March 1, 2015
This month we asked nail techs: What was your biggest nail service disaster?
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October 13, 2014
offering salon services as standalone services
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September 25, 2014
Nail art and video games collide when a gaming company teams up with two nail salons.
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September 1, 2014
Bliss Day Spa, Houston uses: FarmHouse Fresh Citrus Cleansing Oil, Keyano Aromatics Cranberry Scrub and Cranberry Butter Cream, citrus-scented paraffin.
Keywords: citrus-themed services Farmhouse Fresh fruit-based services fruit-flavored services Keyano Aromatics
August 14, 2014
She's got Hollywood's hottest tips, and we're not just talking about nails. Famed for the longest-lasting manis in the biz, celebrity nail technician Elle - the woman paid to hold hands with the likes of Mariah Carey, Angelina Jolie, and Blake Lively - gives us the dirt on deals, drama, and the dreaded pedicure tub in InStyle's July issue.
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June 3, 2014
Oklahoma nail tech finds a great way for wives and daughters to experience a special Father’s Day salon service in honor of the dads in their lives.
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March 19, 2014
Queen Bee Salon and Spa has a creative spunk matching that of the salon’s employees.
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February 26, 2014
It started with a simple inquiry from a prospective client who e-mailed to say that she wanted to book an appointment with me, but first she wanted to know if I did “full acrylic and not
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February 14, 2014
I have been on the great quest for the Perfect Product [insert sound of angels singing] but, alas [dramatic sigh], I fear there is none.Part of the problem comes from looking at techs posting pictures to
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January 24, 2014
Being a professional nail tech — at least the type of nail tech I am; you know, out here in the “trenches” — is all about finding a balance between that nagging quest for perfection in
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December 2, 2013
For a long time, I bought into the “time is money” philosophy. I caved to the pressure to book on the hour and be able to perform every service on my menu in one hour or
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November 20, 2013
We spent our weekend at Disneyland. Disneyland remains our preferred destination for a weekend out of town, being not entirely local, but not too far for a weekend trip. But our weekends are not the point.
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November 13, 2013
When doing rockstar nails in acrylic, I really prefer to do a French style. It’s easier to change the colors this way — all I have to do is a backfill. If the client really wants
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October 23, 2013
A few weeks ago I got a text from a potential client asking about booking an appointment and wanting to know if I could do a set “like this” and what would I charge for it. She
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October 18, 2013
I can’t believe I missed half of the October nail art season already. Yikes! (Have I mentioned that I LOVE Halloween?) I have been so excited about getting back in the salon and whipping up some
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