July 1, 2007
From doing a celebrity's nails to driving one while in the Air Force, these nail techs have stories to tell.
April 1, 2007
Before you go calling on male clients, use these hard and fast statistics to find out everything from where men get their grooming information to how many techs have never had a male client.
Keywords: industry research men's services
February 1, 2007
Women want to be a better version of themselves. They’re looking for products that will transform them, but they’re also looking for a great deal. At a recent trade show, The Benchmarking Company’s Alisa Marie Beyer presented these findings, found via a survey conducted by her beauty marketing research firm. Read on to find out what else the study showed — and how you can use it to your advantage.
Keywords: consumer product brands marketing/promotions retail merchandising retailing trends
April 1, 2006
Well-known nail industry veteran and NSI educator, Erin Snyder, has book of inspirational works published.
Keywords: books nail tech made NSI work life balance
January 15, 2006
As voted by Allure’s editors and readers, here are some standouts from its October 2005 picks.
Keywords: consumer press Essie OPI Products polish Poshe
December 31, 2005
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The results are in for the second annual NAILS Readers' Choice Awards: your favorite products in every category and the Top 12 Favorite New Products, as voted on by the readers of NAILS Magazine.
Keywords: Antoine de Paris Backscratchers Belava China Glaze CND
October 1, 2005
Around the country, enrollment in nails-only programs at traditional cosmetology schools is down. Meanwhile, students are flocking to skin-care programs. But despite the challenges these changes pose for schools, employment opportunities for nail graduates remains strong.
Keywords: cosmetology schools discount salons nails-only salons
October 1, 2005
Child Magazine polled 1,500 busy moms on their favorite beauty products for its Child Beauty Awards.
Keywords: Essie polish
June 29, 2005
Paula Abdul was once again in the spotlight, only this time it was because of an infection she contracted at a high-end salon and not for her “American Idol” antics.
Keywords: California state regulations celebrities legislation salon sanitation
March 1, 2005
A client survey, conducted in conjunction with Allure Magazine, has some good news for professional salons.
Keywords: As I See It client surveys
January 1, 2005
Celebrity manicurist April Foreman says that when she first became a manicurist is was just to work her way through school. She soon discovered it was a key that opened many doors.
Keywords: alternative careers celebrities celebrity nail techs
September 1, 2004
Doing photo shoots in your salon — nail style shots, salon interior shots, or service shots — will help you develop a portfolio to show off to both clients and editors. Learn from the pros how to hire a photographer, how to prepare for a photo shoot, and what to expect at the end of the day.
Keywords: creating a portfolio doing nails for photo shoots photographing nails
August 1, 2004
Salon appealed to location scouts for “Ocean’s Twelve,” the sequel to the 2001 Clooney/Pitt hit “Ocean’s Eleven.”
June 1, 2004
Every spring and summer a tide of overwrought brides makes a mad dash to salons and spas looking for some much-needed relaxation, pampering, and primping. Some savvy salons have already made a healthy business of catering to their needs and princess fantasies. Here we show you what they are doing and how you can make your salon a destination spot for the marrying kind.
Keywords: bridal styles customer service salon parties seasonal services youth marketing
December 1, 2003
NBA star Charles Barkley's nails are done prior to his TV appearances.
Keywords: celebrities men's services