July 1, 2007
Since January of 2001, Hershey, Pa.’s own Spa at the Hotel Hershey has treated guests to a variety of chocolate infused-nail and spa services, while offering a peaceful escape for those who just want to get away.
Keywords: day spa natural nail care salon decor/design salon profiles Signature Services
April 1, 2007
The beauty industry has catered to the needs of women for years, but it’s a wise business move to update the salon to reflect the current man-scape. Keep reading to learn five areas in which you can make your salon more man-friendly.
Keywords: customer service male clients marketing/promotions men's services niche marketing
April 1, 2007
A salon exclusively for men may seem like a far-fetched idea, but ManKind in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., proves it can be done with flair. In a setting of beers and big-screen TVs, men get tuned up with an array of beauty services.
Keywords: men's services salon profiles
March 1, 2007
Opening last year in one of the country’s few remaining Japantowns, Sakura Nail Bar takes advantage of its historic location and focuses its efforts on a young clientele.
Keywords: nails-only salons salon profiles
February 1, 2007
Salons have always been centered around a beauty philosophy — but what happens when salons extend that outlook to include Mother Earth? As green salons pop up all over the country, find out what this trend means to you.
Keywords: consultants eco-conscious salons green business green salons LEED-certified
January 1, 2007
Opening your first salon can be the most exciting time of your life — but it can also be the most challenging. Robbie Schaeffer lets you in on the trials and tribulations of opening Rob|b: An OPI Concept Salon.
Keywords: blogs opening a new salon OPI products
December 1, 2006
You’ve found the perfect spot for your salon. And now it’s time to transform the empty shell into a stunning interior. So should you attempt to do it yourself or sit back and let the pros handle it? Do-it-yourselfers and professional design firms talk about your salon design options.
Keywords: Belvedere IKEA Nailco salon decor/design
November 1, 2006
At The Powder Room, a chic salon in St. Peters, Mo., the motto is “Life should be an experience!” And, when customers come to the salon, the experience they get is as enjoyable as having a good lunch with their best girlfriend.
Keywords: salon decor/design salon profiles
October 1, 2006
Next time you pop into your favorite distributor’s showroom or talk with your sales representative, find out what additional services they provide. What you discover may help you build a stronger salon brand and a more profitable business. Here are 20 things your distributor can do for you.
Keywords: business building business tools distribution
September 1, 2006
Many people believe feng shui, when used properly, can give your salon business an enormous boost. Our expert tells you how to apply these ancient principles to your salon’s layout and decor to increase harmony, good luck, and prosperity.
Keywords: salon decor/design salon furnishings
June 1, 2006
Five o’clock isn’t necessarily quitting time for all techs, stylists, and massage therapists. Salons and spas across the country have started tapping into new markets by staying open late — and not just 7 p.m. late, but 9, 10, or even 12 a.m. late.
Keywords: boutique nail salon marketing/promotions salon profiles
April 1, 2006
One sure-fire way to jump-start your energy is by re-working you work space, but when you’re looking to redecorate your salon, you know you don’t want yours to look like every Tom, Dee, or Harriet’s salon.
Keywords: California California salons international Maine North Carolina
April 1, 2006
Parking themselves in a neighborhood needing a nail spa, three owners capitalized on location and have sparked San Francisco’s interest in their stylish, serene suite.
Keywords: boutique nail salon salon profiles
January 1, 2006
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Enhancing your windows does not have to be an expensive or time-consuming ordeal. With a little imagination, you can really make your front window stand out. Use this monthly planner with plenty of practical tips to get you going.
January 1, 2006
Ten years ago any nail tech would have called you crazy if you said you were opening a salon that offered only natural nail services. Today, successful natural nail salons are servicing a growing clientele, and most are doing it with very little marketing.
Keywords: boutique nail salon nails-only salons natural nail care service recipes