November 1, 2007
A cocktail-inspired blend of cranberry soak for moisture retention, salt for softening, and lime as an astringent, the Cosmopolitan manicure is ideal for sophisticated clients.
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November 1, 2007
From the Beauty Bar in Toledo, Ohio, comes a fresh idea inspired by the champagne-peach cocktail of the same name. The Bellini Pedicure is a hydrating and exfoliating treatment designed for dry skin.
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October 1, 2007
An expanded version of our October article, this handy guide to homemade soaks, scrubs, masks, and more, features four bonus recipes.
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September 1, 2007
Here are several great ideas for holistic type services that are enjoyable for the client and profitable for you.
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August 1, 2007
An Eastern-inspired service that incorporates tamanu oil (an oil from Tahiti’s ati trees), coconut oil, and mandarin, this manicure is ideal for clients in need of a tropical getaway.
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August 1, 2007
The Rosemary Mint Pedicure revives aching feet using the power of nature. Fresh mint leaves and rosemary sprigs spice up the pedicure basin, while cooling the skin and improving circulation.
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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.
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February 1, 2007
This tropical cocktail blend of therapeutic oils, sea salts, a mango mud mask, and exotic lotions simulates an island getaway.
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January 1, 2007
Your feet and senses will delight in this tropical refresher rich in coconut and fruit.
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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.
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July 1, 2006
What happens when you get to the top of the industry? Everyone else wants to join you or take you down. To make sure you keep the power, make sure you are implementing some of these power-salon practices into your services and business.
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January 1, 2006
How seven salons use indulgent pedicure services to increase their profits.
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December 1, 2005
Once used mostly in massage, stones (both hot and cold) are gaining a wider audience and appearing in manicure and pedicure services. Find out why these stones can be a therapeutic experience for your clients — and for you.
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November 1, 2005
Too often nail professionals get caught up doing the same thing day in and day out and lose sight of the incredible possibilities that exist to expand their services, businesses, and even their own professional growth, says Star Nail's Tony Cuccio.
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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.
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