June 1, 2010
A new batch of nail tips is popping up on trade show floors this year, and they are taking colored and pre-designed nail tips into the new decade.
June 1, 2010
When I went online to check out the winners of the CND Nail Style Competition, I had to doublecheck the name of the first-place winner. When I confirmed that it was really my name, I just started jumping and screaming — I’d just won an all-expense-paid trip to New York Fashion Week!
Nail salons and spas see plenty of brides and bridal parties. Bridal items ranging from how-to books to rhinestone-embellished clothing are great gift ideas.
April 1, 2010
You don’t have to live in a fashion mecca like New York City to find opportunities to have your best nail styles featured in a professional photo shoot. Take a page from the (ever-growing) book of Joy Yavenue, who enhances her nail art print and web portfolios by partnering with area entrepreneurs.
March 1, 2010
Vivienne Tam's eye-catching butterfly notebooks were seen on the runway, and OPI's Hong Kong colors are now available on Dell laptops.
According to Marie Claire, cosmetic companies are following the runway dance trend with ballet-pink palettes and feminine scents. One polish example: Essie in Prima Ballerina.
March 1, 2010
Nail artists compete in a challenge to win a trip to New York City Fall Fashion Week.
February 5, 2010
From a brand that’s known for its wide assortment of nail decals comes the “Bling, Bling for Your Ring” Cell Phone Decoration Kit.
February 2, 2010
Teen Vogue says bright blue nails paired with bold-colored clothes and makeup are in this spring.
January 1, 2010
Whether worn as a salon uniform or retailed to clients, these unique shirts are modern and fun — and they can’t be found in just any store. Give them as a client appreciation gift or stock them in the retail area for clients who can’t get enough of all things nails.
December 15, 2009
Marie Claire reveals that the classic red sole of Louboutin heels were an nail-polish-inspired accident.
December 9, 2009
Bold, usual-colored, and intricately-designed nails were popular backstage this season, Allure reports.
November 1, 2009
Characterized by bold leather and metallic studs and zippers, a glammed-up version of the biker look is gaining horsepower in fashion circles.
October 19, 2009
Minx Nails featured on VH1's Top 20 Countdown.
Minx Nails discussed on "It's On With Alexa Chung"
Celebrity Face Off Contest: Portrait of an Artist11 photos
Show [Us] Your...Creative Space8 photos
Treatment of symptoms by applying pressure with the fingers to specific pressure points on the body.
Am I Losing My Touch Applying Acrylics?
Should I have a TV in my salon?
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What low-cost extras do you provide that clients perceive as having a high value?
Do I need a special permit to do medical pedicures?
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