May 23, 2012
Whether you’re a left-handed tech yourself, have one as a coworker, or simply want to see nails from a different perspective, you can benefit from learning about how south paw nail techs adapt their set-ups to stay in their right minds and in the right career path for them.
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May 1, 2012
Beware: After viewing these before and after photos, whatever excuse you had for not completing that renovation project may go out the window (which coincidentally now needs to be replaced, so get on that)! You and your clients may find joy in a beautifully redone space.
Keywords: pedicure equipment salon decor/design salon furnishings
April 20, 2012
If you want the look of leather to make an interior design statement in your salon but would prefer a more eco-friendly option, then look into Recycled Leather by EcoDomo.
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March 16, 2012
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ROB|B Salon has earned the distinction of being the first-ever nail salon to be certified as environmentally and energy-efficient by the U.S. Green Building Council.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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December 27, 2011
Continuum’s new Vantage chair combines comfort, elegance, and class into a great-looking pedicure chair.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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