1939 portrait of Rita Hayworth taken at Columbia Pictures, the studio that launched her to stardom. Copyright Underwood & Underwood/Corbis. Photo used with permission.
August 1, 2003
From filing to shaping, a nail file is one of the most important tools in any nail service. Use this guide to prep you on files — from grit types and what files are made of to what to look for in a quality abrasive.
Your nail station is one of your most valuable business tools. It is your office, your conference room, your classroom, your showroom, and sometimes even your lunchroom. It is where you do your work and spend much of your day –and you deserve to be comfortable. So what would change about it if you could? From self-sanitizing stations to elaborately themed decor, techs defy the laws of physics, finances, and convention to come up with some innovative solutions for their individual needs.
Ever wondered when nail polish first came into vogue or how women took care of their nails at the turn of the century? NAILS delves into the roots of modern nail care with a look back at the last 200 years of the nail industry.
Our headline: “Sick of This? Fight Back With NAILS. Raise Your Education, Raise Your Prices” has riled some people. I’m delighted to hear that.
Sometimes you have to spend money to make money. Salon owners share their salon-tested investment ideas — both big and small — that not only pay for themselves, but boost profits over time.
Surrounded by surf, and Oahu’s Afterglo Nail & Facial Spa envelops regulars in a sensory oasis of beauty that captures the essence of sunset in a most beautiful way.
Age spots — discoloration of the skin due to sun damage — provide an excellent opportunity for you to educate your clients about treatment options, suggest products and services, and begin treatment in the salon.
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