February 6, 2013
The invisible beachball-sized sphere of air that surrounds your face in all directions is a great place to start implementing efficient salon ventilation. NAILS walks you through all of the things you need to know, from what to look for in a ventilation system to how the components work to a few tweaks you can make in your day-to-day habits for extra protection. Get ready to breathe easy.
Keywords: Aerovex Systems Air Impurities Removal Systems Alfalfa Nail Supply Americanails Erica's Advanced Technical Abrasives
January 1, 2013
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Organization may not be your forte, but with these clever storage ideas, you’ll feel — and look — like a natural.
Keywords: files product storage salon decor/design salon furnishings
December 18, 2012
Alfalfa now offers customization on this spa: You select the base color, panel color, massage chair, and upholstery color.
Keywords: Alfalfa Nail Supply pedicure spas salon decor/design
November 30, 2012
With a growing number of choices, you have to work hard to stand out from the competition and bring your salon’s brand to life. The good news is that creativity trumps dollars every time! A retail design firm shares its advice for how to adapt.
Keywords: product displays salon decor/design
November 16, 2012
The House of Rush's glamorous design includes a custom wallcovering of newspaper clippings and reviews of this full-service salon.
Keywords: international salon decor/design
October 31, 2012
This I <3 My Nails oval sticker from Kami Nails is a great way to promote your business.
October 31, 2012
This fall in Manhattan’s Lower East Side, Rita de Alencar Pinto is revealing Vanity Projects, a gallery-style space with an atelier-type nail salon where clients will watch contemporary fine art films while getting their nails done by internationally acclaimed nail technicians.
Keywords: salon decor/design salon parties
October 30, 2012
Lina Dinh of Ly-nah’s Nail Designz in Beloit, Wis., turned her rolodex into a mini nail design album, which has increased her nail art sales.
Keywords: organization product displays
September 25, 2012
Back from a trip to Las Vegas, NAILS’ managing editor brings you advice on stocking your salon’s shelves, maximizing your space, and how to entice customers to buy.
Keywords: client consultation CosmoProf retail boutique items salon decor/design shelf life
September 14, 2012
This fall, Marilyn Monroe's iconic style will be translated into a series of a nail salons.
Keywords: celebrities theme salons
September 13, 2012
If none of the vendors could get the plushness of the pedicure chairs correct, then Belava would figure out a way to do it themselves.
Keywords: Belava pedicure equipment pipeless pedicure spa chairs salon furnishings
August 22, 2012
Modular Privacy Rooms from Walls + Forms may be your ideal waxing or facials room solution.
Keywords: salon decor/design
August 12, 2012
Furnish your salon with statement-making Euro Palm Chairs from European Touch.
Keywords: European Touch salon furnishings
July 13, 2012
Elevating clients for feet-focused services generally improves nail tech ergonomics, as you don’t have to hunch over to do close-up work. And building your own set-up means you can design and decorate it however you want. (Hello, purple paint and glitter!)
Keywords: ergonomic furnishings FootsieBath IKEA pedicure areas pedicure equipment
July 13, 2012
The Beyoncé Cosmetology Center, founded by pop superstar Beyoncé and her mother and business partner, Tina Knowles, is an exciting addition to nonprofit drug rehabiliation facility Phoenix House's Career Academy. It is a fitting way for Beyoncé and her mother to give back together, as Tina Knowles worked as a hairstylist for many years, and a young Beyoncé would even "perform" for customers in the salon. In this video, Tina Knowles speaks about the project.
Keywords: celebrities charity cosmetology schools schools