March 7, 2012
With two salons, a licensed “concept,” and a third spa in the works, salon owner Cindy Huynh is leaving her tropical mark on Texas. Isle Pedi Spa’s design and services are as interesting as they are original.
Keywords: salon profiles
February 3, 2012
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Turn passers-by into walk-in clients with a creative window display. Six salons share the displays that work for them.
Keywords: marketing/promotions polish displays product displays salon decor/design
February 1, 2012
Learning from its 3-year-old sister salon (Chi Nail Bar), the newly opened Ki Nail Bar in downtown Los Angeles reflects owner Fawn Ton’s experience in growing Chi, while making itself distinctive by targeting a different demographic.
Keywords: celebrities celebrity nail techs On the Road pedicure areas rockstar nails
January 26, 2012
Use this backdrop to create privacy between pedicure spas or to separate the waiting area from the rest of the salon
Keywords: salon decor/design
January 25, 2012
This centerpiece creates no odor and no soot, but, like certain types of candles, its oil can be used as a cuticle or massage oil on clients
Keywords: cuticle oil salon decor/design
January 10, 2012
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Decorating these must-have items, such as disinfectant jars and trays, is a great way to get a customized look while also drawing clients’ attention to your focus on salon sanitation.
Keywords: salon decor/design salon sanitation
January 3, 2012
When Jessica Hoel scouted the perfect place to open her nail studio in Belleville, Wash., she knew it would be a dream come true if the space could serve multiple functions — a gel nail studio, storage for the product line she distributes, a small classroom to teach, and a photo studio.
Keywords: Cover Tech Contest photographing nails small salon design
December 27, 2011
Continuum’s new Vantage chair combines comfort, elegance, and class into a great-looking pedicure chair.
Keywords: Continuum Footspas pedicure equipment
December 21, 2011
It’s that piece you can’t live without. That special pedicure chair that fits the contours of your back so perfectly well, or that communal nail bar where clients circle for quick chats, or even that snazzy retail shelf bringing in extra dollars every month. It’s the item that makes the greatest impact on your day, and here’s why you’re thankful for it.
Keywords: salon decor/design salon furnishings salon profiles
December 16, 2011
This interactive site allows you to try different combinations of colors and materials on the spa, guiding you to your perfect chair.
Keywords: pedicure equipment pedicure spas websites to watch
December 1, 2011
The rollers are filled with beads soaked in sophisticated, long-lasting essential oils, are made of recyclable material, and are completely manufactured in the United States.
Keywords: salon odors
November 22, 2011
This ceiling fixture is made of over 70 SpaRitual lacquer bottles.
Keywords: eco-friendly green salons recycled materials recycling salon decor/design
September 9, 2011
As an esthetically pleasing alternative to the boring paper towel, use new Toddy Cloths from Toddy Gear to do a quick clean-up of nail tables or salon reception desks in between clients.
Keywords: retail boutique items salon sanitation
September 9, 2011
When G Elizondo couldn’t find a manicure table to meet all of her specifications, she designed her own. We love how she built up, not out, adding an extra horizontal tier to get the clean workspace she desired.
Keywords: manicure tables salon decor/design
August 19, 2011
As opening hip but affordable nail salons becomes a trend, this NYC business has some innovative ideas.
Keywords: opening a new salon technology