What is your ultimate goal as a nail tech?
Past Web Polls
After receiving your nail tech license, how long did it take you to land your first salon job?
I already had a job lined up before I got my license. (57.4%)
Less than a month (20.2%)
1 - 2 months (10.4%)
2 - 4 months (3%)
More than 4 months (8.9%)
What are on your own nails right now?
Polish on natural nails (17.9%)
What is your top professional resolution for 2007? To grow your…
Business skills (23.5%)
Technical abilities (31.9%)
Product knowledge (8.2%)
Artistic skills (26.6%)
Experience educating others (9.8%)
What is your average tip (as a percentage of the service price)?
I don’t accept tips. (10.2%)
More than 25% (10.5%)
Should the salon owner do nails herself?
Yes — this goes without saying. (61%)
She should have a license to do nails, but should only perform services in case of emergency. (29.1%)
No — she has too many other management priorities and it doesn’t matter if she has a nail license. (9.9%)
What is your favorite section of www.nailsmag.com?
Nail Art Gallery (76.3%)
Article Finder (2.7%)
Current Issue/Past Issues (1.5%)
Tech Forums (5.9%)
What's New (new products, news, contests, freebies) (8.9%)
NAILS Online Store (4.4%)
What is your best-selling service?
Do you change your menu around the holidays to offer special holiday services?
How often do you attend continuing education classes?
Only when I need to get my continuing education credits. (12.4%)
Several times a year. (17.8%)
As often as possible. (51.5%)
Every month. (3.1%)
Do you think autoclaves should be required in all nail salons?
Yes, I think they should be required. (41.8%)
I do not think they should be required, but I think it's a good idea to use them. (33.3%)
No, I do not think they should be required. (24.8%)