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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February 1, 2007
This tropical cocktail blend of therapeutic oils, sea salts, a mango mud mask, and exotic lotions simulates an island getaway.
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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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June 1, 2005
Like a tall, cold glass of fresh-squeezed lemonade for feet, the Lemon Drop Pedicure is good and good for you.
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November 1, 2004
Nail technician Jill Wright rings in the holiday season with Hot Buttered Rum Pedicures.
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September 1, 2003
Natural nail care services are gaining a surge in popularity, thanks to creative nail technicians coming up with twists on the traditional manicure and pedicure basics you might have forgotten about - and to inspire you to update your menu with new - and fun - natural services.
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May 1, 2003
You can change up the layout of the pedicure, add rocks to your massage or "feed" clients' feet.
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August 1, 2002
Learn about — and leverage — the latest in specialty beauty ingredients and products to keep your salon’s competitive edge in the war against the ravages of stress, aging, environmental pollution, and life in general.
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