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A League of Your Own

February 1, 2003  | Article

Caught between high-volume discount salons and high-end mega-spas? Rather than try to win by their rules, write your own rules geared to a more narrow and tailored clientele and create your own niche.

Keywords: boutique nail salon   elderly clients   men's services   natural nail care   opening a new salon  

One Size Fits All

November 1, 2002  | Article

Cole’s Salon for You in the suburbs of Minneapolis, Minn., has a charmed history that sounds like the makings of a feel-good Disney movie: small two-man barbershop for kiddies expands when clients outgrow its child-sized chairs — then keeps growing and growing into five world class full-service salons. 

Keywords: Danny Haile   Minnesota   salon chains   salon profiles   Tom Holcomb  

Balancing Act: A Profile of Sanom's Free Edge Salon

November 1, 2002  | Article

Having a beautiful, sanitary, state-of-the-art facility is important to Tennessee-based salon owner Sanom Brackin — so is having enough free time to compete in marathons, bicycle races, and nail competitions. By opening her own salon, she has found a way to do both.

Keywords: salon profiles   Tennessee  

A Salon Where Everybody Knows Your Name

September 1, 2002  | Article

Escape Nail Spa in Antioch, Ill., is a delightfully warm salon where vacationers and locals alike can feel at home while getting their nail and feet treats.

Keywords: Darlene Feric   Illinois   Mary Metscaviz   NAILS Salon of the Year Awards   salon profiles  

Starting From Scratch

August 1, 2002  | Article

Fetish Nail Salon and Beauty Boutique isn’t the typical Aspen, Colo., salon. With its one-of-a-kind products, services, and design, Fetish offers locals and visitors an affordable and accessible alternative to the big-name salons in the area.

Keywords: Colorado   salon profiles  

In Her Own Words: An American in Bahrain

July 1, 2002  | Article

NAILS asked Lisa Murphy, a nail tech living and working in Manama, Bahrain — an island located in the Persian Gulf just east of Saudi Arabia — to tell us about life in that remote region and how she got there in the first place.

Keywords: international   salon profiles  

An Epicurean Delight

July 1, 2002  | Article

The Manicurean Nail Spa & Salon brings cutting-edge style and big-city service to Small Town, USA.

Keywords: Pennsylvania   salon profiles  

Salon Is a One-Man Show

March 1, 2002  | Article

What is a former security guard doing owninga quaint, classically decorated salon in historicOld Town Manassas, Va.? Educating his clientson proper nail care, performing top-quality services, and pampering them too.

Keywords: salon profiles   Virginia  

Nails in Vogue

December 1, 2001  | Article

This Southern California salon has only been open for a few months, but its unique location and hip look have already given clients something to talk about.

Keywords: California   California salons   salon profiles  

Good Enough to Drink

October 1, 2001  | Article

While we wouldn’t recommend drinking them, this Melbourne, Fla.- based spa boasts a Balinese feel and a nail bar that serves up manicures and pedicures that sound good enough to drink.

Keywords: Florida   Florida salons   salon profiles  

Rustic Charm, a Look at a Cozy North Carolina Salon

September 1, 2001  | Article

Nailz Hand and Foot Spa is about more than just nail services. This cozy salon located in the mountains of Cashiers, N.C., offers clients a welcome retreat — and plenty of retail products to choose from—where they can get away from it all.

Keywords: North Carolina   salon profiles  

Bringing [Spa] Recipes to Brooklyn

July 1, 2001  | Article

Somewhat hidden in Downtown Brooklyn, there is a culinary explosion happening—in a nail salon of all places. Erika Kirkland has combined her love of all things beauty, her grandmother’s cooking, and her marketing know-how to make a name for herself and her salon.

Keywords: New York   New York nail techs   salon profiles   specialty manicures and pedicures  

Sweet Sensation

June 1, 2001  | Article

Privacy and atmosphere are everything at family-owned Aroma-Listic Day Spa & Salon in Agoura Hills, Calif., which prides itself on its custom-blended services that are guaranteed to relax and pamper.

Keywords: California   California salons   salon profiles  

This Salon Is Dialed In

May 1, 2001  | Article

Salon-goers in the Chicago area know this salon’s number. Digits, etcetera has tapped into something more than the typical salon services. Smack in the middle of a bustling arts district, this salon has its clients bathing in beauty—literally.

Keywords: Chicago salons   Illinois   salon profiles  

Martini Manicure

September 1, 2000  | Article

Los Angeles’ retro-chic Beauty Bar caters to your unwinding needs in more ways than one: Not only can you relax while getting a manicure, you can have a cocktail, too.

Keywords: cocktail themed services   salon profiles  

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The U.S. Vietnamese salon industry represents more than half of all salons. VietSALON serves this market with a bi-monthly Vietnamese language print magazine and a community-oriented website.

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