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Expand Your Repertoire by Learning to Create Fabric Nails

March 1, 2005  | Article

Elaine Watson, a nail tech and educator based in Tarzana, Calif., describes her technique for French fabric tips.

Keywords: fabric nails   nail art  

10 New Tech Troubles

January 1, 2005  | Article

Think nobody knows the troubles you’ve seen? In fact, the problems facing new techs are predictable and preventable. Read on for the cures to 10 common newbie nail woes.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   BeautyTech.com   gel troubleshooting   lifting   time saving devices  

Look Who’s Talking

July 1, 2004  | Article

Have you ever wondered who the person is attached to the voice on the other end of the telephone when you call a manufacturer for technical support? Meet four manufacturer’s educators and learn what a typical day is like.

Keywords: Backscratchers   CND   OPI products   Star Nail Products   techniques  

Spa Clients See the Light

January 1, 2004  | Article

Chromotherapy, also known as color light therapy, is a technique with roots in ancient Egypt, Babylon, and India that uses different-colored lights to evoke different physical and emotional responses.

Keywords: add-on services   light therapy   new age services  

Backscratchers Accélawrap Fast Brush-On System

January 1, 2004  | Demo

A brush-on application allows for ease-of-use and quick application, while the aerosol dryer is fast and provides a supersmooth finish.

Keywords: Backscratchers   competition products   fiberglass wraps   manicure accessories   nail prep  

Launch Clients Into Deep Relaxation

November 1, 2003  | Article

Zero-gravity recliners allow clients to have an astronaut-like experience.

Keywords: alternative services   ergonomic furnishings   massage   pedicure spas  

Carpal Tunnel: Take Matters Into Your Own Hands

July 1, 2002  | Article

Once viewed as “ New-age alternatives,” massage, acupuncture, and the Alexander techniques are gaining ground as conservative approaches to preventing and alleviating the painful and sometimes debilitating symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome.

Keywords: carpal tunnel syndrome   ergonomics   massage  

Wraps in the City

May 1, 2002  | Article

Wraps are enjoying renewed popularity fueled in part by clients’ desire for a more natural look and spas seeking a lower odor alternative to acrylic. Whether silk, linen, fiberglass, or paper, wraps may be just the right fit for certain clients.

Keywords: fiberglass wraps   wraps  

No Need to Fear [Ear] Piercing

March 1, 2002  | Article

Ear piercing: you’re curious about it, but have never really looked into offering it in your salon. This may be the perfect time to invest in this service that can mark up your net profits in as little as five minutes.

Keywords: Christine Turner   ear piercing   Juli Miller  

Airbrushing, Take Six

March 1, 2002  | Article

Whether you can’t get enough airbrushing or you’re looking for ways to transform your airbrush from a dust-catcher to an income-generator; you’ll want to check out these six airbrush services. Try one or try all — you’ll have a blast.

Keywords: airbrushed nail art   airbrushing   body makeup   international  

Unnecessary [Skin] Roughness

January 1, 2002  | Article

Dry, rough elbows may be a problem for some of your clients year-round, but winter is particularly harsh on skin and can exacerbate existing dryness in some clients and cause uncharacteristic dryness in others. Here, we detail what causes dry, scaly skin and what services you can provide to help treat it.

Keywords: dry skin   skin care   skin sensitivity  

Spa Med

January 1, 2002  | Article

When the doctor is in, client expectations go up. How will the relatively new and still-small medical spa category impact your salon or spa? Consultants prescribe advanced education, enhanced awareness, and referral relationships.

Keywords: medi-spas   skin care   spa treatments   vichy showers   working with doctors  

Show Some Skin (Care) at Your Salon

December 1, 2001  | Article

In the booming spa industry, skin and Nail care services go hand-in-hand. Some nail techs are even going back to school to get a second license as an esthetician. And with dual licenses, you’ll be coveted by salon owners and clients alike.

Keywords: double licensing   dual licensing   estheticians   skin care  

31 Service Add-ons That Increase Profitability

November 1, 2001  | Article

Just as restaurants can’t profit simply from selling entrees, salons can’t profit simply from selling basic services. In order to make more money, you need to sell add-on services that can increase your bottom-line profits in as little as two minutes’ time.

Keywords: airbrushing   anti-aging services   aromatherapy   body jewelry   callus treatments  

My European Spa Tour [From The Sublimeto the Ridiculous]

September 1, 2000  | Article

Microwaves, brain waves, ultrasonic waves Europeans are forging ahead into a brave new world of spa therapies.

Keywords: color therapy   hydrotherapy   new age services  

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