October 1, 2004
Whether linen, paper, silk, or fiberglass, chances are you’ve seen or done a wrap before. But have you ever thought about its humble beginnings? We decided to take a trip back in time to track the origins of wraps and see how far they’ve come.
July 1, 2004
Over many years of working in the beauty industry, I’ve seen extremely talented and bright beauty professionals leave the industry because they are tired of sitting day in and day out at their nail stations. But it doesn't have to be that way.
April 1, 2004
The general public has not been taught that techs treat entire foot, which can help deter and even cure many of their common ailments.
June 1, 2003
Last month we talked to three manufacturers who have been around for the last two decades. This month, three more manufacturers give us their take on how the industry has change and where it is headed.
While Star Nail president is out in the field, several key women on his staff help the company grow one of the largest nail manufacturers in the world. Here's a little behind the scenes look at them.
March 1, 2003
Our gal on the web talks about using Instant Messaging, Chat Groups, and an email list to stay in good touch with other techs.
May 1, 2002
The industry, and I personally, lost a dear friend recently when NAILS sales rep Helen Vanegas died.
February 1, 2002
Men-as prospective clients-require different approaches and attitudes to entice them into the salon. Before you decide to market to the opposite sex, you need to make sure you salon and your service menu are ready for them.
September 1, 2001
August 1, 2001
After rejecting numerous names for his new lava stone for pedicures -- including "The Pet Rock" and "Chia Rock" -- Tony Cuccio settled on The Earth Stone Lava Pumice.
July 1, 2001
Designing a workstation setup that’s simple and pleasing to the eye can set the tone for creating a spa-like atmosphere.
June 1, 2001
Many salons cannot afford to go the full day spa route, but they can achieve a spa-like atmosphere by providing little touches to each area.
May 1, 2001
A day spa is where women can go to get away from the stress of everyday life to relax and pamper their minds and their bodies. And the nail business is changing for the better. There are more services being offered in hand and foot care.
March 1, 2001
Baby boomers turning 50 and older Americans are redefining aging. Appeal to them as clients by target marketing, customizing services, and understanding their concerns.
January 1, 2001
Colorful Nail Art: VietSALON Nail Artistry Competition25 photos
InternatioNAILS: Australia Gallery15 photos
Baune’s superior product knowledge and eloquent presentations make it easy for even the most novice nail technician to learn with her....
How do I announce to my clients that I will be moving to a new salon?
The new products I’m using are adding time to each appointment. How do I adjust my schedule?
Why isn’t my Gelish application curing properly?
What’s the cause of the pinkish-red oval area on the pad of my client’s toes?
Am I losing my touch applying acrylics?
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