July 1, 2007
Spa parties can be a huge money-maker for your salon. NAILS takes the guesswork out of hosting the perfect soiree, providing you with suggested food, decor, services, and more for five fabulous themed parties.
Keywords: holidays seasonal services Signature Services
January 1, 2007
Your feet and senses will delight in this tropical refresher rich in coconut and fruit.
Keywords: citrus-themed services essential oils fruit-flavored services natural ingredients pedicures
November 1, 2006
Inspired by the Mojito — a classic Cuban cocktail that includes mint leaves, lime juice, sugar, white rum, and club soda — this service features natural ingredients that lift the spirit and energize the senses.
Keywords: citrus-themed services cocktail themed services mint-flavored services minty pedicures natural ingredients
January 1, 2006
How seven salons use indulgent pedicure services to increase their profits.
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June 1, 2005
An alternative to the traditional French Manicure, the Gold Digger puts precious metal at clients’ fingertips using champagne and gold-infused products.
Keywords: California salons champagne theme services IBD Signature Services signature services: alcohol
June 1, 2005
Like a tall, cold glass of fresh-squeezed lemonade for feet, the Lemon Drop Pedicure is good and good for you.
Keywords: citrus-themed services Essie Estelina's Head to Toe natural ingredients
December 1, 2002
Pedicures serve many purposes from the therapeutic to the beautifying to the pampering. Here we show you how to customize your services to the special needs and desires of pedicure clients in need of a touch up, an overhaul, or simply an hour of luxury.
Keywords: adding new services add-on services foot soaks hair removal massage
October 1, 2001
The holidays are around the corner and there’s no better time than now to start thinking of unique gifts to give to clients. Show your clients your appreciation with a one-of-a-kind present.
Keywords: client gift ideas holiday products service recipes
May 1, 2001
Consumer interest in natural and organic products has some estheticians heading to the kitchen cabinet rather than the product dispensary.
Keywords: home remedies special ingredients
April 1, 2001
Cleopatra was onto something with her milk and honey baths. According to the National Honey Board, honey has antioxidant properties that protect and rejuvenate the skin, while its hydrogen peroxide properties aid in cleansing.
Keywords: honey ingredients service recipes
September 1, 2000
This column will talk about services and ticks that occur in the “real world” of nail services
Keywords: CND French manicures
November 1, 1999
Looking to liven up your holiday gift offerings? Any of these three unique foot services are sure to go straight to the heart of any gift recipient this holiday season.
Keywords: pedicures spa pedicures
February 1, 1997
We may not be magicians, but nail technicians can create what our clients think is "magic." The most dramatic illusions are achieved on clients with nails that are bitten, ski-jump-shaped, fan-shaped, or flat.
Keywords: acrylics nail biting ski jump nails tip application