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
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.
Keywords: podiatrists salon profiles salon sanitation
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.
Keywords: On the Road salon profiles
January 29, 2013
With an almost 20-year career in the nail industry, Cammy Nguyen opened Blossom Beauty Lounge last year and has attracted heaps of customers with affordable nail art, talented techs, and more.
Keywords: salon profiles Vietnamese salon industry
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.
Keywords: La Shaun Brown-Glenn MaeLing Parrish Maisie Dunbar Renee Borowy salon ownership
December 21, 2012
Located in the tourist town of Pigeon Forge, Tenn., and nestled in an enclave of diverse shops, ranging from gourmet yogurt to a mini-golf course, is the aptly named Colour Bar & Spa. Even its website lives up to its colorful and engaging name — plus the spa pays attention to retail like few others!
Keywords: On the Road retail merchandising salon profiles
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.
Keywords: opening a new salon salon ownership salon profiles
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.
Keywords: medical pedicures mobile salons salon profiles
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.
Keywords: legislation mobile salons salon profiles
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).
Keywords: salon profiles
November 6, 2012
An established hair salon, True Envy in Orlando recently added nail services to its revamped space.
Keywords: blogs On the Road Premiere Orlando salon profiles
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.
Keywords: salon profiles
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.
Keywords: Bio Sculpture Gel salon profiles
October 5, 2012
Grenchen, Switzerland, might be well-known for its watch industry, but there was no need to tell time during my relaxing gel-polish pedicure in this bright, airy nail salon.
Keywords: international On the Road salon profiles
September 10, 2012
Five years after Jane Park opened her first salon dedicated to connecting women through color, the Julep brand is still bringing women together, in the Seattle metro area and beyond.
Keywords: nail trends On the Road salon chains salon profiles