producer, Nitespa is a new full-service spa for night owls.
Keywords: California California nail techs California salons salon profiles
January 1, 2006
Old northeastern charm and manners meet a bright nail business at Wet Paint Nail Spa in Cambridge, Mass.
Keywords: nails-only salons salon profiles
December 1, 2005
"Cabana" boys and girls take care of the normal grunt work enabling the techs to focus solely on their client and perform top-notch services.
Keywords: nails-only salons On the Road salon profiles
June 1, 2005
Roula’s Nail Spa offers one-of-a-kind manicure and pedicure services in an impeccably clean environment. Clients walk in feeling frazzled and walk out feeling inspired by the Zen-like atmosphere.
Keywords: autoclaves Roula Roula Nassar salon profiles salon sanitation