January 26, 2009
Once you've switched to a computerized system of scheduling clients, tracking sales and managing inventory, there's no going back to a manual system.
Keywords: business tools keeping your business competitive Reader to Reader retailing staff management
September 1, 2008
For the client whose main concern is ‘how long,’ and not ‘how much,’ Belvedere USA offers a 3-in-1 chair (mani, pedi and facial) to provide multiple services in the most efficient way.
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June 1, 2008
Want a fresh new take on color choices for your nail clients? With colored acrylics, your only limit is your imagination.
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May 1, 2008
The job of nail tech poses a few special challenges when it comes to your health. The good news is, little changes go a big way toward ensuring a long and healthy career.
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January 1, 2008
Reduce your time doing colored acrylic fills by using this "Reverse Application" method.
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August 1, 2007
Bartenders have barbacks, helping to keep glasses clean and bars well-stocked, and hair stylists have assistants, helping to clean and prep the hair for styling, so what about nail techs? Can hiring cosmetology students or new graduates as assistants help your salon make more money?
Keywords: business keeping your business competitive money nail tech assistants recruiting
July 1, 2007
Balancing work and home life can be a tough task in many professions, and nail techs are often susceptible to last minute appointments and closing time squeeze-ins. NAILS asked salon professionals if it is possible to maintain a healthy balance between work and personal life, and if so, how have they managed to do it.
Keywords: health healthy working preventing burnout stress time management
November 1, 2006
A career in the nail industry has its fair share of rewards, but with it can come issues that challenge even the most die-hard professional. From finding it difficult to retail products to being allergic to chemicals in the salon, it seems almost every nail tech has some concerns regarding her occupation.
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April 1, 2006
Don't let a full day at the salon wring the life out of you. Give yourself the care you need and you'll thrive even on the most challenging of days.
Keywords: preventing burnout professional image time management work life balance
January 1, 2005
Mastering the art of nail enhancement application is downright frustrating. Follow my 5-step program and you to will be doing sets and fills in an hour.
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November 1, 2003
While death is an extreme result of stress-related illness, women are particularly susceptible to developing disease in response to stress--from depression and anxiety disorders to abdominal fat and colds.
Keywords: preventing burnout stress time management work life balance
November 1, 2003
While I am hardly an expert on balancing work and personal life, I know that since I've begun seeking a balance and creating time for family and friends, my life is richer.
Keywords: preventing burnout time management work life balance
December 1, 2002
By understanding and committing to the principles of good management, your business can succeed and even flourish. Are you doing all you can do when it comes to smart scheduling, customer relations, employee management, and analyzing the numbers behind your business decisions?
Keywords: business tools computer systems consultants finance keeping your business competitive
October 1, 2001
Top competitors and educators share their tips and techniques for shaving time from the acrylic maintenance service.
Keywords: Alisha Sale backfills competitions customizing nail tips fills
January 1, 2001
Do you ever wish the clock had more hours in it so you could get all of your work done? You’re not alone. Here, nail techs and industry professionals give the scoop on how they save a few extra minutes each day.
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