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National Association of Accredited Cosmetology Schools (NAACS)

August 14, 2014  | Encyclopedia

The National Accrediting Commission of Cosmetology Arts and Sciences (NACCAS) is an autonomous, independent accrediting commission constituted as a nonprofit Delaware corporation, with its main office located in Alexandria, Virginia. The Commission’s origins date back to 1969, when two accrediting agencies in the field merged to form the Cosmetology Accrediting Commission (CAC).

Keywords: education   Virginia  

La Palm Gains 18 Educators

January 30, 2014  | 

A few months ago, we heard La Palm Spa Products was on a quest for educators, having launched their new Leadership & Artistry Academy (LLAA) to educate professionals and grow its brand. Over a two-day seminar

Keywords: British Columbia   California   Florida   Hannah Lee   Illinois  

Balancing Motherhood and Work

June 13, 2013  | 

Summer has officially started for us here in Virginia. Schools are out and, as many others, I made the list for "worst end-of-the-year moms" :)Between tardies, gluing junk to homework, and reading baby books to save

Keywords: clients   staff training   Virginia  

Coconut Cream Manicure

August 28, 2012  | Demo

Present Nail Spa offers this luxurious and exotic manicure to its clients.

Keywords: Cacee   CND   deluxe manicures   fruit-flavored services   OPI products  

Moroccan Mud Pedicure

August 22, 2012  | Demo

Mountain Body products are used in this exotic retreat from W Nails & Spa.

Keywords: floral-scented services   lavender services   Mountain Body   mud mask   pedicure products  

On The Road: DC-MD-VA

July 21, 2011  | Article

When visiting the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, we couldn’t just stop at just one salon since we don’t get over that way too often. Follow along as we discover unique salons in D.C., central Maryland, and northern Virginia.

Keywords: children's services   hiring nail technicians   Maisie Dunbar   Maryland   On the Road  

Weathering the Storm: Where Do We Go From Here?

August 1, 2010  | Article

The worst of circumstances — the combination of a Nor’easter and a tropical storm — brought out the best in people. When the final coat of paint covers the last bit of evidence, it’s the kindness that I want to remember.

Keywords: natural disasters   remodeling   salon profiles   Virginia  

On the Road: Naturals, Gloucester, Va.

April 1, 2009  | Article

Employing a "service-step" system and inventive nail bar set-up, Naturals in Gloucester, Virginia handles clients' natural nail care with ease.

Keywords: boutique nail salon   natural nail care   On the Road   salon profiles   Virginia  

All the Right Ingredients

March 1, 2009  | Article

Julie Nguyen, owner and founder of Blu Water Day Spa, has plenty of experience in the beauty industry. Coming to the United States when she was 16 and building on the beauty training she received in Vietnam, she worked in hair, then nails and cosmetics, and was quickly able to purchase her own salon.

Keywords: add-on services   business   charity   Maryland   natural nail care  

Bringing British Chic to American Travelers

February 1, 2009  | Article

Butter London’s upbeat, hip nail stores in airports make wait time more enjoyable.

Keywords: Butter London   California   salon chains   salon profiles   Virginia  

INTA Opposes "Fish Pedicure"

August 8, 2008  | News

INTA Opposes "Fish Pedicure"

Keywords: associations   fish pedicures   International Nail Technicians Association   legislation   pedicures  

Peppermint Spa Pedicure

June 1, 2008  | Demo

Signature Service by Pamper Me Please Travel Spa, Washington D.C./Maryland/Virginia

Keywords: essential oils   Maryland   mint-flavored services   minty pedicures   pedicures  

Can One Of These Emerging Salon Chains Become the “Starbucks of Nails”?

September 1, 2007  | Article

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.

Keywords: business building   European nail industry   international   New York   Texas  

My Other Life: Jana Leigh McWhorter, wing walker

February 1, 2007  | Article

Jana Leigh McWhorter, nail tech and instructor. In her other life: wing walker.

Keywords: My Other Life   Virginia  

Salon Is a One-Man Show

March 1, 2002  | Article

What is a former security guard doing owninga quaint, classically decorated salon in historicOld Town Manassas, Va.? Educating his clientson proper nail care, performing top-quality services, and pampering them too.

Keywords: salon profiles   Virginia  
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The U.S. Vietnamese salon industry represents more than half of all salons. VietSALON serves this market with a bi-monthly Vietnamese language print magazine and a community-oriented website.

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