The Salon Owner as Brand
September 1, 2010
Prompted by the advice of a beauty business consultant, nail tech and wellness expert Maisie Dunbar moved from her old salon to the new branded Maisie...
Salon Profile: Nowhere to Go But Up
August 1, 2010
Orchard Nails opened in Corona, Calif., when the economy was at its worst, but co-owner Thomas Irwin says this meant the salon had “nowhere to go...
Online Press Releases Get the Word Out
July 1, 2010
Using free websites that distribute press releases to search engines can be an inexpensive and effective way to spread news and information about your...
Taking Over Knoxville
July 1, 2010
Starting as a single hair salon, Visage has expanded to four locations with nail and hair services. With the goal of being “more things to more...
Making Rome Her Home
June 1, 2010
A 15-year resident of Rome, Stephanie Alliman owns Ari’s Nails, which caters to English-speaking tourists who flock to see the city’s ancient...
Not a Princess Salon
May 1, 2010
Chicago-based Pure Rain Nail Spa’s success is a result of owner Ulzii Tsogtbaatar’s experience in business management and years of being a...
Uniting the Young, Urban, and Artistic Crowd
April 1, 2010
Sharmadean Reid, salon owner, magazine founder, blogger, and stylist, brings nail art to London with the trendy WAH Nails salon, gathering a following of...
This Land Is ‘My Land’
March 1, 2010
In opening Tierra Mia Organic Nail Spa, Justin Mitchell and Karina Restrepo bring water-based polish, Latin flair, and a designer’s keen eye to the...
Just Right, the Second Time Around
February 1, 2010
Prompted by the desire to create her ideal salon, esthetician and nail tech Victoria Vo sold her nails-only business and opened up a full-service...
A Sanctuary for One
December 1, 2009
Cindi Rice’s philosophy of one-on-one attention at The Nail Sanctuary has ensured that the owner-designed-and-operated salon’s appointment...