August 1, 2008
Sleep is the latest amenity at Aqua Hotel in Cancun, Mexico.
July 24, 2008
The most revolutionary method ever invented for safe hair removal, by Natural Way. Formulated with no honey or sugar.
July 1, 2008
The Hive of Beauty Spray Paraffin Therapy System uses a spray-on application to soften and condition hands.
June 1, 2008
In this occasional series, we follow along as Adrienne, a mother of two who just moved with her husband to North Carolina, works to rebuild her nail business from scratch. She’s working with Heather, a certified salon success coach, to help her succeed. If you missed the first installment, see NAILS February issue or visit The Coaching Chronicles blog (updated twice weekly) at http://blogs.nailsmag.com/coach.
May 1, 2008
Spring is here, as is an upturn in requests for your waxing services. We’ve rounded up a variety of waxes and starter kits to help you find the perfect products to get you through swimsuit season (and the rest of the year).
For clients who aren’t regular nail-wearers, temporary tips can be just the thing to add dazzle to a special event like a wedding or a prom.
April 1, 2008
Paraffin system is comprised of a blend of antioxidants which not only repair, but help regenerate cells and calm the skin.
April 1, 2008
More spas are offering soaking services that just a few years ago most people would have only indulged in at home.
Minx Nails of Oceanside, Calif., has created a new way to apply color and design to nails. Pre-made templates are sealed onto nails using heat, and the excess is simply filed off.
March 1, 2008
A good manicure or pedicure should make clients feel special and pampered. Some services push the boundaries in terms of techniques, ingredients, and price to make them exceptional. Take a look at these services that go above and beyond.
February 1, 2008
Footspa uses LED light therapy to reduce the appearance of veins and age spots on the skin.
Give clients a chance to sample Sparitual chakra care treatment products.
February 1, 2008
This vinomanicure by Zi Spa in Couer d’Alene, Idaho includes a hot stone massage that will warm you up like a glass of Cabernet.
For NAILS’ 25th anniversary issue — our silver anniversary — veteran technician Tom Bachik created these impressive high-gloss, chrome nails for our cover shoot.
January 16, 2008
Ja'maal Buster used Ardell DuraLash Regulars in short and medium with Ardell LashGrip Adhesive to create Paula's sultry look.
The Next Generation of E-Files15 photos
Flocking Flurries: 3-D Textured Nail Art Products16 photos
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Is perfectionism on the job a blessing or a curse?
What’s the best way to recruit techs for a new salon?
What low-cost extras do you provide that clients perceive as having a high value?
Do I need a special permit to do medical pedicures?
Should the salon owner do nails herself?
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