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!)
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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.
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July 11, 2012
Available in a variety of color options to match your décor, the ePillow contains a “ledge” that surrounds the pillow’s outside to hold the tablet either horizontally or vertically.
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June 29, 2012
Mars The Salon, one of Tokyo’s most luxurious nail-care destinations, has opened its first outpost in North America with the debut of Mars The Salon Los Angeles.
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June 28, 2012
The bohemian beach town of Tulum, Mexico isn’t exactly known for its salon services. But MayaSpa Wellness Center had manicures and pedicures on its salon menu so I decided to give it a try.
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June 28, 2012
Essie opened its first flagship salon this month, inside of Samuel Shriqui Salon in New York (35 E 65th St.). This video shows NBC's Jane Hansen visiting the salon.
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June 20, 2012
Known as the place to go in Dallas for gel-polish manicures, this hip and trendy salon is situated in the lively center of McKinney and Lemmon, an old neighborhood-turned-hot spot.
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June 13, 2012
This is no ordinary Walgreens. Enter the two-story flagship at State and Randolph and smell fresh-baked cinnamon rolls, witness a sushi chef masterfully create a custom order, and, of course, get your nails done at its Nail Bar by Essie & OPI.
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June 11, 2012
This French acrylic design strays from the normal with a ribbon style look.
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June 11, 2012
These drop-in basins can fit into pre-designed salon furniture while providing high-quality features.
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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.
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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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