May 29, 2014
Bellacures plans to further expand its footprint nationwide by opening 20 new franchises through a targeted expansion strategy in Northern California as well as Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Illinois, New Mexico, and Texas.
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April 18, 2013
An overwhelming majority (94%) of general election voters from across the U.S. overwhelmingly support the required licensing of beauty professionals and feel these licenses protect the public and improve both the quality and safety in the
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September 11, 2012
All too often, cosmetology schools in the U.S. aren’t putting their best foot forward when it comes to educating future nail technicians. For nail schools to get all As when it comes to training students for the real salon world, we need more dedicated nail instructors, increased hours, and a commitment to more than just the state board exam.
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August 31, 2012
Does our environment change how we do nails? Do techs living in climates where it dips into double digits below zero work differently than techs who live where it’s nearly 100 degrees with 80% humidity?
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November 17, 2010
State boards governing the actions of professionals providing hand and foot beauty have been shaking up the regulations with new sanitation provisions. We set out to clear up the confusion and find out what’s happening in your neck of the woods.
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December 16, 2009
According to Allure, the bestselling polish colors in each city reveal something about its residents.
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June 1, 2009
Florida is the latest state to ban fish pedicures.
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September 1, 2007
The bill was never enforced but new guidelines allow for more reasonable disinfection guidelines.
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September 1, 2007
Many have tried — and many have failed — to do for nail salons what Starbucks did for coffee shops. Our report shows that it’ll take innovative hiring, a simple and consistent sanitation program, and a major consumer PR campaign in order for a salon chain to become the name that clients most trust.
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March 1, 2007
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June 1, 2005
This Dallas nail technician loves nails but wants to expand her horizons into skin care.
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June 1, 2005
Roula’s Nail Spa offers one-of-a-kind manicure and pedicure services in an impeccably clean environment. Clients walk in feeling frazzled and walk out feeling inspired by the Zen-like atmosphere.
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September 1, 1999
With all of the negative hype on drills, it is becoming crucial for nail technicians to be properly trained on their usage. Connecting with the right people for education and knowing the state regulations can help pave the way drilling success.
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September 1, 1998
Even as the beauty industry continues to grow, state boards face increasing budgetary constraints and hiring freezes. It all boils down to too many licensees, too few inspectors, and an industry that questions the validity of the state board.
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April 1, 1995
Hiring a consultant can save you money, mistakes, and time when opening your own salon.
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