January 1, 2008
Reduce your time doing colored acrylic fills by using this "Reverse Application" method.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
March 1, 2000
Free time is a precious commodity for busy techs. So when you've got it, don't waste it! See how these techs and salon owners spend their unscheduled time.
March 1, 1998
Saving even 30 seconds off a fill could mean $400 more a year in income!
November 1, 1995
Whether you need a few quick tips to catch up when you are running behind schedule or you are trying to whittle down your fill service time to fit more clients in your appointment book, there are a few tricks to doing a fill in less time
October 1, 1994
Start by raising prices, then follow by reducing expenses, continuing your education, and managing your time. Then watch your income grow.
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