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Space-Saving Storage Solution

April 16, 2013  | Article

Like many nail techs, Tania Rice was challenged with providing pampering nail services in a tiny space.

Keywords: pedicure areas   pipeless pedicure spa chairs   product storage  

How to Create Your Own Pedicure Platform

July 13, 2012  | Demo

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  

On the Road: Ki Nail Bar & Organic Spa, Los Angeles

February 1, 2012  | Article

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  

5 Design Themes (& How to Make Them Work)

February 25, 2011  | Article

It’s amazing how a consistent theme can pull your salon’s whole look together. Perhaps counter-intuitively, the confines of a theme can make designing and marketing your salon so much easier. There’s a lot of room to be creative within any given theme, whether it’s floral or ocean or something completely different. We take a look at 16 salons that were on the same wavelengths with their design ideas, but managed to really make it their own.

Keywords: manicure areas   pedicure areas   salon decor/design   theme salons  

Sunshine Services

February 1, 2011  | Article

A salon owner turns her house’s sunroom into a sunshine-filled nail room.

Keywords: manicure areas   pedicure areas  

A Little Privacy, Please: Creating Privacy Without Actual Walls

November 22, 2010  | Photo Gallery

Salon owners share how they created privacy in their salons without actual walls — using drapes, dividers, or whatever else was at their disposal.    

Keywords: pedicure areas   pedicure equipment   remodeling   salon decor/design   salon furnishings  

More Great Looking Pedicure Areas

November 22, 2010  | Photo Gallery

Designing an exceptional pedicure area for your salon takes instincts and resources.  These innovative salons use both to create pedi areas that are functional, comfortable, and draw you in with captivating salon decor.

Keywords: pedicure areas   pedicure equipment   salon decor/design   salon furnishings   sanijet  

Great Looking Pedicure Areas to Inspire Your Inner Designer

November 22, 2010  | Photo Gallery

There is nothing that can more quickly relax a client (or tech) than a beautifully designed pedicure area. Peruse these pedicure areas for ideas on chair placement, ergonomics, decor, color schemes, and furniture choices.

 

Keywords: pedicure areas   pedicure equipment   salon decor/design   salon furnishings  

On the Road: Southcentral Alaska

September 1, 2010  | Article

The noteworthy salons and spas in Southcentral Alaska are proof that top-notch services aren't always hard to find.

Keywords: manicure tables   On the Road   pedicure areas   salon profiles  

Pedi Like a Rock Star

March 1, 2010  | Article

When Shauni Kelly was creating Hot Heads Barbershop and Cool Claws Nails in Albuquerque, N.M., she wanted to take the “rock star pedicure” service to the extreme — by tying the entire pedicure room decor into the “rock star” theme.

Keywords: celebrities   opening a new salon   pedicure areas   pedicure equipment   salon decor/design  

Pedicure Poise

January 1, 2010  | Article

Pedicures can be quite tough on a nail tech’s body. Holding legs while ­clipping toenails, massaging calves and ankles, and scrubbing down thick callus can all quickly lead to sore backs and arms — and cranky dispositions. Here’s what some techs have done to keep their poise during strenuous pedicures.

Keywords: ergonomics   pedicure areas   pedicure spas   pedicures   salon decor/design  

All the Right Ingredients

March 1, 2009  | Article

Julie Nguyen, owner and founder of Blu Water Day Spa, has plenty of experience in the beauty industry. Coming to the United States when she was 16 and building on the beauty training she received in Vietnam, she worked in hair, then nails and cosmetics, and was quickly able to purchase her own salon.

Keywords: add-on services   business   charity   Maryland   natural nail care  

You’re So Vain

February 1, 2009  | Article

The newly opened Vanity Beauty Lounge in San Francisco is part sexy boudoir, part Manhattan lounge, and all nails-focused glamour. The design of the manicure-pedicure area of the 1,400-sq.-ft. salon makes it the ideal place for bachelorette parties and a dramatic escape from the pressures of the Financial District where the salon is located.

Keywords: pedicure areas   remodeling   salon decor/design   salon furnishings   salon profiles  

On the Road: Mani Pedi Cutie!, Hermosa Beach, Calif.

August 1, 2008  | Article

Mani Pedi Cutie! caters to moms and daughters - providing them with their own individual space and needs.

Keywords: boutique nail salon   On the Road   pedicure areas   salon furnishings   salon parties  

Going for the Green: Eco-Conscious Salons

February 1, 2007  | Article

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  

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