September 1, 1998
I recently tried out a UV light-cured gel system on myself. A couple of times, when letting the gels cure, I experienced a really intense burning sensation. What causes this and how can I avoid it?
We try to understand why some salons do not comply with even simple board rules, whether the inspection process and fines keep salons honest, and whether salons and consumers have any recourse when they have a problem.
Try these 10 salon-proven promotion and marketing tips to build your salon’s gift certificate sales, then watch your clientele – and your bottom line-grow.
Legally, there’s no question to whom client information belongs, but practically and emotionally, the answers are less clear.
Continue your education to stay successful in the nail business.
The savings to the clients are good and the profits to the salon are great.
The Professional Association of Nailcare Specialists and Nailtechnicians of Germany is formed to support German nail techs.
Before carving out a lofty career at Virgin Atlantic Airlines, Jane Breeden worked in a salon in England where she did manicures and performed other services such as massage therapy.
Although she says nails are not big business in Germany, the women who do get their nails done prefer artificial services to natural. Gels are far and away the most popular service, according to Mapp.
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.
This month, our Nail Doctors team up to talk about bacteria spots, perimenopause, toenail fungus, and working after surgery.
Though doctors cite a lack of scientific evidence that hormones influence product lifting, some nail technicians say their clients’ experiences provide all the proof they need.
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