October 1, 2007
An expanded version of our October article, this handy guide to homemade soaks, scrubs, masks, and more, features four bonus recipes.
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September 1, 2007
Here are several great ideas for holistic type services that are enjoyable for the client and profitable for you.
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September 1, 2007
As if Cabo doesn’t already sell itself, now there’s one more reason to head there for your next vacation — HIVE Salon + Spa. Located on the grounds of the One & Only Palmilla hotel in Los Cabos, Mexico, HIVE has locals and tourists alike swarming to this hot spot.
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August 1, 2007
An Eastern-inspired service that incorporates tamanu oil (an oil from Tahiti’s ati trees), coconut oil, and mandarin, this manicure is ideal for clients in need of a tropical getaway.
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August 1, 2007
The Rosemary Mint Pedicure revives aching feet using the power of nature. Fresh mint leaves and rosemary sprigs spice up the pedicure basin, while cooling the skin and improving circulation.
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July 1, 2007
Since January of 2001, Hershey, Pa.’s own Spa at the Hotel Hershey has treated guests to a variety of chocolate infused-nail and spa services, while offering a peaceful escape for those who just want to get away.
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July 1, 2007
Spa parties can be a huge money-maker for your salon. NAILS takes the guesswork out of hosting the perfect soiree, providing you with suggested food, decor, services, and more for five fabulous themed parties.
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January 1, 2007
Your feet and senses will delight in this tropical refresher rich in coconut and fruit.
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November 1, 2006
Inspired by the Mojito — a classic Cuban cocktail that includes mint leaves, lime juice, sugar, white rum, and club soda — this service features natural ingredients that lift the spirit and energize the senses.
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July 1, 2006
What happens when you get to the top of the industry? Everyone else wants to join you or take you down. To make sure you keep the power, make sure you are implementing some of these power-salon practices into your services and business.
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April 1, 2006
Do your clients need a bit of a pick-me-up? Try offering them hand and foot services that will help revive dull, tired skin. Salons and spas across the country are using ingredients such as chocolate and champagne to help make a service even more pampering and beneficial than atypical manicure or pedicure.
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January 1, 2006
How seven salons use indulgent pedicure services to increase their profits.
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December 1, 2005
Once used mostly in massage, stones (both hot and cold) are gaining a wider audience and appearing in manicure and pedicure services. Find out why these stones can be a therapeutic experience for your clients — and for you.
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November 1, 2005
Too often nail professionals get caught up doing the same thing day in and day out and lose sight of the incredible possibilities that exist to expand their services, businesses, and even their own professional growth, says Star Nail's Tony Cuccio.
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June 1, 2005
An alternative to the traditional French Manicure, the Gold Digger puts precious metal at clients’ fingertips using champagne and gold-infused products.
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